An Animal's Life

PreNGSS - 1LS

Students study the basic needs of animals for survival and the life cycle of animals.

A Plant's Life

PreNGSS - 2LS

Students explore the parts of a plant, what they do, and how they contribute to its survival.

Organisms Have Character

PreNGSS - 3LS

Students take a deeper look into the physical and behavioral characteristics of organisms and their role in growth and survival.

Organisms in Their Environment

PreNGSS - 4LS

Students take a deeper look into the requirements of plants and animals to survive, the roles animals play in their environments, and how some animals and plants have variations that give them an advantage for survival.

Systems and Survival

PreNGSS - 5LS

Students examine three different "systems" in their lives, classification system, ecosystems, and human body systems.

Energy in an Ecosystem

PreNGSS - 6LS

Students explore ecosystems with relation to the energy flow in a balanced ecosystem and the roles organisms play to maintain the balance.

Is It Living?

PreNGSS - KLS

Students recognize living and nonliving things and the basic needs of organisms. They compare physical characteristics of organisms and how the organisms use the characteristics for survival.