Explanation text on solar panels

This explanation text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic earth and space, explains how solar panels create clean electricity from nothing more than sunlight. From rooftops to space stations, solar panels are an increasingly important source of renewable energy. This text explains the following technical vocabulary: phosphorus, photovoltaic cells and boron.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets.
Year 5
Earth and space
Explanation text on solar panels

Search the portal again

What our customers say

Rated 5 stars on Facebook
The Guardian
Primary Times
The School Run
Startups 100
Startup Awards
Teach Primary Award
Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter Sign up