Grade 3

  • Let’s grow together! Learn to grow food and donate extra locally with the Grow & Give Modern Victory Garden Project. The resources offered are designed to help you grow your own food this year and beyond.

    You got this, Colorado!* Colorado State University Extension & Master Gardeners are here to help every step of the way. 

    Learn more about the history of victory gardens. 

    Fun for all ages

    *State specific information can be found through state land-grant universities Extension & Master Gardener programs. 



  • Students estimate and then measure (using number of hands) different objects around the schoolyard. Students compare their estimation to the actual measurement. Wrap up: Discuss student answers. How close were estimations?  What other objects do you use to measure with? Discuss different units of measurement.

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  • Students explore the natural area, first estimating and then calculating the correct answer to each of the questions. Questions include measurement, timing, and counting. Wrap up: Discuss student answers. Who was the closest in their estimation?

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  • Check out these virtual 360 videos created by Farm & Food Care on topics like dairy, apples, hogs and more!

    Fun for all ages



  • Farmers 2050 is an educational farm game that allows players to virtually farm from the palm of their hand. Based on real agriculture, players grow crops, raise livestock, craft and sell goods and participate in team-based challenges. There are no ads or in-app fees.

    The game is available on iOS and Google Play.

    Fun for all ages



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