Delta Science Readers Electrical Circuits Collection
In the Delta Science Collection Electrical Circuits, students read about electric charge, electric current, electrical circuits, and two ways in which electricity and magnetism are related. The book also presents biographical sketches of key innovators in this field—Thomas Alva Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Lewis Howard Latimer—and describes the work of an electrician. Students discover how water power is used to make electricity and how much energy various household appliances use.
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