Delta Science Readers - Simple Machines

Grades 5 - 6    

In the Delta Science Reader Simple Machines, students explore the world of simple machines and the energy that makes them work. Students read about the six simple machines, and understand the difference between simple and compound machines. In biographical sketches, students meet ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and modern inventor Lillian Gilbreth, and discover how they put simple machines to work. Students also read about the scientific formula for calculating work, the many levers in the human body, and how a roller coaster works.

Delta Science Readers are16-page nonfiction books for students with informative, engaging full-color photos and graphics that present key science concepts and vocabulary.

Each reader has three main sections:
1. Think About...
key information about the unit topic
2. People in Science
historical biographies, careers in science
3. Did You Know?
high-interest articles or selections

Single Copy Set includes 9 books, 1 each of 9 different titles; Color and Light, Electromagnetism , Erosion, Flight and Rocketry, Oceans, Pollution, Rocks and Minerals, Simple Machines, Weather Forecasting, and You and Your Body.

Classroom Set includes 72 books, 8 each of 9 different titles; Color and Light, Electromagnetism , Erosion, Flight and Rocketry, Oceans, Pollution, Rocks and Minerals, Simple Machines, Weather Forecasting, and You and Your Body.

  Name   Item # Price Quantity
Delta Science Readers - Simple Machines - Reader (Set of 8)   WW538-6079 $42.00
Delta Science Readers Single Copy Set (Grades 5-6)   WW538-6340 $55.00
Delta Science Readers Classroom Set (Grades 5-6)   WW538-6350 $359.00
Delta Science Readers - Simple Machines - Skillbuilders   WW538-6426 $8.95