Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.S3E. Earth and Space Science
S3E2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on how fossils provide evidence of past organisms.
S3E2.b. Develop a model to describe the sequence and conditions required for an organism to become fossilized.
GA.S3L. Life Science
S3L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the similarities and differences between plants, animals, and habitats found within geographic regions (Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plains, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau) of Georgia.
S3L1.b. Construct an explanation of how external features and adaptations (camouflage, hibernation, migration, mimicry) of animals allow them to survive in their habitat.
S3L1.c. Use evidence to construct an explanation of why some organisms can thrive in one habitat and not in another.