Finer grained standards that are part of this one
classify objects as to whether they are living or nonliving.
describe the basic components of an animal habitat (food, water, shelter or cover, and space).
classify the parts of an animal’s habitat as living or nonliving.
construct and interpret simple models of different kinds of habitats, including a forest and a stream.
predict and describe seasonal changes in habitat and their effects on plants and animals, for example, how trees change through the seasons and how animals respond to changes in the seasons.
describe how animals are dependent on their surroundings, for example, how squirrels and other animals are affected by the loss of forest habitat.
describe how scientists use the study of fossils to show past weather/climate conditions and environmental characteristics.