Amazing Air, Second Edition
Working with balloons, parachutes, and paper airplanes, students learn about the properties of air and how they affect flight.
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Animal Behavior, Second Edition
Students discover by observation that organisms respond to stimuli. Activities include noting the behavior of mealworms as they react to light and dark, mazes, food, and more.
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Astronomy, Third Edition
Experimenting with the SkyCaps and other kit tools, students discover how Earth's motion relates to day and night, the annual seasons, and the predictably changing night sky.
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Butterflies and Moths, Third Edition
Students explore the colorful, captivating world of moths and butterflies. From tiny larvae on beds of food to fluttering adults in a mesh tower, butterflies and moths grow and develop with your students' care.
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Butterfly Tower
This giant butterfly tower makes it easy for students to observe stages of butterfly development.
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Classroom Plants, Third Edition
As they cultivate seeds and care for their plants, students investigate the functions of plant parts and plants' responses to environmental factors.
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Color and Light, Third Edition
Students use prisms to investigate the full range of colors in white light, called the visible spectrum. They experiment with subtractive color mixing and discover the significance of the primary pigments.
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Dinosaurs and Fossils, Third Edition
Students explore prehistoric life by simulating the way real scientists learn about dinosaurs by examining their fossils and their footprints.
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DNA—From Genes to Proteins, Third Edition
Modeling activities combine with microslide images to help students decipher the codes of life.
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Earth Movements, Third Edition
Students explore the massive movements that are constantly shaping Earth?volcanoes erupting, trenches creeping open, continental plates colliding and sending mountain ranges skyward
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Earth Processes, Third Edition
Earth Processes begins and ends with two important, related geological theories: continental drift and plate tectonics.
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Earth, Moon, and Sun, Third Edition
This unit helps students distinguish between the apparent motions of the Sun and Moon versus the actual motion of Earth.
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Electrical Circuits, Third Edition
Students explore Electrical Circuits with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. Once your class has mastered simple open and closed circuits, students progress to constructing parallel and series circuits
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Electrical Connections, Third Edition
Students investigate key science topics with classroom-tested hands-on activities and nonfiction reading.
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Electromagnetism, Third Edition
Students explore the unique relationship between electricity and magnetism and how it can be manipulated.
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Erosion, Third Edition
By constructing their own model streams, students are able to identify the natural landforms that form as a result of water erosion.
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Famous Scientists, Second Edition
Archimedes (buoyancy, levers); Galileo (law of falling bodies, telescope); Edison (light bulb, phonograph); Matthew Henson (heat loss, nutritional requirements); Rachel Carson (intertidal zone, natural insect control); and Stephen Hawking (black holes, event horizon).
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Finding the Moon, Third Edition
Students explore Finding the Moon with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader.
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Flight and Rocketry, Third Edition
Students explore the fundamentals of flight by assembling and experimenting with a hangar full of flying machines.
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Food Chains and Webs, Third Edition
Students explore Food Chains and Webs through twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. Every bite we take connects us to a complex network known as a food web.
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Force and Motion, Third Edition
Students explore Force and Motion with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. Students use a Delta Education tool, a push-pull meter, to measure force
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From Seed to Plant, Third Edition
Students explore From Seed to Plant with fourteen hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. They are introduced to ten different types of plants, and they turn your classroom green as they explore how plants grow.
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Fungi - Small Wonders, Second Edition
Students culture mushrooms, yeast, and the fuzz from old food to determine the factors necessary for each to mature and reproduce.
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Grade Band Collections
Bundled Delta Science Modules for each grade band: K-1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6, and 6+
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How Do We Learn?, Third Edition
Children and science go hand in hand. Questions are the language of childhood: How big? How many? How far? How do we learn? taps this natural curiosity.
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If Shipwrecks Could Talk, Second Edition
Through cross-curricular activities that integrate the sciences, students learn where mariners sailed, the methods and tools they used to navigate, and common causes of shipwrecks.
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Insect Life, Second Edition
Students learn the physical characteristics that distinguish insects from other organisms.
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Investigating Water, Third Edition
Students explore water, the most abundant substance on Earth, using many tools and techniques, so be prepared for splashes and spills.
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Length and Capacity, Second Edition
In this module students progress from measuring in non-standard units to measuring with standard measuring tools and recording results.
