Alignment to Standards for NM

1 GEO-1)2.A.1 Understand maps and globes as representations of places and phenomena.
1 SC-1) living organisms inhabit various environments and have various external features to help them satisfy their needs (e.g., leaves, legs, claws).
1 SC-1) differences and similarities among living organisms (e.g., plants, animals).
1 SC-1) living organisms (e.g., plants, animals) have predictable but varied life cycles.
2 GEO-2)2.A.1. Use a variety of maps to locate specific places and regions.
2 SC-2) stages of the life cycle are different for different animals (e.g., mouse, cat, horse, butterfly, frog).
2 SC-2) characteristics of the seasons.
3 GEO-3)2.A1 Identify and use the mapping tools of scale, compass rose, grid, symbols, and mental mapping to locate and draw places on maps and globes.
3 SC-3) an adaptation in physical structure or behavior can improve an organism?s chance for survival (e.g., horned toads, chameleons, cacti, mushrooms).
3 SC-3) plants and animals have structures that serve different functions (e.g., shape of animals? teeth).
3 SC-3) Classify common animals according to their observable characteristics (e.g., body coverings, structure).
4 SC-4) different living organisms have distinctive structures and body systems that serve specific functions (e.g., walking, flying, swimming).
4 SC-4) a change in physical structure or behavior can improve an organism?s chance of survival (e.g., a chameleon changes color, a turtle pulls its head into its shell, a plant grows toward the light).
4 SC-4) living organisms have developed characteristics to improve chances of survival (e.g., spines on cacti, long beaks on hummingbirds, good eyesight on hawks).
K GEO-K)2.B.1 Identify natural characteristics of places (e.g., climate, topography).
K GEO-K)2.C.2 natural characteristics of places: landforms, bodies of water, natural resources, and weather).
K SC-K) major structures of common livings organisms (e.g., stems, leaves, and roots of plants; arms, wings, and legs of animals).
K SC-K) similarities and differences in the appearance and behavior of living organisms (e.g., plants, animals).

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