Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.0.2. Physical Science
0.2.1.1. The student will understand that objects can be described in terms of the materials they are made of and their physical properties.
0.2.1.1.1. Sort objects in terms of color, size, shape, and texture, and communicate reasoning for the sorting system.
MN.0.4. Life Science
0.4.1. Structure and Function in Living Systems
0.4.1.1. The student will understand that living things are diverse with many different observable characteristics.
0.4.1.1.1. Observe and compare plants and animals.
0.4.1.1.3. Differentiate between living and nonliving things.
0.4.2. Interdependence in Living Systems
0.4.2.1. The student will understand that natural systems have many components that interact to maintain the living system.
0.4.2.1.1. Observe a natural system or its model and identify living and nonliving components in that system.