Science Lessons and Investigations includes 12 units, each of which follows the 5E model: Engage, Explore, Explain, Evaluate, and Extend. This gives students a hands-on opportunity to delve into each scientific topic and apply their understanding in a creative way. This teacher’s edition includes an answer key for vocabulary and comprehension activities, making it ideal for the classroom and homeschooling.
Core subject areas and topics include:
Plant and Animal Life Cycles
Nature and Nurture
Organisms in a Changing Environment
Group and Social Behavior
Fossils of Ancestors
Natural Processes and Hazards
Changes in Movement
Predicting Motion from Patterns
Features and benefits:
This print teaching resource gives you everything you need, including:
Concept engagement activity that sparks students’ interest and engages prior knowledge by introducing each topic with questions and discussion. (Engage)
Exploration activity that helps students explore the concept through hands-on investigation. (Explore)
Reading selections, real-life visuals, and vocabulary review to help students develop understanding. (Explain)
Comprehension activities incorporating higher-order thinking to help students show and apply what they have learned. (Evaluate)
Writing prompts and hands-on activities* to help students apply and extend their understanding. (Extend)
*Hands-on science investigation that may include science experiments, STEM challenges, observations, art projects, and other creative cross-curricular activities.
Make science one of the most popular subjects in your classroom with the Grade 3 teacher’s edition of Science Lessons and Investigations from Evan-Moor.