Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, and Logic
3.1 Scientific Reasoning
Measure: length, volume, mass, and temperature are estimated (metric & customary)
Data are gathered, charted, graphed, and analyzed
Data are communicated.
Force, Motion, and Energy
3.2 Simple and compound machines
Practice Simple Machines
- Simple Machines match
Quia Column Match
- Compound Machines
See if you can get the lobster to the end.
3.3 Solid, Liquid, Gas
Objects are made of one or more materials.
3.4 Behavioral and physical Adaptations
- Adaptations and Interdependence
Do this after your food chains test.
- Pick 3 Adaptations
Read the directions carefully, it can be tricky
- Beaver Adaptations
- How animals meet their needs
- Buzzle Animal Adaptations
3.5 Relationships in the food chains.
Producer, consumer, decomposer.
Herbivore, carnivore, omnivore.
Predator and prey.
3.6 Plants and animals in ecosystems support diversity and share limited resources.
- Magic School Bus Habitat Match
- Build a Habitat
Make sure to read the directions!! Click “Show directions”
- BBC Find the Animals
Populations and communities
Human role in conserving limited resources.
Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems
Subsoil and bedrock
Rock, clay, silt, sand, and humus are components of soils.
Soil is a natural resource.
Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change
3.8 Patterns and cycles in nature.
Day and night
Phases of the moon
Animal life cycles
Plant life cycles.
3.9 Water cycle
- Study Jamz
Video, Quiz, Vocabulary
- Mackin eBooks
The Wild Water Cycle
- Explore Learning
Water Cycle Gizmo-See me for the login card
3.10 Natural events and humans affect the survival of species. Key concepts include
3.11 Sources of energy.
Renewable and nonrenewable.