3.PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

3.PS1.1: Describe the properties of solids, liquids, and gases and identify that matter is made up of particles too small to be seen.

Phases of Water

3.PS1.2: Differentiate between changes caused by heating or cooling that can be reversed and that cannot.

Phases of Water

3.PS1.3: Describe and compare the physical properties of matter including color, texture, shape, length, mass, temperature, volume, state, hardness, and flexibility.

Mineral Identification
Weight and Mass

3.PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

3.PS2.1: Explain the cause and effect relationship of magnets.


3.PS2.2: Solve a problem by applying the use of the interactions between two magnets.


3.PS3: Energy

3.PS3.3: Evaluate how magnets cause changes in the motion and position of objects, even when the objects are not touching the magnet.


3.LS1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

3.LS1.1: Analyze the internal and external structures that aquatic and land animals and plants have to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.

Flower Pollination

3.ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe

3.ESS1.1: Use data to categorize the planets in the solar system as inner or outer planets according to their physical properties.

Solar System

3.ESS2: Earth’s Systems

3.ESS2.1: Explain the cycle of water on Earth.

Water Cycle

3.ESS2.3: Use tables, graphs, and tools to describe precipitation, temperature, and wind (direction and speed) to determine local weather and climate.

Observing Weather (Metric)

3.ETS1: Engineering Design

3.ETS1.1: Design a solution to a real-world problem that includes specified criteria for constraints.


3.ETS1.2: Apply evidence or research to support a design solution.


3.ETS2: Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society

3.ETS2.1: Identify and demonstrate how technology can be used for different purposes.


Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020

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