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Delta Science Readers: Pollution

In the Delta Science Reader Pollution, students read about how human and natural activities can cause land, air, and water pollution. They learn what can be done to reduce pollution and conserve natural resources. They read about the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources. Noise and light pollution are also introduced. In a biographical sketch, students meet a famous scientist—Rachel Carson—whose warnings about the dangers of pesticides led to the banning of DDT. Finally, students learn about alternative energy sources and why it is important to develop them.

Delta Science Readers are 24-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", 24 pages

Name Item Number Unit Price* Quantity
Delta Science Readers: Pollution - Pack of 8 538-6074 $53.49
Delta Science Readers Skillbuilders Packet: Pollution 538-6424 $11.79