NE.SC 3: LIFE SCIENCE: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
3.1. Structure and Function of Living Systems
5.3.1. Students will investigate and compare the characteristics of living things.
Characteristics of Living Organisms
5.3.1.b. Identify how parts of plants and animals function to meet basic needs (e.g., leg of an insect helps an insect move, root of a plant helps the plant obtain water)
5.3.2. Students will identify variations of inherited characteristics and life cycles.
5.3.2.b. Identify the life cycle of an organism
5.3.4. Students will describe changes in organisms over time.
5.3.4.a. Describe adaptations made by plants or animals to survive environmental changes