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Third Grade Preview 2012-2013
Ms. Jennifer Meyer, Ed. S.
Rutherford County Schools
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Major cities: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga
Geographic Features: Mountains, forests, rivers
Governance and Civics
Be a good citizen: Do not litter and go vote.
Know the difference between a public parkand a private yard.
Present: Asians, Hispanics, whites and blacks live in Tennessee.
Past: Indians and Europeans lived in Tennessee.
Future: The USA could have more immigration, and its population will grow.
Groups and Interactions
Want or need?
Conflict or cooperation?
Technology and Engineering
The Nook: an eReader, with ability to download apps and surf the web
Kinect: a motion sensing device that lets you play games without having to use your hands. It responds to movement and voice.
Living and non-living things?
Deer and humans compete.
Flow of matter and energy Heredity
Herbivores, carnivores and omnivores
Eye color passes from parent to child.
Alligator fossil and live alligator
The Universe The Earth
The solar system
Find the mountains and rivers.
Conserving natural resources by recycling!
A weather vane measures wind direction and an anemometer measures wind speed.
Physical properties include: smell, color, size, texture
Sources of heat energy
Pitchis whether a sound is high or low.
Volumeis whether a sound is loud or quiet.
Newton’s first law of motion: an object will continue in a straight line, unless a force disturbs it.
Newton’s second law of motion: the change of motion depends on how much force is applied.
Metals are attracted to magnets.
Name some topics you are excited to be learning about next year and tell why!