Observe and describe major stages in the life cycles of plants and animals, including beans and butterflies.
Subject Area: Science
Grade: 2
Body of Knowledge: Life Science
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
Big Idea: Heredity and Reproduction -

A. Offspring of plants and animals are similar to, but not exactly like, their parents or each other.

B. Life cycles vary among organisms, but reproduction is a major stage in the life cycle of all organisms.

Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Date of Last Rating: 05/08
Status: State Board Approved


Other examples for life cycles: peanuts, frogs and meal worms.