Weekly Curriculum Map / Standards Correlation

Third Grade Science Studies Weekly - Discovery

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Standards Coverage

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EARTH-SPACE SCIENCE

Week 1 : Earth-Space Science - Technology and Inventions
Students will investigate the uses of simple machines and modern technologies.

Week 2 : Earth-Space Science - Our Planet Earth
Students will study rocks, minerals, soils and layers inside and outside the Earth.

Week 3 : Earth-Space Science - Volcanoes and Earth Movements
Students will be introduced to volcanoes, tectonic plates and earthquakes.

Week 4 : Earth-Space Science - Earth Sculptures
Students will learn about weather, oceans and the water cycle.

Week 5 : Earth-Space Science - Watch the Sky!
Students will study constellations, the Earth's seasons/climates and the phases of the moon.

Week 6 : Earth-Space Science - The Solar System
Students will study our solar system with previously presented concepts such as motion, energy and light.

Week 7 : Earth-Space Science - Exploring the Universe
Students will explore galaxies, stars and some amazing new discoveries.

LIFE SCIENCE

Week 1 : Life Science - A World of Life
Students will study the diversity of life on Earth, scientific classification and how living things survive in a variety of environments.

Week 2 : Life Science - Tiny Life
Students will be introduced to the microscopic world.

Week 3 : Life Science - Cell Development
Students will be introduced to the concept of similar cells developing into different systems.

Week 4 : Life Science - Animal Kingdom
Students will study features and diversity of the animal kingdom.

Week 5 : Life Science - Ancient Life
Students will study dinosaurs, early mammals and other fascinating creatures.

Week 6 : Life Science - Ecosystems
Students will be introduced to how life works in systems and how living things get energy.

Week 7 : Life Science - Sharing the Earth
Students will be introduced to the concepts of adaptation and competition.

Week 8 : Life Science - The Amazing Human Body
Students will learn about the human organism.

Week 9 : Life Science - Arthropods
Students will study important and fascinating characteristics of invertebrate animals.

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Week 1 : Physical Science - A World of Science
Students will get an exciting overview of the branches of science and how science has changed our world.

Week 2 : Physical Science - Tools of Science
Students will also study the concepts of scientific inquiry, scientific method, measurement and scientific problem solving.

Week 3 : Physical Science - Building a Universe!
Students will be introduced to atoms, elements and molecules.

Week 4 : Physical Science - Solids, Liquids and Gases
Students will study liquids, solids and gases.

Week 5 : Physical Science - Properties of Matter
Students will explore the properties of various types of matter.

Week 6 : Physical Science - Powering the Universe
Students will be given an overview of forms of energy.

Week 7 : Physical Science - Movement
Students will be introduced to principles of motion and force.

Week 8 : Physical Science - Observing Energy
Students will consider how energy can be transferred and transformed.

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Weekly Curriculum Map / Standards Correlation

Third Grade Science Studies Weekly - Discovery

Science
Standards Coverage


Week 1: Physical Science - A World of Science
Students will get an exciting overview of the branches of science and how science has changed our world.

Week 2: Physical Science - Tools of Science
Students will also study the concepts of scientific inquiry, scientific method, measurement and scientific problem solving.

Week 3: Physical Science - Building a Universe!
Students will be introduced to atoms, elements and molecules.

Week 4: Physical Science - Solids, Liquids and Gases
Students will study liquids, solids and gases.

Week 5: Physical Science - Properties of Matter
Students will explore the properties of various types of matter.

Week 6: Physical Science - Powering the Universe
Students will be given an overview of forms of energy.

Week 7: Physical Science - Movement
Students will be introduced to principles of motion and force.

Week 8: Physical Science - Observing Energy
Students will consider how energy can be transferred and transformed.

Week 9: Earth-Space Science - Technology and Inventions
Students will investigate the uses of simple machines and modern technologies.

Week 10: Earth-Space Science - Our Planet Earth
Students will study rocks, minerals, soils and layers inside and outside the Earth.

Week 11: Earth-Space Science - Volcanoes and Earth Movements
Students will be introduced to volcanoes, tectonic plates and earthquakes.

Week 12: Earth-Space Science - Earth Sculptures
Students will learn about weather, oceans and the water cycle.

Week 13: Earth-Space Science - Watch the Sky!
Students will study constellations, the Earth's seasons/climates and the phases of the moon.

Week 14: Earth-Space Science - The Solar System
Students will study our solar system with previously presented concepts such as motion, energy and light.

Week 15: Earth-Space Science - Exploring the Universe
Students will explore galaxies, stars and some amazing new discoveries.

Week 16: Life Science - A World of Life
Students will study the diversity of life on Earth, scientific classification and how living things survive in a variety of environments.

Week 17: Life Science - Tiny Life
Students will be introduced to the microscopic world.

Week 18: Life Science - Cell Development
Students will be introduced to the concept of similar cells developing into different systems.

Week 19: Life Science - Animal Kingdom
Students will study features and diversity of the animal kingdom.

Week 20: Life Science - Ancient Life
Students will study dinosaurs, early mammals and other fascinating creatures.

Week 21: Life Science - Ecosystems
Students will be introduced to how life works in systems and how living things get energy.

Week 22: Life Science - Sharing the Earth
Students will be introduced to the concepts of adaptation and competition.

Week 23: Life Science - The Amazing Human Body
Students will learn about the human organism.

Week 24: Life Science - Arthropods
Students will study important and fascinating characteristics of invertebrate animals.