3.1.2Aplan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.

3.1.2.Bdevelop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

3.1.2.Cmake observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.



3.2.2.Aplan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

3.2.2.Banalyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

3.2.2.Cmake observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.

3.2.2.Dconstruct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.



3.3.2.A use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.

3.3.2.Bcompare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.

3.3.2.Cdevelop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area.

3.3.2.D obtain information to identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be solid or liquid.

Technology and Engineering (K-2)

Technology and Engineering (K-2)

3.5.K-2.Aidentify and use everyday symbols.

3.5.K-2.Bdescribe qualities of everyday products.

3.5.K-2.Cexplain ways that technology helps with everyday tasks.

3.5.K-2.Dselect ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle resources in daily life.

3.5.K-2.Eillustrate helpful and harmful effects of technology.

3.5.K-2.Finvestigate the use of technologies in the home and community.

3.5.K-2.Gexplain the tools and techniques that people use to help them do things.

3.5.K-2.H – explain the needs and wants of individuals and societies.

3.5.K-2.I compare simple technologies to evaluate their impacts.

3.5.K-2.J design new technologies that could improve their daily lives.

3.5.K-2.K safely use tools to complete tasks.

3.5.K-2.L how technologies are developed to meet individual and societal needs and wants.

3.5.K-2.M demonstrate essential skills of the engineering design process.

3.5.K-2.N analyze how things work.

3.5.K-2.O illustrate that there are different solutions to a design and that none are perfect.

3.5.K-2.P discuss that all designs have different characteristics that can be described.

3.5.K-2.Q apply skills necessary for making in design.

3.5.K-2.R draw connections between technology and human experiences.

3.5.K-2.S apply design concepts, principles, and processes through play and exploration.

3.5.K-2.Tdemonstrate that designs have requirements.

3.5.K-2.Uexplain that design is a response to wants and needs.

3.5.K-2.Vexplain that materials are selected for use because they possess desirable properties and characteristics.

3.5.K-2.W apply concepts and skills from technology and engineering activities that reinforce concepts and skills across multiple
  content areas.

3.5.K-2.Xdevelop a plan in order to complete a task.

3.5K-2.Ydiscuss how the way people live and work has changed throughout history because of technology.

3.5.K-2.Z illustrate how systems have parts or components that work together to accomplish a goal.

3.5.K-2.AAdemonstrate that creating can be done by anyone.

3.5.K-2.BBcompare the natural world and human-made world.

3.5.K-2.CCdiscuss the roles of scientists, engineers, technologists and others who work with technology.

3.5.-K-2.DD collaborate effectively as a member of a team.

Environmental Literacy and Sustainability (K-2)

Environmental Literacy and Sustainability (K-2)

3.4.K-2.Acategorize ways people harvest, re-distribute, and use natural resources.

3.4.K-2.Bexamine how people from different cultures and communities, including one’s own, interact and express their beliefs about

3.4.K-2.Cexplain ways that places differ in their physical characteristics, their meaning, and their value and/or importance.

3.4.K-2.D plan and carry out an investigation to address an issue in their local environment and community.