Speed and Motion – A Third Grade level PowerPoint introduction is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation of the third grade science text about the principles of speed, motion, distance, and position. The information is in line with the 3rd Grade Standards of Learning for the State of Virginia.
The presentation includes information about position, distance, motion, speed, distance, measuring tools, basic motion principles, speed formula, and map directions. Vocabulary is included. It also includes 2 activities (one is also adjusted to a PDF file). The white-backed slide is also included in case adjustments need to be made to best suit your class. The first activity is a 5 question (reading the map PowerPoint activity). There are numerous locations on the map and many more questions can be created by the teacher. The second activity has students identifying the best distance measuring tool for certain objects/trips. Descriptions are moved into correct columns (PDF included). This is an interesting and quick PowerPoint lesson.