Search 3rd Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
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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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Making Rain
Making Rain
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Making Rain
Help your kindergarten science maven explore the water cycle without getting everything wet.
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Explore the Phases of the Moon
Explore the Phases of the Moon
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Explore the Phases of the Moon
We all know that the Moon has different phases, but it can be hard to figure out why. Try this activity to see how the Moon's phases really work.
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Make Your Own Cloud!
Make Your Own Cloud!
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Make Your Own Cloud!
Clouds are formed when warm and cold air meet. Here's a way for kids to see it all up close!
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Using a Compass
Using a Compass
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Using a Compass
Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
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Easter Egg Designs
Easter Egg Designs
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Easter Egg Designs
Learn about different fern fronds with your third grader as you create lacy, natural decorations on your Easter eggs this year.
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Watering Can Craft
Watering Can Craft
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Watering Can Craft
This year on Mother's Day, try this gift project that brings together an appreciation for gardening with a hands-on lesson in art history.
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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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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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Clay Landscape
Clay Landscape
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Clay Landscape
This clay "painting" activity encourages and supports creative development and critical thinking skills.
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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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Bake Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes!
Bake Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes!
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Bake Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes!
Your third grader will be amazed at the explosive combination of vinegar and baking soda in these chocolate volcano cupcakes with white chocolate "lava."
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Backyard Archeology
Backyard Archeology
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Backyard Archeology
This activity is a great way to stretch the boundaries of your child's imagination and build up important critical thinking skills.
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Homemade Barometer
Homemade Barometer
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Homemade Barometer
This homemade barometer allows your little scientist to contemplate and compare different air and weather conditions.
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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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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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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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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Encourage a group of third graders to play this fun game of Whistle Hide-and-Seek as a warm-up to get them prepared for finding a "lost" camper.
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Andrew Goldsworthy Art
Andrew Goldsworthy Art
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Andrew Goldsworthy Art
Your child can use leaves and grass to create his own outdoor art in celebration of Earth Day...all he needs are is the great outdoors and some creativity!
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Pressed Flower Cards
Pressed Flower Cards
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Pressed Flower Cards
If your mom likes flowers, make her a sweet gift that she'll treasure with this fun craft, a pretty Pressed Flowers Card!
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Spring Party Ideas
Spring Party Ideas
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Spring Party Ideas
What better way to celebrate spring than with a fabulous flower party? Pack the day with fun flower activities and treats for a truly springalicious event!
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Temporary Art
Temporary Art
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Temporary Art
Who needs paint, glitter, or crayons when you have natural art supplies right outside your front door?
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Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
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Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Is your child a young ornithologist in the making?
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Search 3rd Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

Your children will love the sciences when you engage them in third grade earth & space science activities like making their own clouds, baking chocolate volcano cupcakes, and creating their own solar eclipses (using slightly less powerful flashlights). Let kids learn more about their world with third grade life science activities that teach students the difference between a plant respiring and people breathing.