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By GreatSchools Staff
"In third grade students are better able to plan investigations that have multiple steps, rather than to simply get started and see what happens," says Fred Stein, our science curriculum consultant.
Many third-grade teachers turn to the lives of famous scientists, like Nicolaus Copernicus and Alexander Graham Bell, for inspirational lessons.
But more important than learning facts is your child's ability to learn skills based on the scientific process, including the following:
Updated April 2010
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