K-LS1-1 Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.
Clarification Statement: Examples of patterns could include that animals need to take in food but plants do not; the different kinds of food needed by different types of animals; the requirement of plants to have light; and, that all living things need water.
Assessment Boundary: none
This resource is explicitly designed to build towards this performance expectation.
Comments about Including the Performance Expectation
After choosing an animal through the Group, Region, or Habitat, be sure to click through all the buttons (food, shelter, predator/prey, and special "powers") to learn about the various needs for survival in order to fully address the Performance Expectation. When applicable, view the included video.