Earth's Resources 5 in 1 Third Grade SmartBoard Pack

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The Earth’s Resources 5 in 1 Pack is a collection of 5 SmartBoard presentations in line with the 3rd Grade SOL’s for the state of Virginia. Lessons included are:
• Fuels and Fossils

This 3rd grade level lesson (containing both 2nd/3rd grade VA SOL’s) focuses on fossils and fuel. Included is information on fossils, amber, casts, molds, imprints, what fossils can tell us, and fossil fuels (including coal formation). Terminology is included, as well as 3 SmartBoard activities (comparing and contrasting the mammoth and elephant, Stegosaurus skeleton assembly, and a short writing/listing assignment about making inferences as to the life of the Stegosaurus). The activities are also included in a PDF file and modified so they can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments. The activities can also be a lead-up into a writing assignment as well.
• Minerals and Rocks
This lesson focuses on Rocks/Minerals, Classification/Comparing rocks/minerals, Igneous rocks, Sedimentary rocks, Metamorphic rocks, and how rocks/minerals are used. Terminology is included, as well as a SmartBoard activity (Determining whether or not an item falls into the category of being made of rock/mineral or not.) The activity is also included in a PDF file and modified so it can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments. The activity can also be a lead-up into a writing assignment as well.

• Resources and Conservation
This lesson is a comprehensive SmartBoard Notebook presentation of the third grade science text covering natural resources and conservation. The presentation includes information about natural resources, renewable resources, nonrenewable resources, pollution, as well as examples. Vocabulary is included. It also includes 2 SmartBoard lessons that are also adjusted to PDF files. The white-backed SmartBoard slides are also included in case adjustments need to be made to best suit your class. Activity one is determining renewable and nonrenewable resources. The second activity is a short answer/writing assignment about preventing/helping with pollution. The presentation correlates with the third grade Virginia Science Standards of Learning.
• Soil
This lesson focuses on Soil. Included is The Importance of Soil, Understanding of Soil Layers (Humus, Topsoil, Subsoil, Rock), and Components/Soil Make-Up (Loam, Clay, Silt, Sand). Terminology is included, as well as a SmartBoard activity (Identifying soil layers and soil types.) The activity is also included in a PDF file and modified so it can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments. The activity can also be a lead-up into a writing assignment as well.
• Water
This 3rd grade level lesson focuses on water. Included is information on the amount of water on Earth, the water cycle, evaporation, condensation, aqueducts, dams, reservoirs, groundwater, wells, and conservation. Terminology is included. There are also 3 activities (conservation picture, groundwater matching, and water cycle activity). Two of the activities are SmartBoard activities and are also included in a PDF file and modified so they can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments. The conservation activity is a printable. The activities can also be a lead-up into a writing assignment as well. The white-backed SmartBoard slides are included for adjusted printables.
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Earth's Resources 5 in 1 Third Grade SmartBoard Pack
Earth's Resources 5 in 1 Third Grade SmartBoard Pack
Earth's Resources 5 in 1 Third Grade SmartBoard Pack
Earth's Resources 5 in 1 Third Grade SmartBoard Pack
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