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2 Each year, my goal is to provide my students with rich, hands -on experiences as they relate to the world of science. I truly believe that “Science Is Everywhere!” Therefore it is my job to awaken that belief in my students and bestow upon them a life-long love of science.

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4 investigate discover examine analyze learn

5 The BRS Science Program

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7 3 rd Grade Curriculum Overview

8 Over-riding Science Themes STATES OF MATTER ~ States of Matter ~ Physical Properties of Matter ~ Solids, Liquids, & Gases ~ Measuring Matter’s Mass

9 EARTH STUDIES Earth’s Three “Spheres”

10 ATMOSPHERE Earth’s Air HYDROSPHERE Earth’s Water The Water Cycle

11 WEATHER ~ The sun’s role as the driving force of WEATHER ~ Clouds & Precipitation ~ Weather Events: hurricanes, thunderstorms, blizzards

12 LITHOSPHERE Earth’s Land ~ Earth’s Layers ~ Rocks & Minerals ~ Weathering, Erosion vs. Deposition ~ Lithospheric Disasters: Earthquakes & Volcanoes

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18 Throughout the year, measurement and graphing data will be incorporated into over-riding themes MEASUREMENT & GRAPHING

19 Assessing My Students ~ Daily observations and questioning students during lessons and activities ~ “Show What You Know” assessments 3 rd Grade~ one per marking period 4 th Grade ~ one per unit ~ Periodic exit tickets

20 How to Keep Informed of the Goings-on in the BRS Science Room ~ Ask your child about the lessons and labs that are being done in class. ~ Visit the Pleasantville UFSD website and click on my name under Teachers/Staff for a weekly update.

21 How to Keep Informed of the Goings on in the Science Room ~ For any individual questions about projects, homework, labs or quizzes, please contact me directly at (914) or Information about upcoming science events will be posted on my webpage

22 Donations of old magazines, newspapers, posters, nature cards, objects found in nature, or anything you feel that would enhance the décor of our science room will be happily accepted!!

23 Science is Everywhere !! Please visit the BRS science room soon and experience what your children and I experience every day! !


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