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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
Forces: how steam engines work
This explanation text for year 3 and P4, linking to the topic forces, describes in detail how the force from steam powers a steam engine. The labelled diagram explains each part of the steam engine: firebox, boiler, safety valve, throttle valve, chimney, cylinders and connecting rods.
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.
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