Delta Science Readers Plant & Animal Life Cycles Collection
In the Delta Science Collection Plant and Animal Life Cycles, students read about the life cycles of a variety of plants, animals, and fungi. They learn how some living things grow, change, and reproduce. They also read about a famous wildlife biologist—Jane Goodall—and her unique, long-term study of chimpanzees in Africa. Finally, students learn about emperor penguins and compare the sizes and weights of some newborn animals.
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