Additional Reading Outlines for Year Three – Earth Science

Additional Reading Outlines for Year Three – Earth Science

DK Guide to Space, Bond, 1999, DK Publishing, Inc., New York, NY, ISBN 0-7894-3946-8

This book may be substituted for The Dorling Kindersley Picturepedia: Space in year three of the Four Year Plan. It is a spectacular picture book for younger children and includes broad coverage of the topics we study. It is generally available. The sections are labeled GS.

DK Guide to the Savage Earth, Day, 2001, DK Publishing, Inc., New York, NY, ISBN 0-7894-7919-2

This book may be substituted for the earth portions of The Dorling Kindersley Picturepedia: The Earth in year three of the Four Year Plan. It is a picture book for younger children and offers good coverage for plate tectonics, weathering, and erosion for month six, but weak coverage of topics for months four and five. It also includes redundant coverage of weather. It emphasizes the sensational more than most DK books. We continue to look for better coverage of this subject material. It is generally available. The sections are labeled GSE.

DK Guide to Weather, Allaby, 2000, DK Publishing, Inc., New York, NY, ISBN 0-7894-6500-0

This book may be substituted for the weather portions of The Dorling Kindersley Picturepedia: The Earth in year three of the Four Year Plan. It is a picture book for younger children and includes good coverage of the topics we study, although it tends to emphasize the extreme aspects of weather. It is generally available. The sections are labeled GW.

No Place Like Home – Year Three – Earth Science

Unit 1
Week GS pages
1 4-5, 63
2 44-47, 48*(creation), 49, 60-61*(aliens), GSE 4-5*(creation, life on other planets)
3 40-43, 63
4
Unit 2
Week GS pages
1 6-11, 62
2 12-15, 22-23, 24*(life on other planets)
3 26-29*(life on other planets), 30-31*(life on other planets), 32-37
4 38-39, 62
Unit 3
Week GS pages
1 20-21, 50-59, 63
2 18-19
3
4 16-17*(evolution)
Unit 4
Week GSE pages
1
2 62
3
4
Unit 5
Week GSE pages
1 6-7*(dinosaurs)
2
3
4 54-55
Unit 6
Week GSE pages
1 8-9, 16-17, 24-25
2 10-15, 18-23, 58-59, 62
3 28-31
4 28-29, 32-39
Unit 7
Week GW pages
1 4-5, 34-35, GSE 48-49
2
3 GSE 26, GSE 45*(environmentalism)
4 10, 19, 52-53, GSE 27, GSE 41, GSE 50-53*(environmentalism)
Unit 8
Week GW pages
1 6, 54-55, 58-59, GSE 44*(environmentalism)
2 48-51, 60
3 8-9
4 7, 18, 46-47, 61-62
Unit 9
Week GW pages
1
2 12-17, 20-23, 36-41, GSE 47
3 24-33, 44-45, 62, GSE 46-47
4 11, 42-43, 56-57, 63, GSE 40-41, GSE 46, GSE 56-57, GSE 60-61*(environmentalism, Gaia)