Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
§112.13. Science, Grade 2, Adopted 2017 – The provisions of §§112.11-112.16 of this subchapter shall be implemented by school districts beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.
(b). Knowledge and skills.
(9). Organisms and environments. The student knows that living organisms have basic needs that must be met for them to survive within their environment. The student is expected to:
(A). identify the basic needs of plants and animals
(C). compare the ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments such as through food chains
(10). Organisms and environments. The student knows that organisms resemble their parents and have structures and processes that help them survive within their environments. The student is expected to:
(B). observe, record, and compare how the physical characteristics of plants help them meet their basic needs such as stems carry water throughout the plant
(C). investigate and record some of the unique stages that insects such as grasshoppers and butterflies undergo during their life cycle