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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
How drones work
This explanation text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic Forces, explains how the amazing flying machines known as drones, or UVAs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) work. They are not just awesome toys - they are used for all sorts of other purposes, from filming movies to finding survivors of natural disasters.
This downloadable reading pack includes:
An A3 reading spread for you to print.
Reading comprehension question sheet.
An answer sheet including the objective for each question, which is taken from the reading national curriculum.
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