In the Delta Science Reader Soil Science, students read about the composition and characteristics of different types of soil. They learn about the effects of weathering and erosion in producing and changing soil. They find out about ways that people both harm and protect this vital natural resource. Students also read about soil scientists and their work. Finally, students learn how earthworms keep soils rich and productive.
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: