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1 SC:1.2 Living things have different structures and behaviors that allow them to meet their basic needs.
1 SC:1.2.a Animals need air (oxygen), water and food to survive
1 SC:1.2.a/b5 Compare and contrast information about animals and plants found in fiction and nonfiction (FCM) sources.
1 SC:1.2.a1 most animals and plants need water, food and air to stay alive.
1 SC:1.2.a2 Identify structures and behaviors used by mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and insects to move around, breathe and obtain food and water (e.g., legs/wings/fins, gills/lungs, claws/fingers, etc.)
3 SC:3.2 Organisms can survive and reproduce only in environments that meet their basic needs.
3 SC:3.2.a Plants and animals have structures and behaviors that help them survive in different environments.
3 SC:3.2.a1 Compare and contrast the external features and behaviors that enable different animals and plants to get food, water and sunlight; find mates; and be protected in specific land and water habitats.
3 SC:3.2.a4 Evaluate whether an adaptation gives a plant or animal a survival advantage in a given environment.
4 SC:4.2 All organisms depend on the living and nonliving features of the environment for survival.
4 SC:4.2.a When the environment changes, some organisms survive and reproduce, and others die or move to new locations.
4 SC:4.2.a4 energy is transferred from plants to various animals in an ecosystem.
4 SC:4.2.a5 Distinguish between naturally occurring changes in ecosystems and those caused by human activity.
4 SC:4.2.a6 Predict the effect an environmental change, such as drought or forest destruction, might have on the community of living things.
K SC:K.1.a3 Classify organisms or objects by one and two observable properties and explain the rule used for sorting (e.g., size, color, shape, texture or flexibility).
K SC:K.1.a6 Count, order and sort objects by their observable properties.6.
K SC:K.2 Many different kinds of living things inhabit the Earth.
K SC:K.2.a4 similarities and differences between plants and animals.
K SC:K.4.a3 Compare and contrast the materials used by humans and animals to build shelters.
K-4 SS K-4:10.a. identify the types of physical systems and their characteristics that affect the Earthês surface
K-4 SS K-4:10.f. locate Earthês major physical and human features (including cities, countries, bodies of water, etc.)
K-4 SS K-4:11.d. locate Earthês major physical and human features (including cities, countries, bodies of water, etc.)
K-4 SS K-4:12.c. use maps, globes, graphs, models, computer programs and texts, as appropriate
K-4 SS K-4:12.d. explain how human and natural processes shape places
Pre-K SC:PK.2 Many different kinds of living things inhabit the Earth.
Pre-K SC:PK.2.a.3 distinguish between the characteristics of plants and animals.

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