Grade: 3 - Life Science 1

3.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.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can analyze evidence showing that plants have inherited traits from their parents.
* I can analyze evidence showing variations of traits exist in a group of similar organisms.

Traits
Inherit
Evidence
Variation

Cross Cutting Concepts
Patterns
Stability and Change
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)