Home-Plants,Animals and the Environment



ScienceQuest Project Title:Ecology Watch
Topic:Plants,Animals , and the Environment
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/plantsandanimalsalive/home

Webliography URL(s):

Plants: Webliography


Environment: Webliography
Project outline:
    Our project cover grades K-6 ,with the following  topics about plants,animals,and how  they interact within a given environment. We are developing a series of websites that students will learn more about plants,animals and their environment.Also we wanted students to be able to learn through visual literacy using technology.
     We worked collaboratively to develop a website that will support teachers of English Language Learners as well as Native Speakers in acquiring science literacy through the use of technology.

            Beatriz  Perez            

          The   Environment                             


  Evelyn C. Vargas


and Environment 

Yvelisse  M. Perez 

Plants and the Environment



Contact Information 

Beatriz   Perez

Science teacher

Grades 4,5,6



Yvelisse  M. Perez


3rd & 4th  grade teacher

 P.S. 306



Evelyn Vargas

ESL Teacher


P.S. 115

We are driven  educators in search of developing life long learners who will care for the

planet as much as we do. 

email address(es):


   Grade level: K-6    
Science,Literacy &  Technology






Scope and Sequence

These are the science standards by grade and topic for New York City, you may also find performance indicators.
New York City Science scope and sequence:



New York State Science Learning Standards

This is the site for New York State Science learning standards and they are arranged by grade,topic and include performance indicators for each standard.
Science New York State Learning Standards:




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ESL Standards

New York State Learning Standards



Standard 4
Science The Living Environment

Key Ideas: Numbers
Performance Indicators: Bullets


Students will: understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.

1. Living things are both similar to and different from each other and nonliving things.

• describe the characteristics of and variations between living and nonliving things

• describe the life processes common to all living things

3. Individual organisms and species change over time.

describe how the structures of plants and animals complement the environment of the plant or animal

• observe that differences within a species may give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing

6. Plants and animals depend on each other
and their physical environment.

• describe how plants and animals, including humans, depend upon each other and the nonliving environment

• describe the relationship of the sun as an energy source for living and nonliving cycles

7. Human decisions and activities have had a profound impact
on the physical and living environment

• identify ways in which humans have changed their environment and the effects of those changes


New York State ESL Learning Standards


Standard 1:

Students will listen, speak, read and write in

English for information and understanding.

Standard 2:

Students will listen, speak, read and write in

English for literary response, enjoyment, and


Standard 3:

Students will listen, speak, read and write in

English for critical analysis and evaluation.

Standard 4:

Students will listen, speak, read and write in

English for classroom and social interaction.

Standard 5:

Students will demonstrate cross-cultural

knowledge and understanding.