Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.14. Social Studies, Grade 3
3.1. History. The student understands how individuals, events, and ideas have influenced the history of various communities. The student is expected to:
3.1.B. Identify individuals, including Pierre-Charles L'Enfant, Benjamin Banneker, and Benjamin Franklin, who have helped to shape communities.
3.16. Science, technology, and society. The student understands how individuals have created or invented new technology and affected life in various communities, past and present. The student is expected to:
3.16.A. Identify scientists and inventors, including Jonas Salk, Maria Mitchell, and others who have discovered scientific breakthroughs or created or invented new technology such as Cyrus McCormick, Bill Gates, and Louis Pasteur.
3.16.B. Identify the impact of scientific breakthroughs and new technology in computers, pasteurization, and medical vaccines on various communities.