3.1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
3.1.e: length, volume, mass, and temperature are estimated and measured in metric and standard English units using proper tools and techniques;
Weight and Mass
3.1.f: time is measured to the nearest minute using proper tools and techniques;
3.1.h: data are gathered, charted, graphed, and analyzed;
3.2: The student will investigate and understand simple machines and their uses.
3.2.a: purpose and function of simple machines;
3.2.b: types of simple machines;
3.2.d: examples of simple and compound machines found in the school, home, and work environments.
3.4: The student will investigate and understand that adaptations allow animals to satisfy life needs and respond to the environment.
3.4.b: physical adaptations.
Comparing Climates (Customary)
3.5: The student will investigate and understand relationships among organisms in aquatic and terrestrial food chains.
3.5.a: producer, consumer, decomposer;
3.5.b: herbivore, carnivore, omnivore; and
3.5.c: predator and prey.
3.6: The student will investigate and understand that ecosystems support a diversity of plants and animals that share limited resources.
3.6.c: populations and communities; and
3.7: The student will investigate and understand the major components of soil, its origin, and its importance to plants and animals including humans.
3.7.a: soil provides the support and nutrients necessary for plant growth;
3.8: The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature.
3.8.a: patterns of natural events such as day and night, seasonal changes, simple phases of the moon, and tides;
Summer and Winter
3.8.c: plant life cycles.
3.9: The student will investigate and understand the water cycle and its relationship to life on Earth.
3.9.b: the energy from the sun drives the water cycle;
3.9.c: the water cycle involves several processes;
3.10: The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species.
3.10.a: the interdependency of plants and animals;
Plants and Snails
3.11: The student will investigate and understand different sources of energy.
3.11.b: sources of renewable energy; and
3.11.c: sources of nonrenewable energy.
Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020