Curricula

Textbook Name Source Grade Level Version Description Website
Delta Science Modules, Earth Processes Delta Education 6-8 hard copy Earth Processes begins and ends with two important, related geological theories: continental drift and plate tectonics. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Earth, Moon, and Sun Delta Education 6-8 hard copy This unit helps students distinguish between the apparent motions of the Sun and Moon versus the actual motion of Earth. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Erosion Delta Education 5-6 hard copy By constructing their own model streams, students are able to identify the natural landforms that form as a result of water erosion. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Famous Scientists Delta Education 6-8 hard copy Archimedes (buoyancy, levers); Galileo (law of falling bodies, telescope); Edison (light bulb, phonograph); Matthew Henson (heat loss, nutritional requirements); Rachel Carson (intertidal zone, natural insect control); and Stephen Hawking (black holes, event horizon). Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Investigating Water Delta Education K-1 hard copy Students explore water, the most abundant substance on Earth, using many tools and techniques, so be prepared for splashes and spills. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Oceans Delta Education 5-6 hard copy Students investigate our watery planet with a graphic model that compares water to land, salt water to fresh water, oceans to seas, and the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Pollution Delta Education 5-6 hard copy Students simulate and examine universal pollution problems, including acid rain, oil spills, hard water, and waste disposal. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Rocks and Minerals Delta Education 5-6 hard copy Students explore the properties, uses, and origins of rocks and minerals. Throughout the unit, they investigate assorted stony specimens by observing, experimenting, and recording results. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Sink or Float? Delta Education 2-3 hard copy Groups construct and test boats made from different materials to understand how shape and weight affect sinking and floating. Visit Site
Delta Science Modules, Soil Science Delta Education 2-3 hard copy Students take to the schoolyard with trowels in hand. Several weeks later, they are familiar with sampling techniques and soil components, weathering and erosion, minerals and nutrients, and more. Visit Site