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                            KINDERGARTEN             1ST GRADE          2ND GRADE         3RD GRADE         4TH GRADE            5TH GRADE           6TH GRADE   7TH GRADE          8TH GRADE
1.0 Cell Structure and Function: The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.
K.1.1 Recognize that living K.1.1.A Use              1.1.1.A Use        2.1.1.A Use       3.1.1.A Use       4.1.1.A Identify     5.1.1.A Draw                    7.1.1.A Design
things are made up of       magnifying lens          magnifying lens magnifiers to        magnifiers to     the primary parts    and label the                   and construct a
smaller parts.              and/or any other         and/or other       study smaller     study the         of both plant and    basic structures                hierarchy
4.1.1 Know that all         magnifying device to     magnifying         parts of plants   smaller parts of animal cells.         of plant and                    among cells,
organisms are made of one observe structures of device to               and animals and plants and                               animal cells                    tissues, organs,
or more cells.              plants and animals.      observe and        identify their    identify their                         (i.e., cell wall,               and systems.
7.1.1 Recognize the                                  identify           functions.        functions.                             cell membrane,
differences among cells,                             structures of                                                               cytoplasm,
tissues, organs, and                                 plants and                                                                  nucleus,
systems.                                             animals.                                                                    chloroplasts).



                                                                                         3.1.1.B Define      4.1.1.B Explain     5.1.1.B                         7.1.1.B Explain
                                                                                         cells as the        the different       Compare and                     the interaction
                                                                                         basic units of      characteristics     contrast the                    of organs
                                                                                         living organisms.   between plant       basic structures                and/or
                                                                                                             and animal cells.   of plant and                    organelles in
                                                                                                                                 animal cells                    maintaining
                                                                                                                                 (i.e., cell                     homeostasis.
                                                                                                                                 membrane,
                                                                                                                                 cytoplasm, and
                                                                                                                                 nucleus).


                                                                                                                                 5.1.1.C.1                       7.1.1.C Identify
                                                                                                                                 Differentiate                   the function of
                                                                                                                                 among cells,                    organ systems.
                                                                                                                                 tissues, organs
                                                                                                                                 and systems.


                                                                                                                                 5.1.1.C.2
                                                                                                                                 Identify the
                                                                                                                                 tissue and
                                                                                                                                 organ systems
                                                                                                                                 in the human
                                                                                                                                 body.




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K.1.2 Recognize that             K.1.2.A Recognize       1.1.2.A            2.1.2.A Use          3.1.2.A Use                                              7.1.2.A
smaller parts of living things   that parts of           Observe and        ocular               magnifiers to                                            Distinguish
contribute to the operation      organisms may vary in   describe how       equipment to         observe and                                              between plant
and well being of entire         shape, color, size,     animal and         examine              describe what                                            and animal
organisms.                       composition, location   plant structures   structures of        occurs when a                                            cells with
7.1.2 Differentiate between      in organism.            enable             organisms.           plant loses a                                            microscopic
structures and functions of                              organisms to                            specific part                                            inspection.
plant and animal cells.                                  survive.                                (e.g., leaves,
                                                                                                 roots).

                                                                            2.1.2.B.1            3.1.2.B                                                  7.1.2.B Prepare
                                                                            Recognize that       Recognize that                                           a specimen for
                                                                            structural           smaller parts of                                         microscopic
                                                                            characteristics      organisms are                                            use.
                                                                            of organisms         essential to their
                                                                            may vary in          well being.
                                                                            shape, color,
                                                                            size,
                                                                            composition,
                                                                            location in
                                                                            organism.

                                                                            2.1.2.B.2            3.1.2.C Define                                           7.1.2.C
                                                                            Recognize an         organism.                                                Diagram and
                                                                            organism as a                                                                 utilize the parts
                                                                            plant or animal.                                                              of a microscope.

                                                                            2.1.2.C Identify
                                                                            the external and
                                                                            internal
                                                                            structures of an
                                                                            organism that
                                                                            enable it to live,
                                                                            move, and
                                                                            obtain food from
                                                                            its environment.


