Third Grade Earth Science NGSS Unit in Pdf and TpT Easel Ready

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These science lesson plans include everything you need to teach the third-grade NGSS Earth Science standards 3-ESS2 and 3-ESS3.

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Lessons in this unit:

Lesson 1 - What is Weather?

Lesson 2 - Are There Patterns of Weather?

Lesson 3 - Climates in Different Regions of the World

Lesson 4 - What is a Natural Disaster?

Lesson 5 - STEM Challenge: Create a House that Can Survive a Hurricane

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Included within this resource are:

- the standards

- suggested YouTube Videos and Books

- Meteorologist Poster

- Data Collection sheets

* Self-Assessment for a group project

* Natural Disasters Poster

* 5 Reading Passages about Natural Disasters

- Weather Brochure Template

- STEM Challenge directions and materials list

- 21 colorful essential vocabulary cards with graphics and definitions

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season. Examples of data could include average temperature, precipitation, and wind direction. Assessment of graphical displays is limited to pictographs and bar graphs. Assessment does not include climate change.
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.


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