3rd Grade Word Bank

  • Technology-the scientific method of achieving a practical purpose.  The means to provide objects necessary for human sustenance and comfort.

    Buoyancy-the power to float or rise in a fluid.  Relative lightness.

    Parfleche Bag-a rawhide carrying case decorated with geometric design.  These "suitcase" were made and used by the Nomadic Plains Indians to hold clothing, valuables, personal items and clothes.

    Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences-Howard Gardner of Harvard University identified eight distinct intelligences from cognitive research to which students possess.  These intelligences are bodily kinesthetic, logical mathematical, verbal linguistic, musical rhythmic, visual spatial, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist.