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Plant and Animal Traits

1st Grade - Life Science - NGSS

Students explore some ways plants and animals meet their needs to survive and grow. They make observations of different physical and behavioral characteristics that help plants and animals survive.

Anchor Phenomenon: Some fiddler crabs have two small claws and some fiddler crabs have one small claw and one large claw.

Driving Question: How do the fiddler crab characteristics help it to survive?

Engineering Design Challenge: Students use materials to construct a device that mimics plants or animals that solves a human problem.

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