In the Delta Science Reader Rocks and Minerals, students read about the types, properties, and uses of various rocks and minerals. They learn how a mineral’s properties help with its identification. They also read about a pioneering geologist—Florence Bascom—and her contributions to the field of geology. Finally, students learn about fossils.
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.
Each reader has three main sections: