Science Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. The 6-Kingdoms of life

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Standards

MO.3. Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms
3.1. There is a fundamental unity underlying the diversity of all living organisms
3.1.D. Plants and animals have different structures that serve similar functions necessary for the survival of the organism
3.1.D.a. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Compare structures (e.g., wings vs. fins vs. legs; gills vs. lungs; feathers vs. hair vs. scales) that serve similar functions for animals belonging to different vertebrate classes
3.1.E. Biological classifications are based on how organisms are related
3.1.E.a. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Explain how similarities are the basis for classification
3.1.E.d. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Classify vertebrate animals into classes (amphibians, birds, reptiles, mammals, fish) based on their characteristics
3.1.E.e. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Identify plants or animals using simple dichotomous keys
3.2. Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
3.2.C. Chromosomes are components of cells that occur in pairs and carry hereditary information from one cell to daughter cells and from parent to offspring during reproduction
3.2.C.a. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Compare the major organs/organ systems (e.g. support, reproductive, digestive, transport/circulatory, excretory, response) that perform similar functions for animals belonging to different vertebrate classes.