3-LS1-1: Plant and Animal Life Cycles
Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
Clarification Statement: Changes organisms go through during their life form a pattern.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment of plant life cycles is limited to those of flowering plants. Assessment does not include details of human reproduction.
Organisms (both plant* and animal**)
* flowering plants
** no human reproduction
Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death. (Patterns)
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