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Science - Science - Grade 3

Research and Inquiry

The Nature of Science and Technology
The learner will be able to ,working collaboratively, carry out investigations. They question, observe, and make accurate measurements. Students increase their use of tools, record data in journals, and communicate results through chart, graph, written, and verbal forms.
Strand Source
Investigations IDOE
  
3.1.1
The learner will be able to recognize and explain that when a scientific investigation is repeated, a similar result is expected.
Strand Source
Investigations: Variables IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  
3.1.2
The learner will be able to participate in different types of guided scientific investigations such as observing objects and events and collecting specimens for analysis.
Strand Source
Investigations IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
  
3.1.3
The learner will be able to keep and report records of investigations and observations* using tools, such as journals, charts, graphs, and computers. *observation: gaining information through the use of one or more of the senses, such as sight, smell, etc.
Strand Source
Investigations IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  
3.1.4
The learner will be able to discuss the results of investigations and consider the explanations of others.
Strand Source
Investigations IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Health, Health, Hurrah!, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3health.pdf
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Health, Health, Hurrah!, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3health.pdf
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  
3.1.5
The learner will be able to demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively while respecting the ideas of others and communicating one's own conclusions about findings.
Strand Source
Science IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Do You Need What I Need, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3doyouneed.pdf
Tools to Live By, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3tools.pdf
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Do You Need What I Need, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3doyouneed.pdf
Tools to Live By, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3tools.pdf
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
  
3.1.6
The learner will be able to give examples of how tools, such as automobiles, computers, and electric motors, have affected the way we live.
Strand Source
Science & Tech.: Impact on Society IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Tools to Live By, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3tools.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Tools to Live By, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3tools.pdf
  
3.1.7
The learner will be able to recognize that and explain how an invention can be used in different ways, such as a radio being used to get information and for entertainment.
Strand Source
Invention IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
Tools to Live By, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3tools.pdf
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I BLM http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_la/3biography.doc
  Assessment Resources
 
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
Tools to Live By, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3tools.pdf
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I BLM http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_la/3biography.doc
  
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Life Science

3.1.8
The learner will be able to describe how discarded products contribute to the problem of waste disposal and that recycling can help solve this problem.
Strand Source
Environment: Recycling IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Litter Critter, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRsycCoAMgAAHR6LuE
Street Department, Recycling Truck [Guest Speaker].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Litter Critter, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRsycCoAMgAAHR6LuE
  
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Research and Inquiry

Scientific Thinking
The learner will be able to use a variety of skills and techniques when attempting to answer questions and solve problems. They describe their observations accurately and clearly, using numbers, words, and sketches, and are able to communicate their thinking to others.
Strand Source
Observations IDOE
  
3.2.1
The learner will be able to add and subtract whole numbers* mentally, on paper, and with a calculator. *whole numbers: 0,1,2,3, etc. .
Strand Source
Math Skills IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Marvelous Marbles, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3marbles.pdf
  
3.2.2
The learner will be able to measure and mix dry and liquid materials in prescribed amounts, following reasonable safety precautions.
Strand Source
Measurement IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, 4-H Breadmaking [Guest Speaker].  Hands-on Assessment
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  
3.2.3
The learner will be able to keep a notebook that describes observations and is understandable weeks or months later.
Strand Source
Observations IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
  Assessment Resources
 
  
3.2.4
The learner will be able to appropriately use simple tools, such as clamps, rulers, scissors, hand lenses, and other technology, such as calculators and computers, to help solve problems.
Strand Source
Problem Solving IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, 4-H Breadmaking [Guest Speaker].  Hands-on Assessment
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I BLM http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_la/3biography.doc
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I BLM http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_la/3biography.doc
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
  
3.2.5
The learner will be able to construct something used for performing a task out of paper, cardboard, wood, plastic, metal, or existing objects.
Strand Source
Processes IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Litter Critter, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRsycCoAMgAAHR6LuE
Street Department, Recycling Truck [Guest Speaker].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Litter Critter, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRsycCoAMgAAHR6LuE
  
3.2.6
The learner will be able to make sketches and write descriptions to aid in explaining procedures or ideas.
Strand Source
Explanations IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
  Assessment Resources
 
  
3.2.7
The learner will be able to ask "How do you know?" in appropriate situations and attempt reasonable answers when others ask the same question.
Strand Source
Questioning IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Do You Need What I Need, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3doyouneed.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Do You Need What I Need, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3doyouneed.pdf
  
