Science Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. How Does the Earth's Surface Change?

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Montana Standards

MT.S4. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of the composition, structures, processes and interactions of Earth's systems and other objects in space.
S4.1. Describe and give examples of earth's changing features
S4.1.gr3.A. Identify examples of Earth's features, i.e., rocks and soil
S4.1.gr3.B. List materials that make up soil, i.e., weathered rock, humus, water, and air
S4.1.gr3.C. Describe the steps that rocks go through in weathering
S4.1.gr3.D. Identify causes of erosion
S4.4. Observe and describe the water cycle and the local weather and demonstrate how weather conditions are measured
S4.4.gr3.A. Differentiate between melting, freezing, evaporation, condensation, and precipitation
S4.4.gr3.B. Illustrate or create a model of the water cycle
S4.4.gr3.C. Explain the changes that occur to water as it moves through the cycle
S4.4.gr3.D. Identify the instruments used for measuring temperature and precipitation
S4.4.gr3.E. Record local temperature and precipitation
S4.4.gr3.F. Describe local weather using recorded data
S4.5. Identify seasons and explain the difference between weather and climate
S4.5.gr3.A. Distinguish between weather and climate