Home Lesson Plans Activities Field Trips Standards 01 How Humans Think While Understanding the Natural World - Science as Inquiry02 What we Know Today About the World Around Us - Historical Perspectives01 Doing Scientific Inquiry02 Living the Values of Inquiry03 Using Unifying Concepts and Themes04 Doing Safety05 Relating the Nature of Technology to Science01 Understanding Inquiry & Character of Knowledge02 Interdependence of Science Technology & Society03 MALAMA I KA AINA: Sustainability04 Unity & Diversity05 Interdependence of Organisms06 Cycle of Matter and Energy Flow07 Biological Evolution08 Heredity09 Cells, Tissues, and Organs10 Human Development11 Wellness12 Learning and Human Behavior13 Nature of Matter14 Energy, Its Transformation and Matter15 Forces, Motion, Sound and Light16 Universe17 Forces of the universe18 Earth in the Solar System19 Forces that Shape the Earth
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In other words, all life is based on genetic codes that give instructions for developing particular organisms.

For example, children may look like their mother, grandfather or others in their family lineage.

Domain 2: What We Know About the World Around Us

Organisms and Development

Standard 08: HEREDITY: Students describe how variations in biological traits are passed on to successive generations.

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K-3

Identify ways in which some off spring are very much like their parents, although not exactly.

4-5

Explain how inheritance determines the characteristics of the organism.

Explain how new variations of cultivated plants and domestic animals have resulted from selective breeding for particular traits.

K-4 National Standards: Life Sciences

All students should develop an understanding of

  • The characteristics of organisms
  • Life cycles of organisms
  • Organisms and environments

5-8 National Standards: Life Sciences

All students should develop an understanding of

  • Structure and function in living systems
  • Reproduction and heredity
  • Regulation and behavior
  • Populations and ecosystems
  • Diversity and adaptations of organisms
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Kindergarden

The Student:

1. Identifies ways in which some offspring are very much like their parents.

Grade 1

The Student:

1. Describes ways in which some offspring are similar to their parents.

Grade 2

The Student:

1. Compares and contrasts traits of offspring with their parents.

Grade 3

The Student:

1. Identifies ways in which some offspring are very much like their parents, although not exactly.

Grade 4

The Student:

1. Identifies an inherited trait.

2. Describes how cultivated plants and domestic animals have resulted from selective breeding.

Grade 5

The Student:

1. Explains how inheritance determines the characteristics of the organism.

2. Explains how new variations of cultivated plants and domestic animals have resulted from selective breeding for particular traits.