South Dakota Standards
SD.3.L. Life Science: Students will describe structures and attributes of living things, processes of life, and interaction with each other and the environment.
3.L.1. Understand the fundamental structures, functions, classifications, and mechanisms found in living things.
3.L.1.1. Students are able to identify the basic structures, functions, and needs of plants in relation to their environment.
3.L.1.2. Students are able to identify characteristic features of animals and their related functions in relation to their environment.
3.L.1.3. Students are able to describe life cycles, including growth and metamorphosis, of familiar organisms.
3.L.2. Analyze various patterns and products of natural and induced biological change.
3.L.2.1. Students are able to explain how animals instinctively meet basic needs in their environment.
3.L.3. Analyze how organisms are linked to one another and the environment.
3.L.3.1. Students are able to describe how species depend on one another and on the environment for survival.