Alignment to Standards for AZ

1 PO 1 Compare common objects using multiple senses.
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 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers _ plants, consumers _ animals , decomposers _ fungi, insects, bacteria
4 PO 1 Recognize that successful characteristics of populations are inherited traits that are favorable in a particular environment.
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 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,1 PO 1 Organize (e.g., compare, classify, and sequence) objects, organisms, and events according to various characteristics.

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