The Earth and its Movement – A Third Grade PowerPoint Introduction is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation of the third grade science text about the movement of the Earth. The presentation includes information about day, night, spheres, rotation, axis, equator, seasons, revolutions, orbit, and the Sun’s appearance differences between summer and winter. Vocabulary is included (sphere, rotate, axis, revolve, and orbit). It also includes 1 PowerPoint activity that is also adjusted to a PDF file. The white-backed PowerPoint slide is also included in case adjustments need to be made to best suit your class. The activity is an identification of the vocabulary in a picture form where the terminology is moved next to the correct pictures and definitions. Included are axis, orbit, revolve, summer, winter, fall, and spring.
VA SOL’s included:
Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change
3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include
a) patterns of natural events such as day and night, seasonal changes, simple phases of the moon, and tides;