3rd Grade Science

3rd Grade Science focuses on the following standards:

Force and Motion:
Understand motion and factors that affect motion.

Matter-Properties and Change:
Understand the structure and properties of matter before and after they undergo a change.
Energy-Conservation and Transfer:
Recognize how energy can be transferred from one object to another.
Earth in the Universe: Recognize the major components and patterns observed in the earth/moon/sun system.
Earth Systems, Structures, and Processes Compare the structures of the Earth’s surface using models or three-dimensional diagrams.
Structures and Functions of Living Organisms: Understand human body systems and how they are essential for life: protection, movement and support.
Ecosystems: Understand how plants survive in their environments.