3rd Grade Science Lesson Plans

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The Solar System: Learning about Planets
The Solar System: Learning about Planets
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The Solar System: Learning about Planets
Use this lesson to have your students research about a planet of their choice and present it to the class! This lesson will also give the creative students of your class an opportunity to make their own planets!
3rd grade
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What is Recycling?
What is Recycling?
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What is Recycling?
What is recycling all about? What can and can't be recycled? What can I do to help others understand the importance of recycling? This activity helps students answer all of these questions as they learn about saving planet Earth.
3rd grade
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Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
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Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
Come on in, the water’s fun! In this activity, students see the water cycle in action with ordinary objects and learn the water the dinosaurs tasted is still around.
3rd grade
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
One of the basic concepts in science is recognizing that all things can be classified as living or nonliving. In this lesson, your students will explore the characteristics of living and nonliving things with engaging hands-on activities.
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Heartbeats: Learning about the Heart
Heartbeats: Learning about the Heart
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Heartbeats: Learning about the Heart
This lesson will make your students realize that even though they take their heart for granted, the heart is working hard to pump blood to different parts of the body to keep them healthy and running!
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We've Got the Dirt!
We've Got the Dirt!
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We've Got the Dirt!
Help your students learn about earth with this lesson that teaches them about the most basic component-dirt!
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I Spy Clouds
I Spy Clouds
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I Spy Clouds
Heads up! Students become cloud experts before making custom clouds, complete with weather predictions!
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Energy is an essential part of our daily lives, but the resources that power the Earth are being threatened. In this lesson, students learn about renewable and non-renewable resources, including those that need protection.
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Exploring Animal Adaptations!
Exploring Animal Adaptations!
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Exploring Animal Adaptations!
Give your students the opportunity to explore the perspectives of different characters by using the "See Think Wonder" Visible Thinking Routine from Harvard's Project Zero.
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Do You Know the Inner Planets?
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Use this lesson to teach your students the similarities and differences between Earth and the inner planets. They will be amazed by facts about our solar system!
3rd grade
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What's Your Phase?
What's Your Phase?
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What's Your Phase?
This lesson engages students in activity to help them understand the phases of the Moon, and why they occur. Students read literature, analyze it, and then apply it to the small group performance of one cycle of the Moon’s phases.
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A Solid Investigation
A Solid Investigation
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A Solid Investigation
In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
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Types Of Forests
Types Of Forests
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Types Of Forests
Use this lesson to teach your students about the various types of forests by drawing them on a box!
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Producers and Consumers!
Producers and Consumers!
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Producers and Consumers!
Use this lesson to have your students learn about producers and consumers by pretending to be one.
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Explore the Outer Planets
Explore the Outer Planets
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Explore the Outer Planets
Use this lesson to teach your students about the planets that are the farthest away from the sun! Teach them about the planets with rings and the materials inside the rings.
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Structure Building Challenge
Structure Building Challenge
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Structure Building Challenge
Get your students to be builders and create structures with a variety of materials. Students will have the opportunity to be creative, cooperate in groups, and discuss their experience.
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Humpty Dumpty and Design Thinking
Humpty Dumpty and Design Thinking
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Humpty Dumpty and Design Thinking
Transform the traditional egg drop experiment as you help students to engage in design thinking and develop empathy.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Constellation Connections
Constellation Connections
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Constellation Connections
Students connect dots to find stars used to navigate north and create a constellation of their own in this creative game format.
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Leaf Hunt
Leaf Hunt
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Leaf Hunt
Don't you love when the leaves turn reddish orange and fall off the trees? This lesson provides a great way to clean up some of those leaves all while helping your students learn to classify different types of leaves.
3rd grade
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Mammal or Bird?
Mammal or Bird?
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Mammal or Bird?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the characteristics of mammals and birds. Teach them about unique mammals and birds that do not have the characteristics of the average mammal and bird.
3rd grade
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The Mystery of the Missing Instructions
The Mystery of the Missing Instructions
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The Mystery of the Missing Instructions
In this lesson, students will solve a design problem and practice troubleshooting as they create a list of instructions for putting together a tent.
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
In this lesson, students will learn the term "troubleshooting" and practice solving problems using both tangible and virtual tools.
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3rd Grade Science Lesson Plans

Inspire your students to create hypotheses, observe experiments, and analyze data with Education.com's hands-on third grade science lesson plans. Students will be able to explore the human body, outer space, and more. Our lesson plans help teachers be prepared for the classroom by providing a thorough list for materials and preparation, ensuring students have invigorating learning!