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3.1 The student will plan and conduct investigations.
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3.2 The student will investigate and understand simple machines and their uses.
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3.3The student will investigate and understand that objects are made of materials that can be described by their physical properties.
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3.4 The student will investigate and understand that behavioral and physical adaptations allow animals to respond to life needs.
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3.5The student will investigate and understand relationships among organisms in aquatic and terrestrial food chains.
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3.6The student will investigate and understand that environments support a diversity of plants and animals that share limited resources.
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3.7The student will investigate and understand the major components of soil, its origin, and importance to plants and animals including humans.
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3.8The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature.
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3.9The student will investigate and understand the water cycle and its relationship to life on Earth.
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3.10The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species.
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3.11The student will investigate and understand different sources of energy.
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Objective:

3.1 The student will plan and conduct investigations in which

  • predictions and observations are made;
  • objects with similar characteristics are classified into at least two sets and two subsets;
  • questions are developed to formulate hypotheses;
  • volume is measured to the nearest milliliter and liter;
  • length is measured to the nearest centimeter;
  • mass is measured to the nearest gram;
  • data are gathered, charted, and graphed (line plot, picture graph, and bar graph);
  • temperature is measured to the nearest degree Celsius;
  • time is measured to the nearest minute;
  • inferences are made and conclusions are drawn; and
  • natural events are sequenced chronologically.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Download SOL 3.1 Study Skills in Word

2. View SOL Study Guide online

 

SMART Board Notebook

1. Measure Length Instructional Notebook
Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates  
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  

Lesson Plans

 

 
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.2 The student will investigate and understand simple machines and their uses. Key concepts include
  • types of simple machines (lever, screw, pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, and wedge);
  • how simple machines function;
  • compound machines (scissors, wheelbarrow, and bicycle); and
  • examples of simple and compound machines found in the school, home, and work environment.

SOL Review

1. SOL Simple Machines Test

2. SOL Simple Machines 2 Test

3. Simple Machines 5 Question Test

4. Virginia Trekker's Simple Machine Activities

5. Simple Machines Test 18 questions

Interactive Activities

 

1. Lean about Simple Machines Edhead activity

2. Edhead Simple Machine Activity

3. Excellent Interactive Simple Machines Experiments online

4. Wow! Simple Machines Webquest with quiz at end

5. Good Simple Machines Links

6. Beacon Simple Machines WebQuest

7. Simple Machine Interactive Websites

8. SOL 3rd Grade Science Review using Classroom Jeopardy (Game Preview)

9.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Simple Machines pictures and information

2. Download Simple Machine SOL Study Guide in word

3. SOL Study Guide online

4. Simple Machines easy to read explanation

5. Pictures & Information with a short quiz

6. Inventor's Toolbox pictures & simple explanations of Simple Machines

Smartboard Activities

1. K-3 Simple Machines Smartboard Lesson

2. Simple Machines Review Smartboard Lesson

3. Simple Machine Picture Interactive Smartboard Lesson

4. Pulleys Instructional Notebook

5. Senteo SMART Board SOL Simple Machines

6. SOL 3.2 Simple Machines Instructional Notebook

7. Simple Machines Instructional Notebook 2

8. Inclined Planes & Screws Instructional Notebook

9. Levers & Wedges Insructional Notebook

10. SOL 3.2 Simple Machines Lesson & Review Notebook

11. Senteo (SMART Response) Simple Machines SOL Test

12. SOL 3.2 Simple Machine Instructional Notebook

13. SOL Senteo Simple Machines Test (Zipped-use Firefox)

14. SOL Simple and Compound Machines Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

15. Simple Machines Instructional Notebook

16. Simple vs Compound Machines Review Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Simple Machines Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download Simple Machines Instructional PowerPoint

3. SOL Simple Machines Review PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Download Simple Machines Match pictures to machine (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Discovering Simple Machines (52 min)

2. Simple Machines (16 min)

3. Push and Pull: Simple Machines at Work (18min)

4. StudyJams Life Cycle, Water Cycle, & Food Chains Movie & Test

5. StudyJams Simple Machines Movie & Test

6. YouTube Water Cycle Song

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Simple Machine Drawings (Preview Example)
Teacher Resources

1. Simple Machine Experiments ideas and directions

2. Simple Machines Worksheets (pdf format)

3. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

4. Buy Simple Machine kit

5. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.3 The student will investigate and understand that objects are made of materials that can be described by their physical properties. Key concepts include
  • objects are made of one or more materials;
  • materials are composed of parts that are too small to be seen without magnification; and
  • physical properties remain the same as the material is reduced in size.

