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Life Science Materials List: Grade 3

Topic

Note: The below list only includes items that may not be readily available in the classroom or school building. For a complete list of materials please see the Life Science lessons.

Grade 3, Life Science Module

Materials

  • Water lily plants (optional; three per class)
  • Plastic eggs (one per student)
  • Children’s socks (one per student)
  • Noise-making materials (various kinds such as sand, paper clips, beads, dried beans, popcorn, rice, small and dry pasta noodles)
  • Tokens (large dried beans or marbles; one bowl per class)
  • Scales (two per class)
  • Distilled water (two gallons per class)
  • Duckweed plants (nine per group of 2–4 students)
  • Jar of pond water (optional) 
  • Live specimens of common pond plants (optional)
  • Live specimens of common bugs found in and around ponds (optional)
  • Abiotic features of ponds such as a cup of mud, rocks, or small fallen tree branches (optional)


Topic

Note: The below list only includes items that may not be readily available in the classroom or school building. For a complete list of materials please see the Life Science lessons.

Grade 3, Life Science Module

Materials

  • Water lily plants (optional; three per class)
  • Plastic eggs (one per student)
  • Children’s socks (one per student)
  • Noise-making materials (various kinds such as sand, paper clips, beads, dried beans, popcorn, rice, small and dry pasta noodles)
  • Tokens (large dried beans or marbles; one bowl per class)
  • Scales (two per class)
  • Distilled water (two gallons per class)
  • Duckweed plants (nine per group of 2–4 students)
  • Jar of pond water (optional) 
  • Live specimens of common pond plants (optional)
  • Live specimens of common bugs found in and around ponds (optional)
  • Abiotic features of ponds such as a cup of mud, rocks, or small fallen tree branches (optional)


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