Third Grade NGSS Earth Science Unit



These science lesson plans include everything you need to teach the third-grade NGSS Earth Science standards 3-ESS2 and 3-ESS3.

Lessons in this unit:

Lesson 1 – What is Weather?

Lesson 2 – Are There Patterns of Weather?

Lesson 3 – Climates in Different Regions of the World

Lesson 4 – What is a Natural Disaster?

Lesson 5 – STEM Challenge: Create a House that Can Survive a Hurricane

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

– Meteorologist Poster

– Data Collection sheets

* Self-Assessment for a group project

* Natural Disasters Poster

* 5 Reading Passages about Natural Disasters

– Weather Brochure Template

– STEM Challenge directions and materials list

– 21 colorful essential vocabulary cards with graphics and definitions

1 review for Third Grade NGSS Earth Science Unit

  1. Sarah & Moe

    Linda wrote, “I found this resource extremely easy to use in my 3rd Grade Classroom! It was well laid out and the kids enjoyed the different activities,” on TpT.

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