3rd Grade Science

 Science Roadmaps Overview 


We gratefully acknowledge Lucas Education Research for its support of the Multiple Literacies in Project Based Learning Project (ML-PBL). PI: Dr. J. Krajcik, Michigan State University, MSU CREATE for STEM, Co-PI’s: Dr. Annemarie Palincsar, University of Michigan, and Emily Miller, Independent Consultant. As well, we wish to acknowledge the support of the National Science Foundation (#1123965, #1249312)


The Science curricula are aligned with the Texas TEKS and are based on the NGSS – Next Generation Science Standards. It covers four units including Squirrels & Stegosauruses, Building Toys, Birds, and Community Gardens.

Teacher Version Roadmap of the Full Year Curricula for Science 

 For more about the updated version 

Either click on the picture or UMCDC 3rd Grade ML-PBL Units (19-20) to view the sample Roadmap. This will open your own copy of the Roadmap in https://roadmap.center that you can personalize and send to your students. (Please make sure you have created an account for yourself at https://roadmap.center beforehand.) Also check out the How-To Videos to learn how to use, modify, and share your Roadmap.

 Example of the Teacher Version of a Science Roadmap Unit 


Either click on the picture or “Toys”.  to view the sample unit.

**For more information on our Science Roadmaps Please feel free to contact tcet@unt.edu

 Example Lesson of the Student Version of a Science Roadmap 


Either click on the picture or “Explain Moving Toys”  to view the sample lesson.