Sunshine and Shadows

In the Delta Science Reader Sunshine and Shadows, students read about the world of light and shadows. They learn about how shadows are formed and why shadows change size and shape. They find out about different sources of light and identify kinds of objects that block light to make a shadow. They also read about the job of a meteorologist, a scientist who studies and forecasts weather sunny and otherwise. Finally, students learn how sundials use sunlight and shadows to tell the time.

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 Big Book: Sunshine and Shadows 538-6146 $31.00
Delta Science Readers: Sunshine and Shadows - Pack of 8 538-6087 $45.00