gator science

active adventures in lower school science

3rd Grade Science

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination

– John Dewey

3rd graders collecting macro-invertebrates in the stream

3rd graders collecting macro-invertebrates in the stream

3rd grade students are involved in the following activities during the year

paper helicopter experiment

bird sleuth

– setting up a school bird feeder

– identifying local birds

stream study

sink and float : density and bouyancy

tinfoil boat challenge

making crystals

studying a frozen water balloon (solid, liquid, and gas)

cold golf ball vs. warm golf ball

vertebrates

oceanography – sharks, sea turtles, marine mammals

shark tooth classification

film canister rockets (warm vs. cold)

migrating animals

Designing a Solar Oven  (good insulator and GREEN)


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