SOL Review

1. Matter SOL Study Guide Vocabulary Matching

2. Matter SOL 5 Question Test

3. Matter SOL Matching game

4. Matter Millionaire game

Interactive Activities

 

1. BBC Solids & Liquids Interactive Interactive with Quiz

2. BBC Solids, Liquids & Gases Interactive Interactive with Quiz II

3. Examine Gas, Liquids and Solids up close

4. Sing matter songs

5. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. States of Water Pictures and information

2. Lots of good Matter Links

3. SOL Study Guide online

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL Matter Vocabulary Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

2. Matter Instructional Notebook

3. Liquids Instructional Notebook

4. States of Matter Notebook

5. Solids, Liquids & Gases Notebook

6. Reviewing Matter Vocabulary Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

7. Excellent SOL Matter (Solids, Liquid, Gas) Instructional Notebook

8. Matter Instructional 2 Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download Force, Motion, Energy, & Matter Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download States of Matter Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Solids, Liquids, Gases Sort objects into correct category (Picture Preview)

2. Matter picture sort Liquids, Solids, Gas (Picture Preview)

3. Matter Sort 2 (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. TLC Elementary School: Introduction to Physical Science (25 min)

2. Properties of Matter Part 1(20 min)

3. Properties of Matter Part 2: Liquids, Solids, Gas (17 min)

4. Matter and its Properties: Exploring Phases of Matter (19 min)

5. Science Facts and Fun: Everything Is Something (15 min)

6. StudyJams Matter Movie & Test

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix States of Matter Machine Drawings (Preview Example)
Teacher Resources

1. Matter Lesson Plan in Word

2. Books to read to students"What is Matter? by Lisa Trumbauer" and "The World of Matter by Ron Cole"

3. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

4. Buy Matter & Energy Science Kit

5. SOL 3.3 Matter Quiz (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

6. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.4 The student will investigate and understand that behavioral and physical adaptations allow animals to respond to life needs. Key concepts include
  • methods of gathering and storing food, finding shelter, defending themselves, and rearing young; and
  • hibernation, migration, camouflage, mimicry, instinct, and learned behavior.

SOL Review

1. SOL Animals Multiple-choice test

2. Types of Camouflage Test

3. Animal Adaptions Game Chose the 3 correct adaptations for each animal

4. SOL Matching Game

5. SOL Millionaire Game

6. Food Chain Interactive Picture Quiz

Interactive Activities

 

1. BBC Adaptation Interactive Activity and quiz

2. Watch PBS Animal Movie Clips by continent

3. Build your Wild Self-create adapations

4. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Structural & Behavioral Adaptations Information & pictures

2. Download SOL Study Guide in Word

3. Download SOL Study Guide II in Word

4. SOL Study Guide online

Smartboard Activities

1. Hibernation, Migration, Camouflage Smartboard Notebook Pictures

2. Adaptations SOL 3.4 Smartboard Notebook

3. SOL 3.4 Adaptations Instructional Lesson

4. Migration Insructional Lesson

5. Migration & Hibernation Insructional Notebook

6. Behavioral Adaptations Instructional Notebook

7. Animals SOL Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

8. Animals Gather & Store Food Notebook

9. Physical Characteristics of Animals Instructional Notebook

10. Animal Defense Methods Instructional Notebook

11. Mimicry Explained Instructional Notebook

12. Hibernation Instructional Notebook

13. SMART Response (Senteo) Adaptation 10 Question Test

Powerpoints

1. Animal Adaptation Project PowerPoint

2. 20 Questions on Animal Behavior PowerPoint

3. Animal Adaptation Instructional PowerPoint

4. Desert Animal Adaptation PowerPoint (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

Kidspiration Templates 1. Camel adaptation to the desert (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Animal Adaptations (24 min)

2. Concepts in Nature: Adapting to Changes in Nature (14 min)

3. StudyJams Animal Adaptation Movie & Test

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Camouflage Project (Picture Preview)
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.5 The student will investigate and understand relationships among organisms in aquatic and terrestrial food chains. Key concepts include

  • producer, consumer, decomposer;
  • herbivore, carnivore, omnivore; and
  • predator and prey.

