Mongabay series: Grade 3

What is conservation? [Grade 3]

What is conservation? Conservation aims to protect nature for the benefit of all people. How can we save nature and use it at the same time?   Talk with the…

PALM OIL: What, Where, Why? [Grade 3]

What is palm oil? As you walk through a grocery store with your family, do you ever wonder what all the delicious snacks are made of? Next time you ask…

Standards list – unit 1 [Grade 3]

The articles in Unit 1 can be used to address the following standards:   Next Generation Science Standards    3-LS4-3 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity Construct an argument with evidence…

Glossary: unit 1

Article 1 abundance (n.) a very large quantity of something algae (n.) a simple nonflowering plant that lacks roots, leaves and stems bacteria (n.) small one-cell organisms; some can cause disease,…

Activities and links for Unit 1

Forest layers mural Time Span: this is a multi-week project Materials: Strips of paper approximately 6 feet long that can be hung on the walls. Crayons, colored pencils, small paper…