At the end of the Lower Elementary cycle, students will have been exposed to (WBETs): Biology Benchmark Study of the Leaf - Function - Parts - Types Study of the Root - Function - Parts - Types Study of the stem - Function - Parts - Types Study of the flower - Function - Parts - Types Study of the fruit - Function - Parts - Types History Benchmark Foundational History - Creation of the universe - Coming of life - Clock of eras - Black strip - Timelines of human beings - Fundamental needs of human beings Time Clock Personal timelines Calendar Further Exploration - Phases in history : nomadic, agricultural, urban - Civilization - Ancient river civilizations - Greeks and Romans - BC/AD timeline - Age of Exploration: The Americas - US History Study of the Seed - Function - Parts - Types Ecology - Biomes - Ecosystem Classification - Five kingdoms - Plant classification - Animal classification The Human Body - Cells, tissues, organs, systems - Bones - muscles 78