Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.LS1. Life Science: All living organisms have identifiable structures and characteristics that allow for survival (organisms, populations, & species).
LS1 (K-4) SAE-2. Identify the basic needs of plants and animals in order to stay alive. (i.e., water, air, food, space).
LS1 (K-2)-2. Students demonstrate understanding of structure and function-survival requirements by...
2a. Observing that plants need water, air, food, and light to grow; observing that animals need water, air, food and shelter to grow.
RI.LS2. Life Science: Matter cycles and energy flows through an ecosystem.
LS2 (K-4) SAE-5. Recognize that energy is needed for all organisms to stay alive and grow or identify where a plant or animal gets its energy.
LS2 (K-2)-5. Students demonstrate an understanding of energy flow in an ecosystem by...
5a. Caring for plants and/or animals by identifying and providing for their needs; experimenting with a plant's growth under different conditions, including light and no light.