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Mystery Science Mini Lesson - Can Animals Get a Sunburn? (Third Grade)

Science is all around us. Let's get ready to learn something new today with Mystery Science! 1. Tap the and watch the video. Make sure to stop and think about the questions when asked. 2. 🗣 Talk to your family member about what you learned about whether animals can get a sunburn or not. Can they? If so, is it all animals or only certain types? How do they prevent sunburns? 3. ✏️ Draw a picture of some of the animals that can sunburn and write next to them how they protect themselves from the sun. Be sure to write in complete sentences! 4. Tap the add button. 5. Tap the camera button to take a picture of your notes. 6. Tap the mic to record yourself explaining your drawing, how the animals protect themselves and one thing you were surprised by in the lesson. 7. Tap the check to save. Family Extensions: - Draw a picture of one of the animals in it's natural habitat and how it would protect itself on a sunny day. - Teach one person about animals and whether they sunburn or not. - Try to find sunscreen in your house and see what it is made of - how do you think it protects our skin from the sun?

3rd Grade, Home Learning, Science
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Students can enjoy powerful science activities while learning from home. Mystery Science mini-lessons are a way for students to explore science topics individually or with their families. Learning from home is a great time to encourage curiosity and build scientific thinking skills. You can find more lessons here: https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning. NGSS 3-LS3-2 Use evidence (e.g., observations, patterns) to support an explanation.