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1 PO 2 Compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live.
1 PO 2 Compare the following observable features of living things: movement _ legs, wings, protection _ skin, feathers, tree bark, respiration _ lungs, gills, support _ plant stems, tree trunks,
1 PO 2 Identify characteristics of maps and globes: compass rose, symbols, map key/legend
1 PO 3 Identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.
1,2 PO 1 Recognize different types of maps (e.g., political, physical) serve various purposes.
1,2 PO 4b Recognize characteristics of human and physical features: human (i.e., equator, North and South Poles)
1,2,3 PO 5a Locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images or globes: physical ((i.e., continent, ocean, river, lake, mountains, islands)
1,2,3 PO 5b Locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images or globes: human (i.e., equator, North and South poles, country)
1,2,3 PO 6a Recognize characteristics of human and physical features: physical (i.e., continent, ocean, river, lake, mountain range, coast, sea, desert, gulf, bay, strait, plain, valley, volcano, peninsula)
2 PO 1 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).
2,3 PO 2 Interpret political and physical maps using the following elements: alpha numeric grids, title, compass rose - cardinal directions, key (legend), symbols
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
3 PO 1 Locate major physical and human features from content studied (e.g., Greece, Canada, Spain, United States) on maps and globes.
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers _ plants, consumers _ animals , decomposers _ fungi, insects, bacteria
3 PO 3 Cite examples of how a speciesĂȘ inability to adapt to changing conditions in the ecosystem led to the extinction of that species.
3 PO 6b human (i.e., Equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city)
4 PO 1 Recognize that successful characteristics of populations are inherited traits that are favorable in a particular environment.
4 PO 1 Compare structures in plants (e.g., roots, stems, leaves, flowers) and animals (e.g., muscles, bones, nerves) that serve different functions in growth and survival.
4 PO 2 Give examples of adaptations that allow plants and animals to survive. camouflage _ horned lizards, coyotes, mimicry _ Monarch and Viceroy butterflies, physical _ cactus spines, mutualism _ species of acacia that harbor ants, which repel other harmful ins
K PO 1 Recognize the differences between maps and globes.
K PO 2 measurable characteristics (e.g., longer/shorter, lighter/heavier).
K PO 3 Identify the five senses and their related body parts: sight _ eyes, hearing _ ears, smell _ nose, taste _ tongue, touch _ skin,
K PO 4 Identify land and water on maps, illustrations, images, and globes.
K PO 5 Locate continents and oceans on a map or globe.
K,1 PO 1 Organize (e.g., compare, classify, and sequence) objects, organisms, and events according to various characteristics.

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