Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes Collection
K-LS1-1 From Molecules to Organisms:
Structures Students who demonstrate understanding can:
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.] and Processes
Archive: Monarch Butterflies - The life cycle of monarch butterflies from larvae to butterfly.
Teaching Through Trade: Life Cycles - Explains that butterflies grow in a cycle and suggests the book Waiting for Wings.
Editor's Note: Life Cycles - How the body changes with a primary focus on how students change in a school year.
Formative Assessment Probes: Does It Have a Life Cycle? - Doing a pre-assessment of what they know about life cycles by asking them to circle the things in the list that have