Science Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. Life Cycles of Plants and Animals

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Standards

MO.3. Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms
3.1. There is a fundamental unity underlying the diversity of all living organisms
3.1.A. Organisms have basic needs for survival
3.1.A.a. Scope and Sequence - Plants: Describe the basic needs of most plants (i.e., air, water, light, nutrients, temperature)
3.1.B. Organisms progress through life cycles unique to different types of organisms
3.1.B.a. Scope and Sequence - Plants: Describe and sequence the stages in the life cycle (for a plant) of seed germination, growth and development, reproduction, and death (i.e., a flowering plant)
3.1.D. Plants and animals have different structures that serve similar functions necessary for the survival of the organism
3.1.D.a. Scope and Sequence - Plants: Identify the major organs (roots, stems, flowers, leaves) and their functions in vascular plants (e.g., absorption, transport, reproduction) (Do NOT assess the term vascular)