1. Students should be able to classify groups of
organisms by looking at their characteristics.
2. Students should be able to compare different organisms by looking at
their physical shape.
3. Students should recognize that plants and animals are different.
4. Students should recognize that there are many different kinds of
organisms that live on this planet.
5. Students should be able to locate external parts of the body.
6. Students should be able to recognize that there are internal
7. Students should know that humans have internal bones.
8. Students should be able to distinguish different teeth.
9. Students should recognize that seeds help plants to reproduce.
10. Students should observe that seeds will grow into a plant.
11. Students should recognize the parts of a plant.
12. Students should recognize that land and marine have different
13. Students should begin to understand the components of the
14. Students should recognize that there is a food chain in all
15. Students should begin to recognize that there are producers and
PRE: Comparing large and small organisms.
LAB: Classifying and investigating large organisms.
POST: Comparing where large animals live.
PRE: Observing how and where organisms live.
LAB: Comparing shells.
POST: Comparing plants and animals.
PRE: Discovering the
different parts of the body.
LAB: Discovering and locating parts of the body.
POST: Distinguishing the function of external body parts.
PRE: Discovering why bones are important.
LAB: Comparing different models of skeletons.
POST: Exploring how teeth grow.
PRE: Exploring how seeds grow.
LAB: Planting seeds.
POST: Exploring the uses of plants.
PRE: Defining the parts of a tree and flower.
LAB: Comparing seeds and the plants they produce.
POST: Comparing flowers, stems, and leaves.
PRE: Exploring land and marine
LAB: Comparing and contrasting environments.
POST: Describing a favorite environment.
PRE: Exploring the order of a natural community.
LAB: Dramatizing who eats whom.
POST: Characterizing producers and consumers.