Rhode Island Standards
RI.LS1. Life Science: All living organisms have identifiable structures and characteristics that allow for survival (organisms, populations, & species).
LS1 (K-4) FAF-4. Identify and explain how the physical structures of an organism (plants or animals) allow it to survive in its habitat/environment (e.g., roots for water; nose to smell fire).
LS1 (K-2)-4. Students demonstrate understanding of structure and function-survival requirements by...
4a. Identifying the specific functions of the physical structures of a plant or an animal (e.g. roots for water; webbed feet for swimming).
LS1 (K-4)-INQ+POC-1. Sort/classify different living things using similar and different characteristics. Describe why organisms belong to each group or cite evidence about how they are alike or not alike.
LS1 (K-2)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of classification of organisms by...
1c. Observing and recording the external features that make up living things (e.g. roots, stems, leaves, flowers, legs, antennae, tail, shell).