How spacesuits work

Floating in space might sound wonderful, but without a spacesuit for protection, you couldn’t survive for more than a few seconds. This explanation text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic Earth and Space, explains how these amazing protective suits work.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 5
Earth and space
How spacesuits work

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