3.1.K.Aobservations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.



3.2.K.Aanalyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a

3.2.K.Bplan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the
  motion of an object.

3.2.K.Cmake observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface.

3.2.K.D use tools and materials to design and build a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on an area.



3.3.K.Ause and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

3.3.K.Bconstruct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to
  meet their needs.

3.3.K.Cuse a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places
  they live.

3.3.K.Dask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

3.3.K.Ecommunicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local

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.