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3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
Gas
Liquid
Magnetic
Mass
Material that is not a liquid or a solid.... A state of matter t…
Material that can flow and drip.
Able to be attracted by a magnet
The amount of stuff in something
Gas
Material that is not a liquid or a solid.... A state of matter t…
Liquid
Material that can flow and drip.
8 terms
3rd grade science vocabulary
star
property
brightness
telescope
glowing ball of hot glass
something about an object you can observe
the amount of light that reaches your eye from an object such…
a tool that magnifies objects and makes them look closer and…
star
glowing ball of hot glass
property
something about an object you can observe
53 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
Amphibian
Arthropod
Attraction
Boil
A cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Amphibia, such as a fr…
Any of numerous invertebrate animals of the phylum Arthropoda…
The electric or magnetic force exerted by oppositely charged…
To change from a liquid to a vapor by the application of heat.
Amphibian
A cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Amphibia, such as a fr…
Arthropod
Any of numerous invertebrate animals of the phylum Arthropoda…
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3rd grade Science Vocabulary 3rd six weeks
Decompose
Soil
Weathering
Earthquake
To break down into smaller, more basic parts
A mixture of sand, silt, clay, rock and humus ( plant and ani…
When forces on Earth break rocks apart or wear rock away
A sudden release of energy under Earth's surface that makes t…
Decompose
To break down into smaller, more basic parts
Soil
A mixture of sand, silt, clay, rock and humus ( plant and ani…
8 terms
3rd Grade Science - Pollution and Conservation Vocabulary
pollution
natural resource
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
Anything added to the environment that is harmful to living t…
Materials found in nature that are used by living things
A resource that can be replaced or used again and again... , A r…
A resource that can not be replaced once it is used up or tak…
pollution
Anything added to the environment that is harmful to living t…
natural resource
Materials found in nature that are used by living things
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3rd Grade Science INCIDENTAL Vocabulary
INCIDENTAL Vocabulary
balance (tool)
condense/condensation
contract
Words that support learning, but may not be new to students
...
INCIDENTAL Vocabulary
Words that support learning, but may not be new to students
balance (tool)
27 terms
3rd Grade Life Science Vocabulary
amphibian
classify
flower
germination
a type of vertebrate that has moist skin, begins its life in…
to arrange in a specific order or group by categories based o…
part of a flowering plant that enables it to reproduce
process by which plants begin to grow from seed to spore or f…
amphibian
a type of vertebrate that has moist skin, begins its life in…
classify
to arrange in a specific order or group by categories based o…
14 terms
3rd Grade Science - Habitats of Georgia Vocabulary
trait
survive
adaptation
reproduce
A characteristic, or feature, of a plant or animal
To stay alive
A trait that helps a living thing survive
To produce new living things
trait
A characteristic, or feature, of a plant or animal
survive
To stay alive
12 terms
3rd grade Science Vocabulary 3rd six weeks
Decompose
Soil
Weathering
Earthquake
To break down into smaller, more basic parts
A mixture of sand, silt, clay, rock and humus ( plant and ani…
When forces on Earth break rocks apart or wear rock away
A sudden release of energy under Earth's surface that makes t…
Decompose
To break down into smaller, more basic parts
Soil
A mixture of sand, silt, clay, rock and humus ( plant and ani…
10 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
Descriptors
Electricity
Force
Resources
acid, base, magnetic, meteorologist, observe, position, resou…
conduction, energy, heat, insulator, kinetic energy, light en…
attraction, balanced force, friction, inertia, Newton, positi…
fresh water, fossil fuel, natural resource, interact, nonrene…
Descriptors
acid, base, magnetic, meteorologist, observe, position, resou…
Electricity
conduction, energy, heat, insulator, kinetic energy, light en…
25 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
Gas
Liquid
Solid
Matter
Material that is not a liquid or a solid and has no shape
Material that can flow and drip and takes form of the contain…
Material that has a definite shape
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Gas
Material that is not a liquid or a solid and has no shape
Liquid
Material that can flow and drip and takes form of the contain…
15 terms
3rd grade science- HEAT
conduction
conductor
convection
friction
The movement of heat within a solid or from one solid to anot…
Any material that allows heat to move through it easily.
The way in which heat moves through liquids and gases.
A force that occurs when one object rubs against another obje…
conduction
The movement of heat within a solid or from one solid to anot…
conductor
Any material that allows heat to move through it easily.
