Third Grade
Science Standards Pacing Chart
4th Nine Weeks

Life Sciences
     I can compare the life cycle of different animals including birth to adulthood,         reproduction and death.
     I can relate animal structures to their specific survival functions such as obtaining         food, escaping or hiding from enemies.
     I can classify animals according to their characteristics.
     I can describe how changes in an organism’s habitat are sometimes beneficial and         sometimes harmful.
Science and Technology
     I can describe ways that using technology can have helpful and /or harmful results.
     I can use a simple design process to solve a problem such as identify the problem,         identify possible solutions and design a solution.
     I can describe possible solutions to a design problem.
Scientific Ways of Knowing
     I can describe different kinds of investigations that scientists use depending on the         questions they are trying to answer.

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