Alignment to Standards for AZ

1 PO 1 Identify various technologies (e.g., automobiles, radios, refrigerators) that people use.
1 PO 2 Compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live.
1 PO 2 Compare the following observable features of living things: movement – legs, wings, protection – skin, feathers, tree bark, respiration – lungs, gills, support – plant stems, tree trunks,
1 PO 3 Identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.
2 PO 1 Analyze how various technologies impact aspects of people’s lives (e.g., entertainment, medicine, transportation, communication).
2 PO 1 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).
3 PO 1 Identify ways that people use tools and techniques to solve problems.
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
3 PO 2 development of different technologies (communication, entertainment, transportation, medicine) in response to resources, needs, and values.
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers – plants, consumers – animals , decomposers – fungi, insects, bacteria
4 PO 1 natural events and human activities have positive and negative impacts on environments
4 PO 1 Compare structures in plants (e.g., roots, stems, leaves, flowers) and animals (e.g., muscles, bones, nerves) that serve different functions in growth and survival.
4 PO 1 Recognize that successful characteristics of populations are inherited traits that are favorable in a particular environment.
4 PO 1 Describe how science and technology (e.g., computers, air conditioning, medicine) have improved the lives of many people.
4 PO 2 Give examples of adaptations that allow plants and animals to survive. camouflage – horned lizards, coyotes, mimicry – Monarch and Viceroy butterflies, physical – cactus spines, mutualism – species of acacia that harbor ants, which repel other harmful ins
K PO 2 measurable characteristics (e.g., longer/shorter, lighter/heavier).
K PO 2a Recognize the rights and responsibilities of citizenship: elements of fair play, good sportsmanship, and the idea of treating others the way you want to be treated

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