3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle


Are you looking for fun, low-prep activities to help your students review science skills? This 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle includes 6 sets of task cards to help your students review soil, water cycle, simple machines, animal adaptations, food chains, and aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. These task cards make a great science center, scoot, activity, or review game. Digital and PDF versions of each task card set are included.


3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle

This 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle provides fun, low-prep review activities to use at the end of each science unit or as an end of the year review! Using these task cards, you will save time planning your review activities and students will have fun reviewing what they have learned!

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What topics are covered?

The following task card sets are included:

What’s included?

  • More than 168 task cards
  • 6 Google Forms (digital sets of task cards)
  • Student response worksheets
  • Answer keys

This resource includes two sets of 3rd Grade Science Task Cards. One set has a colorful background and the other set has an all-white background. The questions are the same on both sets of task cards.

What types of questions are asked?

Questions model what students will see on a test, including:

  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple select
  • Fill in the blank
  • Open-end questions

How can I use these task cards?

  • Scoot
  • Science centers
  • Review game
  • Early finishers
  • Daily review at the start of a science lesson
  • End of the year test prep

I find that I am able to get multiple uses out of each set by using them while I am teaching a unit. Then, I reuse them when we review for state testing at the end of the school year

What standards are covered?

This 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle closely aligns with the third-grade science standards for many states, although it is specifically aligned with the Virginia science SOLs. The task cards are aligned with both the 2010 and the 2018 SOLs. The following 2018 Virginia science SOLs are covered:

3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8

Is a digital version included?

This 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle includes BOTH digital versions and PDF versions of all 6 sets of task cards. The digital versions can be accessed through Google Forms. Use the digital versions to allow students to easily self-check their work and to track student progress.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the files in Google Forms. You’ll then share those files with your students.

What are other buyers saying about these task cards?

  • “This is the BEST VA science seller I have found. Another amazing resource!” (Krista S.)
  • “These have been a great addition to my third grade Science units. My students love task cards and I love that they’re reviewing our science concepts.” (Ms. Abram)
  • “Thank you so much for a great resource!” (Susan M.)
  • “Wonderful to use as a review as we are prepping for our tests.” (Lacey B.)

Don’t miss out!

This 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle is the perfect review tool! The task cards are low-prep and easy to use throughout the year. Your students will love reviewing what they have learned or preparing for end of the year testing with these task cards!


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Other Information:

I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.

Check about my blog post all about task cards for games and activities you can play with these task cards!

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