20 terms
Science Tools 3rd Grade
balance scale
graduated cylinder
hand lens (magnifier)
microscope
a tool used to compare the mass of two objects
a container used to measure volume of liquids
a handheld magnifying glass
a tool that uses lenses to make small things appear bigger
balance scale
a tool used to compare the mass of two objects
graduated cylinder
a container used to measure volume of liquids
16 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary 1st six weeks
Gas
Liquid
Magnetic
Mass
Material that is not a liquid or a solid.... A state of matter t…
Material that can flow and drip.
Able to be attracted by a magnet
The amount of stuff in something
Gas
Material that is not a liquid or a solid.... A state of matter t…
Liquid
Material that can flow and drip.
36 terms
3rd Grade Science
生命
植物
种子
播种
life
plant
seed
seeding
生命
life
植物
plant
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Unit 1 Vocabulary 3rd grade Science
attract
Celsius
gas
liquid
to cause to draw near or adhere (stick together) by physical…
the international unit of measurement for temperature
a state of matter in which the substance takes both the shape…
a state of matter in which the substance takes the shape of t…
attract
to cause to draw near or adhere (stick together) by physical…
Celsius
the international unit of measurement for temperature
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Plants - 3rd grade science
seedling
flower
stem
leaves
a young plant
the part of the plant that makes seeds
supports the plant and contains tubes that carry water, food,…
make the food (sugar) for the plant, take in carbon dioxide,…
seedling
a young plant
flower
the part of the plant that makes seeds
3rd grade harcourt science: energy vocabulary
energy
kinetic energy
potential energy
combustion
the ability to make something move or change
the energy of motion
the energy of position
when fuels burn, they give off heat
energy
the ability to make something move or change
kinetic energy
the energy of motion
13 terms
3rd Grade Science - Rocks, Minerals and Soils Vocabulary
mineral
hardness
rock
igneous rock
A solid object found in nature that has never been alive.
The measure of how difficult it is for a mineral to be scratc…
A naturally formed solid made of grains of one or more minera…
Rock that was once melted and then cooled and hardened.
mineral
A solid object found in nature that has never been alive.
hardness
The measure of how difficult it is for a mineral to be scratc…
11 terms
3rd grade Science rocks
mineral
rock
Igneous
morph
solid non-living substance found in nature such as salt, gold…
non-living material made of agroup of minerals bound together
rock that forms when melted rock cools and hardens
change shape
mineral
solid non-living substance found in nature such as salt, gold…
rock
non-living material made of agroup of minerals bound together
20 terms
Science Tools 3rd Grade
balance scale
graduated cylinder
hand lens (magnifier)
microscope
a tool used to compare the mass of two objects
a container used to measure volume of liquids
a handheld magnifying glass
a tool that uses lenses to make small things appear bigger
balance scale
a tool used to compare the mass of two objects
graduated cylinder
a container used to measure volume of liquids
13 terms
Science tools - 3rd grade
flask
funnel
petri dish
test tube
Bottle that has a narrow neck and hold liquids, used to hold…
Used to pour liquids into containers with small openings.
A round, short, flat dish, it may have a cover. Used to grow…
A small glass tube used for mixing or heating small amounts o…
flask
Bottle that has a narrow neck and hold liquids, used to hold…
funnel
Used to pour liquids into containers with small openings.
68 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
cartilage
joints
skeleton
opposable thumb
rubbery, flexible material that sometimes connects bones and…
where two bones come together and allow movement; some are fi…
our whole system of bones.
thumb that can be used for grasping.
cartilage
rubbery, flexible material that sometimes connects bones and…
joints
where two bones come together and allow movement; some are fi…
10 terms
Landforms 3rd Grade Science
Landforms
Hill
Mountain
Valley
Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the earth.
A raised area or mound of land(lower and more rounded than a…
Land higher than 20,000 feet with steep, rugged slopes(higher…
An area of lowland between hills or mountains.
Landforms
Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the earth.
Hill
A raised area or mound of land(lower and more rounded than a…
21 terms
3rd Grade Science: Plants
energy
massive
chlorophyll
deciduous
ability to be active : the physical or mental strength that a…
heavy or solid, exceptionally large.
a material in green plants that can turn water, air, and sunl…
trees that lose their leaves in the fall and grow new ones in…
energy
ability to be active : the physical or mental strength that a…
massive
heavy or solid, exceptionally large.
