Inheritance and Variation of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits

Using the Science A-Z resources below will help students develop proficiency in Disciplinary Core Ideas, engage in Science and Engineering Practices, and recognize Crosscutting Concepts as they build toward fulfilling one or more of the grade 3 Performance Expectations related to Inheritance and Variation of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits.
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Life

Plant Life


Phototropism - Process Activity
New
How a Flower Gets Its Color - FOCUS Book
mid

Life Cycles


Inherited Traits - Process Activity
Life Cycles of Edible Plants - Process Activity
Mealworm Life Cycles - Process Activity
The Mermaid's Purse - FOCUS Book
low
New
Inheriting Stripes - FOCUS Book
mid
Life in the Pouch - FOCUS Book
mid
Maggots, Grubs, and Nymphs - FOCUS Book
mid
Pollywogs and Friends - FOCUS Book
mid
New
Hot and Cold Reptiles - FOCUS Book
high
Veligers and Polyps - FOCUS Book
high
Butterfly Life Cycles - Science Video
Plant Life Cycles - Science Video
Life Cycle of a Butterfly - Science Diagram
Life Cycle of a Dandelion - Science Diagram
Life Cycle of a Frog - Science Diagram
Life

Adaptations


Bird Beak Adaptations - Process Activity
Controlling Water Loss from Leaves - Process Activity
Design Animal Adaptations - Process Activity
Emperors of the Ice - FOCUS Book
low
Darwin's Finches - FOCUS Book
mid
Plant Behavior - FOCUS Book
mid
The Curious Case of the Peppered Moth - FOCUS Book
mid
Dogs by Design - FOCUS Book
high
City vs. Country Birds - Science Video