Robot saves grain – level 1
Farmers do a lot of hard work. They keep grain in special towers. The towers can be more than 10 meters high. The work is not easy to look after the grain. Farmers must keep the grain dry. It must not get too warm.
If the grain gets wet or warm happens, bugs come. Fungi start to grow. People can’t eat this grain.
Farmers throw it away. It costs them a lot of money. Farmers all over the world throw away around 630 million tons of grain every year.
A special robot can help. It moves through the grain. It checks how warm and wet it is. It sends information to a farmer’s phone. Farmers can look after the grain better.
Difficult words: grain (a small hard seed of corn, rice, or another plant), bug (a small animal with wings that eats plants), fungus (a living thing that is like a plant and that grows on old food or other things).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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