science units in the third grade include Habitats, Plant Growth and
Development, and Rocks and Minerals. Descriptions of each unit are
investigate the needs of living things and how a habitat meets these
needs. Students examine differences in physical features of habitats and
consider how organisms adapt to survive.
Plant Growth and Development
plant and observe the growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants from seed to
flower to seed. They also learn about bees and pollination.
Rocks and Minerals
explore simulated and real rocks and investigate the properties of and
test minerals as a geologist would. They create their own guidebooks and
use information to identify mystery minerals.