What's Up Roos?

The students will investigate the life cycle of mammals located in the Australian region.

State Standards include-

Grades 3-5

Life Science: Behavior, Growth, and Changes: Offspring resemble their parents and each other; Individuals of the same kind differ in their traits and sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing; and Plants and animals have life cycles that are part of their adaptations for survival in their natural environments

Life Science: Earth's History: Changes in an organism's environment are sometimes beneficial to its survival and sometimes harmful

Life Science: Interactions within Ecosystem: Organisms perform a variety of roles in an ecosystem

National Standards include-

Grades K-4

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Characteristics of organisms; Life cycles of organisms; and Organisms and environment

Grades 5-8

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Structure and function in living systems; Reproduction and heredity; Regulation and behavior; Population and behavior; and Diversity and adaptations of organisms

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Populations, resources, and environments; Natural hazards; Risks and benefits; and Science and technology in society


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