It can be a challenge to come up with lots of hands-on experiments and activities to teach science, especially with everything elementary teachers are responsible for planning! With this science bundle, you not only get EVERY lesson and activity needed to teach 3rd grade science for an ENTIRE YEAR but you also get 1 unit for FREE! This 3rd Grade Science Unit Bundle includes the following units:
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Simple Machines Unit
Physical Properties Unit
Cycles in Nature Unit
Animal Adaptations Unit
Aquatic & Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit
Food Chains Unit
Environmental Interdependency & Conservation Unit
Sources of Energy Unit
Each science unit incorporates LOTS of critical thinking, hands-on activities, and STEM activities. Examples of hands-on activities include experiments and demonstrations, research and projects, sorts and foldables, edible activities, games, and centers. Each unit is specifically aligned with the 3rd grade science Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs), although these units also meet the 3rd grade science standards for other states as well. Experiments throughout this bundle incorporate the scientific method. A timeline and a table of contents is included with each unit. Answer keys are included throughout.
Altogether, this whole year science bundle includes more than 605 PDF pages, 190 digital pages, and 10 units. Included:
- 53 Lessons
- 123 Worksheets
- 73 Hands-On Activities
- 43 Entry/Exit Tickets
- 16 Posters
- 12 Centers
- 11 Sorts
- 10 Tests
- 9 Foldables
- 7 Quizzes
- 5 Research Based Activities
- 2 Student Investigation Books
- 1 Game
- Word wall cards are included with every unit
- PDF & Digital Activities: Most worksheets, entry/exit tickets, quizzes, and tests are also available in digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive. More than 190 digital pages included!
Virginia Science SOL: 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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