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STEM Planning Handout Grade Level: Third

STEM Days: November 16th, December 7th, January 18th, February 1st, February 15th, March 1st, March 15th
Date(s):

STEM Lesson: Science Integration: Math Integration: Language Arts Integration: Social Studies Integration:
*Research pollution concepts.
Standards: Standards: Standards: Standards:
* Construct rain gauges
Habitats / Regions: Measurement: Geography / Maps Informative
*Measuring weather
Pollution rainfall Equator writing
STEM Essential Questions: (Georgia Drought) Longitude & latitude poetry
Air
temperature Prime Meridian
What is pollutions effect on Land
our environment? Water
soil
Materials:

Main Idea:
Main Idea:
Research:
Research:
past trends in Georgia Main Idea:
Do you believe global
rainfall and
Connections to STEM Research: warming is real?
temperature
Career(s): Main Idea: Defend your position.
Students will design Extreme weather
Students will formulate
meteorology Research: and construct rain patterns in different
opinion and justify
Environmental gauges. locations (latitude &
engineers ways to counteract Students will be able to
their argument.
longitude)
pollution
Ecologist collect data and graph. Create graphic
students will recycle
UGA: extension Compare results organizer to compare
(school wide plastic)
program and contrast weather
Experiment with extremes in different
different levels of locations
conservation.

Technology Integration: Science and Engineering Practices: Cross Cutting Concepts:

Develop rain gauges.


STEM Planning Handout Grade Level: Third
STEM Days: November 16th, December 7th, January 18th, February 1st, February 15th, March 1st, March 15th
Date(s):

STEM Lesson: Science Integration: Math Integration: Language Arts Integration: Social Studies Integration:

Investigate Standards: Standards: Standards: Standards:


conservation
Rocks and soil Factions Major Rivers Narrative & Persuasive Opinion
Constructing natural writing
(city, state, country & world)
filters

Examine water
pollution.

Main Idea:
STEM Essential Questions: Main Idea: Main Idea: Main Idea:
Narrative:
How to combat the effects of Students will: Students will: Persuasive / Opinion
pollution. Diary of a Worm
Investigate and Experiment the Writing a letter to city
Materials: determine how rocks different / state officials asking Create a diary
can be used as natural ratio/percentage of to create and enforce
STEM Journal
filters. pollution in drinking tougher laws on water
Connections to STEM water. pollution.
Career(s):
Test for drinkability Local: Lead testing in
Military water schools.
purification

EPA

Natural Resource
Engineer

Technology Integration: Science and Engineering Practices: Cross Cutting Concepts:

Soil / sand

computer
STEM Planning Handout Grade Level: Third
STEM Days: November 16th, December 7th, January 18th, February 1st, February 15th, March 1st, March 15th
Date(s):

STEM Lesson: Science Integration: Math Integration: Language Arts Integration: Social Studies Integration:

Adopting Animal Standards: Standards: Standards: Standards:

Fundraiser Fossils / Habitat Geometry / Measurements Producers / Consumers Narrative / Fairytale

Measurement of Garden Personal spending and


saving
Create a natural pesticide.

STEM Essential Questions:

In what ways can we protect Main Idea: Main Idea: Main Idea:
animals and their habitat in our Main Idea:
Discuss & understand Bar graphing Choose a fossil and
environment?
the evolution to animal adoption make it come to life in
Picture graph
Materials: extinction your writing.
fundraising
Measure vegetables.
Devise a plan to
locations
conserve & protect Design perimeter of
natural habitats garden
Connections to STEM Career(s):
Create natural Perimeter / area
Archeologist pesticides that do not needed for each item
harm. in garden.
Agriculturalist (farmer)

Technology Integration Science and Engineering Practices: Cross Cutting Concepts:

Go Fund Me

Research harmful use of


pesticides.

Ideas: Recycling Center


Georgia Tech: Make your own paper.