Delta Nature Center

Exploring Science, Language Arts, and Math

Example kit

Welcome to the Delta Nature Center—where the wonders of science meet the curious minds of students. Published by Delta Education, this kit brings phenomena of the natural world right to your classroom, so your students marvel at its complexity and variety. As they investigate the included spectacular specimens, students are engaging in scientific observations and examinations, and making interdisciplinary connections to science, language arts, and math. Use this kit to supplement your life and earth science curricula, or as a motivating nature investigation center.

The Delta Nature Center includes a collection of outstanding natural specimens, a 32-page Teacher Resource Book, and grade-level blackline masters—all in an easily stored container.

Natural Specimens Include

  • Feathers
  • Minerals
  • Pinecones
  • Rocks
  • Sand Dollars
  • Seashells
  • Sea Stars
  • Seedpods
  • Tree Rings

Teacher Resource Book (32 pages)

  • Background information for three categories: plants; animals; and minerals, rocks, and fossils
  • Exploration activities for science, language arts, and math
  • Specimen information providing detailed background and fun facts about each specimen
  • Suggested resources including books and websites
Example kit

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Blackline Masters

Each kit includes copy masters of student sheets to inspire reading, writing, vocabulary and math activities, visual memory, and more. Copy masters for each grade are included.

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Part No. Description Order Online
110-6408 Delta Nature Center