3.5.4 Identify the properties of soil (e.g., color, texture, ability to support plant growth, capacity to retain water)
Objects in the Sky
3.5.5 Explain how stars are like the Sun, but because they are at a great distance, they look like small points of light
6 Students understand relations between science and technology.
Forms of Technology
3.6.1 Identify ways technology (e.g., zippers, Velcro, measuring instruments, computers) can be used to solve problems at home and school
7 Students understand relations between science and personal, social, and environmental issues.
Science and Personal Health
3.7.1 Identify ways to prevent the spread of germs.
Science and Environmental Issues
3.7.2 Identify the benefits of recycling, reusing, and reducing
8 Students understand the history and nature of science.
People in Science
3.8.1 Identify ways people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds use science in their careers and in daily life (e.g., children check temperature conditions to decide what to wear, farmer uses genetic grains, hikers use GPS, depth-finder in boat, hearing-aides for disabilities)