Rocks, Minerals, and soil
Rocks are solid material found in nature made up of minerals. A mineral is a natural material usually found in the ground. A rock has physical properties like color and composition, or what exact minerals make up the rock. Read More...
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Core Ideas for Knowing Science
Earth and Space Science
The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.
The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.
Third Grade: Focus on Systems and System Models; Structure and Function
Life Sciences: Students develop an understanding that life on Earth depends on energy from the Sun or energy from other organisms to survive.
Life Science Standards
Construct an argument from evidence that organisms are interdependent.