Delta Science Readers  Simple Machines
Grades 5  6In 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 are16page nonfiction books for students with informative, engaging fullcolor photos and graphics that present key science concepts and vocabulary.

Promote reading in the content area.

Present key science content and vocabulary found on most state tests.

Support and extend the experiences and content of handson activities.

Help students develop informational literacy skills.

Promote scientific inquiry.

Makes a great homeschool resource!
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?
highinterest 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)  WW5386079  $42.00  
Delta Science Readers Single Copy Set (Grades 56)  WW5386340  $55.00  
Delta Science Readers Classroom Set (Grades 56)  WW5386350  $359.00  
Delta Science Readers  Simple Machines  Skillbuilders  WW5386426  $8.95 