• Readers - Pack of 8

Delta Science Readers: Rocks and Minerals - Pack of 8

Grades 5 - 6


In the Delta Science Reader Rocks and Minerals, students read about the types, properties, and uses of various rocks and minerals. They learn how a mineral's properties help with its identification. They also read about a pioneering geologist—Florence Bascom—and her contributions to the field of geology. Finally, students learn about fossils.

Delta Science Readers are 16-page nonfiction books for students with informative, engaging full-color photos, text, 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

Item Package Quantity: 8

Replacement Quanitity Parts Kit: 8