Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
§112.16. Science, Grade 5, Adopted 2017 – The provisions of §§112.11-112.16 of this subchapter shall be implemented by school districts beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.
(b). Knowledge and skills.
(10). Organisms and environments. The student knows that organisms have structures and behaviors that help them survive within their environments. The student is expected to:
(A). compare the structures and functions of different species that help them live and survive in a specific environment such as hooves on prairie animals or webbed feet in aquatic animals
(B). differentiate between inherited traits of plants and animals such as spines on a cactus or shape of a beak and learned behaviors such as an animal learning tricks or a child riding a bicycle