This resource is a digital forces & motion science unit for third grade. These highly engaging lessons, activities, assessments, and interactive games are ready to use and ideal for virtual learning or independent practice in the classroom. Each high-interest lesson slide is narrated so students can click and listen to the slide being read aloud. This resource is a digital version of the student activities only from the Forces & Motion Third Grade Science Unit and is intended as an add-on or extension.
*PLEASE NOTE: This resource is a digital companion to the printable Forces & Motion unit for 3rd grade. It includes Google Slides and Google Forms versions of the student activities and assessments in the main unit. It is not the complete Forces & Motion unit and does not include the lesson plans, printable materials, science experiments, labs, or teacher binder.
All activities in this resource are on Google Slides. Many have moveable pieces. The download is a clickable PDF with links to the 30 included resources, plus directions for how to use them with students and assign them in Google Classroom. When you click each link, it will automatically make a copy for you to save to your Google Drive.
Force and motion digital science activities:
- 6 Audio narrated lessons in a 120 Google Slide presentation
- Digital journal activities for each lesson
- 5 Self grading quizzes in multiple choice and short response format (Google Forms)
- Culminating unit test & answer keys
- 4 Interactive literacy and math-based science centers to reinforce science content and practice these skills:
- Applying Vocabulary
- Cause & Effect
- Visual Literacy
- Solving math word problems
Lesson 1.1 Position and Motion
Lesson 1.2 Measuring Motion
Lesson 2.1 Patterns of Motion
Lesson 2.2 Patterns Can Change
Lesson 3.1 Forces and Motion
Lesson 3.2 Contact & Noncontact Forces
Lesson 4.1 Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
Lesson 4.2 Combined Forces
Lesson 4.3 Measuring Force
Lesson 4.4 the Floating Train
Lesson 5.1 Exploring Electricity
Lesson 5.2 Static Electricity
Lesson 5.3 Determining the Strength of a Force
Lesson 6.1 Magnets and Magnetism
Lesson 6.2 Magnetic Fields
Lesson 6.3 Electromagnets
Please see the preview for more details and pictures of everything included in this unit.
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