Electrical Circuits

In the Delta Science Reader Electrical Circuits, students read about electric charge, electric current, electrical circuits, and two ways in which electricity and magnetism are related. The book also presents biographical sketches of key innovators in this field—Thomas Alva Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Lewis Howard Latimer—and describes the work of an electrician. Students discover how water power is used to make electricity and how much energy various household appliances use.

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

Student Readers 8 1/2" x 10 7/8", 24 pages