Standards for IL

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Early Elementary 12.A.1a Identify and describe the component parts of living things (e.g., birds have feathers; people have bones, blood, hair, skin) and their major functions.
Early Elementary 12.A.1b Categorize living organisms using a variety of observable features (e.g., size, color, shape, backbone).
Early Elementary 12.B.1a Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environments.
Early Elementary 12.B.1b Describe how living things depend on one another for survival.
Early Elementary 12.E.1a Identify components and describe diverse features of the Earthês land, water and atmospheric systems.
Early Elementary 12.E.1b Identify and describe patterns of weather and seasonal change.
Early Elementary 12.E.1c Identify renewable and nonrenewable natural resources.
Early Elementary 17.A.1a Identify physical characteristics of places, local and global: locations, regions, bodies of water).
Early Elementary 17.B.1a Identify components of the Earthês physical systems: atmosphere (air), lithosphere (land areas), hydrosphere (water areas) and biosphere (life
Early Elementary 17.B.1b Describe physical components of ecosystems.
Early Elementary 17.C.1a ways people depend on/interact w/ physical environment (farming, fishing, hydroelectric power).
Late Elementary 12.A.2a Describe simple life cycles of plants and animals and the similarities and differences in their offspring.
Late Elementary 12.A.2b Categorize features as either inherited or learned (e.g., flower color or eye color is inherited; language is learned).
Late Elementary 12.B.2a Describe relationships among various organisms in their environments (e.g., predator/prey, parasite/host, food chains and food webs).
Late Elementary 12.B.2b Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments (e.g., specialized teeth for eating certain foods, thorns for protection, insulation for cold temperature).
Late Elementary 12.E.2a Identify and explain natural cycles of the Earthês land, water and atmospheric systems (e.g., rock cycle, water cycle, weather patterns).
Late Elementary 12.F.2a Identify and explain natural cycles and patterns in the solar system (e.g., order of the planets; moon phases; seasons as related to Earthês tilt, oneês latitude, and where Earth is in its yearly orbit around the sun).

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