Science & Nature
Third Grade Science-Core Curriculum Class for Second Semester
Introduction and practice of third grade core science content. Next Generation Science Standards will be used to guide class content.
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
$14 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 16 weeks
45 minutes per class
Third grade science topics taught in this second semester class include: 1. Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits (Patterns are the similarities and differences in traits shared between offspring and parent or among siblings. Emphasis in third grade is on organisms other than humans.) 2. Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity 3. Earth's Systems 4. Earth and Human Activity The Next Generation Science Standards (nextgenscience.org) will be used to guide course instruction and ensure...
I hold a science endorsement on my current and valid teaching certificate. I have 28 years public school teaching experience including 4 years as the science specialist teaching students science in grades K-8. I am certified by the Buck Institute in Problem Based Learning (PBL) and STEM. I developed science curriculum for a school system in Georgia and am a Science Ambassador for the state of Georgia. I have received extensive training in the Next Generation Science Standards.
At times throughout the semester learners may choose to work on projects outside of class. Projects will be individual. Work completed outside of class will not be a typical expectation for this semester long course.
Each week you will be provided with a material list for the following week. Materials may not always be needed.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
On-going formative assessment based on learner participation will be conducted. Teacher will communicate with students and parents regularly regarding learner progress. Teacher will provide end of semester reports and complete homeschool or charter school forms upon request.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Learners and parents will be provided with weekly updates for the following week. In weeks that include projects, students may need to use scissors. To ensure learner safety, it is suggested that adult guidance is provided when using scissors.