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1,2 S1-2:30 the parts that make up living things (i.e., roots, stems, leaves, flowers, legs, antennae, tail, shell).
1,2 S1-2:30a. Living things (plants and animals) are made of parts that enable survival.
1,2 S1-2:31a. All organisms undergo stages of development that include being born, developing into adulthood, reproducing and dying.
1,2 S1-2:31b. Most organisms come from male and female parents.
1,2 S1-2:35 Acting out (dconstructing simple diagrams, pictures or words that show what eats what.
1,2 S1-2:35a. All animals depend on plants. Some animals eat plants for food; other animals eat animals that eat plants.
1,2 S1-2:40 comparing their physical features with those of other organisms.
1,2 S1-2:49 Identifying the natural sources of the food that is consumed on a daily basis (e.g., Bread-- wheatãflour; Sapãmaple syrup; Pastureãmeat and dairy).
1,2 S1-2:49a. Most food comes from farms either directly as crops or through the animals that eat the crops.
2,3 S3-4:30 Explaining how the physical structure/characteristic of an organism allows it to survive and defend itself (e.g., The coloring of a fiddler crab allows it to camouflage itself in the sand and grasses of its environment so that it will be protected from pr
2,3 S3-4:30a Organisms have physical characteristics that help them to survive in their environment. These structures enable an organism to: defend itself, obtain food, reproduce, eliminate waste.
2,3 S3-4:31 Investigating and describing a variety of plant and animal life cycles.
2,3 S3-4:31a. Although all organisms have common stages of development, details of a life cycle are different for different organisms.
2,3 S3-4:34a. Energy derived from food is needed for all organisms (plants and animals) to stay alive and grow.
2,3 S3-4:35.1 Researching and designing a habitat and explaining how it meets the needs of the organisms that live there.
2,3 S3-4:35.1b. Organisms can survive best only in habitats in which their needs are met.
2,3 S3-4:36 Explaining how one organism depends upon another organism to survive.
2,3 S3-4:38 Describing and sorting plants and animals into groups based on structural similarities and differences (e.g., All pine, spruce and evergreen trees have similar leaf structures; Spiders have eight legs, and insects have six).
2,3 S3-4:38a. The great variety of living things can be sorted into groups in many ways using various characteristics to decide which things belong to which group.
PK-K SPK-K:38 Sorting and identifying examples of plants and animals.
PK-K SPK-K:38a. Some living things (organisms) are identified as plants or animals.
PK-K SPK-K:49 items that students consume on a daily basis: food, fiber, paper, wool or wood).
PK-K SPK-K:49a. Natural Resources are materials that we obtain from the living and non-living environment.



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