Third Grade Resources

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Cold Desert Plants
Cold Desert Plants
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Cold Desert Plants
Check out this cool science fair project idea that models the behavior of the cold desert plants: xerophytes and halophytes.
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Effective Hand Washing
Effective Hand Washing
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Effective Hand Washing
This science fair project idea determines which method of hand cleansing is the most effective.
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Best Insulators
Best Insulators
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Best Insulators
This science fair project idea examines which type of insulation holds in the most heat.
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Cats & Dogs
Cats & Dogs
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Cats & Dogs
Free science fair project idea that examines the differences between cats and dogs. Analyze objective qualities rather than subjective ones.
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A Rocky Quiz
A Rocky Quiz
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A Rocky Quiz
Check out this cool science project idea to learn about rocks and explore the cycles of formation, breakdown, and reformation of rocks in the Earth's crust.
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Form and Function
Form and Function
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Form and Function
Science fair project idea that examines different physical characteristics of a chosen animal. Make educated guesses about evolution based on animal's form.
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Growing Dried Beans
Growing Dried Beans
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Growing Dried Beans
This science fair project idea explores whether the process used to dry the beans we eat for food renders them unviable.
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Clay Enzyme
Clay Enzyme
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Clay Enzyme
This science fair project idea explores how enzyme inhibitors, active sites, non-competitive enzyme inhibitors, and substrates work.
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Egg Lab
Egg Lab
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Egg Lab
This science fair project idea explores the egg's thin membrane.
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Soap Bubbles
Soap Bubbles
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Soap Bubbles
This science fair project idea explores substances that cause a bubble to last longer.
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Reaction Time
Reaction Time
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Reaction Time
This science fair project idea investigates the difference in reaction times between boys and girls.
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Biodiversity Project
Biodiversity Project
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Biodiversity Project
This biodiversity project examines the biodiversity in your own backyard.
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Biodiversity in a Drop of Water
Biodiversity in a Drop of Water
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Biodiversity in a Drop of Water
This science fair project idea compares biodiversity between drops of water.
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Sinking Objects
Sinking Objects
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Sinking Objects
This science fair project idea investigates which objects float and sink in honey, water, and oil.
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Parachutes
Parachutes
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Parachutes
This science fair project idea determines if the size of the parachute will change the rate at which an object falls.
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Duck Feet
Duck Feet
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Duck Feet
This science fair project idea investigates if webbed feet help a duck (and others) swim.
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Don't Be A Drag
Don't Be A Drag
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Don't Be A Drag
This science fair project idea investigates how the shape of an object affects drag.
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Don't Rock the Boat
Don't Rock the Boat
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Don't Rock the Boat
This science fair project idea investigates how a bottom keel helps keep a boat from rocking back and forth.
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Whatever Floats Your Boat
Whatever Floats Your Boat
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Whatever Floats Your Boat
This science fair project idea explores how the shape of a boat affects its density and how much weight it can float.
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Like Oil And Vinegar
Like Oil And Vinegar
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Like Oil And Vinegar
This science fair project idea investigates emulsifiers that allow oil and vinegar to mix.
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Defying Gravity
Defying Gravity
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Defying Gravity
This science fair project idea investigates how magnetism can defy the force of gravity.
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Measuring Magnification
Measuring Magnification
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Measuring Magnification
This science fair project idea investigates how optical distances change the apparent size of an object as seen through a magnifying lens.
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Perplexing Pendulum
Perplexing Pendulum
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Perplexing Pendulum
This science fair project idea investigates how the height at which a pendulum is released affects the length of time it continues.
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The Scratch Test: Testing a Rock's Hardness
The Scratch Test: Testing a Rock's Hardness
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The Scratch Test: Testing a Rock's Hardness
This science fair project idea investigates the hardness property of minerals.
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Conductor or Insulator
Conductor or Insulator
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Conductor or Insulator
This science fair project idea determines what household items are good conductors of electricity.
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Third Grade Resources

Looking for third grade help? These third grade resources offer multiple ways to support learners, from lesson plans to activities to worksheets. We also offer interactive games that work times tables. For those teaching third grade, you may want to check out our collection of exercises. Those working with older learners should browse our fourth grade resources.

Resources to Guide Third-graders to the Next Level

Third grade marks the center of elementary education. New adult teeth have replaced the baby ones that were there just the year before. With bigger teeth come bigger challenges as school starts gets more serious. The resource library is stocked with popular skills-based games, comprehensive workbooks, and easy-to-follow lesson plans that will help third-graders rise to the occasion.

Hundreds of highly-rated worksheets created by expert educators are available for download in the library. The activities run the gamut of the third-grade curriculum with lessons on fractions, multiplication and division, word problems to test comprehension and figurative language practice.

Guided lesson plans with suggested time instructions help parents and teachers effectively execute comprehensive exercises. Subjects range from root word prefixes to the difference between facts and opinions. The alluring activities have practical, real-world purposes that third-graders can take beyond the study desk.

In addition to classic worksheet and lesson plan methods, the Learning Library’s entertaining online games, hands-on activities, and interesting science projects add a layer of engagement to education that helps growing brains absorb and retain new information.