Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. 2-LS4-1
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the diversity of living things in each of a variety of different habitats.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include specific animal and plant names in specific habitats.
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Planning and carrying out investigations to answer questions or test solutions to problems in K–2 builds on prior experiences and progresses to simple investigations, based on fair tests, which provide data to support explanations or design solutions.
Make observations (firsthand or from media) to collect data which can be used to make comparisons. (2-LS4-1)
Science Knowledge Is Based on Empirical Evidence
Scientists look for patterns and order when making observations about the world. (2-LS4-1)
Biodiversity and Humans
There are many different kinds of living things in any area, and they exist in different places on land and in water. (2-LS4-1)