3rd grade Earth & Space Science Lesson Plans

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The Solar System: Learning about Planets
The Solar System: Learning about Planets
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The Solar System: Learning about Planets
Use this lesson to have your students research about a planet of their choice and present it to the class! This lesson will also give the creative students of your class an opportunity to make their own planets!
3rd grade
Science
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We've Got the Dirt!
We've Got the Dirt!
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We've Got the Dirt!
Help your students learn about earth with this lesson that teaches them about the most basic component-dirt!
3rd grade
Science
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Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
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Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
Come on in, the water’s fun! In this activity, students see the water cycle in action with ordinary objects and learn the water the dinosaurs tasted is still around.
3rd grade
Science
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What's Your Phase?
What's Your Phase?
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What's Your Phase?
This lesson engages students in activity to help them understand the phases of the Moon, and why they occur. Students read literature, analyze it, and then apply it to the small group performance of one cycle of the Moon’s phases.
3rd grade
Science
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I Spy Clouds
I Spy Clouds
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I Spy Clouds
Heads up! Students become cloud experts before making custom clouds, complete with weather predictions!
3rd grade
Science
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Explore the Outer Planets
Explore the Outer Planets
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Explore the Outer Planets
Use this lesson to teach your students about the planets that are the farthest away from the sun! Teach them about the planets with rings and the materials inside the rings.
3rd grade
Science
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Do You Know the Inner Planets?
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Use this lesson to teach your students the similarities and differences between Earth and the inner planets. They will be amazed by facts about our solar system!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Constellation Connections
Constellation Connections
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Constellation Connections
Students connect dots to find stars used to navigate north and create a constellation of their own in this creative game format.
3rd grade
Science
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3rd grade Earth & Space Science Lesson Plans

Harness students’ natural curiosity with these engaging Earth and space science lesson plans. Designed to help third graders ask questions and seek answers about topics from landforms and the water cycle to the stars and planets, these Earth and space science lesson plans are a great way to help students see the world around them in a whole new light.