                                                                            2.1.2.D Know
                                                                            that parts of
                                                                            organisms may
                                                                            have several
                                                                            functions.




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                                KINDERGARTEN         1ST GRADE        2ND GRADE         3RD GRADE         4TH GRADE          5TH GRADE          6TH GRADE        7TH GRADE           8TH GRADE
7.1.3 Recognize that cell                                                                                                                                        7.1.3.A
division occurs in sequential                                                                                                                                    Sequence a
stages.                                                                                                                                                          series of
                                                                                                                                                                 diagrams
                                                                                                                                                                 depicting the
                                                                                                                                                                 stages of
                                                                                                                                                                 mitosis in plant
                                                                                                                                                                 and animal
                                                                                                                                                                 cells.

                                                                                                                                                                 7.1.3.B Explain
                                                                                                                                                                 the role of
                                                                                                                                                                 mitosis in the
                                                                                                                                                                 overall cell
                                                                                                                                                                 cycle.
7.1.4 Know that materials                                                                                                                                        7.1.4.A
move into and out of cells.                                                                                                                                      Distinguish
                                                                                                                                                                 between
                                                                                                                                                                 diffusion,
                                                                                                                                                                 osmosis and
                                                                                                                                                                 active transport.


                                                                                                                                                                 7.1.4.B
                                                                                                                                                                 Demonstrate
                                                                                                                                                                 the movement
                                                                                                                                                                 of materials in
                                                                                                                                                                 response to
                                                                                                                                                                 concentration.
2.0 Interactions B/N Living Things & Their Environment: The student will investigate how living things interact with one another and with non-living elements of their environment
2.2.1 Recognize the          K.2.1.A Categorize   1.2.1.A         2.2.1.A List the 3.2.1.A Examine 4.2.1.A Examine 5.2.1.A.1                   6.2.1.A
distinction between living   objects as living or Describe        characteristic      an object’s         and relate how     Classify specific Describe
and non-living things.       non-living.          properties that functions that      characteristics     plants and         kinds of          commensal,
4.2.1 Investigate the                             distinguish     distinguish living to determine if      animals interact   relationships     parasitic, and
relationships among                               living from     from nonliving      the object is       with each other    among plants      mutualistic
organisms in a specific                           nonliving       matter.             living or non-      and their          and animals       relationships.
ecosystem.                                        objects.                            living.             environment.       within an
6.2.1 Understand the nature                                                                                                  ecosystem.
of symbiotic relationships.


                                                                                                                             5.2.1.A.2
                                                                                                                             Identify biotic
                                                                                                                             and abioic parts
                                                                                                                             of an ecosystem




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                                                                                                                                5.2.1.A.3
                                                                                                                                Identify the
                                                                                                                                needs that are
                                                                                                                                met by an
                                                                                                                                organism's
                                                                                                                                habitat.
K.2.2 Realize that           K.2.2.A Recognize       1.2.2.A Use the   2.2.2.A             3.2.3.A Explain   4.2.2.A Provide    5.2.2.A Predict   6.2.2.A                       8.2.3.A
organisms use their senses   that humans have five   senses to         Determine how       how plants and    evidence and       the               Distinguish                   Characterize
to interact with their       senses and be able to   explore the       animals interact    animals depend    give examples of   consequences      between                       the major
environment.                 discriminate among      environment.      with the living     upon each other   environmental      of a human        predators and                 biomes
1.2.3 Examine                these.                                    and non-living      and the non-      changes caused     action on the     prey.                         according to
interrelationships among                                               elements in their   living elements   by living          environment.                                    specific
plants, animals, and their                                             environment         of an             organisms.                                                         environmental
environment.                                                           through the         environment to                                                                       features and
4.2.2 Recognize that                                                   senses.             meet basic                                                                           identify the
organisms are able to                                                                      needs.                                                                               organisms
change their environment.                                                                                                                                                       commonly
                                                                                                                                                                                found in these
                                                                                                                                                                                areas.

6.2.2 Examine the                                    1.2.3.A           2.2.2.B List                                                               6.2.2.B
competitive relationships                            Describe plants   ways in which                                                              Describe the
among organisms within an                            and animals in    various                                                                    impact of
ecosystem.                                           various           organisms                                                                  competition
8.2.3 Identify the major                             environments.     perceive their                                                             among species
biomes of the world.                                                   environment                                                                within an
                                                                       (i.e., sight,                                                              ecosystem.
                                                                       smell, sound).
                                                                       2.2.2.C                                                                    6.2.2.C
                                                                       Describe the                                                               Interpret how
                                                                       function of each                                                           humans impact
                                                                       of the five                                                                ecosystems.
                                                                       special sensory
                                                                       organs.


                                                                       2.2.3.A                                                                    6.2.2 D
                                                                       Determine how                                                              Describe the
                                                                       organisms                                                                  levels of
                                                                       interact with the                                                          organization in
                                                                       non-living                                                                 an ecosystem.
                                                                       elements of
                                                                       their
                                                                       environment.




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                                                                                                                                                 6.2.2 E Identify
                                                                                                                                                 the groupings
                                                                                                                                                 used to
                                                                                                                                                 describe an
                                                                                                                                                 ecosystem.


                                                                                                                                                 6.2.2 F List and
                                                                                                                                                 describe four
                                                                                                                                                 ways scientists
                                                                                                                                                 determine the
                                                                                                                                                 numbers in a
                                                                                                                                                 population.


                                                                                                                                                 6.2.2 G Explain
                                                                                                                                                 what causes
                                                                                                                                                 populations to
                                                                                                                                                 change in size.

                                                                                                                                                 6.2.2 H Identify
                                                                                                                                                 factors that limit
                                                                                                                                                 population
                                                                                                                                                 growth.

1.2.4 Recognize that the                              1.2.4.A Provide   2.2.4.A              3.2.4.A
environment and the                                   examples of       Recognize            Describe how
organisms that live in it can                         pollutants in a   different types      environments
be affected by pollution.                             specific          of pollutants.       are affected by
                                                      environment.                           various kinds of
                                                                                             pollution.


                                                                        2.2.4.B Identify     3.2.4.B Define
                                                                        factors which        conservation
                                                                        cause changes        and identify
                                                                        in natural           ways in which
                                                                        environments.        students can
                                                                                             conserve the
                                                                                             Earth's
                                                                                             resources.
                                                                        2.2.4.C Identify     3.2.4.C Define
                                                                        causes of air,       recycling and
                                                                        land, and water      identify ways in
                                                                        pollution and        which students
                                                                        ways in which to     can recycle in
                                                                        prevent pollution.   their
                                                                                             environment.


3.0 Food Production/Energy for Life The student will study the basic parts of plants, investigate how plants produce food, discover that plants and animals use food to sustain life.


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1.3.1 Recognize the basic    K.3.1.A Recognize         1.3.1.A Identify   2.3.1.A             3.3.1.A.1           4.3.1.A Describe   5.3.1.A.1         6.3.1.A Classify
requirements of all living   that living things have   the basic needs    Compare how         Explain how         the                Explain how       organisms as
things.                      basic needs.              of living things   plants and          animals depend      interdependence    plants produce    producers,
4.3.1 Realize that plants                              (e.g., food,       animals satisfy     on plants to        of living things   their own food.   consumers, and
and animals use food for                               water, sunlight,   their basic         meet their need     and their basic                      decomposers.
energy.                                                air, space).       requirements for    for energy.         needs.
6.3.1 Recognize                                                           life.
relationships within food
chains.

                                                                                              3.3.1.A.2                              5.3.1.A.2
                                                                                              Identify                               Describe the
                                                                                              producer,                              energy roles of
                                                                                              consumer,                              organisms in an
                                                                                              carnivore,                             ecosystem.
                                                                                              herbivore,
                                                                                              omnivore, and
                                                                                              decomposer.
                                                                                              3.3.1.B
                                                                                              Recognize that
                                                                                              animals obtain
                                                                                              their food by
                                                                                              eating plants or
                                                                                              other animals
                                                                                              (i.e., food webs,
                                                                                              food chains,
                                                                                              energy pyramid).



