- Have you heard the word “telescope” before today?
- Do you think a telescope is used for looking at things up close?
- mystery /MIS-tuh-ree/
- hidden /HID-n/
- explore /ik-SPLAWR/
- dust /duhst /
- ancient /EYN-shuhnt/
[noun] – something strange or not known that has not yet been explained or understood
The disappearance of the ancient artifact remains a mystery, baffling archaeologists and historians.
[adjective] – not easy to find
In the dense forest, there was a hidden path leading to a secluded waterfall.
[verb] – to search a place and discover things about it
The adventurous travelers decided to explore the uncharted regions of the rainforest, hoping to discover new species.
[noun] – dry dirt in the form of powder that covers surfaces inside a building, or very small dry pieces of soil, sand, or other substances
The old books on the forgotten shelf were covered in a thick layer of dust, untouched for years.
[adjective] – of or from a long time ago, having lasted for a very long time
The archaeologists uncovered an ancient civilization’s ruins, shedding light on a long-forgotten era of human history.
True or False:
- Euclid’s mission involves exploring the mysteries of the universe by creating a 2D map of its hidden “dark side.”
- The Euclid telescope is positioned approximately 1 million miles away from Earth.
- Euclid recently shared its first pictures, revealing details about the dark side of the moon.
- Euclid’s exploration included studying the Perseus Cluster, located 240 million light-years away.
- The Euclid telescope, named after an ancient Greek mathematician, is on a three-year mission to survey the entire sky.
Fill in the blanks:
- The adventurous explorers set out to __________ the uncharted island, eager to discover new species and untouched landscapes.
- The detective was determined to solve the __________ of the missing artifact, piecing together clues to uncover the truth.
- The historian carefully examined the __________ manuscript, decoding the faded text to gain insights into a long-forgotten era.
- In the old library, the librarian stumbled upon a __________ door behind a bookshelf, revealing a collection of rare manuscripts.
- As the wind blew through the ancient ruins, a cloud of __________ rose into the air, giving the archaeological site an ethereal quality.