Standards for MD

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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.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.
2 SC-2.3.0.F.1.b Explain that organisms live in habitats that provide their basic needs: Food, Water, Air, Shelter
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.F.1.a Explain ways that individuals and groups of organisms interact with each other and their environment.
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.
5 SC-5.3.0.E.1. Recognize that some source of energy is needed for all organisms to grow and survive.
5 SC-5.3.0.E.1.d some insects and various other organisms depend on dead plant and animal material for food.
K SC-K.3.0.E.1.a Make observations of the features and behaviors of many different kinds of animals within an environment to identify and begin building a list of some of the basic needs these organisms share, such as water, air, etc.
K SC-K.3.0.E.1.b Describe ways that people and other animals manage to bring the things they need from their environment into their bodies.
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.
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-3.6.0.E.1.a Distinguish factual from fictional information (anthropomorphic)

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