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Lenses and Mirrors, Second Edition
Students learn about refraction and reflection as they experiment with light, mirrors, lenses and filters. Includes a 15-min. video.
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Looking at Liquids, Second Edition
Introduce the concepts of adhesion, cohesion, and surface tension as students experiment with different liquid drops.
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Magnets, Third Edition
Students discover the Law of Magnetic Attraction and much more about the principles that govern magnetic behavior and interaction.
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Matter and Change, Third Edition
Students investigate key science topics with classroom-tested hands-on activities and nonfiction reading.
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Measuring, Second Edition
Using standard measuring tools, students develop skills for measuring length, width, height, area, volume, and weight.
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Newton's Toy Box, Third Edition
Students investigate key science topics with classroom-tested hands-on activities and nonfiction reading.
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Observing an Aquarium, Third Edition
Students build and maintain aquariums that become, over several weeks, diverse underwater ecosystems.
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Oceans, Third Edition
Students investigate our watery planet with a graphic model that compares water to land, salt water to fresh water, oceans to seas, and the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
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Plant and Animal Life Cycles, Third Edition
Students explore Plant and Animal Life Cycles with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. In this research-based unit, students are fully responsible for the maintenance of two populations
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Plant and Animal Populations, Third Edition
Building environments for ants, ladybugs, algae, and other organisms, students demonstrate population interaction concepts.
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Plants in Our World, Third Edition
This unit invites students to investigate Plants in Our World from the roots up.
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Pollution, Third Edition
Students simulate and examine universal pollution problems, including acid rain, oil spills, hard water, and waste disposal.
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Pond Life, Second Edition
Construct your own pond aquarium and explore the macroscopic and microscopic worlds in which multitudes of organisms live.
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Powders and Crystals, Second Edition
By classifying the characteristics of different powders and crystals, students are able to identify the presence of these substances in a "mystery" powder.
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Properties, Third Edition
Students explore Properties with thirteen hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader.
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Rocks and Minerals, Third Edition
Students explore the properties, uses, and origins of rocks and minerals. Throughout the unit, they investigate assorted stony specimens by observing, experimenting, and recording results.
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Simple Machines, Third Edition
Students explore Simple Machines with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader.
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Sink or Float?, Third Edition
Groups construct and test boats made from different materials to understand how shape and weight affect sinking and floating.
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Small Things and Microscopes, Second Edition
Students discover that perspective is everything as they use different lenses to explore the microscopic world around them.
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Soil Science, Third Edition
Students take to the schoolyard with trowels in hand. Several weeks later, they are familiar with sampling techniques and soil components, weathering and erosion, minerals and nutrients, and more.
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Solar Energy, Second Edition
Students design a solar collector, then see how solar energy can be converted into a more usable form. Includes a 15-min. video.
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Solar System, Third Edition
Students explore Solar System through twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. Students gain perspective on the physical relationships between objects in our Solar System.
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Sound, Third Edition
Students explore how sounds are produced and how the sense of hearing detects and interprets sounds. Sound surrounds us, in fact, students will discover that they cannot create silence.
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States of Matter, Third Edition
Students explore States of Matter through twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. Help your students begin to see, and classify, the objects in the world around them, not as primary school children but as young scientists.
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Sunshine and Shadows, Third Edition
Students explore shadows from every possible angle. They begin with a simple definition of shadow and end with a full-fledged original performance in a shadow theater.
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Using Your Senses, Third Edition
Students explore Using Your Senses through twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader.
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Water Cycle, Third Edition
Students build a comprehensive, pictorial chart that shows the continuous movement of water between Earth and the atmosphere known as the water cycle.
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Weather and Sky, Third Edition
Weather and the sky are science topics that students can explore firsthand every day. 12 activities.
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Weather Forecasting, Third Edition
Students explore Weather Forecasting with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. They discover the importance of accurate weather forecasting and record keeping, and how to do both.
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Weather Instruments, Third Edition
Students explore Weather Instruments with twelve hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader. They measure weather conditions using kit tools and devices of their own making.
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Weather Watching, Third Edition
Teach your students how to observe, describe, and measure aspects of weather using key science vocabulary, weather instruments, and, most important, scientific understanding.
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You and Your Body, Third Edition
Students explore You and Your Body through fourteen hands-on activities and the Delta Science Reader.
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