3rd Grade Curriculum
Welcome Teachers! Thank you for inviting Garden of the Salish Sea Curriculum into your classroom. If we are working in your school directly, find the complete set of materials that you will need below. Download and print. Find the Powerpoints and videos for select exercises linked on the right.
Please prepare your students for our visits by showing the videos and asking students to complete the pre-lab and post-lab activities in their Science Notebooks.
Please print these materials:
- Photo Release Form
- Science Notebook Title Page (Print in color)
- 3rd Grade Science Notebook
- Salish Sea Challenge Form
- Teacher Evaluation
Students will need to use our website to complete their science notebook. This can be done during computer or library time. Teachers are encouraged to choose from additional tie-in activities such as artwork, games and additional videos on this website, to enhance the materials.
If you are interested in using our curriculum independently, you may choose to download the individual chapters and exercises on the right per the needs of your classroom.
* The post assessment will be given at the end of the unit.
I. Intertidal Ecosystem
Please have your students prepare for our 1st presentation by watching this video and completing the Pre-lab activities on pages 3-6 of the Science Notebook.
II. Introduction to Shellfish
Video: Shellfish Filter Water
III. Ocean Acidification
Video: The Other CO2 Problem
Video: Hermie the Hermit