K Life Science
[Constructing and Reflecting] [Life Science] [Physical Science] [Earth Science] [Health]
What do you want students to:
know, do, be like?
How will you know if benchmarks have been achieved?
What possible instructional resources
could be used?
I (introduce), P (practice), M (master)
The following benchmarks can be found in UNIT A: Characteristics of Living Things Labs & Activities


Print Material:

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IRC Activities:

  • IRC Activity Here

Units of Practice:
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III.2.E.1 Explain characteristics and functions of observable body parts in a variety of animals. (Vertebrates/invertebrates)
III.2.E.2 Compare and contrast (K-2) or classify (3-5) familiar organisms on the basis of observable physical characteristics
III.2.E.3 Describe life cycles of familiar organisms. (Insect, bird)
III.2.E.4 Compare and contrast food, energy, and environmental needs of selected organisms.
III.2.E.5 Explain the functions of selected seed plant parts.
III.3.E.1 Give evidence that characteristics are passed from parents to young.

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Last Revised: Thu, Feb 5, 2004