SOL Review

1. Create a Food Chain web! Scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on
creating a possible food web

2. SOL Animals Multiple-choice test

3. Choose the correct animal for the food chain by clicking on the question marks

4. SOL 33 Question Test

5. Millionaire game

6. Food Chain Millionaire game

7. Food Chain 2 Millionaire game

8. Producer, consumer, decomposer Picture test

9. Food Chain Interactive Game

Interactive Activities

 

1. National Geography Geospy Game

2.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

3. Food Chain 2 person game (Brainpop)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Download SOL Study Guide in Word

2. SOL Study guide online

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL 3.5 Living Systems Smartboard Notebook

2. Food Chains Life Cycle Smartboard Notebook (zipped file-use Firefox)

3. Smartboard Sort animals into their correct category (herbivore, carnivore, omnivore)

4. SOL 3.5 Animals Instructional Lesson

5. Aquatic Food Chain Instructional Notebook

6. SMART Exchange Animal Adaptations & food Chain Notebook

7. SOL Life Cycle Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

8. Herbivores, Carnivores, and Omnivories Instructional Notebook

9. Predators vs Prey Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Food Chain Instructional PowerPoint

2. Good picture Instructional Food chain PowerPoint

3. Food Chains Short Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Food Chains Drag the picture to the correct web (Picture Preview)

2. Food Chains Drag the many pictures to the correct web (Picture Preview)

3. Food Web Use bank of pictures and create a food web (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. The Life of a Forest: The Forest Grows Old (21 min)

2. Food Chain Mystery, The (15 min)

3. StudyJams Life Cycle, Water Cycle, & Food Chains Movie & Test

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Food Chain Project (Preview Example)
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Buy Predator Food Chain Game

3. Buy Forest Food Chain Game

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.6 The student will investigate and understand that environments support a diversity of plants and animals that share limited resources. Key concepts include

  • water-related environments (pond, marshland, swamp, stream, river, and ocean environments);
  • dry-land environments (desert, grassland, rain forest, and forest environments); and
  • population and community.

SOL Review

1. Control the water and temperature of a plant See how much money you can make on the plant! A graph shows your progress in the game!

2. SOL Animals Multiple-choice test

3. Habitat SOL 33 Question Test

4. Drag Animals to their Habitat Game

5. Draw a habitat PBS Game

6. Match Animals to their Habitat 2 Game (e-learning for kids)

7. Habitat Maker Game (Mr. Nussbaum)

8. Fun Picture Habitat quiz

Interactive Activities

 

1. Plant Webquest Links, games, tests, kidspiration, and lesson on the world of plants

2. Build an online Habitat to fit the animal

3. Interactive SOL Habitat Games

4. Sort Animals by their Habitat (National Geographic)

5. Plant and Animal Habitat Game

6. Design a habitat for a ferret

7. Habitats (BBC)

8.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

9. Create a fish to live in a water habitat game

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Download SOL Study Guide in Word

2. View SOL Study Guide online

3. SOL 3.6 Flash Cards Free Resource (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

Smartboard Activities

1. Grassland Venn Diagram

2. Wet vs. Dry Venn Diagram

3. SOL 3.6 Environment Instructional Lesson

4. Pond vs Lake Instructional Lesson

5. Desert Plants and Animals Instructional Notebook

6. Marshes Instructional Notebook

7. Plants & Animals in ponds Instructional Notebook

8. Water & Dry Land Environments Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Biomes Instructional PowerPoint

2. SOL Instructional PowerPoint with links to websites

3. Wetlands of Virginia Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Match animals to their habitats (Picture Preview)

2. Habitat Matching (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. TLC Elementary School: People and the Environment (26 min)
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix-students draw habitat and label. Rubric for evaluation
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Habitat Interactive Resources

3. Print Animal Habitat cards and play game

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.7 The student will investigate and understand the major components of soil, its origin, and importance to plants and animals including humans. Key concepts include

  • soil provides the support and nutrients necessary for plant growth;
  • topsoil is a natural product of subsoil and bedrock;
  • rock, clay, silt, sand, and humus are components of soils; and
  • soil is a natural resource and should be conserved.

SOL Review

1. SOL 3.7 & 3.10 15 Question Test

2. Soil SOL 5 Question Test

3. Soil SOL 2 5 QuestionTest

4. Soil Millionaire SOL Game

5. Soil Matching Game

6. Soil Jeopardy Game

7. Soil matching 2 Game

8. Soil Matching 3 Game

Interactive Activities

 

1. Soil Webquest Good pictures and information on soil

2. Virtual Tour of Soil Interactive Flash website (Scroll down and click on the Virtual Tour link)

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. View SOL Study Guide online

2. Download SOL 3.7 Study Guide in Word

3. SOL 3.7 Study Guide in Adobe PDF

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL 3.7 Soil Smartboard Notebook

2. Soil Smartboard Notebook

3. SOL 3.7 Soil Instructional Notebook

4. Soil SOL 3.7 Notebook file

5. Soil Introduction or Review Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

6. Layers of Soil Instructional Notebook

7. Components of Soil Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. SOL 3.7 Soil Instructional PowerPoint

2. Soil, a natural resource Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Label the three layers of soil (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Getting to Know Soil (23 min)

2. StudyJams Plant Video & Test

3. Geologist's Notebook: How to Make Mud Pie 11min.

4. Junior Geologist: Rocks and Minerals 8min.

5. Geologist's Notebook: Three Rocks 11min.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

1. Kidpix Soil Project

2. SOL 3.7 Soil Test (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

Teacher Resources

1. Soil Songs

2. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

3. Buy Soil Quality Science Kit

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include

  • patterns of natural events (day and night, seasonal changes, phases of the moon, and tides); and
  • animal and plant life cycles.

