I. COURSE DESCIPTION
Learners can investigate changes in some observable properties of materials when mixed with other materials or when force is applied on them. They can identify materials that do not decay and use this knowledge to help minimize waste at home, school, and in the community.
Learners can describe the functions of the different internal parts of the body in order to practice ways to maintain good health. They can classify plants and animals according to where they live and observe interactions among living things and their environment. They can infer that plants and animals have traits that help them survive in their environment. Learners can investigate the effects of push or pull on the size, shape, and movement of an object.
Learners can investigate which type of soil is best for certain plants and infer the importance of water in daily activities. They learned about what makes up weather and apply their knowledge of weather conditions in making decisions for the day. They can infer the importance of the Sun to life on Earth.
At the end of the quarter, the students will be able to;
Describe the main function of the major organs;
Communicate that the major organs work together to make the body function properly;
Infer that body structures help animals adapt and survive in their particular habitat;
Identify the specialized structures of terrestrial and aquatic plants;
Compare the stages in the life cycle of organisms;
Describe the effect of the environment on the life cycle of organisms;
Describe some types of beneficial and harmful interactions among living things;
Describe the effects of interactions among organism in their environment.
CHAPTER 3 LIVING THINGS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT