Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.3.0. Life Science: The students will use scientific skills and processes to explain the dynamic nature of living things, their interactions, and the results from the interactions that occur over time.
3.A.1. Diversity of Life: Compare and explain how external features of plants and animals help them survive in different environments.
3.A.1.b. Compare similar features in some animals and plants and explain how each of these enables the organism to satisfy basic needs.
3.E.1. Flow of Matter and Energy: Describe some of the ways in which animals depend on plants and on each other.
3.E.1.a. Examine organisms in a wide variety of environments to gather information on how animals satisfy their need for food: Some animals eat only plants; Some animals eat only other animals; Some animals eat both plants and other animals.