|I Can Statements||Academic Vocabulary|
|* I can observe properties of sand, clay, and silt.
* I can observe properties of organic matter.
* I can compare properties of sand, clay, silt, and organic matter.
* I can look for evidence of sand, clay, silt and other organic matter as components of soil.
|Cross Cutting Concepts|
|Structure and Function|
|Looking Back||Looking Ahead|
|* Plan and conduct an investigation using all senses to describe and classify different kinds of objects by their composition and physical properties. Explain these choices to others and generate questions about the objects. (K.PS.1)||* Observe the detailed characteristics of rocks and minerals. Identify and classify rocks as being composed of different combinations of minerals. (3.ESS.3)|