37 terms
3rd Grade Life Science
seed leaf
extinct
fossil
seedling
part of a seed that has stored food
no longer lives on Earth
remains or mark of living thing from long ago
a new, small plant that grows from a seed
seed leaf
part of a seed that has stored food
extinct
no longer lives on Earth
9 terms
3rd Grade Science Academic Vocabulary
anemometer
atmosphere
barometer
cirrus
An instrument used to measure wind speed
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
Clouds that look thin, wispy, or feathery.
anemometer
An instrument used to measure wind speed
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
10 terms
3rd grade Science-Rocks
weathering
erosion
rusting
mineral
the break down of rocks into small pieces
the wearing away and movement of rocks
a breakdown of metals
a solid,nonliving, substance found in nature
weathering
the break down of rocks into small pieces
erosion
the wearing away and movement of rocks
9 terms
3rd Grade Science Academic Vocabulary
anemometer
atmosphere
barometer
cirrus
An instrument used to measure wind speed
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
Clouds that look thin, wispy, or feathery.
anemometer
An instrument used to measure wind speed
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
13 terms
Physical Science: 3rd Grade
condenses
evaporates
gas
liquid
changes states from a gas to a liquid, mainly due to the temp…
changes state from a liquid to a gas, mainly due to the tempe…
matter that can freely change shape and size; often it can't…
matter that keeps its size but takes the shape of its container
condenses
changes states from a gas to a liquid, mainly due to the temp…
evaporates
changes state from a liquid to a gas, mainly due to the tempe…
24 terms
Science vocabulary 3rd grade
Nutrient
Protein
Organism
Carbohydrates
A substance that helps living things grow and stay healthy
A nutrient that helps body tissues grow a repair themselves
A living thing
A nutrient that provides energy to the body
Nutrient
A substance that helps living things grow and stay healthy
Protein
A nutrient that helps body tissues grow a repair themselves
17 terms
WSE 3rd Grade Academic Vocabulary Science
canyons
caverns
constellations
freshwater
deep valleys with steep sides
caves
A group of stars that forms a shape or pattern.
Does not contain any saltwater and can be rivers, lakes, stre…
canyons
deep valleys with steep sides
caverns
caves
27 terms
3rd Grade Life Science Vocabulary
amphibian
classify
flower
germination
a type of vertebrate that has moist skin, begins its life in…
to arrange in a specific order or group by categories based o…
part of a flowering plant that enables it to reproduce
process by which plants begin to grow from seed to spore or f…
amphibian
a type of vertebrate that has moist skin, begins its life in…
classify
to arrange in a specific order or group by categories based o…
14 terms
4th grade Science Vocabulary 3rd six weeks
Force
Friction
Gravity
Magnetism
A push or pull that causes an object to move, stop. or change…
A force that slows or stops motion when objects rub together
A force that causes objects with mass to attract each other
Force produced by a magnet
Force
A push or pull that causes an object to move, stop. or change…
Friction
A force that slows or stops motion when objects rub together
16 terms
5th grade Science Vocabulary 3rd six weeks
Canyon
Delta
Deposition
Erosion
A deep gorge in the surface of Earth formed by the erosion of…
A triangular landform where a river empties into another body…
The build up of land by the settlement of sediment and soil i…
The gradual wearing down of something by wind, water, and oth…
Canyon
A deep gorge in the surface of Earth formed by the erosion of…
Delta
A triangular landform where a river empties into another body…
8 terms
Science Space words 3rd Grade vocabulary
rotation
revolution
satellite
gravity
Earth spinning on it's axis.
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
An object that orbits a larger object.
It is a force that pulls an object toward Earth.
rotation
Earth spinning on it's axis.
revolution
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
12 terms
3rd grade science test skeleton
Skull
Vertebrae
Sternum
Humerus
Bones that protect the brain and give shape to the face.
The bones that make up the spine.
The bone in the front of the chest that the ribs attach to.
The bone in the upper arm from the shoulder to the elbow.
Skull
Bones that protect the brain and give shape to the face.
Vertebrae
The bones that make up the spine.
24 terms
Science 3rd Grade Vocabulary
Inquiry
Hand Lens
Forceps
Magnifying Box
A question that is asked about something, or a close study of…
A tool used to magnify, or enlarge, an object's features
A tool used to pick up and hold on to objects.
