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.C.1. Genetics: Explain that there are identifiable stages in the life cycles (growth, reproduction, and death) of plants and animals.
3.C.1.a. Investigate and describe that seeds change and grow into plants.
3.C.1.c. Given pictures of stages in the life cycle of a plant or an animal, determine the sequence of the stages in the life cycle.
3.C.1.d. Provide examples, using observations and information from readings that life cycles differ from species to species.
3.F.1. Ecology: Explain that organisms can grow and survive in many very different habitats.
3.F.1.b. Explain that organisms live in habitats that provide their basic needs: Food; Water; Air; Shelter.