Weather, Climate, and Natural Hazards

3ENG

Students explore weather at different parts of the world and different times of the year. They collect and analyze data to use patterns to predict future weather events and seasons.

Forces and Interactions

3PNG

Students explore the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of objects. Their exploration includes non-contact forces using magnets and electricity.

Earth and Me

preNGSS-3ES

Students identify earth materials and surface changes and apply their knowledge to natural resources and how humans use natural resources.

Organisms Have Character

preNGSS-3LS

Students take a deeper look into the physical and behavioral characteristics of organisms and their role in growth and survival.

Changes in Motion

preNGSS-3PS1

Using their everyday observations of motion and through a variety of activities, students build on their Kindergarten experiences and explore concepts of motion and forces.

Light and Sound

preNGSS-3PS2

Beginning with an exploration into the properties of light and sound, students apply their knowledge to concepts related to shadows, color, pitch, and volume.