Third Grade Life Science Activities

Third Grade Life Science activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy third grade life science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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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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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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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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This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
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Help your child create a tasty treat that will demonstrate exactly how frogs survive a freezing season.
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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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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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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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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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Observe with your third grader what happens when food starts to decompose, and boost science skills simultaneously with this experiment!
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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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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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Grow these wheatgrass and alfalfa friends and watch their hair spring up in just a couple days!
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In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
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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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Grow a garden with an environmentally-friendly twist by using plant scraps that usually get thrown away.
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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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This activity is a great way to teach kids that, to find examples of science in action, they donĂ¢t need to look any further than their own backyard.
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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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Explore aromas with your child and help boost her brain power with some fun and interactive science activities.

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