A tool used to magnify, or enlarge, an object's features. Lik…
Inquiry
A question that is asked about something, or a close study of…
Hand Lens
A tool used to magnify, or enlarge, an object's features
18 terms
Science vocabulary 3rd grade
Scientific investigation
observation
diagram
graphical model
To learn what things are and why thing work the way they do
anything that you notice with one of your five senses [descri…
a drawing or model explaining an obervation
graphics or pictures that explain something
Scientific investigation
To learn what things are and why thing work the way they do
observation
anything that you notice with one of your five senses [descri…
26 terms
Work Science Vocabulary (3rd grade)
work
simple machine
lever
fulcrum
the use of force to move an object over a distance
a machine with few or no moving parts that you apply just one…
a simple machine made up of a bar that pivots, or turns, on a…
the balance point of a lever that supports the arm/bar but do…
work
the use of force to move an object over a distance
simple machine
a machine with few or no moving parts that you apply just one…
10 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
Force
Resources
The Water Cycle
Biomes
attraction, balanced force, friction, inertia, Newton, positi…
fresh water, fossil fuel, natural resource, interact, nonrene…
water table, clouds, atmosphere, condensation, evaporation, g…
adaptation, canopy, climate, community, forest floor, fresh w…
Force
attraction, balanced force, friction, inertia, Newton, positi…
Resources
fresh water, fossil fuel, natural resource, interact, nonrene…
17 terms
3rd grade science vocabulary
Climate Map
Elevation Map
Fertile soil
Forest
A map that shows the weather patterns for an area
A map that shows how high or low the land in an area is
A resource that is found on the ground is full of nutrients a…
A large group of trees that can be used for lumber
Climate Map
A map that shows the weather patterns for an area
Elevation Map
A map that shows how high or low the land in an area is
14 terms
matter: 3rd grade science
liquid
balance
gas
graduated cylinder
Matter that flows and takes the shape of the container it is in
A tool used for measuring MASS
Matter that is shapeless and expands to fill a closed contain…
A cylinder marked with evenly spaced lines for measuring the…
liquid
Matter that flows and takes the shape of the container it is in
balance
A tool used for measuring MASS
8 terms
3rd grade Science Quiz
LEAF
NUTRIENT
PHOTOSYNTHESIS
ROOT
STRUCTURE WHERE FOOD IS MADE
HELP LIVING THINGS GROW AND STAY HEALTHY
PROCESS BY WHICH PLANTS MAKE FOOD
STRUCTURE THAT TAKES IN WATER
LEAF
STRUCTURE WHERE FOOD IS MADE
NUTRIENT
HELP LIVING THINGS GROW AND STAY HEALTHY
9 terms
3rd grade Science Human Body Vocabulary
skeleton
muscle
tendon
ligament
our whole system of bones
tissue that can contract, allowing movement of... bones
a ropelike tissue that connects bone to bone
the tissue that connects bone to bone, or bone... to cartilage
skeleton
our whole system of bones
muscle
tissue that can contract, allowing movement of... bones
14 terms
5th.BIM. SCIENCE 3rd GRADE
Sun
axis
rotation
revolution
Is a star -a giant ball of hot, glowing gases.
The imaginary line around which Earth spins.
One complete spin on an axis. ... Earth makes a rotation every 2…
Is one complete trip around the Sun. ... It last 365 days aprox.
Sun
Is a star -a giant ball of hot, glowing gases.
axis
The imaginary line around which Earth spins.
11 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary 2/2/2015
precipitation
oxygen
atmosphere
weather
when water falls as rain, hail, sleet, and snow
one of the gasses in Earth's atmosphere
the layer of gases surrounding Earth
the condition in the atmosphere at any given time
precipitation
when water falls as rain, hail, sleet, and snow
oxygen
one of the gasses in Earth's atmosphere
15 terms
3rd grade Science Vocabulary 2nd six weeks
Combine
Mixture
Separate
Energy
To mix together
A combination of two or more substances
Create space between or among things
What is needed to do work or cause change
Combine
To mix together
Mixture
A combination of two or more substances
9 terms
Life science vocabulary 3rd grade
leaf
stem
seed
flower
the part of a plant that grows out of the stem and is where a…
brings water and nutrients to the leaves
the part of a seed plant from which a new plant can grow
the part of a plant that makes seeds
leaf
the part of a plant that grows out of the stem and is where a…
stem
brings water and nutrients to the leaves
16 terms
3rd Grade Science
Energy
Arctic
Habitat
Organism
What is needed to do work or cause change.
The Arctic is all of the Earth north of the Arctic Circle.
The environment where an organism lives.
A living thing.
Energy
What is needed to do work or cause change.
Arctic
The Arctic is all of the Earth north of the Arctic Circle.
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