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Delta Science Readers: Magnets

In the Delta Science Reader Magnets, students read about magnets and magnetic fields. They learn how magnets are made, how magnets can create electricity, what magnets are used for, and how Earth is like a magnet. They also read about Michael Faraday, the famous nineteenth-century scientist who invented the electric motor and the electric generator, both of which use magnets. Finally, students learn about applications of magnets in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and maglev trains.

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

Name Item Number Unit Price* Quantity
Delta Science Readers: Magnets (Pack of 8) 538-6068 $53.49
Delta Science Readers Skillbuilders: Magnets 538-6413 $11.79