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1 SC.1.4. Different types of plants and animals inhabit the Earth.
1 SC.1.4.1. Explain that most living things need food, water, and air.
1 SC.1.4.4. animals and plants are living things that grow, reproduce, and need food, air, and water.
2 SC.2.6. Plants and animals have structures that serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction.
2 SC.2.6.1. visible, external features of plants and animals and describe how these features help them live in different environments.
2 SC.2.6.2. some animals and plants change their appearance as the seasons change.
2 SC.2.7. Living things depend on one another and their environment for survival.
2 SC.2.7.3. plants and animals both need to take in water, animals need to take in food, and green plants need light.
2 SC.2.7.4. materials in nature, such as grass, twigs, sticks, and leaves, can be recycled and used again, sometimes in different forms, as birds do in making their nests.
2 SC.2.7.6. animals and plants sometimes cause changes in their surroundings, some of these changes are easy to see, some are very small and hard to recognize, even though they can be very important.
2 SC.2.8. Many different types of plants and animals inhabit the Earth.
2 SC.2.8.1. living things are found almost everywhere in the world in habitats such as the oceans, rivers, rain forests, mountain ranges, arctic tundra, farms, cities, and other environments. Recognize that some habitats are extreme, such a
2 SC.2.8.2. the numbers and types of living things can vary greatly from place to place.
3 SC.3.7.1. Explain that people need water, food, air, waste removal, and a particular range of temperatures, just as other animals do, although different animals can tolerate very different ranges of temperature and other features of their surroundings.
3 SC.3.7.4. Recognize that food provides energy as well as materials for growth, maintenance, and repair of body parts.
4 SC.4.7. All organisms need energy and matter to live and grow.
4 SC.4.7.1. Explain that organisms interact with one another in various ways, such as providing food, pollination, and seed dispersal.
5 SC.5.9. Adaptations in physical structure or behavior may improve an organismês chance for survival.
5 SC.5.9.1. in any particular environment, some kinds of plants and animals survive well, some do not survive as well, and some cannot survive at all.
5 SC.5.9.6. many plants and animals can survive harsh environments because of seasonal behaviors (e.g., in winter, some trees shed leaves, some animals hibernate).

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