Oceans

In the Delta Science Reader Oceans, students explore the ocean, the great body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of Earth’s surface. They learn about the composition of ocean water, features of the ocean floor, how ocean waters move, and how oceans affect weather and climate. They find out about the many resources the ocean provides. They also read about marine biologists Dr. Sylvia Earle and undersea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Finally, students learn about deep-ocean exploration.

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", 16 pages

Name Item Number Unit Price Quantity
Delta Science Readers: Oceans - Pack of 8 538-6071 $45.00
Delta Science Reader Skillbuilders: Oceans 538-6423 $10.00