3.3.2 Recognize the basic    K.3.2.A Identify the      1.3.2.A Identify   2.3.2.A Grow        3.3.2.A Examine     4.3.2.A            5.3.2.A                          7.3.2.A.1
parts of plants.             parts of plants (i.e.,    and describe       plants from         the major parts     Recognize how      Describe how                     Identify the
4.3.2 Recognize the          leaves, roots, stems).    the function of    seeds and           of plants and       plants use         various plant                    reactants and
function of specific                                   the basic parts    compare,            determine their     chlorophyll to     structures are                   products of
structures in organisms that                           of plants.         measure, and        functions.          photosynthesize.   associated with                  photosynthesis
allow them to obtain and                                                  record plant                                               food production                  and respiration.
use energy.                                                               growth under                                               (i.e., stems,
7.3.2 Distinguish between                                                 different growing                                          leaves,
the photosynthesis and                                                    conditions.                                                stomata).
respiration process.




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7.3.3 Describe the                      1.3.2.B Grow       2.3.2.B Identify   3.3.2.B Label      4.3.2.B                                  7.3.2.A.2
movement of oxygen and                  plants from        the major parts    the major parts    Recognize the                            Compare the
carbon dioxide between                  seeds to           of a seed and      of a seed and      ways pollen aand                         chemical
living things and the                   observe and        describe their     describe their     other seeds can                          processes of
environment.                            describe the       functions.         functions.         be carried.                              photosynthesis
                                        basic parts of a                                                                                  and respiration
                                        plant.                                                                                            as they relate in
                                                                                                                                          the energy
                                                                                                                                          cycle.


                                                                              3.3.2.C                                                     7.3.2.B Relate
                                                                              Recognize that                                              the processes
                                                                              plants use                                                  of
                                                                              sunlight, water,                                            photosynthesis
                                                                              and air for                                                 and respiration
                                                                              photosynthesis.                                             to appropriate
                                                                                                                                          cellular
                                                                                                                                          organelles.


                                                                                                                                          7.3.3.A
                                                                                                                                          Diagram and
                                                                                                                                          explain how
                                                                                                                                          oxygen and
                                                                                                                                          carbon dioxide
                                                                                                                                          are exchanged
                                                                                                                                          between living
                                                                                                                                          things and their
                                                                                                                                          environment.




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                            KINDERGARTEN           1ST GRADE         2ND GRADE          3RD GRADE      4TH GRADE         5TH GRADE           6TH GRADE   7TH GRADE          8TH GRADE
4.0 Heredity and Reproduction: The student will understand the basic principles of inheritance.
2.4.1 Recognize that living K.4.1.A Recognize      1.4.1.A           2.4.1.A            3.4.1.A        4.4.1.A Compare   5.4.1.A Explain                 7.4.1.A.
things reproduce.           that all living things Recognize that Recognize that Recognize that        the traits of     the function of                 Compare and
4.4.1 Realize that certain  come from other living all living things all living things  organisms      offspring with    the flower in                   contrast sexual
characteristics are passed  things.                come from         come from other develop the       those of the      plant                           and asexual
from parents to offspring.                         other living      living things.     ability to     parent.           reproduction.                   reproduction.
                                                   things.                              reproduce as
                                                                                        they mature.
                                                                    2.4.1.B Know                                         5.4.1.B                         7.4.1.B.1 Give
                                                                    that each                                            Observe                         examples of
                                                                    organism has its                                     specific plants                 asexual
                                                                    own process of                                       and explain how                 reproduction,
                                                                    growth and                                           they grow from                  reproduction in
                                                                    development.                                         and produce                     which the
                                                                                                                         seeds (i.e.                     parent
                                                                                                                         sunflowers,                     organism
                                                                                                                         beans).                         produces
                                                                                                                                                         genetically
                                                                                                                                                         identical
                                                                                                                                                         offspring.

