Unit 9

Unit Title: Animals 
Unit Time Frame: 2 weeks

Unit Overview
Students will learn how cells, tissues, and
organs work together to serve the organism
as a whole.

Students will examine the various organs of animals.

Essential Learning
What basic structures and parts of an animal
are designed to ensure their survival?

Key Concepts
Observe, describe and illustrate animal tissue and organs.

Illustrate the hierarchical relationship of cells, tissues and organs.

Dissect organs of an animal and identify each organ dissected.

Model and explain the functions of animal organs.

Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Science/Engineering Practices
Cross-Cutting Concepts

Nature of Science