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Grade 3: Science: Growth and Changes in Plants

A collection of activities, websites and resources to help support the Ontario, Grade 3 Science curriculum!

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Curriculum Expectiations

 UNDERSTANDING LIFE SYSTEMS - GROWTH AND CHANGES IN PLANTS

1. assess ways in which plants have an impact on society and the environment, and ways in which human activity has an impact on plants and plant habitats;

2. investigate similarities and differences in the characteristics of various plants, and ways in which the characteristics of plants relate to the environment in which they grow;

3. demonstrate an understanding that plants grow and change and have distinct characteristics. 

Some useful tools...

Here's a video to learn some quick and easy tips to help you with your presentations:

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Books you might enjoy...

Visit your public library or pay a visit to your school's learning commons to see if they have these or similar books.

K-Gr. 6: Ask Us/Demande Moi

K-Gr. 6: How do I find out about my topic?

Organize your ideas:

Mind Mapping Tools for You:

Inspiration software

Don't forget the Inspiration software found on all UCDSB computers.  This program is for visual learning: 

graphic organizers, concept mapping, mind mapping, outlining, webbing, and plots and graphs.

K-Gr. 6: How do I create & cite my work?

Great apps!