                                                                                                                         5.4.1.C                         7.4.1.B.2
                                                                                                                         Compare and                     Explain the role
                                                                                                                         contrast how                    of sperm and
                                                                                                                         different plants                egg sex cells in
                                                                                                                         reproduce (i.e.                 sexual
                                                                                                                         flowers, spores).               reproduction.




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2.4.2 Recognize that         K.4.2.A Match           1.4.2.A Match    2.4.2.A Match      3.4.2.A Note                           5.4.2.A                                     8.4.2.A Use the
offspring tend to resemble   offspring with their    offspring with   offspring with     similarities and                       Recognize that                              results of a
their parents.               parents.                their parents.   their parents.     differences                            new                                         genetic cross to
5.4.2 Realize that                                                                       between parents                        generations of                              distinguish
reproduction is necessary                                                                and offspring.                         living things                               between
for the survival of the                                                                                                         arise through                               dominant and
species.                                                                                                                        reproduction.                               recessive traits.
8.4.2 Examine differences
between dominant and
recessive traits.


                                                                      2.4.2.B Identify   3.4.2.B Identify                       5.4.2.B Explain                             8.4.2.B.1
                                                                      ways in which      ways in which                          that the                                    Construct and
                                                                      animals take       animals take                           continuation of                             interpret
                                                                      care of their      care of their                          a species is                                Punnett
                                                                      young.             young.                                 dependent                                   Squares to
                                                                                                                                upon the                                    predict the
                                                                                                                                reproduction of                             probability of
                                                                                                                                its members.                                genotypes and
                                                                                                                                                                            phenotypes in
                                                                                                                                                                            offspring.


                                                                                                                                                                            8.4.2.B.2
                                                                                                                                                                            Determine
                                                                                                                                                                            expressed traits
                                                                                                                                                                            based upon
                                                                                                                                                                            genetic
                                                                                                                                                                            crossings
                                                                                                                                                                            utilizing basic
                                                                                                                                                                            patterns of
                                                                                                                                                                            genetic
                                                                                                                                                                            inheritance.

2.4.3 Recognize that the     K.4.3.A Recognize       1.4.3.A          2.4.3.A            3.4.3.A            4.4.3.A Describe    5.4.3.A                                     8.4.3.A
appearance of plants and     that, as an organism    Recognize that   Recognize that,    Describe how       the life cycle of   Describe the life                           Describe a
animals changes as they      grows, its appearance   as an organism   as an organism     an organism        an animal (i.e.     cycle of a fast                             model of the
mature.                      may change.             grows, its       grows, its         (e.g., frog,       frog, mealworm).    growing plant.                              DNA molecule.
4.4.3 Investigate the life                           appearance       appearance         butterfly)
cycles of different                                  may change.      may change.        changes as it
organisms.                                                                               matures.
8.4.3 Investigate the
relationship among DNA,
genes, chromosomes, and
the genetic code of life.




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                            KINDERGARTEN                1ST GRADE            2ND GRADE          3RD GRADE          4TH GRADE   5TH GRADE   6TH GRADE   7TH GRADE   8TH GRADE
                            K.4.3.B Describe the        1.4.3.B              2.4.3.B            3.4.3.B Identify                                                   8.4.3.B Identify
                            life cycle of an animal     Describe the life    Describe the       characteristics                                                    the relationship
                            and/or living thing (i.e.   cycle of an          larva, pupa and    of fish,                                                           among DNA,
                            frog, mealworm).            animal and/or        adult stages of    amphibian,                                                         RNA, genes,
                                                        living thing (i.e.   organisms that     reptiles, birds,                                                   and
                                                        frog,                undergo            and mammals.                                                       chromosomes.
                                                        mealworm).           metamorphosis.



