How a hovercraft works

This explanation text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic Forces, explains how a hovercraft works. Hovercrafts are the ultimate go-anywhere vehicles, able to float across both land and water on a cushion of air. The diagram has expanded captions explaining how each part works.

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
Forces and magnets
How a hovercraft works

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