GA.S3. Earth Science
S3E1. Students will investigate the physical attributes of rocks and soils.
S3E1.a. Explain the difference between a rock and a mineral.
S3E1.b. Recognize the physical attributes of rocks and minerals using observation (shape, color, texture), measurement, and simple tests (hardness).
S3E1.c. Use observation to compare the similarities and differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
GA.S3. Life Science
S3L2. Students will recognize the effects of pollution and humans on the environment.
S3L2.a. Explain the effects of pollution (such as littering) to the habitats of plants and animals.