                                                                             2.4.3.C                                                                               8.4.3.C.1
                                                                             Recognize                                                                             Explain how
                                                                             characteristics                                                                       genes are
                                                                             of fish,                                                                              inherited
                                                                             amphibians,                                                                           through meiosis.
                                                                             reptiles, birds,
                                                                             and mammals.
                                                                                                                                                                   8.4.3.C.2
                                                                                                                                                                   Compare the
                                                                                                                                                                   causes and
                                                                                                                                                                   characteristics
                                                                                                                                                                   of inherited
                                                                                                                                                                   genetic
                                                                                                                                                                   disorders.
                                                                                                                                                                   8.4.3.C.3
                                                                                                                                                                   Identify the
                                                                                                                                                                   various
                                                                                                                                                                   techniques
                                                                                                                                                                   used to produce
                                                                                                                                                                   organisms with
                                                                                                                                                                   specific traits.



8.4.4 Explore careers                                                                                                                                              8.4.4.A
related to biotechnology.                                                                                                                                          Research and
                                                                                                                                                                   present
                                                                                                                                                                   information on
                                                                                                                                                                   careers related
                                                                                                                                                                   to
                                                                                                                                                                   biotechnology.




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                             KINDERGARTEN          1ST GRADE       2ND GRADE          3RD GRADE         4TH GRADE            5TH GRADE        6TH GRADE          7TH GRADE   8TH GRADE
5.0 Diversity and Adaptation Among Living Things: The student will understand that living things have characteristics that enable them to survive in their environment.
1.5.1 Recognize the          K.5.1.A Sort          1.5.1.A         2.5.1.A Provide 3.5.1.A Provide 4.5.1.A Classify          5.5.1.A Classify 6.5.1.A.1
differences among plants     organisms according Observe and       specific           specific          animals, by type, plants              Explain how the
and animals of the same      to one basic          describe        examples of        examples of       according to their according to       relationship
kind.                        characteristic (i.e., differences     differences        differences       characteristics.     their            between the
4.5.1 Realize that plants    which ones swim, fly, among plants    among animals among plants of                             characteristics. form and
and animals can be           etc.)                 and animals of of the same         the same                                                function of an
grouped according to                               the same        species.           species.                                                organism is
similarities and differences                       species.                                                                                   associated with
in their characteristics.                                                                                                                     survival in a
                                                                                                                                              given
                                                                                                                                              environment.


                                                                     2.5.1.B             3.5.1.B Identify    4.5.1.B Describe               6.5.1.A.2
                                                                     Recognize that      population as a     the natural                    Identify the
                                                                     a group of          group of            environment of                 needs met by
                                                                     animals of the      organisms of        different living               an organisms
                                                                     same species        the same            organisms.                     habitat.
                                                                     live and produce    species, living
                                                                     in the same         and producing in
                                                                     area.               the same area.


                                                                     2.5.1.C             3.5.1.C Define                                     6.5.1.A.3
                                                                     Recognize that      terms used                                         Explain how an
                                                                     living things are   conventionally in                                  organsim's
                                                                     grouped             the study of                                       adaptations
                                                                     together on the     natural                                            help it survive.
                                                                     basis of            environment
                                                                     common              (i.e., habitat,
                                                                     characteristics.    climate, region,
                                                                                         community).

                                                                     2.5.1.D Group                                                          6.5.1.A.4
                                                                     organisms on                                                           Describe how
                                                                     the basis of                                                           camoflauge
                                                                     observed                                                               helps an
                                                                     similarities and                                                       organism
                                                                     differences in                                                         survive.
                                                                     one
                                                                     characteristic.




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                                 KINDERGARTEN              1ST GRADE        2ND GRADE           3RD GRADE           4TH GRADE         5TH GRADE          6TH GRADE   7TH GRADE   8TH GRADE
K.5.2 Recognize that living      K.5.2.A Recognize         1.5.2.A          2.5.2.A.1           3.5.2.A Specify     4.5.2.A Compare   5.5.2.A                                    8.5.2.A Infer the
things have features that        that living things have   Observe how      Classify an         the features that   how animals are   Compare how                                relatedness of
help them to survive in          features that help        animal and       organism            enable a plant      adapted to        plants are                                 different
different environments.          them to survive in        plant features   according to the    or animal to        different         adapted to                                 organisms
5.5.2 Determine that             different environments.   help them        environment in      survive in its      environments.     different                                  using a
adaptations help organisms                                 survive.         which it can        environment.                          environments                               taxanomic
to survive in their                                                         best survive.                                             (e.g., palm tree,                          system of
environments.                                                                                                                         fir tree, cactus).                         classification.
8.5.2 Identify characteristics
used by scientists to
classify organisms into
different categories.




