An explanation text on microwaves

This explanation text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topics properties and changes of materials and properties and uses of substances explains how microwaves work. Microwave ovens are a super-convenient way to cook food, working much faster and more efficiently than conventional ovens. How do these little boxes heat up food in just a few minutes?

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
Properties and changes of materials, Electricity
An explanation text on microwaves

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