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Delta Education Science In A Nutshell Body Basics Kit, Grades 3 to 6

Item #: 750-2550

Get your students to think outside the box (like scientists!) with hands-on, theme-focused STEM kits from Delta. Science In A Nutshell kits are available in a specific Life, Earth or Physical Science topic or Nutshell Clusters (thematic class units).

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Explore the power of science and engineering at home or school…in one contained package! Science In A Nutshell Kits are filled with self-directed experiments centered on a specific focused topic or concept, along with student activity journals and all the necessary materials needed for inquiry, testing, and execution. In the Body Basics Nutshell Kit, students will explore the structure and function of human digestive, respiratory, and skeletal systems, as well as create lung and bone models and examine sight, hearing, and touch receptors. Additional/replacement student journals available as needed at Item # 550-2804 (sold separately). Grades 3 to 6.
  • This science kit provides a fun and hands-on way for students to explore, inquire, and discover specific science/engineering concepts and processes through self-paced experiments and activities
  • Activity Guide features simple, clearly written instructions for students to work on science activities alone or with small groups of up to 3 users at a time
  • Three activity journals feature graphic organizers, content-area writing practice, writing prompts, and more for each student to record observations and data before and after each experiment
  • Themed science kit provides an engaging alternative to homework or quizzes while also preparing students for standardized testing, critical thinking, and collaborative learning
  • Science In A Nutshell kits come in a neat plastic storage case and are a curriculum-approved asset for makerspaces, science centers, science clubs, after-school programs, homeschool or at-home learning activities
Student Science Kit Includes:
  • 8-12 Assorted Activities that Develop a Specific Science Topic
  • Assorted Quality Materials for 1-3 Students and Up to 6 Uses
  • 1 Activity Guide
  • 3 Student Activity Journals
  • 1 Plastic Storage Container

Delta Science in a Nutshell®

  • Dive into the biology of all living things to see what makes us all tick!
  • Kits cover a variety of life science subjects, from the biology of humans, animals, and plants to the ways in which we interact to build our societies
  • Each kit is ready-to-use right out of the box and includes everything needed to complete your study or experiment

Big Ideas for Small Group Learning


Introduce, review, and reinforce Life Science concepts with these out-of-the-box-ready Science in a Nutshell kits. From the substance of our cells to ecology of the Earth’s every corner, these kits provide endless study and exploration opportunities through inquiry-based and hands-on learning. Fun, meaningful activities are designed for student-directed individual or small-group learning.

Life Sciences

  • Biology – Learn the individual components of the living things that make up all living things
  • Medicine – Study how medicines interact with our biology to keep living organisms healthy and strong
  • Anthropology – Examine the social worlds created by living creatures of all sizes
  • Ecology – Witness how life works together to thrive in nearly any condition

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