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1,2 H&SS1-2:10c Measuring calendar time by days, weeks, and months (e.g., How old are you?).
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 S1-2:35a. 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 S1-2:41a. People use their senses to find out about their surroundings and meet their needs.
1,2 S1-2:41c. Senses help people satisfy their need to avoid danger: nose: smell fire; ears: hear danger
2,3 H&SS3-4:10d Measuring calendar time by days, weeks, months, years, decades, and centuries (e.g., How old is your town?).
2,3 H&SS3-4:11e Locating major global physical divisions, such as continents, oceans, cardinal directions, poles, equator, tropics, Arctic and Antarctic Circles, tropical, mid-latitude and polar regions.
2,3 H&SS3-4:11i Asking appropriate geographic questions and using geographic resources to answer them (e.g., what product is produced in a region and why; atlas, globe, wall maps, reference books).
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 S3-4:36 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.
2,3 S3-4:39 differences in characteristics of a certain type of organism (e.g., dogs with long hair or short hair; humans with blue or brown eyes).
2,3 S3-4:39a. Organisms of the same kind differ in their individual characteristics/traits (e.g., Even though all dogs are of the same species, they can have very different traits).
2,3 S3-4:5a Classifying objects and phenomena into sets and subsets and justifying groupings.
PK-K H&SSPK-K:11c Describing or identifying a map or globe.
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:41 Identifying the five senses and using the senses to identify objects in their environment.
PK-K SPK-K:41a. People use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves. Different senses give different information.

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