Delta Science Readers Dna From Genes To Proteins Collection
The Delta Science Collection DNA: From Genes to Proteins introduces students to cells. Students learn about what is inside a cell including chemical compounds in cells as well as cell types and structures. They explore how cells carry out life processes and how cells grow and reproduce. Students look at heredity and genetics and examine Mendel's experiments, the inheritance of traits, variations within species and the effect environment has. Lastly, students learn about important people within DNA research and their contributions.
Delta Science Readers are 16-page nonfiction books for students with informative, engaging full-color photos and graphics that present key science concepts and vocabulary.
Using science material they promote reading in the specific content area. Readers present key science content and vocabulary found on most state tests and support and extend the experiences and content of hands-on activities. They also help students develop informational literacy skills while promoting scientific inquiry.
Each reader has three main sections:
- Think About...
Contains key information about the unit topic
- People in Science
Provides historical biographies, careers in science
- Did You Know?
Includes high-interest articles or selections