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Delta Science Readers: Soil Science

In the Delta Science Reader Soil Science, students read about the composition and characteristics of different types of soil. They learn about the effects of weathering and erosion in producing and changing soil. They find out about ways that people both harm and protect this vital natural resource. Students also read about soil scientists and their work. Finally, students learn how earthworms keep soils rich and productive.

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: Soil Science - Pack of 8 538-6082 $53.49
Delta Science Readers Skillbuilders Packet: Soil Science 538-6405 $11.79