Humans: X-ray machines

A non-fiction text linking to the topics animals including humans and Body systems and cells for year 3 and P4. X-ray machines are an amazing technology used to look inside things. X-rays travel through soft body tissues but bounce off of dense tissues like bone. In an X-ray scanner, a beam of radiation travels through your body and hits a photographic plate, producing an image. This explanation text includes a diagram and expanded captions to describe exactly how X-ray machines work.

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 3
Animals including humans
Humans: X-ray machines

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