Through inquiry investigations, students will be able to classify animals by comparing and contrasting characteristics.
State Standards include-
Physical and Behavioral Traits of Living Things: Living things are different from nonliving things and Living things have physical traits and behaviors, which influence their survival
Basic Needs of Living Things: Living things have basic needs, which are met by obtaining materials from the physical environment
National Standards include-
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.