Read and Understand Science, Grades 3-4 presents stories that range from low-third grade to high-fourth grade in readability.
Topics presented include:
Life Science—role of sleep, the five senses, role of play in animals, bird habitats, importance of fire in an ecosystem, animal classification, wild animal adaptation to living near humans
Physical Science—how sound is produced, physical and chemical properties, states of matter, magnetism and compasses, heat and insulation, natural and artificial light
Earth & Space Science—soil, kinds of rocks, fossil fuels, the solar system, solar eclipse, hail, types of mountains, fossils and petrification
Science & Technology—biography of an engineer, sustainable agriculture, research into animal brain function, recycling, CT scans, use of Earth’s material resources
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.