How surfing works

Discover the science behind surfing, one of the most popular water sports in the world, where thrill-seekers use the energy of breaking waves to power their manoeuvres. This explanation text is for year 5, year 6, P6 and P7 and links to the topic Forces.

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, Year 6
Forces and magnets
How surfing works

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