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3rd Grade Science Resources

3rd grade teachers, here are resources you can use for teaching science in your 3rd grade class. If there is anything that you would like to see on this page that is not listed, or you can think of any of the items listed that need more expansion, or you have questions or need more information about any items listed, please write Paul Nance (the JSD Science Teacher Specialist) at or call at 801-244-6479.

Changes Coming to the K-2, 3-5, and 9-12 Utah Science Cores

The new 2019 K-2, 3-5 and 9-12 Science Core SEEd Standards were adopted on June 6th by the Utah State Board of Education. These new grade Science Core SEEd Standards are now formatted and available on the USBE Science website below. They will go into effect the 2020-21 school year.

Below is the same New 2019 3-5 Utah Science Core SEEd Standards booklet that can also be downloaded below along with other resources. More information and details and implantation and supports for these standards will be posted in the coming weeks and months.

3rd Grade Teacher Resources for Teaching Science for the Current 2002 3rd Grade Utah Science Core Standards

The Current 2002 3rd Grade Utah Science Core Standards

USBE Open Education Resource (OER) Books to View, Downloading and Purchasing

Materials and Supplies Needed to Teach Classroom Science

3rd Grade Science Book Lists


ISEE Groups Affiliated with USBE

JSD Classroom Grant Information 2018-19--Click Here (Not available yet)

Interactive Science Websites

STEM Classroom Activities