This bundle of eight lessons covers ALL of the Third Grade Next Generation Science Standards* for Life Science.
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In these lessons, students will learn about life science concepts, such as life cycles, ecosystem interactions, heredity and adaptations, evolution, migration, and so much more!
Here is what’s included in EACH of the EIGHT lessons:
-A clickable Table of Contents
-Teacher notes and materials list
-Next Generation Science Standards* “I can…” and “I understand…” classroom poster
-Vocabulary cards covering the topics of the lesson
-Worksheet(s) covering the lesson objectives
-An assessment covering the lesson objectives
-Answer keys for worksheets, activity, and assessment
-A comprehensive lesson plan including:
Title, Grade, Objectives, NGSS*, Materials Needed, Connections to Real Life, Connections Across the Curriculum, Anticipated Difficulties with the Content, Pre-Requisite Knowledge, Key Vocabulary, Lesson Delivery Method, Examples for Better Understanding, Assessment, Wrap Up and Review, Extensions, and Modifications.
Click the links below for more information on each lesson included in this bundle, including ***PREVIEWS*** and more in depth descriptions.
This STEAM plus ELA lesson has it all! Explore the science of vampire bats and their cave habitats while completing a language arts/technology lesson. The student will be able to act as a science writer in this lesson by doing research and reporting on it in a blog entitled, “14 Things You Didn’t Know About Vampire Bats.” In doing this research, students will cover grammar topics such as nouns, pronouns, verbs and verb tenses, comparative and superlative adjectives, adverbs, coordinating and subordinating conjunctions and more!
This lesson also includes a hands-on project where students will create their own inexpensive vampire bat cave habitat out of a cardboard box. The lesson includes vampire bat cut-outs as well as tropical plant cut outs to paste on the inside and outside of the cave.
Explore the life science concepts of fossils and paleontology this fun-filled lesson! This lesson includes a STEAM project where students will work together to design a sieve for collecting fossils.
These lessons can be used in a general education or special education classroom, in a home school setting, or as an enrichment experience.
Explore the life science concept of interactions in ecosystems, as well as ELA fiction writing, with this fun ebook writing lesson!
Explore the life science concepts of life cycles with this engaging lesson all about the life cycles of different animals! The lesson includes a life cycle box project as well as an observation and data collection study of mealworm metamorphosis!
***Which Beak is Best?***
Explore the life science concepts of variation in populations, evolution, and biodiversity with this fun-filled lesson!
***How Does Spaghetti Squash Measure Up?***
Explore the life science concepts and of DNA, heredity, and variation in populations with this fun-filled lesson using spaghetti squash! Students will also learn math and data collection skills by covering CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.MD.A.2
***Animals At Work***
Explore the life science concepts of natural and artificial selection as well as ELA nonfiction writing with this fun ebook writing lesson!
***To Migrate or Not To Migrate?***
Explore the life science concept of how animals handle changes in the environment by researching migratory animals. The students will learn how humans can help animals survive harsh environmental conditions by designing and building backyard bird feeders. Students will also learn measurement and data math skills when making a sugar water solution for a hummingbird feeder!
NGSS Lead States. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
*"Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.”
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