3rd Grade Science Earth, Physical and Life

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2nd - 4th
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This 3rd Grade Science Bundle covers an entire YEAR (9 Units) of science investigations, lesson plans, and activities. This is a huge value in savings. You can use these experiments, printables, and assessments year after year!!


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S3P1. Students will investigate how heat is produced and the effects of heating and cooling and will understand a change in temperature Indicates a change in heat.

Inside you will find:

Lesson plans for all three weeks; including activator, teaching strategy, and summarizer for 15 days;

  • 7 labs
  • Many learning activity pages
  • Vocabulary – Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Text Features – Reading Passage
  • 4 assessments
  • Word Wall
  • Please use this link for the Promethean Flipchart:


OR a PDF is included with similar information to the Flipchart for your use.


This 30-page unit was designed to explore magnets from introduction to final assessment. My students LOVED this unit! Inside you will find:

• 2 Introductory labs

• Magnetic Stations (4) – Foldable book for documentation

• 2 Interactive Notebook foldables

• What are Magnets? Take-Home Booklet

• Vocabulary – Interactive Notebook Page

• Text Features – Reading Passage

• Attract/Repel quiz

• Earth is a Magnet Quiz

• Final Quiz

• I Have-Who Has vocabulary cards (18)

• Word Wall


This 50-page unit has everything you will need to teach for 2-3 weeks on rocks and minerals. Inside you will find:

  • Lesson plans for three weeks
  • Edible Recipes for 3 different labs
  • Learning materials:
  • Vocabulary – Interactive Notebook Pages
  • 3 different Text Feature pages – includes Reading Passages
  • Several Labs to explore rocks and minerals (compatible with any rocks)
  • Assessments
  • Task Cards
  • Word Wall & Bulletin Board Materials and much more!


This 45-page unit has everything you will need to teach 2 weeks of soil, weathering, and fossils. Inside you will find:

  • Edible Lab Recipes
  • Learning materials: including Vocabulary – Interactive Notebook Pages
  • 2 different Text Feature pages – includes Reading Passages
  • Several additional labs to explore soil and fossils
  • Assessments
  • Task Cards
  • Word Wall, Bulletin Board Materials, and much more!


This pack includes all 5 Georgia Habitats. All pages directly correlate with the Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd grade Science:

1. Piedmont

2. Mountains

3. Swamps & Marshes

4. Coastal Plain

5. Atlantic Ocean

Each habitat contains an assessment, a text feature page, which incorporates ELA, and a vocabulary page that incorporates using a glossary or dictionary. A Habitat Diorama information sheet and a rubric are also included. Several compare and contrast pages and research-writing pages are also included.


Informational Writing Research - includes MLK & Jackie Robinson

How to Teach Text Features

Lifecycle of a Butterfly with an incredible video

Host a Mercy Watson Book Club - excellent for small groups

3rd Grade Physical Science Thermal Energy & Heat

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