Butterflies and Moths

In the Delta Science Reader Butterflies and Moths, students read about the life cycles of butterflies, moths, and other insects. They learn the identifying characteristics of all insects. They discover the similarities and differences between moths and butterflies. Students also read about a biologist who studies Monarch butterflies and find out about the amazing migration of the Monarch butterfly.

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.

  • 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 hands-on 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?
    high-interest articles or selections