Third Grade Science

Focus: Earth materials; human body and metric measurement. Concepts: Properties and characteristics of rocks and minerals; characteristics and knowledge of the basic structural systems of the human body and how these systems work together to provide movement; the use of appropriate tools in situations calling for measurement. Skills: Asking questions; investigating, observing, predicting, recording, classifying and grouping; drawing conclusions from results; choosing correct tools to conduct investigation, using nonfiction text to gain knowledge and information. Highlights: Building human joint models; dissecting owl pellets; Geology Rocks! play.