Grade: 2 - Life Science 1

2.LS.1
Determine patterns and behavior (adaptations) of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can determine patterns of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive.
* I can determine behavior (adaptations) of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive.

Adaptation
Parent
Offspring
Survival
Camouflage
Locomotion
Protection

Cross Cutting Concepts
Patterns
Cause and Effect
Looking Back Looking Ahead
* Develop representations to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death. (1.LS.1) * Analyze evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms. (3.LS.1)

* Observe, analyze, and interpret how offspring are very much, but not exactly, like their parents or one another. Describe how these differences in physical characteristics among individuals in a population may be advantageous for survival and reproduction. (4.LS.1)