Applying the Standards: STEM for grade 3 offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Third graders will complete tasks in areas such as bubble geometry engineering towers inventions and space physics. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science technology engineering and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.