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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.
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
attract
habitat
weathering
conductor
To draw objects nearer to each other or another object
The home of a living thing.
The process that causes rocks to crumble, crack and break.
A material that heat or electricity travels through easily.
attract
To draw objects nearer to each other or another object
habitat
The home of a living thing.
6 terms
Science Vocabulary 3rd grade
erosion
glacier
weathering
earthquake
when soil, rock , or sand are moved
a large , thick sheet of moving ice
the breaking down of rock into smaller pieces
a shaking of the Earth's surface that can cause land to rise…
erosion
when soil, rock , or sand are moved
glacier
a large , thick sheet of moving ice
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
12 terms
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
ecosystem
habitat
Food Chain
producer
The living and nonliving things that share an environment and…
The home of a living thing. A coral reef is an example.
A series of organisms that depend on one another for food.
An organism, such as a plant, that makes its own food.... They g…
ecosystem
The living and nonliving things that share an environment and…
habitat
The home of a living thing. A coral reef is an example.
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…
7 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Runoff
Precipitation
Water Cycle
Weather
precipitation that flows over the land and collects in stream…
water that falls to Earth
the movement of water from Earth's surface into the air and b…
what the air is like outside
Runoff
precipitation that flows over the land and collects in stream…
Precipitation
water that falls to Earth
17 terms
3rd Grade Science INCIDENTAL Vocabulary
INCIDENTAL Vocabulary
balance (tool)
condense/condensation
contract
Words that support learning, but may not be new to students
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INCIDENTAL Vocabulary
Words that support learning, but may not be new to students
balance (tool)
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
3rd Grade Science Vocabulary
rotation
season
temperature
moon
the completion of one spin or turn around its axis. The Earth…
on of four quarters into which a year is commonly divided
a measurement of how hot or cold something is; used to descri…
a rock satellite that orbits the Earth; it is the brightest o…
rotation
the completion of one spin or turn around its axis. The Earth…
season
on of four quarters into which a year is commonly divided
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…
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…
36 terms
3rd Grade Science
生命
植物
种子
播种
life
plant
seed
seeding
生命
life
植物
plant
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.
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
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.
16 terms
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
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…
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
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…
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
5 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 6
absorb
echo
pitch
volume
take in
a reflected sound wave
How high or low a sound is
Loudness
absorb
take in
echo
a reflected sound wave
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…
5 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 3
camouflage
instinct
learned behavior
mammal
to hide or conceal
a behavior that an organism inherits
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
Animals that have hair and produce milk for their young
camouflage
to hide or conceal
instinct
a behavior that an organism inherits
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.
5 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 12
epidermis
fingerprint
melanin
perspiration
Outer layer of skin
The unique patterns created by skin ridges found on the palm…
A pigment that colors the skin
sweat
epidermis
Outer layer of skin
fingerprint
The unique patterns created by skin ridges found on the palm…
6 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 11
cell
cytoplasm
microscope
nucleus
Basic unit of life
Everything inside a cell except the nucleus.
An device that makes small objects look larger
Center of an atom
cell
Basic unit of life
cytoplasm
Everything inside a cell except the nucleus.
6 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 4
consumer
decomposer
ecosystem
food chain
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
A system composed of organisms and nonliving components of an…
A series of events in which one organism eats another and obt…
consumer
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
decomposer
An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
6 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 10
asteroid
astronomer
constellation
orbit
a small rocky body orbiting the sun
A scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
A group of stars that form a pattern in the sky
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
asteroid
a small rocky body orbiting the sun
astronomer
A scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
earth science- 3rd grade vocabulary
sun
energy
light
transform
is the star that is closest to Earth
the ability to do work
the kind of energy you can see
to change
sun
is the star that is closest to Earth
energy
the ability to do work
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
11 terms
Georgia science Rocks and Minerals Vocabulary 3rd grade
rocks
mineral
sedimentary rock
sediment
a hard, naturally-made lump of minerals
a naturally occurring substance, neither plant nor animal
a kind of rock formed when sand, mud, and pebbles at the bott…
small pieces of rocks that settle at the bottom of rivers, la…
rocks
a hard, naturally-made lump of minerals
mineral
a naturally occurring substance, neither plant nor animal
6 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 5
condensation
solid
gram
mass
The change from a gas to a liquid
Definite shape and volume
Metric: Weight
Amount of matter in an object
condensation
The change from a gas to a liquid
solid
Definite shape and volume
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.
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…
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…
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…
6 terms
3rd Grade Science Chapter 9
atmosphere
hurricane
precipitation
rain gauge
Layers of air surrounding the earth.
a storm that forms over warm, tropical ocean waters
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
An instrument used to measure precipitation.
atmosphere
Layers of air surrounding the earth.
hurricane
a storm that forms over warm, tropical ocean waters
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
Science Fossils Vocabulary (3rd Grade)
decay
fossil
sediment
cast
to rot or break down
the hardened remains or traces of an animal or plant from lon…
soil or sand that settles to the bottom of a river, lake, or…
a fossil made when minerals take the place of hard plant or a…
decay
to rot or break down
fossil
the hardened remains or traces of an animal or plant from lon…
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.
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
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.
Academic Science Vocabulary/Cycles/3rd Grade
cycle
metamorphosis
germination
moon phases
actions that happen in the same order over and over.
changes in an animals body
when a seed grows into a plant
The way the moon looks from different angles
cycle
actions that happen in the same order over and over.
metamorphosis
changes in an animals body
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
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.
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…
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
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