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Traveling Scientist- Third Grade


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Each program is 60 minutes in length. 

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Drip Drop​ - 3rd Grade

NGSS Standards Supported: NGSS 3-ESS2-1
Students will participate in hands-on activities and collaborate with their peers to find clues and uncover patterns to solve the mystery of water challenges​ in their community. Students will also compare and describe diverse weather and climate data from different regions in California and explore personal choices to protect our local water resources.​​​

Rethink Resources - 3rd Grade

NGSS Standards Supported: K-ESS3-3, 3-LS4-4, 5-ESS3-1, MS-ESS3-3, MS-ESS3-4, HS-ESS3-4
​Is all of our trash really waste? Rethink Resources uses trash to explore the connection between humans and the natural world. Through hands-on activities that focus on the five R's: Refuse, Reuse, Rot, Repurpose, and Recycle, students will develop a deeper understanding of the importance of natural resources and how we can conserve them by producing less waste.​​​

Magnets are Magnificent​ - 3rd Grade

NGSS Standards Supported: 3-PS2-3. and 3-PS2-4.
Magnetism magic is demystified as students investigate permanent, temporary and electromagnets. Working in cooperative teams, students visit various hands-on lab stations and complete experiments to gain a better understanding of magnetic interactions.​


Amazing Animals - Prado Constructed Wetlands Traveling Nature Center - 3rd Grade

NGSS Standards Supported:  ​​​3-LS4.C
Your 3rd-grade students become biologists tasked with making a claim of whether the Prado Constructed Wetlands (PCW) successfully achieved its goal of restoring a critical habitat. Students will explore PCW  through hands-on stations, and meet several native animal ambassadors to gather evidence to support or refute their claims.​

To better support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) the programs listed above are the best programs for 3rd Grade. Nurturing a Natural Curiosity Inside the Outdoors logo with tree, bird, stream 714-708-3885