Delta Science Readers Properties Collection
In the Delta Science Collection Properties, students are introduced to the concept of matter and some of the properties that distinguish one object from another. Students read about the properties of solids, liquids, and gases. They observe that some objects sink while others float and that some objects are magnetic while others are not magnetic. The book describes how a geologist uses properties in her work. Students also read about how water can change.
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