South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.3.E. EARTH SCIENCE: EARTH’S MATERIALS AND PROCESSES
3.E.4. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the composition of Earth and the processes that shape features of Earth’s surface.
3.E.4A. Conceptual Understanding: Earth is made of materials (including rocks, minerals, soil, and water) that have distinct properties. These materials provide resources for human activities.
Students who demonstrate this understanding can:
3.E.4A.1. Analyze and interpret data from observations and measurements to describe and compare different Earth materials (including rocks, minerals, and soil) and classify each type of material based on its distinct physical properties.