South Carolina - Science: 3rd Grade

  • Curriculum Standards     Adopted: 2005

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

3-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the structures, characteristics, and adaptations of organisms that allow them to function and survive within their habitats. (Life Science)

3-2.5: Summarize the organization of simple food chains (including the roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers).

Forest Ecosystem

3-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of Earth's composition and the changes that occur to the features of Earth's surface. (Earth Science)

3-3.2: Identify common minerals on the basis of their properties by using a minerals identification key.

Mineral Identification

3-3.8: Illustrate changes in Earth's surface that are due to slow processes (including weathering, erosion, and deposition) and changes that are due to rapid processes (including landslides, volcanic eruptions, floods, and earthquakes).

Rock Cycle

3-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the changes in matter that are caused by heat.

3-4.2: Explain how water and other substances change from one state to another (including melting, freezing, condensing, boiling, and evaporating).

Phases of Water

3-4.3: Explain how heat moves easily from one object to another through direct contact in some materials (called conductors) and not so easily through other materials (called insulators).

Conduction and Convection

Content correlation last revised: 9/26/2007