The Third Grade Science Curriculum and Kit Package includes:
- Teacher's Manual
- Resource Pack
- Lab Kit
New concepts include: Inference & Observation, Animal Groups, Transfer of Heat and Cold, Changes in the Earth's Surface, Systems and Subsystems, Body Systems, Simple Machines and Forces, Earth Materials, Position and Motion, Habitats, Science & Technology, Nutrition & Health, Matter & Mixtures, Planets and the Sun, and more - see the scope & sequence in the pdf sample
Third Science Samples
Detailed daily lesson plans in the Teacher’s Manual clearly state the objectives, tell what is needed to prepare for the lessons, and give clear directions on how to teach the concepts. Evaluation standards are presented for each unit.
The Workbook provides colorful activities to reinforce concepts taught in the lessons. The Third Grade Workbook contains both activities and articles. The articles are designed to help build content reading skills as well as science knowledge.
The Resource Pack features copy masters, card activities, cards, posters, games boards, and more.
The Lab Kit is non-consumable and contains the following:
- Magnet collection: magnet wand, block magnet
- Bell wire
- 4 Alligator Clip Wires
- Bulb Holder
- Mini Light Bulb
- Battery holder
- Mini Electric Motor
- Tube Car,
- Spring scale,
- 20 Centimeter cubes
- Tube Kit
Other common items are used in the curriculum, but not included in the lab kit in order to keep the cost to a minimum.