3rd Grade Earth & Space Science Resources

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Dirty Air
Dirty Air
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Dirty Air
This science fair project idea's objective is to understand the concept of air pollution and examine the quality of air in our environments.
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Dig This: Biodegradation
Dig This: Biodegradation
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Dig This: Biodegradation
How do organic materials become soil? This science experiment measures what materials biodegrade.
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Why Does the Moon Glow?
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Why Does the Moon Glow?
The moon doesn't produce its own light, so why can we see it shining in the sky? Learn about reflection and planetshine in this fun and easy science project!
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The Rings of Saturn: A Scale Model
The Rings of Saturn: A Scale Model
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The Rings of Saturn: A Scale Model
Saturn is the ringed planet in our solar system, a gas giant with rings made of ice and dust. Let's make a cool scale model with an old CD and some glitter!
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What is Topography?
What is Topography?
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What is Topography?
What is topography? Kids find out by learning to make and read a topographic map in this awesome science fair project idea.
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How to Tell Time by the Sun
How to Tell Time by the Sun
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How to Tell Time by the Sun
Learn how to tell time by the sun with this cool science fair project idea that tracks how the accuracy of a sundial changes over time.
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Coriolis Effect and Hurricanes
Coriolis Effect and Hurricanes
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Coriolis Effect and Hurricanes
Learn about the role of Earth's rotation on the Coriolis Effect and hurricanes in this science project. Model the Coriolis Effect on a hurricane's direction.
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The Mohs Test: How to Compare the Hardness of Minerals
The Mohs Test: How to Compare the Hardness of Minerals
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The Mohs Test: How to Compare the Hardness of Minerals
This science project uses Mohsâ Hardness Test to show kids how to compare the hardness of different types of minerals.
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Popcorn Pumice: Exploring Different Rock Densities
Popcorn Pumice: Exploring Different Rock Densities
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Popcorn Pumice: Exploring Different Rock Densities
In this popcorn experiment, students can explore how two things made out of the same material can have very different appearances and densities.
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How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
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How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
In this science fair project, students discover how sedimentary layers form as sediments like mud, silt and sand settle over time.
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Streak Test
Streak Test
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Streak Test
In this science fair project, students use the streak test to tell minerals apart from each other.
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
In this science fair project, students learn how pressure can make the minerals in a rock line up in the same direction and form bands and foliation.
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My Black Shirt Is A Heater!
My Black Shirt Is A Heater!
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My Black Shirt Is A Heater!
This science fair project idea researches how your choice of clothing affect how hot or cool you feel during the day.
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
This science fair project enhances the understanding and awareness of energy use and explores the concept of energy efficient.
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
Make Your Own Crystal Art
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
This science fair project idea teaches to understand and explore the concepts of crystal formation and dissolving substances.
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Greenhouse Project
Greenhouse Project
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Greenhouse Project
This science fair project idea teaches how the gases and pollution in the air affect the earth's atmosphere temperature.
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Cold Desert Plants
Cold Desert Plants
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Cold Desert Plants
Check out this cool science fair project idea that models the behavior of the cold desert plants: xerophytes and halophytes.
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Gymnosperms: Pine Cone Experiment
Gymnosperms: Pine Cone Experiment
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Gymnosperms: Pine Cone Experiment
Gymnosperms are coniferous trees that reproduces using pine cones to spread seeds. Check out this simple pine cone experiment to learn about the process!
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Forest Food Pyramid Project
Forest Food Pyramid Project
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Forest Food Pyramid Project
Learn how to make a food pyramid with animals in a a coniferous forest ecosystem around your home.
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Savanna Flora and Fauna
Savanna Flora and Fauna
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Savanna Flora and Fauna
Learn about savanna flora and fauna in this science project! Take a look at characteristics of tropical grassland plants and animals that help them survive.
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Crystal Suncatcher
Crystal Suncatcher
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Crystal Suncatcher
This Valentine's Day, pair up science and crafting with this simple crystal formation project that's sure to bring a little love into your home.
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Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!
Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!
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Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!
Recreate the fantastic phenomena of solar eclipses with your child using just a flashlight, a quarter, and her very own face!
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Exploring the Movement of Tectonic Plates with S'Mores
Exploring the Movement of Tectonic Plates with S'Mores
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Exploring the Movement of Tectonic Plates with S'Mores
In this experiment you explore how tectonic plates move to create land and expand bodies of water.
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Grow Salt Crystals!
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Crystals are a very special structure. In this third grade activity, your child will learn how to grow salt crystals.
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DIY Compost: Aerobic and Anaerobic Decomposition
DIY Compost: Aerobic and Anaerobic Decomposition
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DIY Compost: Aerobic and Anaerobic Decomposition
What's the best way to make DIY compost? Kids will learn about aerobic and anaerobic decomposition while learning to appreciate the value of composting.
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