(1.9) Living Organisms
By exploring the relationships between organisms and their environments students learn to distinguish between living and nonliving things and understand interdependence among organisms.
The student is expected to sort and classify living and nonliving things based upon whether or not they have basic needs and produce offspring.
The student is expected to analyze and record examples of interdependence found in various situations such as terrariums and aquariums or pet and caregiver.
Gather evidence of interdependence among living organisms such as energy transfer through food chains and animals using plants for shelter.