ME.E. The Living Environment: Students understand that cells are the basic unit of life, that all life as we know it has evolved through genetic transfer and natural selection to create a great diversity of organisms, and that these organisms create interdependent webs through which matter and energy flow. Students understand similarities and differences between humans and other organisms and the interconnections of these interdependent webs.
E.1. Biodiversity: Students describe similarities and differences in the observable behaviors, features, and needs of plants and animals.
E.1.a. Describe similarities and differences in the way plants and animals look and the things that they do.
E.3. Cells: Students describe parts and wholes of living things, their basic needs, and the structures and processes that help them stay alive.
E.3.a. List living things and their parts.