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Earth and Space Science

The Physical Setting
The learner will be able to observe changes of Earth and the sky. They continue to explore the concepts of energy* and motion* *energy: what is needed to make things move *motion: the change in position of an object in a certain amount of time .
Strand Source
Earth and Sky IDOE
  
3.3.1
The learner will be able to observe and describe the apparent motion of the sun and moon over a time span of one day.
Strand Source
Sun IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
A System in the Sky, Macmillan/McGraw Hill 1993 [Textbook].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.3.2
The learner will be able to observe and describe that there are more stars in the sky than anyone can easily count, but they are not scattered evenly.
Strand Source
Stars IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
A System in the Sky, Macmillan/McGraw Hill 1993 [Textbook].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.3.3
The learner will be able to observe and describe that the sun can be seen only in the daytime.
Strand Source
Sun IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
A System in the Sky, Macmillan/McGraw Hill 1993 [Textbook].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.3.4
The learner will be able to observe and describe that the moon looks a little different every day, but looks the same again about every four weeks.
Strand Source
Moon IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
A System in the Sky, Macmillan/McGraw Hill 1993 [Textbook].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.3.5
The learner will be able to give examples of how change, such as weather patterns, is a continual process occurring on Earth.
Strand Source
Weather: Change IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Backpack, web link [Take Home Lab].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/CS/script.pl?submit=PoRqjMCoAMgAAHHiG3A
  Assessment Resources
 
Science Backpack, web link [Take Home Lab].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/CS/script.pl?submit=PoRqjMCoAMgAAHHiG3A
  
3.3.6
The learner will be able to describe ways human beings protect themselves from adverse weather conditions.
Strand Source
Weather IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Backpack, web link [Take Home Lab].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/CS/script.pl?submit=PoRqjMCoAMgAAHHiG3A
  Assessment Resources
 
Science Backpack, web link [Take Home Lab].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/CS/script.pl?submit=PoRqjMCoAMgAAHHiG3A
  
3.3.7
The learner will be able to identify and explain some effects human activities have on weather.
Strand Source
Weather: Influences On IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Backpack, web link [Take Home Lab].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/CS/script.pl?submit=PoRqjMCoAMgAAHHiG3A
  Assessment Resources
 
Science Backpack, web link [Take Home Lab].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/CS/script.pl?submit=PoRqjMCoAMgAAHHiG3A
  
3.3.8
The learner will be able to investigate and describe how moving air and water can be used to run machines, like windmills and waterwheels. (Matter* and Energy) *matter: anything that has mass* and takes up space *mass: the amount of matter in an object .
Strand Source
Air IDOE
  
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Physical Science

3.3.9
The learner will be able to demonstrate that things that make sound do so by vibrating, such as vocal cords and musical instruments.
Strand Source
Sound: Vibrations IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Subsystems, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Variables, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Physics of Sound, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Surfin' Sounds, (song sheet available) [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Subsystems, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Variables, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Physics of Sound, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Surfin' Sounds, (song sheet available) [Lesson Plan].  
  
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Life Science

The Living Environment
The learner will be able to learn about an increasing variety of organisms. They use appropriate tools and identify similarities and differences among them. Students explore how organisms satisfy their needs in typical environments.
Strand Source
Organisms IDOE
  
3.4.1
The learner will be able to demonstrate that a great variety of living things can be sorted into groups in many ways using various features, such as how they look, where they live, and how they act, to decide which things belong to which group.
Strand Source
Living Things: Characteristics IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  
3.4.2
The learner will be able to explain that features used for grouping depend on the purpose of the grouping.
Strand Source
Living Things: Characteristics IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Health, Health, Hurrah!, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3health.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Health, Health, Hurrah!, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3health.pdf
  
3.4.3
The learner will be able to observe that and describe how offspring are very much, but not exactly, like their parents and like one another.
Strand Source
Living Things IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I
  Assessment Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Look Alikes, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3lookalikes.pdf
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I
  
3.4.4
The learner will be able to describe that almost all kinds of animals' food can be traced back to plants.
Strand Source
Animals and Plants IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.4.5
The learner will be able to give examples of some kinds of organisms that have completely disappeared and explain how these organisms were similar to some organisms living today.
Strand Source
Organisms IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I
  Assessment Resources
 
Gone But Not Forgotten, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3gone.pdf
Black History Month Inventor Biography, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PohctsCoAMgAAE3@4-I
  
