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"I love the resources, they're nicely linked to curriculum objectives and easy to pick up. Especially good for the
science-phobic amongst us as the ideas are all there."
Kay Wilkie, Year 6 teacher
Historical scientist Margherita Hack
This biography text for year 6 and P7 links to the topics light and vibrations and waves. Margherita travelled from Italy to California to investigate a mysterious star called Epsilon Aurigae. Her ideas helped solve the mystery of why it appears to dim every 27 years. She collaborated with other scientists throughout her career and her discoveries about stars are still important today. It was pretty unusual to be a female vegetarian astrophysicist in the early 21st century, but the ‘Lady of the Stars’ was all of that – and a lot more!
This downloadable reading pack includes:
An A3 reading spread for you to print.
A reading comprehension question and answer sheet.
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