SOL Review

1. Earth Patterns SOL 5 Question Test

2. Number the phases in the correct order according to the pictures

3. Moon Phase Matching vocabulary to pictures

4. Moon Phase Matching 2 words to pictures

5. Moon Phase Matching 3 vocabulary to pictures

6. Moon Phase Picture 13 Question Test

7. Hangman Moon Phase Game

8. Moon Phase Matching 5 words to pictures

9. Lunar Cycle Challenge drag the correct moon to the dates on the calendar

10. Moon Phases Multiple-choice tests

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Moon phases animation with lables of moons

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

3. Interactive Moon Cycle Movie

4. Life of a Monarch Butterfly App

5. Butterfly, frog, and bird Life Cycle Interactive (Movie clip about life cycles too)

6. Interactive day, night, seasons, and moon phase animation

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Moon phases EnchantedInteractive with worksheet and pictures

2. Moon phase pictures and information for this year

3. Moon phases animations and information

4. SOL Study Guide online

Smartboard Activities

1. Life Cycles Smartboard Notebook

2. Rotation & Revolution Notebook

3. Senteo SMART Board SOL life cycles Notebook

4. Senteo Sun, Earth, Moon SOL Review Notebook

5. SOL 3.8 Phases of the Moon Instructional Lesson

6. Moon Phases Instructional Notebook

7. Senteo (SMART Response) Life Cycles Test

8. Sun, Earth, Moon Senteo (SMART Response) SOL Test

9. SOL 3.8 Cycle Instructional Notebook

10. SOL 3.8 Instructional Notebook

11. Sun, Earth, Moon SOL Review Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

12. Moon Phases Instructional Notebook

13. Moon Phases Instructional Notebook

14. Rotate and Revolution of the Earth Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Life Processes Instructional PowerPoint

2. Earth & Space Systems Instructional PowerPoint

3. Moon Phases Review PowerPoint

4. Phases, Eclipses, and Tides Instructional PowerPoint

5. Moon Phases & Tides Review PowerPoint

6. Life Cycle Quiz PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Rotate vs. Revolution Drag pictures to correct category (Picture Preview)

2. Plant Life Cycle Drag pictures to correct box (Picture Preview)

3. Moon Cycle Drag pictures in correct order (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Phases of the Moon (3 min)

2. A Closer Look at the Moon: Space Science Series (20 min)

3. Junior Space Scientist: Voyage to the Moon (10min)

4. StudyJams Solar System, Moon & Tides Movie & Test

5. Interactive Moon Cycle Movie

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Moon Phases (Preview example movie)
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Buy light up Moon Phases

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.9 The student will investigate and understand the water cycle and its relationship to life on Earth. Key concepts include

  • the energy from the sun drives the water cycle;
  • processes involved in the water cycle (evaporation, condensation, precipitation);
  • water is essential for living things; and
  • water supply and water conservation.

SOL Review

1. Water Cycle 11 Question Test

2. Water Cycle SOL 8 Question Test

3. Droplet Water Cycle SOL 3.9 Game

4. Animated Water Cycle Quiz

5. Water Cycle 16 Question Test

Interactive Activities

 

1. Interactive Water Cycle Animation

2. Fun Interactive Water Quiz

3. Flash Water Cycle Animation

4. Water Cycle Flash Animation 2

5. Animated Water Cycle

6. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

7. Interactive Water Cycle

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Water Cycle Pictures & Information

2. SOL Study Guide online

3. Water Cycle Interactive Websites

Smartboard Activities

1. The Water Cycle Smarboard Notebook Lesson

2. Water Cycle Smartboard Notebook Lesson 2

3. SOL 3.9 Pollution Instructional Lesson

4. Water Cycle Instructional Lesson

5. Precipitation Instructional Notebook

6. Water Cycle Instructional Notebook

7. Water Cycle Instructional Notebook 2

8. Water Cycle Notebook file

9. Anne Marie's Water Cycle Notebook file

Powerpoints

1. Walter the Water Drop Cycle PowerPoint

2. Water Cycle PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Water Cycle Match pictures to the order in the cycle (Picture Preview)

 

 

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Adventures of Junior Raindrop TeacherTube Movie Clip
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix-draw and label the Water Cycle (Preview example)
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Buy water cycle kit

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.10 The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species. Key concepts include

  • the interdependency of plants and animals;
  • the effects of human activity on the quality of air, water, and habitat;
  • the effects of fire, flood, disease, and erosion on organisms; and
  • conservation and resource renewal.

