SC.4.L.17.1

Compare the seasonal changes in Florida plants and animals to those in other regions of the country.
General Information
Subject Area: Science
Grade: 4
Body of Knowledge: Life Science
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
Big Idea: Interdependence -

A. Plants and animals, including humans, interact with and depend upon each other and their environment to satisfy their basic needs.

B. Both human activities and natural events can have major impacts on the environment.

C. Energy flows from the sun through producers to consumers.

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

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5020050: Science - Grade Four (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7720050: Access Science Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SC.4.L.17.In.1: Identify seasonal changes in Florida plants and animals.
SC.4.L.17.Su.1: Recognize seasonal changes in some Florida plants, such as the presence of flowers and change in leaf color.
SC.4.L.17.Pa.1: Recognize a seasonal change in the appearance of a common plant.

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorial

Life in the Seasons:

Explore the seasons and how plants and animals adapt to the changing environment in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Text Resource

Forest Trees of Florida :

Florida Division of Forestry – This website provides identifications, descriptions, and biological classifications of Florida trees. The website is presented in field-guide format, providing sketches of elements such as the leaves, fruit, and flowers. Also, the trees included are grouped alphabetically.

Type: Text Resource

Original Student Tutorials Science - Grades K-8

Life in the Seasons:

Explore the seasons and how plants and animals adapt to the changing environment in this interactive tutorial.

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorial

Life in the Seasons:

Explore the seasons and how plants and animals adapt to the changing environment in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Text Resource

Forest Trees of Florida :

Florida Division of Forestry – This website provides identifications, descriptions, and biological classifications of Florida trees. The website is presented in field-guide format, providing sketches of elements such as the leaves, fruit, and flowers. Also, the trees included are grouped alphabetically.

Type: Text Resource