Third Grade Earth & Space Science 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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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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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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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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DIY Bird Nest
DIY Bird Nest
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DIY Bird Nest
Encourage local wildlife to settle down in your backyard with this adorable bird nest craft.
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Different Types of Rocks
Different Types of Rocks
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Different Types of Rocks
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
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Kokedama
Kokedama
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Kokedama
In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
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Brush Pile
Brush Pile
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Brush Pile
Create a brush pile to help wintering wildlife stay warm and cozy through the winter.
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Helicopter Seeds
Helicopter Seeds
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Helicopter Seeds
Take to the air with science by experimenting with helicopter seeds right in your own backyard!
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Snowflake Patterns
Snowflake Patterns
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Snowflake Patterns
Your child will create her own falling snowflakes using white paper and glue them over a tree, so it appears as if they are falling from the sky.
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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 Plants Breathe?
Do Plants Breathe?
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your child with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Third Grade Earth & Space Science 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.