New York Standards
NY.L4. The Living Environment: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
L4.4: The continuity of life is sustained through reproduction and development.
4.4.1. Describe the major stages in the life cycles of selected plants and animals.
4.4.2. Describe evidence of growth, repair, and maintenance, such as nails, hair, and bone, and the healing of cuts and bruises.
L4.6: Plants and animals depend on each other and their physical environment.
4.6.1. Describe how plants and animals, including humans, depend upon each other and the nonliving environment.