North Dakota Academic Content Standards
Life Science (LS)
3-LS1. From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
3-LS1-1. Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all experience birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
3-LS4. Biological Evolution: Unity & Diversity
3-LS4-2. Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing.
3-LS4-3. Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.