3.2: The student will investigate how living things interact with one another and with non-living elements of their environment.

3.2.3: Examine interrelationships among plants, animals, and their environment.

3.2.3.a: Explain how plants and animals depend upon each other and the non-living elements of an environment to meet basic needs.

Forest Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

3.3: The student will study the basic parts of plants, investigate how plants produce food, and discover that plants and animals use food to sustain life.

3.3.1: Recognize the basic requirements of all living things.

3.3.1.a: Explain how animals depend on plants to meet their need for energy.

Forest Ecosystem

3.4: The student will understand the basic principles of inheritance.

3.4.2: Recognize that offspring tend to resemble their parents.

3.4.2.a: Note similarities and differences between parents and offspring.


3.5: The student will understand that living things have characteristics that enable them to survive in their environment.

3.5.2: Recognize that living things have features that help them to survive in different environments.

3.5.2.a: Specify the features that enable a plant or animal to survive in its environment.

Prairie Ecosystem

3.7: The student will investigate the structure of the universe.

3.7.1: Recognize that different objects appear in the day and nighttime sky.

3.7.1.b: Recognize that planets are major features of the universe

Solar System

3.7.2: Recognize that there are predictable patterns that occur in the universe.

3.7.2.b: Observe, identify, and order the basic phases of the moon.

Phases of the Moon

3.11: The student will investigate the effects of force on the movement of objects.

3.11.1: Realize the basic concept that forces can move objects (push/pull).

3.11.1.a: Describe the relationship between the amount of force applied to an object and the distance the object moves.

Charge Launcher
Force and Fan Carts
Wheel and Axle

3.11.1.b: Recognize that objects move differently on different surfaces.

Force and Fan Carts

3.11.1.c: Recognize that magnets can move objects without touching them.


Correlation last revised: 7/9/2009

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