Earth and Space Science Lesson Plans in Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science

Find free Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science Lesson Plans on Earth and Space Science.
Animalympics (with Welsh version)
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With Olympic fever gripping the UK, your class can get involved by comparing the sporting abilities of humans with those of the animal kingdom. By...
The History and Extinction of Dinosaurs
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1) Dinosaur time periods 2) Where dinosaurs have been found (with world map)3) Museum exhibits4) Making a dinosaur skeleton5) Food Chains (Carnivore...
Layers of the Atmosphere for Upper Elementary
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
NGSS
Overview: Students will engage with information from books and other reliable media to learn about the layers of the Earth's atmosphere. Learning...
Insect adaptations
Science_Team 
Updated: 
2016
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Lesson on bugs and consolidating knowledge on habitats and adaptations. You will need play dough and art straws for the activity.
The Skeleton and Muscles PowerPoint
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PowerPoint on skeleton and muscles; including links to videos; activities; games; diagrams and facts.
Moving and Growing Lesson Plan
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Moving and Growing Lesson Plan
Biodiversity and Adaptations
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A set of presentations and handouts designed to teach the topic of Biodiversity and Adaptations in the marine environment to 3rd Grade - 5th Grade...
Cloud Elevation Lesson for Upper Elementary
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
NGSS
Overview: Students will investigate how clouds are formed, at what elevations they occur and how they can help predict the weather. Driving Question...
Shark Anatomy
Monterey Bay Aquarium 
Updated: 
2017
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What makes a shark a shark? What adaptations help them survive in their habitats? Students explore shark anatomy by becoming “experts” on shark...
Sample Science Unit on Habitats
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Hands-on science unit focusing on habitats.