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Science Studies Weekly - Discovery (Grade 3)

Georgia Third Grade Science Standards Coverage


Week 1: Science

S3CS1, S3CS2, S3CS2.c, S3CS3, S3CS3.b, S3CS5, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 2: Studying the Universe

S3CS8.d, S3CS1, S3CS3, S3CS3.a, S3CS3.c, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 3: Building a Universe!

S3CS1, S3CS3, S3CS3.a, S3CS4, S3CS4.b, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 4: States of Matter

S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 5: Properties of Matter

S3CS8.d, S3CS1, S3CS3, S3CS3.a, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 6: Powering the Universe

S3CS3, S3CS3.a, S3CS4, S3CS4.c, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3CS8.c, S3P1, S3P1.a, S3P1.c, S3P1.d

Week 7: How to Move a Universe!

S3CS1, S3CS2, S3CS2.c, S3CS4, S3CS4.a, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a


Week 8: Observing Energy

S3CS8.d, S3CS1, S3CS4, S3CS4.c, S3CS5, S3CS5.c, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3E2.b

Week 9: Technology and Inventions

S3CS4, S3CS4.a, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 10: Our Planet Earth

S3E1, S3CS8.d, S3CS4, S3CS4.c, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3CS8.c, S3E1.b

Week 11: Our Busy Planet

S3CS4, S3CS4.c, S3CS6.a, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3CS8.c

Week 12: The Giant Sculpture Known as the Earth

S3E1, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3E1.d

Week 13: Watch the Sky!

S3CS8.d, S3CS2, S3CS2.c, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

Week 14: Our Moving Solar System

S3CS8.d, S3CS8


Week 15: Exploring the Universe

S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.c

Week 16: Our Living World

S3CS3, S3CS3.a, S3CS5, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3CS8.c

Week 17: Building Blocks of Life

S3CS1, S3CS4, S3CS4.c, S3CS5, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8.a

Week 18: Cell Development

S3CS4, S3CS4.a, S3CS7, S3CS7.b

Week 19: Our Animal World

S3CS8.d, S3CS5, S3CS5.d, S3CS6.a, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8


Week 20: An Ancient Living World!

S3CS8.d, S3CS4, S3CS4.c, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3E2, S3E2.a, S3E2.b

Week 21: Our Green Planet - Ecosystems

S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3L1, S3L1.d

Week 22: Room for Everyone

S3CS8.d, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3CS8.c, S3L1, S3L1.d, S3L2, S3L2.a, S3L2.b

Week 23: Human Life

Introduction to the human organism: health, basic functions, anatomy and development (includes a special section on the human brain!) S3CS8.d, S3CS2, S3CS2.c, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a, S3CS8.c

Week 24: Our Creepy-Crawly World

S3CS1, S3CS2, S3CS2.b, S3CS3, S3CS3.b, S3CS7, S3CS7.b, S3CS8, S3CS8.a

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