Science - 3rd Grade
Students will understand that organisms depend on living and nonliving things within their environment.
Describe the interactions between living and nonliving things in a small environment.
"Things That" Game
Look at the pictures shown and see if you can find animals that eat fish, lay eggs, and more.
Animal Diet Game
Watch for an animal to appear on the screen. When it does, choose the right diet and watch it eat up!
Biomes from Enchanted Learning
Maps, information about animals, and printable resources are available.
Biomes of the World: The Wild Classroom and Explore Biodiversity
Click on a biome on the graph for more information, informative videos, and links to scientist profiles, travel information, lesson plans and species profiles for each region.
Build an Online Habitat
Make your own habitat! Just add plants and animals.
Dendrochronology: Tree Ring Studies
See what scientists can learn by studying the rings inside a tree.
Food Chain Game
Play the food chain game by dragging parts of the chain to their proper places. Good luck!
Living & Nonliving Interactions
In this lesson plan dtudents will explore producers, consumers, decomposers and food chains.
People and Endangered Species
This lesson provides students with an overview of some endangered species and of the ways that human activities contribute to species endangerment.
Windows to the Universe: Biomes and Ecosystems
Learn about different biomes of the world, with three different readability levels, with similar plants, animals, and other living things that are adapted to the climate and other conditions.
WorldBiomes.com covers five of the major world biomes.
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