IN.CS. Content Standards
3.2. Earth and Space Science
3.2.1. Examine the physical properties of rock samples and sort them into categories based on size using simple tools such as sieves.
3.2.2. Observe the detailed characteristics of rocks and minerals. Identify rocks as being composed of different combinations of minerals.
3.2.3. Classify and identify minerals by their physical properties of hardness, color, luster and streak.
3.2.5. Describe natural materials and give examples of how they sustain the lives of plants and animals.