3rd Grade Science

In the 3rd grade science program, students will begin with the scientific method through application and inquiry based learning. When presented a real life problem, students will learn how to think scientifically to reach a conclusion and gain support. Students will work through a series of Earth, Physical, and Life sciences where they will apply their scientific thinking skills. Including this content, 3rd grade students will enhance their:

  • Inquiry based learning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to follow explicit directions
  • Collaboration with peers to reach supported conclusions
  • Knowledge of conservation resources and skills
  • Investigation techniques
  • Basics of physics, biology, and geology

Program Details: 3rd Grade
Week 1 Application and Inquiry The Scientific Method
Week 2 Earth Science Earth's Energy Resources
Week 3 Earth Science Identifying Mineral Resources
Week 4 Earth Science Rocks & Soil
Week 5 Earth Science The Solar System
Week 6 Earth Science Earth Science Project Week
Week 7 Physical Science Force and Motion
Week 8 Physical Science Simple Machines
Week 9 Physical Science Matter
Week 10 Physical Science Energy
Week 11 Physical Science Physical Science Project Week
Week 12 Life Science Habitats, Ecosystems, and Biomes
Week 13 Life Science Amphibians
Week 14 Life Science Reptiles
Week 15 Life Science Adaptions
Week 16 Life Science Life Science Project Week

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Other Program(s)
for This Grade:

3rd Grade Math
3rd Grade English

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