• Quarter 1 Science

    Scientific Investigation 3.1

    • Predictions/Observations
    • Develop Hypothesis
    • Measurement
    • Data Gathered, Charted, and Communicated
    • Inferences
    • Conclusions
    • Natural Events Sequenced Chronologically
    • Classify Objects by Two Sets and Two Subsets

    Natural Cycles of the Sun, Moon, and Earth 3.8

    • Rotation of Day and Night
    • Revolution of Seasonal Changes
    • Effects of Seasons on Deciduous and Coniferous Forests
    • Simple Phases of the Moon
    • Gravitational Force and Effect on Tides

    Water Cycle 3.9

    • Energy from Sun Drives the Water Cycle
    • Evaporation, Condensation, and Precipitation
    • Water is Essential to Living Things
    • Water Conservation
    • Many Sources of Water on Earth




    Matter 3.3

    • Objects are Made of One or More Materials
    • Physical Properties Remain the Same as Materials are Reduced in Size
    • Physical Properties are Color, Shape, Size, and Texture

    Quarter 2 Science

    Animal Adaptations 3.4

    • Behavior Adaptations both Hibernation and Migration
    • Instincts Versus Learned Behaviors
    • Physical Adaptations both Camouflage and Mimicry
    • Meeting Life Needs Like Gather Food, Rear Young, Defend Self, and Find Shelter

    Food Chains 3.5

    • Producer, Consumer, and Decomposer
    • Herbivore, Carnivore, and Omnivore
    • Predator/Prey
    • Interactions in the Food Chain
    • Implications if Part of Chain is Missing

    Environments, Populations, and Communities 3.6

    • Aquatic Ecosystems as Pond, Marsh, Swamp, Stream, River, and Ocean
    • Terrestrial Ecosystems as Desert, Grassland, Rain Forest, and Forest
    • Population
    • Communities
    • Human Role in Conserving Limited Resources

    Quarter 3 Science

    Animal/Plant Cycles 3.8

    Interdependency of Plants and Animals 3.10

    Soil 3.7

    • Formation of Soil including Topsoil, Subsoil, and Bedrock
    • Components of Soil including Rock, Silt, Clay, Sand, and Humus
    • Nutrients/Support
    • Conservation
    • Types of Soil Best for Plant Growth


    Quarter 4 Science

    Energy Resources 3.11

    • Sun Produces Energy, Light, and Heat
    • Energy Sources: Sun, Water, and Wind
    • Fossil Fuels including Coal, Natural Gas, and Wood
    • Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
    • Conservation

    Simple and Compound Machines 3.2

    • Types of Simple Machines including the Lever, Screw, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Inclined Plane, and Wedge
    • How Simple Machines Function
    • Compound Machines including Scissors, Wheelbarrow, and Bicycle
    • Examples of Simple and Compound Machines


Last Modified on August 20, 2018