3.P: Students will use appropriate scientific models to describe and quantify the nature and interactions of matter and energy.

3.P.1: Describe structures and properties of, and changes in, matter.

3.P.1.1: Students are able to describe physical properties of matter using the senses (touch, smell, etc.).

3.P.1.1.b: Define solid, liquid, and gas.

Phases of Water

3.P.1.2: Students are able to use tools to relate composition to physical properties.

3.P.1.2.a: Describe the basic characteristics of matter in relation to space and mass.

Weight and Mass

3.P.1.2.b: Recognize changes in matter from one state to another using water.

Phases of Water

3.P.3: Analyze interactions of energy and matter.

3.P.3.1: Students are able to define energy and differentiate between sources of renewable and non-renewable energy.

3.P.3.1.a: Describe renewable and non-renewable energy.

Energy Conversions

3.L: Students will describe structures and attributes of living things, processes of life, and interaction with each other and the environment.

3.L.3: Analyze how organisms are linked to one another and the environment.

3.L.3.3: Students are able to describe ways humans impact air, water, and habitat quality.

3.L.3.3.a: Define pollution.

Pond Ecosystem

3.E: Students will analyze the composition, formative processes, and history of the universe, solar system, and Earth.

3.E.2: Analyze essential principles and ideas about the composition and structure of the universe.

3.E.2.1: Students are able to identify the Earth as one of the planets that orbits the Sun.

3.E.2.1.a: All planets orbit the Sun.

Gravity Pitch
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Solar System

3.E.2.2: Students are able to recognize changes in the appearance of the Moon over time.

3.E.2.2.a: Know that the Moon does not change shape, but at different times appears to change shape.

Phases of the Moon

3.E.2.2.b: Explain the relationship between the rotation of the Earth on its axis and the day/night cycle.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

3.E.2.2.c: Describe the causes for Earth's seasons.

Seasons Around the World
Summer and Winter

Correlation last revised: 5/24/2018

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