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Idaho Standards for Third Grade Science

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ID.1. Nature of Science: Students apply scientific methods to conduct experiments. Students read and give multi-step instructions.

1.2. Understand Concepts and Processes of Evidence, Models, and Explanations

3.S.1.2.1. The student will be able to make observations, collect data and evaluate it. (573.02.a)

1.3. Understand Constancy, Change, and Measurement

3.S.1.3.1. The student will be able to measure changes that occur. (573.03.b)
3.S.1.3.2. The student will be able to measure in both U.S. Customary and International System of Measurement (metric system) units. (573.03.c)

1.6. Understand Scientific Inquiry and Develop Critical Thinking Skills

3.S.1.6.2. The student will be able to conduct scientific tests (574.01.b)
3.S.1.6.3. The student will be able to use appropriate tools and techniques to gather and display data. (574.01.c)
3.S.1.6.4. The student will be able to use data to construct a reasonable explanation. (574.01.d)
3.S.1.6.5. The student will be able to make simple predictions based on data. (574.01.e)

ID.2. Physical Science: Students use scientific instruments to describe the physical properties of the three states of matter.

2.1. Understand the Structure and Function of Matter and Molecules and Their Interactions

3.S.2.1.2. The student will be able to identify the physical properties of solids, liquids, and gases. (575.01.b)
3.S.2.1.3. The student will be able to explain that heating and cooling can cause changes of state in common materials. (575.01.c)

2.3. Understand the Total Energy in the Universe is Constant

3.S.2.3.1. The student will be able to identify potential and kinetic energy. (590.03.a)

ID.3. Biology: Students explore the diversity of plants and animals in their environments. Students demonstrate an understanding of food webs.

3.1. Understand the Theory of Biological Evolution

3.S.3.1.1. The student will be able to describe the adaptations of plants and animals to their environment. (577.01.a)

3.2. Understand the Relationship between Matter and Energy in Living Systems

3.S.3.2.2. The student will be able to compare and contrast the energy requirements of plants and animals. (593.01.a)
3.S.3.2.3. The student will be able to label a food chain that shows how organisms cooperate and compete in an ecosystem. (578.01.b)
3.S.3.2.4. The student will be able to diagram the food web and explain how organisms both cooperate and compete in ecosystems. (593.01.b)

ID.4. Earth and Space Systems: Students explore the relationship between the sun and Earth.

4.1. Understand Scientific Theories of Origin and Subsequent Changes in the Universe and Earth Systems

3.S.4.1.1. The student will be able to explain the reasons for length of a day, the seasons, and the year on Earth. (594.01.a)

ID.5. Personal and Social Perspectives; Technology: Students identify local environmental issues. Students identify the relationship of tools to scientific investigation.

5.3. Understand the Importance of Natural Resources and the Need to Manage and Conserve Them

3.S.5.3.1. The student will be able to explain the concept of recycling. (581.03.a)