Third Grade NGSS 3-PS2: Motion and Stability and Forces and Interactions Unit



These 3rd-grade science lesson plans include everything you need to teach the 3rd-grade NGSS 3-PS2 Motion and Stability and Forces and Interactions standard.

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Lessons in this unit:

Lesson 1 – Force and Motion

Lesson 2 – Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

Lesson 3 – Energy Transfer

Lesson 4 – Gravity

Lesson 5 – Friction and Air Resistance

Lesson 6 – Magnetic Force

Lesson 7 – Electrostatic Force

Lesson 8 – Start Your Engines

Lesson 9 – Design Challenge Using Magnets

Please make sure that you have access to YouTube before purchasing this unit.

Included within this resource are:

– the standards

– suggested YouTube Videos and Books

– Physicist Poster

* KLEWS Chart (KWL for Science)

– Energy Transfer Poster

– student worksheets for collecting data and recording observations

– push or pull task cards

– Simple Experiments for energy transfer and gravity

– Friction Experiment

– Paper Drop Experiment

– Magnet Stations and Recording Booklet

* Soda Can and Water Bending Experiments

*Start Your Engines Activity

– Maglev Trains Reading

* Forces and Motion Posters

* Forces and Motion Mini Booklet

– 20 colorful essential vocabulary cards with graphics and definitions

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    “As I’m trying to find my way navigating and adjusting to our science curriculum changes as we’ve aligned to NGSS, this resource was extremely helpful. I especially thought the magnetic exploration stations were fantastic!”

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