Grade: 2 - Life Science 3

2.LS.3
Classify living organisms according to variations in specific physical features (i.e. body coverings, appendages) and describe how those features may provide an advantage for survival in different environments.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can classify living organisms according to variations in specific physical features.
* I can describe how physical features of an organism may provide an advantage for survival in different environments.

Feathers
Fur
Skin
Scales
Arms
Legs
Tail
Fin
Wings
Antennae

Cross Cutting Concepts
Structure and Function
Cause and Effect
Looking Back Looking Ahead
* Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. (1.LS.3)

* Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live. (1.LS.4)

* Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. (3.LS.3)