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3rd Grade Lessons

Mini-Lessons (15-30 minutes, all digital)

Mini-Lesson

Why do cats purr?

5 Minutes + Bonus Top 5
Why do cats purr?
Mini-Lesson

Can animals get a sunburn?

5 Minutes
Can animals get a sunburn?
Mini-Lesson

Why is the sky blue?

5 Minutes
Why is the sky blue?
Mini-Lesson

How do germs get inside your body?

5 Minutes + Bonus Top 5
How do germs get inside your body?
Mini-Lesson

How does hand sanitizer kill germs?

5 Minutes
How does hand sanitizer kill germs?

Full Lessons (45-90 minutes, w/ hands-on activity)

Habitats, Fossils, & Environments Over Time

Where can you find whales in a desert?

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Fossil Dig (30 min)
Where can you find whales in a desert?

Animal Groups & Survival

Why do dogs wag their tails?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Field Journal (30 min)
Why do dogs wag their tails?

Environmental Change & Engineering

What's the best way to get rid of mosquitoes?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Bug Off! (30 min)
What's the best way to get rid of mosquitoes?

Natural Hazards & Engineering

How can you keep a house from blowing away in a windstorm?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Design a Windproof House(35 min)
How can you keep a house from blowing away in a windstorm?

Balanced Forces & Engineering

What makes bridges so strong?

Exploration (22 min)
Activity: Paper Bridge Engineering(30 min)