SOL Review

1. SOL 3.7 & 3.10 15 Question Test

2. Animal Habitats SOL 10 Question Test

3. Hangman Effects on Ecosystems Game

Interactive Activities

 

1. Interdependence and Adaptation BBC Interactive website

2. Recycle City Interactive website

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide online

Smartboard Activities

1. Natural Events (Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Volcanoes) Notebook

2. Natural Resources Instructional Notebook

3. Conservation SOL 3.10 Instructional Notebook

4. SOL Resources Notebook

5. Tornadoes Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints 1. Conservation Instructional PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates

1. Natural Disasters Matching (Picture Preview)

2. Excellent picture Natural Disaster Matching (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. TLC Elementary School: Protecting Our Planet (24 min).

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix- draw picture of erosion (Preview example)
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Rocks, Minerals, Resources, Ideas for teaching and lots of interactive links

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.11 The student will investigate and understand different sources of energy. Key concepts include

  • the sun’s ability to produce light and heat energy;
  • sources of energy (sunlight, water, wind);
  • fossil fuels (coal, oil, natural gas) and wood; and
  • renewable and nonrenewable energy resources.

SOL Review

1. 10 Question test Renewable vs nonrenewable resources

2. Several SOL games

Interactive Activities

 

1. Flash Interactive Activity on Saving Energy

2. Energy Builder interactive website

3. Energy for Kids interactive website with activities

4.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide online

2. Tiki the Penguin's Kid's guide to Energy

Smartboard Activities

1. Renewable Chart Notebook

2. SOL 3.11 Renewable vs Nonrenewable Instructional Lesson

3. Senteo SOL 3.11 Notebook Test

4. SOL Energy Senteo Test (Zipped-use Firefox)

5. Good Natural Resources Instructional Notebook

6. The Sun's Energy Instructional Notebook

7. Natural Resources Review Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Energy Instructional PowerPoint

2. SOL Energy Jeopardy PowerPoint

3. SOL Energy Review PowerPoint

4. SOL 3.11 Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Renewable vs Nonrenewable Drag pictures to correct category (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Learning About Natural Resources 22min.

2. Taking Care of Our Earth 17min.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Renewable Energy (Picture Preview)
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Buy renewable Energy Science kit

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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SOL Review

1. SOL 3rd Grade webpage

2. Download SOL Science Review PowerPoint Great for Smartboard

3. Excellent SOL Review Tests

4. SOLPASS need subscription password from teacher

5. SOL Science Review PowerPoint

6. Math, Science, & Social Studies SOL Review PowerPoint

7. Are you Smarter than a 3rd Grader PowerPoint SOL Science Review

8. 3rd Grade SOL Science Review PowerPoint

9. 2008 Senteo (SMART Response) SOL Test

10. SOL 3rd Grade SMARTBoard Notebook Game

11. 2001 SOL Science 3 Senteo/SMART Response Notebook file Part 1

12. 2001 SOL Science 3 Senteo/SMART Response Notebook file Part 2

13. Harcourt Science Interactive Resources

14. 3rd Grade SOL Science Jeopardy Game (requires Classroom Jeopardy)

15. SOL 3rd Grade Science Study Guide (Word format)

16. VDOE Technology Enhanced Items Practice Tests

17. Buzzwords SOL Review Game (TeacherspayTeachers.com)


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Teacher SOL Resources:

 

1. VDOE Resources

2. Kidspiration Templates Templates organized by subject and grade

3. Download Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

4. Download Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

5. Brainpop Science Movies Movie clips on Social Studies (Subscription)

6. Find Smartboard Notebook Ready Made Lessons Enter the subject, grade, and Virginia Standards. Excellent Smartboard resource

7. SOL Science Curriculum Resources by Hopewell in Adobe PDF

8. Free Pictures for Teachers

9. Free Clipart for Teachers

10. Harcourt Science Interactive Resources

11. Buy SOL Science Textbooks for K-5

12. Buy SOL Assessments for grades K-3 all subjects

13. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

14. SOL 3rd Grade Science Study Guide (Word format)

15. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

16. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)


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