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Skills available for Tennessee third-grade science standards

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3-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

3-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

3-PS3 Energy

  • 3-PS3-1 Recognize that energy is present when objects move; describe the effects of energy transfer from one object to another.

  • 3-PS3-2 Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts electrical energy to another form of energy, using open or closed simple circuits.

  • 3-PS3-3 Evaluate how magnets cause changes in the motion and position of objects, even when the objects are not touching the magnet.

3-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

3-LS4 Biological Change: Unity and Diversity

3-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

  • 3-ESS1-1 Use data to categorize the planets in the solar system as inner or outer planets according to their physical properties.

3-ESS2 Earth's Systems

3-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

3-ETS1 Engineering Design

3-ETS2 Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society

  • 3-ETS2-1 Identify and demonstrate how technology can be used for different purposes.