How pet microchips work

This explanation text for year 6 and P7, linking to the topic electricity, explains how a pet microchip works. In the last few years, microchips have replaced tags on collars as the best way to identify pets. As well as helping reunite thousands of lost pets with their owners every year, they can also act as a pet’s own front door key. The text uses key vocabulary such as microchip, capacitor, antenna coil and electromagnetic energy.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheet.
Year 6
Electricity, Living things and habitats
How pet microchips work

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