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Delta Science Readers: Color and Light

In the Delta Science Reader Color and Light, students read about different aspects of light and color. They discover that different surfaces and substances refl ect, absorb, and refract light. They learn how we see things in general and how we see color in particular. They also read about a famous astronomer— Annie Jump Cannon—and her work with stellar spectra. Finally, students learn about color blindness.

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