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1 SC-1.2.0.E.2. Describe that some events in nature have repeating patterns.
1 SC-1.3.0.A.1. Compare and explain how external features of plants and animals help them survive in different environments.
1 SC-1.3.0.A.1.b Compare similar features in some animals and plants and explain how each of these enables the organism to satisfy basic needs.
1 SC-1.3.0.A.1.c an organisms external features contribute to its ability to survive in an environment.
1 SC-1.3.0.A.1.d Classify organisms according to one selected feature, such as body covering, and identify other similarities shared by organisms within each group formed.
1 SC-1.3.0.B.2. Provide evidence that all organisms are made of parts that help them carry out the basic functions of life.
1 SC-1.3.0.B.2.a humans and other animals have different body parts used to seek, find, and take in food.
1 SC-1.3.0.E.1. Describe some of the ways in which animals depend on plants and on each other.
1 SC-1.3.0.E.1.a Examine organisms in a wide variety of environments to gather information on how animals satisfy their need for food.
1 SS-1.3.0.A.1.a Locate the continents and oceans using maps and a globe
1 SS-1.3.0.A.1.e Describe where places are located on a map using relative distance and direction, such as near-far, above-below and cardinal directions (north, south, east, and west)
1 SS-1.3.0.B.1. Describe places in the environment using geographic characteristics
1 SS-1.3.0.B.1.a Identify and describe physical characteristics of a place (physical features, climate, vegetation and animal life)
1,2 SS-1&2.3.0.A.1. Use geographic tools to locate and describe places on Earth
2 SC-2.2.0.A.1.d Changes caused by humans and other animals
2 SC-2.2.0.A.1.e Changes caused by water, wind, etc.
2 SC-2.3.0.F.1. Explain that organisms can grow and survive in many very different habitats.
2 SC-2.3.0.F.1.a Investigate a variety of familiar and unfamiliar habitats and describe how animals and plants found there maintain their lives and survive to reproduce.
2 SC-2.3.0.F.1.c Explain that animals and plants sometimes cause changes in their environments.
2 SS-2.3.0.A.1.a Identify the purpose and use of a globe and a variety of maps and atlases, such as school maps, neighborhood maps and simple atlases
2 SS-2.3.0.A.1.c Identify the equator, poles, seven continents, four oceans, and countries on a map and globe
2 SS-2.3.0.B.1. Classify places and regions in an environment using geographic characteristics
2 SS-2.3.0.B.1.b Describe and classify regions using climate, vegetation, animal life, and natural/physical features
3 SS-3.3.0.A.1. Use geographic tools to locate and construct meaning about places on Earth
3 SS-3.3.0.B.1.a Compare places and regions using geographic features
4 SC-4.3.0.A.1.a a variety of animals or plants in both familiar and unfamiliar environments.
4 SC-4.3.0.C.1.c some likenesses between parents and offspring are inherited (such as eye color in humans, nest building in birds, or flower color in plants) and other likenesses are learned (such as language in humans )
4 SC-4.3.0.D.1.a Describe ways in which organisms in one habitat differ from those in another habitat and consider how these differences help them survive and reproduce.
4 SC-4.3.0.D.1.b Explain that the characteristics of an organism affect its ability to survive and reproduce.
4 SC-4.3.0.F.1b Identify and describe the interactions of organisms present in a habitat: Competition for space, food, and water
4 SC-4.3.0.F.1c Identify and describe the interactions of organisms present in a habitat: Beneficial interactions: nesting, pollination, seed dispersal, oysters filtering as in the Chesapeake Bay, etc.
4 SC-4.3.0.F.1e Explain that changes in an organisms habitat are sometimes beneficial to it and sometimes harmful.
5 SC-5.2.0.A.2.a Identify and describe events such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and flooding which change surface features rapidly.
5 SC-5.3.0.A.1. Explain the idea that in any particular environment, some kinds of plants and animals survive well, some less well, and some cannot survive at all.
K SC-K.2.0.D.1.b Describe ways in which the daytime and nighttime skies are different.
K SC-K.2.0.E.2.c Describe qualitative changes in weather, such as temperatures, precipitation, wind, etc
K SC-K.3.0.A.1.a features (observable parts) of animals and plants that make some of them alike in the way they look and the things they do.
K SC-K.3.0.A.1.b features that make some animals and some plants very different from one another.
K SC-K.3.0.A.1.c Identify a feature that distinguishes animals that fly (as an example) from animals that cannot and examine a variety of animals that can fly to discover other similar features they might share.
K SC-K.3.0.A.1.d Compare ideas about how the features of animals and plants affect what these animals are able to do.
K SC-K.3.0.A.2.c similarities in what both humans and other animals are able to do because they possess certain external features.
K SC-K.3.0.D.1. living things are found almost everywhere in the world and that there are somewhat different kinds of living things in different places.
K SC-K.3.0.D.1.b describe and compare living things found in other states such as Texas and Alaska to those found in Maryland.
K SC-K.3.0.D.1.c Explain that the external features of plants and animals affect how well they thrive in different kinds of places.
K SC-K.3.0.E.1. Develop an awareness of the relationship of features of living things and their ability to satisfy basic needs that support their growth and survival.
K SC-K.3.0.F.1. Investigate a variety of familiar places where plants and animals live to describe the place and the living things found there.
K SC-K.3.0.F.1.a Describe observations of the place and some of the living things found there.
K SC-K.3.0.F.1.c Describe ways that animals and plants found in each place interact with each other and with their environment.
K SC-K.6.0.B.1.b Identify features of the natural environment that are not made by humans.
K SS-K-3.0.A.1. globe and maps can be used to help people locate places
K SS-K-3.0.A.1.b Describe how maps are models showing physical features and/or human features of places
K SS-K-3.0.A.1.d Identify pictures and photographs that represent places on a map such as a playground and a fire station
K SS-K-3.0.B.1.a Recognize physical features as landforms and bodies of water using photographs and pictures
K SS-K-3.0.B.1.b Identify land forms, such as mountains and hills, and bodies of water, such as oceans, rivers, and streams
PK SC-PK.2.0E.2. Describe the weather using observations.
PK SC-PK.2.0E.2.b Describe qualitative changes in weather, such as temperatures, precipitation, wind, etc.
PK SC-PK.3.0.A.1.a how some animals are alike in the way they look and in the things they do.
PK SC-PK.3.0.A.1.b some plants are alike in the way they look and in the things they do.
PK SC-PK.3.0.A.1.d Identify some of the things that all animals do, such as eat, move around and explain how their features (observable parts) help them do these things.
PK SS-PK-3.0.A.1. Recognize that a globe and maps are used to help people locate places
PK SS-PK-3.0.A.1.a Recognize that maps are models of places
PK SS-PK-3.0.B.1.e Discuss that places have natural/physical features such as mountains, rivers, and hills
PK-2 SC-PK-2.1.0.C.1.g sequence events (seasons, seed growth).

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