1-LS3-1: Plant and Animal Structures - Parents and Offspring
Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.
Clarification Statement: Examples of patterns could include features plants or animals share. Examples of observations could include leaves from the same kind of plant are the same shape but can differ in size; and, a particular breed of dog looks like its parents but is not exactly the same.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include inheritance or animals that undergo metamorphosis or hybrids.
Plants and Animals
Offspring structures (alike but not exactly alike)
PE - Students make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents. (Patterns)
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