California - Science: 3rd Grade

  • Content Standards     Adopted: 1998

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

P: Physical Sciences

P.1: Energy and matter have multiple forms and can be changed from one form to another. As a basis for understanding this concept:

P.1.a: Students know energy comes from the Sun to Earth in the form of light.

Energy Conversions
Energy Conversions

P.1.e: Students know matter has three forms: solid, liquid, and gas.

Phases of Water
Phases of Water

P.1.f: Students know evaporation and melting are changes that occur when the objects are heated.

Phases of Water
Phases of Water

L: Life Sciences

L.3: Adaptations in physical structure or behavior may improve an organism's chance for survival. As a basis for understanding this concept:

L.3.a: Students know plants and animals have structures that serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction.

Flower Pollination
Flower Pollination

L.3.c: Students know living things cause changes in the environment in which they live: some of these changes are detrimental to the organism or other organisms, and some are beneficial.

Pond Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem

E: Earth Sciences

E.4: Objects in the sky move in regular and predictable patterns. As a basis for under-standing this concept:

E.4.d: Students know that Earth is one of several planets that orbit the Sun and that the Moon orbits Earth.

Gravity Pitch
Gravity Pitch

E.4.e: Students know the position of the Sun in the sky changes during the course of the day and from season to season.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

Content correlation last revised: 9/26/2007