Economics 
Grade 3: Benchmark A: Explain the opportunity costs involved in the allocation of scarce productive resources. 

Grade 3: Benchmark B: Explain why entrepreneurship, capital goods, technology, specialization and division of labor are important in the production of goods and services. 
Science and Technology 
Grade 3: Benchmark A: Describe how technology affects human life. 

Grade 3: Benchmark B: Describe and illustrate the design process. 
Scientific Inquiry 
Grade 3: Benchmark A: Use appropriate instruments safely to observe, measure and collect data when conducting a scientific investigation. 

Grade 3: Benchmark B: Organize and evaluate observations, measurements and other data to formulate inferences and conclusions. 

Grade 3: Benchmark C: Develop, design and safely conduct scientific investigations and communicate the results. 
Scientific Ways of Knowing 
Grade 3: Benchmark C: Explain the importance of keeping records of observations and investigations that are accurate and understandable. 

Grade 3: Benchmark D: Explain that men and women of diverse countries and cultures participate in careers in all fields of science. 
Patterns, Functions, and Algebra 
Grade 3: Benchmark F: Construct and use a table of values to solve problems associated with mathematical relationships. 
Data Analysis and Probability 
Grade 3: Benchmark A: Gather and organize data from surveys and classroom experiments, including data collected over a period of time. 

Grade 3: Benchmark C: Construct charts, tables and graphs to represent data, including picture graphs, bar graphs, line graphs, line plots and Venn diagrams. 


Grade 3: Benchmark D: Read, interpret and construct graphs in which icons represent more than a single unit or intervals greater than one; e.g., each bicycle = 10 bicycles or the intervals on an axis are multiples of 10. 


Grade 3: Benchmark F: Conduct a simple probability experiment and draw conclusions about the likelihood of possible outcomes. 
Measurement 
Grade 3: Benchmark E: Tell time to the nearest minute. 