New Mexico Standards
NM.II. Content of Science: Life Science: Understand the properties, structures, and processes of living things and the interdependence of living things and their environments.
II-A. Know that living things have diverse forms, structures, functions, and habitats.
II-A.1a. Know that an adaptation in physical structure or behavior can improve an organism's chance for survival (e.g., horned toads, chameleons, cacti, mushrooms).
II-A.2a. Observe that plants and animals have structures that serve different functions (e.g., shape of animals' teeth).
II-A.4a. Classify plants according to their characteristics (e.g., tree leaves, flowers, seeds).