|I Can Statements||Academic Vocabulary|
|I can analyze evidence showing that plants and animals have inherited traits from their parents.
I can analyze evidence showing variations of traits exist in a group of similar organisms.
|Cross Cutting Concepts|
*Patterns can be used as evidence to support an explanation.
Stability and Change
|Science and Engineering Process Standards|
|SEPS 3: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
SEPS 4: Analyzing and Interpreting Data
|Looking Back||Looking Ahead|
|Determine patterns and behavior (adaptations) of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive. (2.LS.1)||Determine patterns and behavior (adaptations) of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive. (2.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)