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Historical scientist Patricia Bath

This biography text for year 6 and P7, linking to the topics light and vibrations and waves, describes how Patricia Bath invented the ‘Laserphaco Probe’. This invention uses lasers to help break up and remove cataracts through a cut in the eye just 1 mm long. It has been used by eye doctors around the world.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • A reading comprehension question and answer sheet.
Year 6
Light
Historical scientist Patricia Bath

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