Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.S3E. Earth and Space Science
S3E1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the physical attributes of rocks and soils.
S3E1.a. Ask questions and analyze data to classify rocks by their physical attributes (color, texture, luster, and hardness) using simple tests.
GA.S3L. Life Science
S3L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the similarities and differences between plants, animals, and habitats found within geographic regions (Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plains, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau) of Georgia.
S3L1.b. Construct an explanation of how external features and adaptations (camouflage, hibernation, migration, mimicry) of animals allow them to survive in their habitat.
S3L1.c. Use evidence to construct an explanation of why some organisms can thrive in one habitat and not in another.