National Science Education Standards.
Life Science (K - 4)
The characteristics of organisms
Organisms and environmentsLife Science (5 - 8)
Structure and function in living systems
Reproduction and heredity
Populations and ecosystems
Diversity and adaptations of organismsLife Science (9 - 12)
Molecular basis of heredity
Interdependence of organisms
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
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