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5th Grade

Field Trip Discovery Unit

Field Trip Discovery Unit


This life science curriculum focuses on the guiding question:
How can the management of healthy systems of animas in the exhibit be compared and contrasted to that of managing healthy systems of humans?

The unit focuses on the following Colorado Academic Standards:
Science 2.1: All organisms have structures and systems with separate functions.
Science 2.2: Human body systems have basic structures, functions and needs.

Final project suggestion:
Healthy Human, Healthy Animal (illustrated book)

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