# Can you solve the alien probe riddle? - Dan Finkel

## Important Vocabulary Words From The Video

To reassemble something is to put it back together again. When you break something, you might need to reassemble it so that it works properly again.

• The team reassembled the toy quickly so that the child would not be sad.
• He reassembled the toy so that the pieces would fit back together properly.

A cube is a three-dimensional object that is made up of six square faces. The faces are usually straight, but they can also be curved.

• The cube has six faces, all of which are straight.
• The cube is made up of six square faces.

Symmetrical means that everything about the object is the same. This includes the shape, the size, and the arrangement of the features.

• The flowers are symmetrical, with the same shape and size throughout the arrangement.
• The building is symmetrical, with the same shape and size on both the front and the back.

To replicate something is to make a copy of it. You can replicate a document, a picture, or a piece of music.

• They replicated the study in different countries to make sure the results were accurate.
• They replicated the experiment three times to make sure that the results were accurate.

To pile something high is to put it high on a surface. When you pile books on a shelf, you're making a high pile.

• She was cleaning the attic and found piles of old clothes and furniture.
• He was cleaning the kitchen and found piles of dirty dishes.

To rearrange something is to move it or put it in a different position. When you rearrange the furniture in your room, you're changing the way it looks.

• The office was rearranged when the new boss came in.
• The furniture was rearranged in the living room to make more space.

To rearrange something is to move it or to change its position. When you rearrange the furniture in your room, you're trying to make it more comfortable.

• The teacher rearranged the desks after the students did not follow her instructions.
• The office manager rearranged the files after they were misplaced.

To dream is to have a dream. Dreams are usually very strange and memorable, and they can influence our behavior in the morning.

• I dreamed about being in a war last night.
• She dreamed about her grandfather last night.

The word eons can be used to describe a very long time. It can also be used to describe the amount of time that it takes for something to happen.

• The eons will take a long time for the planet to heal.
• The eons will take a long time for the tree to grow back.