3.3: Students observe changes of Earth and the sky. They continue to explore the concepts of energy and motion.

3.3.1: Observe and describe the apparent motion of the sun and moon over a time span of one day.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

3.3.3: Observe and describe that the sun can be seen only in the daytime.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

3.4: Students learn about an increasing variety of organisms. They use appropriate tools and identify similarities and differences among them. Students explore how organisms satisfy their needs in typical environments.

3.4.3: Observe that and describe how offspring are very much, but not exactly, like their parents and like one another.


3.4.4: Describe that almost all kinds of animals' food can be traced back to plants.

Prairie Ecosystem

3.5: Students apply mathematics in scientific contexts. Students make more precise and varied measurements when gathering data. Based upon collected data, they pose questions and solve problems. Students use numbers to record data and construct graphs and tables to communicate their findings.

3.5.1: Select and use appropriate measuring units, such as centimeters (cm) and meters (m), grams (g) and kilograms (kg), and degrees Celsius (¡C).

Weight and Mass

3.5.3: Construct tables and graphs to show how values of one quantity are related to values of another.

Graphing Skills

3.5.4: Illustrate that if 0 and 1 are located on a line, any other number can be depicted as a position on the line.

Graphing Skills

3.6: Students work with an increasing variety of systems and begin to modify parts in systems and models and notice the changes that result. They question why change occurs.

3.6.1: Investigate how and describe that when parts are put together, they can do things that they could not do by themselves.

Pendulum Clock

3.6.2: Investigate how and describe that something may not work if some of its parts are missing.

Pendulum Clock

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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