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1 1 S LS--2 Plants and animals meet their needs in different ways.
1 1 S LS--2.a. Different plants and animals inhabit different kinds of environments and have external features that help them thrive in different kinds of places.
1 1 S LS--2.c. animals eat plants or other animals for food and may also use plants or even other animals for shelter and nesting.
2 2 S ES--3 Earth is made of materials that have distinct properties and provide resources for human activities.
2 2 S ES--3.e.D144 rocks, water, plants, and soil provide many resources, including food, fuel, and building materials, that humans use.
2 2 S LS--2.c. many characteristics of an organism are inherited from the parents. Some characteristics are caused or influenced by the environment.
3 3 S LS--3 Adaptations in physical structure or behavior may improve an organisms chance for survival.
3 3 S LS--3.a. plants and animals have structures that serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction.
3 3 S LS--3.b. examples of diverse life forms in different environments, such as oceans, deserts, tundra, forests, grasslands, and wetlands.
3 3 S LS--3.c. living things cause changes in the environment in which they live: some of these changes are detrimental to the organism or other organisms, and some are beneficial.
3 3 S LS--3.d. when the environment changes, some plants and animals survive and reproduce; others die or move to new locations.
4 4 S LS--2.a. plants are the primary source of matter and energy entering most food chains.
4 4 S LS--2.b. producers and consumers (herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, and decomposers) are related in food chains and food webs and may compete with each other for resources in an ecosystem.
4 4 S LS--3 Living organisms depend on one another and on their environment for survival.
4 4 S LS--3.a. ecosystems can be characterized by their living and nonliving components.
4 4 S LS--3.b. in any particular environment, some kinds of plants and animals survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
4 4 S LS--3.c. many plants depend on animals for pollination and seed dispersal, and animals depend on plants for food and shelter.
K K S ES--3.c. Students identify resources from Earth that are used in everyday life and understand that many resources can be conserved.
K K S I&E--4.a. Observe common objects by using the five senses.
K K S LS--2 Different types of plants and animals inhabit the earth.
K K S LS--2.a. similarities and differences in the appearance and behavior of plants and animals (e.g., seed-bearing plants, birds, fish, insects).
K K S LS--2.b. stories sometimes give plants and animals attributes they do not really have.
K K S LS--2.c. identify major structures of common plants and animals (e.g., stems, leaves, roots, arms, wings, legs).

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