Science, Life and Environmental, Performance Standards F Grade 4



By the end of grade four, students will:

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ORGANISMS

F.4.1 Discover* how each organism meets its basic needs for water, nutrients, protection, and energy* in order to survive

F.4.2 Investigate* how organisms, especially plants, respond to both internal cues (the need for water) and external cues (changes in the environment)

LIFE CYCLES OF ORGANISMS

F.4.3 Illustrate* the different ways that organisms grow through life stages and survive to produce new members of their type

ORGANISMS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT

F.4.4 Using the science themes*, develop explanations* for the connections among living and non-living things in various environments

Content Standard F

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