(Framing Text): Co-Requisite - Characteristics of Science

S3CS1: Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.

S3CS1.a: Keep records of investigations and observations and do not alter the records later.

Pendulum Clock

S3CS1.b: Offer reasons for findings and consider reasons suggested by others.

Pendulum Clock

S3CS7: Students will be familiar with the character of scientific knowledge and how it is achieved. Students will recognize that:

S3CS7.a: Similar scientific investigations seldom produce exactly the same results, which may differ due to unexpected differences in whatever is being investigated, unrecognized differences in the methods or circumstances of the investigation, or observational uncertainties.

Growing Plants

S3CS8: Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry. Students will apply the following to inquiry learning practices:

S3CS8.a: Scientific investigations may take many different forms, including observing what things are like or what is happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis, and doing experiments.

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(Framing Text): Co-Requisite - Content

S3E1: Students will investigate the physical attributes of rocks and soils.

S3E1.b: Recognize the physical attributes of rocks and minerals using observation (shape, color, texture), measurement, and simple tests (hardness).

Mineral Identification

S3P1: Students will investigate how heat is produced and the effects of heating and cooling, and will understand a change in temperature indicates a change in heat.

S3P1.c: Investigate the transfer of heat energy from the sun to various materials.

Energy Conversions
Heat Absorption

S3P2: Students will investigate magnets and how they affect other magnets and common objects.

S3P2.a: Investigate to find common objects that are attracted to magnets.


S3P2.b: Investigate how magnets attract and repel each other.


S3L2: Students will recognize the effects of pollution and humans on the environment.

S3L2.a: Explain the effects of pollution (such as littering) to the habitats of plants and animals.

Pond Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 1/11/2017

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