Third Grade Life Science Activities

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Osmotic Pressure Experiment
Osmotic Pressure Experiment
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Osmotic Pressure Experiment
Cherries usually burst with flavor, but in this science experiment they burst with osmotic pressure. This science activity will blow your curious kid's mind!
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Alfalfa Friends
Alfalfa Friends
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Alfalfa Friends
Grow these wheatgrass and alfalfa friends and watch their hair spring up in just a couple days!
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Frogs In Winter
Frogs In Winter
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Frogs In Winter
Help your child create a tasty treat that will demonstrate exactly how frogs survive a freezing season.
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Dog Massage
Dog Massage
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Dog Massage
Your child can help your family pet take a breather, and help herself relax, too, with this soothing activity.
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Grow a garden with an environmentally-friendly twist by using plant scraps that usually get thrown away.
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Invite your third grader to do taste test science to observe how a strawberry tastes when it is paired with various condiments. The results may be surprising!
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Make Rose Petal Beads
Make Rose Petal Beads
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Make Rose Petal Beads
Who knew that you could make beads out of rose petals? Not only can it be done, but the beads smell wonderful!
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Make Spider Web Art!
Make Spider Web Art!
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Make Spider Web Art!
This craft is a great way to explore the fascinating world of spiders and their webs as you collect spider webs from around your house with your third grader.
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
Explore Christmas Tree Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
This season is a great time to explore the many shapes, sizes, and species of evergreen trees. Download our "field guide" activity and learn more!
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
In this outdoor science activity you'll find tips on how to create a nature journal by choosing a native plant or animal and tracking that species.
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Orange Bird Feeder
Orange Bird Feeder
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Orange Bird Feeder
Got a birdwatcher on your hands? Bring the birds to your backyard by making a zany bird feeder using an orange and some string.
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Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
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Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
Bring a little science to your third grader's Christmas as you test out his sense of smell by exposing him to common Christmas scents found in your kitchen.
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Take Science Home with Decomposition
Take Science Home with Decomposition
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Take Science Home with Decomposition
Observe with your third grader what happens when food starts to decompose, and boost science skills simultaneously with this experiment!
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Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures
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Outdoor Adventures
Nature is the greatest teacher, and you can help facilitate the lesson! Here's how to create a supply backpack to get your kid ready for science action!
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Scent Science and Cinnamon Rolls
Scent Science and Cinnamon Rolls
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Scent Science and Cinnamon Rolls
Explore aromas with your child and help boost her brain power with some fun and interactive science activities.
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch a praying mantis egg case in a homemade habitat with your child's help! This is an amazing experiment in science and nature for kids of any age.
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How Old is That Tree?
How Old is That Tree?
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How Old is That Tree?
Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
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Sense of Smell Activity
Sense of Smell Activity
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Sense of Smell Activity
Help your child get to know the least-appreciated of the five senses, the sense of smell, with a smelling station.
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Kokedama
Kokedama
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Kokedama
In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Put your young paleontologist's puzzle-solving skills to the test by having her hunt for dinosaur bones and then assemble them to create dinosaur skeletons.
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do Plants Breathe?
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your kid with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
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Third Grade Life Science Activities

Life science activities for third graders are designed for their academic level and make learning about the world around them fun with experiments and other interactive lessons.