                                                                            2.5.2.A.2                                                                                            8.5.2.B
                                                                            Identify ways in                                                                                     Compare
                                                                            which the                                                                                            different
                                                                            environment                                                                                          organisms
                                                                            meets the basic                                                                                      according to
                                                                            needs of the                                                                                         similarities and
                                                                            organism living                                                                                      differences in
                                                                            in it.                                                                                               their structures
                                                                                                                                                                                 and function.


                                                                            2.5.2.B List
                                                                            ways in which
                                                                            various
                                                                            organisms can
                                                                            adapt for
                                                                            survival.
                                                                            2.5.2.C Identify
                                                                            different animal
                                                                            habitats.
                                                                            2.5.2.D Know
                                                                            how seasonal
                                                                            and weather
                                                                            changes affect
                                                                            living organisms.




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                             KINDERGARTEN           1ST GRADE          2ND GRADE        3RD GRADE           4TH GRADE            5TH GRADE         6TH GRADE          7TH GRADE   8TH GRADE
6.0 Biological Change: The student will understand that living things have changed over time.
2.6.1 Recognize that some K.6.1.A Recognize         1.6.1.A            2.6.1.A          3.6.1.A Give        4.6.1.A Examine      5.6.1.A Explain   6.6.1.A
plants and animals that      that some animals      Recognize that Recognize that examples of               fossils and          how fossils       Differentiate
once lived are no longer     that lived are no      some plants        some plants and organisms that       explain how they     provide           between the
found on earth.              longer found on Earth. and animals        animals that     have become         provide              information       relative age of
4.6.1 Realize that fossils                          that formerly      formerly         extinct.            information about    about the past.   fossils in a
show connections between                            inhabited the      inhabited the                        the types of                           sedimentary
organisms that lived in the                         earth are no       earth are no                         organisms that                         rock diagram.
past and those that live in                         longer present longer present                           lived in the past.
the present.                                        on earth.          on earth.
6.6.1 Investigate the fossil
evidence found in
sedimentary rock layers.


                                K.6.1.B Recognize                    2.6.1.B Identify   3.6.1.B                                                    6.6.1.B
                                that dinosaurs are                   prehistoric        Distinguish                                                Determine the
                                extinct.                             organisms such     between the                                                geologic age of
                                                                     as dinosaurs       terms                                                      an object using
                                                                     and plants.        endangered and                                             a diagram or a
                                                                                        extinct and                                                time line.
                                                                                        identify some
                                                                                        human causes
                                                                                        for species to be
                                                                                        in danger.


4.6.2 Recognize that                                                 2.6.1.C Identify                       4.6.2.A Identify                       6.6.2.A Identify
extinction has occurred in                                           some species in                        certain animal                         additional lines
the past and continues                                               danger of                              and plant                              of scientific
today.                                                               extinction.                            populations as                         evidence, other
6.6.2 Recognize various                                                                                     thriving,                              than fossils,
types of evidence which                                                                                     threatened,                            that support the
indicate that life forms have                                                                               endangered, or                         idea of change
changed over time.                                                                                          extinct.                               over time.




6.6.3 Reason how                                                                                                                                   6.6.3.A Predict
environmental changes are                                                                                                                          how a specific
associated with the                                                                                                                                environmental
extinction of a species.                                                                                                                           change might
                                                                                                                                                   affect the
                                                                                                                                                   survival of a
                                                                                                                                                   plant or animal
                                                                                                                                                   species.




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                                                                           6.6.3.B
                                                                           Evaluate
                                                                           possible causes
                                                                           of extinction.




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