3.4.6
The learner will be able to explain that people need water, food, air, waste removal, and a particular range of temperatures, just as other animals do.
Strand Source
Human IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, The Mystery of the Poisoned Panther Picnic [Guest Speaker].  
Do You Need What I Need, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3doyouneed.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Do You Need What I Need, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3doyouneed.pdf
  
3.4.7
The learner will be able to explain that eating a variety of healthful foods and getting enough exercise and rest help people to stay healthy.
Strand Source
Human Health: Exercise IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, Germ Busters [Guest Speaker].  
Health, Health, Hurrah!, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3health.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Health, Health, Hurrah!, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3health.pdf
  
3.4.8
The learner will be able to explain that some things people take into their bodies from the environment can hurt them and give examples of such things.
Strand Source
Human Health IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, Germ Busters [Guest Speaker].  
  
3.4.9
The learner will be able to explain that some diseases are caused by germs and some are not. Note that diseases caused by germs may be spread to other people. Also understand that hand washing with soap and water reduces the number of germs that can get into the body or that can be passed on to other people.
Strand Source
Human: Diseases IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, Germ Busters [Guest Speaker].  
  
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Research and Inquiry

The Mathematical World
The learner will be able to apply mathematics in scientific contexts. Students make more precise and varied measurements when gathering data. Based upon collected data, they pose questions and solve problems. Students use numbers to record data and construct graphs and tables to communicate their findings.
Strand Source
Math & Science IDOE
  
3.5.1
The learner will be able to select and use appropriate measuring units, such as centimeters (cm) and meters (m), grams (g) and kilograms (kg), and degrees Celsius (C).
Strand Source
Measurement IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, 4-H Breadmaking [Guest Speaker].  Hands-on Assessment
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  
3.5.2
The learner will be able to observe that and describe how some measurements are likely to be slightly different, even if what is being measured stays the same.
Strand Source
Measurement IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Lake County Purdue Extension, 4-H Breadmaking [Guest Speaker].  Hands-on Assessment
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Measurement, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Bouncing Off the Walls, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3bouncing.pdf
  
3.5.3
The learner will be able to construct tables and graphs to show how values of one quantity are related to values of another.
Strand Source
Graphing IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
  Assessment Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
  
3.5.4
The learner will be able to illustrate that if 0 and 1 are located on a line, any other number can be depicted as a position on the line.
Strand Source
Math Skills IDOE
  
3.5.5
The learner will be able to explain that one way to make sense of something is to think of how it relates to something more familiar.
Strand Source
Critical Thinking Skills IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
  Assessment Resources
 
Inventing Inventions, IDOE Curriculum Frameworks, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/district/l_sci/3inventing.pdf
  
Common Themes
The learner will be able to work with an increasing variety of systems and begin to modify parts in systems and models and notice the changes that result. They question why change occurs.
Strand Source
Systems IDOE
  
3.6.1
The learner will be able to investigate how and describe that when parts are put together, they can do things that they could not do by themselves.
Strand Source
Systems IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Subsystems, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Variables, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Physics of Sound, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Surfin' Sounds, (song sheet available) [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Subsystems, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Variables, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Physics of Sound, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Surfin' Sounds, (song sheet available) [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.6.2
The learner will be able to investigate how and describe that something may not work if some of its parts are missing.
Strand Source
Systems IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Subsystems, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Variables, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Physics of Sound, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Surfin' Sounds, (song sheet available) [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Subsystems, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Variables, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Physics of Sound, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Surfin' Sounds, (song sheet available) [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.6.3
The learner will be able to explain how a model of something is different from the real thing but can be used to learn something about the real thing.
Strand Source
Models IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
A System in the Sky, Macmillan/McGraw Hill 1993 [Textbook].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Planetarium, Merrillville [Study Trip].  
The Marvelous Moon, Diorama [Lesson Plan].  
  
3.6.4
The learner will be able to take, record, and display counts and simple measurements of things over time, such as plant or student growth.
Strand Source
Changes IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  
3.6.5
The learner will be able to observe that and describe how some changes are very slow and some are very fast and that some of these changes may be hard to see and/or record.
Strand Source
Changes IDOE
  Instructional Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Amazing Amaryllis, web link [Lesson Plan].  http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cs/script.pl?submit=PoRvS8CoAMgAAHR6LwY
Structures of Life, Foss, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
Populations, SCIS, Inquiry Lab [Science Kit].  
  
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