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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Vermont Standards

VT.ESS. Earth/Space Science
Enduring Knowledge: The universe, earth and all earth systems have undergone change in the past, continue to change in the present and are predicted to continue changing in the future.
S3-4:46. Students demonstrate their understanding of Processes and Change over Time within Earth Systems by:
S3-4:46.1. Observing, identifying and comparing components of soils and rocks. (DOK 2)
S3-4:46.2. Recognizing and identifying the four basic materials of the earth (i.e., rocks, soil, water, and gases). (DOK 1)
S3-4:46.3. Observing and comparing the properties of rocks. (DOK 2)
S3-4:47. Students demonstrate their understanding of Processes and Change over Time within Earth Systems by:
S3-4:47.1. Investigating how local landforms are affected by wind, water or ice, and using results from the investigation to draw conclusions about how water interacts with earth materials. (DOK 3)
S3-4:48. Students demonstrate their understanding of Processes and Change over Time within Earth Systems by:
S3-4:48.1. Observing, recording and analyzing local weather data and making predictions based on that data. (DOK 2)
S3-4:48.2. Describing water as it changes into vapor in the air and reappears as a liquid when it is cooled. (DOK 2)