Curriculum & Standards

Ms. Smarty-PlantsTM Program

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Kindergarten – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Grade 2 – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Grade 3 – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Grade 5 – Matter and Energy in Ecosystems
MS – Life Sciences
HS – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, Matter and Energy in Ecosystems, Human Sustainability

CA State Standards
Kindergarten – 2, Types of plants
Grade 1 – 2a, b, e, Plants need water and light to survive, different plants live in different places
Grade 2 – 2b Life stages of butterflies
Grade 4 – 2, energy is needed to grow   3, ecosystems introduction
Grade 5 – 2f, photosynthesis
Grade 6 – 5a, b, c, Food webs and ecosystems
Grade 7 – The entire course of life science
Earth Science – 9c, CA water needs