Courses of Study: Credit Recovery Science

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Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 4
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Multimedia: 4
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1.) Classify substances as soluble or insoluble.

Examples:

- soluble—sugar in water, powdered drink in water;

- insoluble—sand in water, oil in water

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 4
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Lesson Plans: 1
Multimedia: 3
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2.) Identify physical and chemical changes of matter.

Examples:

- physical—chopping wood,

- chemical—burning wood

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
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3.) Describe ways energy from the sun is used.

Examples: plant growth, light, heat

•  Identifying fossil fuels as a source of energy
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
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Lesson Plans: 3
Multimedia: 2
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4.) Define force and motion.

•  Identifying forces that change an object's position or motion
Examples: lifting, pushing, pulling

•  Identifying sources of friction
Examples: rubbing hands together, applying sandpaper to wood

•  Describing the force of gravity
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
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5.) Identify the relationship of simple machines to compound machines.

Example: pencil sharpener composed of a wheel and axle, inclined plane, and wedge

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 9
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 3
Multimedia: 3
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6.) Identify structures and functions of the muscular and skeletal systems of the human body.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 12
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 5
Multimedia: 4
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Describe the life cycle of plants, including seed, seed germination, growth, and reproduction.

•  Describing the role of plants in a food chain
•  Identifying plant and animal cells
•  Describing how plants occupy space and use light, nutrients, water, and air
•  Classifying plants according to their features
Examples: evergreen or deciduous, flowering or nonflowering

•  Identifying helpful and harmful effects of plants
Examples:

- helpful—provide food, control erosion;

- harmful—cause allergic reactions, produce poisons

•  Identifying how bees pollinate flowers
•  Identifying photosynthesis as the method used by plants to produce food
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
8.) Identify how organisms are classified in the Animalia and Plantae kingdoms.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
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9.) Describe how fossils provide evidence of prehistoric plant life.

Example: plant fossils in coal or shale providing evidence of existence of prehistoric ferns

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
10.) Determine habitat conditions that support plant growth and survival.

Examples: deserts support cacti, wetlands support ferns and mosses

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
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11.) Describe Earth's layers, including inner and outer cores, mantle, and crust.

•  Classifying rocks and minerals by characteristics, including streak, color, hardness, magnetism, luster, and texture
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 15
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 11
Multimedia: 1
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12.) Identify conditions that result in specific weather phenomena, including thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

•  Identifying cloud types associated with specific weather patterns
•  Identifying positive and negative effects of weather phenomena
Examples:

- positive—flooding deposits good soil when waters recede,

- negative—flooding kills crops

•  Identifying technology used to record and predict weather, including thermometers, barometers, rain gauges, anemometers, and satellites
•  Explaining symbols shown on a weather map
•  Organizing weather data into tables or charts
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
All Resources: 36
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 20
Multimedia: 15
Unit Plans: 0
13.) Describe ways to sustain natural resources, including recycling, reusing, conserving, and protecting the environment.

•  Recognizing the impact of society on human health and environmental conditions
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 3
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14.) Describe the position of Earth, the moon, and the sun during the course of a day or month.

•  Describing various forms of technology used in observing Earth and its moon