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Shadows
3.E.1.2 – Recognize that changes in the length and
direction of an object’s shadow indicate the apparent
changing position of the Sun during the day although
the patterns of the stars in the sky, to include the Sun,
stay the same.
-Clock
-Record
-Write
Student will being taking photos and comparing
their shadow at different time of the day.
Gravity
3.P.1.3 – Explain the effects of earth’s gravity on the
motion of any object on or near the earth.
-Physics
-Journal
Comparing different objects when dropped
down a ramp.
Sorting Bones and Muscles
3.L.1.1 – Compare the different functions of the skeletal
and muscular system.
-Labyrinth
-Write
Organizing the body parts into bones and
muscles that make up each part.
Plant Growth in Various Soils
3.L.2.4 - Explain how the basic properties (texture and
capacity to hold water) and components (sand, clay
and humus) of soil determine the ability of soil to support
the growth and survival of many plants.
-cups, humus,
clay, sand,
radish seeds
-Record
-Write
Students are grow plants in the 3 different
types of soils.
Part of a Plant
3.L.2.1 - Remember the function of the following structures
as it relates to the survival of plants in their environments:
-Paint
Drawing a plant, labeling the parts.
Naming Bones and Muscles
3.L.1.1 – Compare the different functions of the skeletal
and muscular system.
-Journal
-Record
-Write
Using images to name the bones and muscles.
Bones and Muscles
3.L.1.1 – Compare the different functions of the skeletal
and muscular system.
-Physics
-Journal
Using Physic to create the joint in the body.
Gravity and Ramps
3.P.1.3 – Explain the effects of earth’s gravity on themotion of
any object on or near the earth.
-Matchbox car, board/ramp, masking tape-Write
-Stopwatch
-Calculator
-Journal
Setting up ramps and timing the distance the
car is rolling.
Colliding Forces
3.P.1.1 – Infer changes in speed or direction resulting from forces
acting on an object
-Marbles 2-4 per group
-4 Meter Sticks
-Text books
-Record
-Portfolio
Showing how opposite forces changes the path
of an object.
Earth's Water
3.E.2.1 - Compare Earth’s saltwater and freshwater
features (including oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, & glaciers).
-Browse
-Chart
-Write
Making a pie chart to show the amount
of different types of water.