Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Explain the long-term effects of using integrated pest management (e.g., herbicides, natural predators, biogenetics) on the environment.
Describe how waste management affects the environment (e.g., recycling, composting, landfills, incineration, sewage treatment).
Explain how human activities may affect local, regional, and global environments.
Evaluate the societal implications of the management of waste produced by technology.
Compare and contrast decisions to develop and use technologies as related to environmental and economic concerns.
Use evidence to explain factors that affect changes in populations (e.g., deforestation, disease, land use, natural disaster, invasive species).
Describe how technologies can be used to repair damage caused by natural disasters and to break down waste from the use of various products and systems.
Identify how emerging agricultural technologies have an effect on ecosystem dynamics and human/ animal food resources.
Describe the waste (i.e., kind and quantity) derived from the use of renewable and nonrenewable resources and their potential impact on the environment.