Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Examine and explain how a specialized interaction between two species may affect the survival of both species.
Describe how living organisms affect the survival of one another.
Analyze the relationships among components of an ecosystem.
Examine and explain what happens to an ecosystem as biological diversity changes.
Identify and explain interactions among organisms (e.g., mutually beneficial, harmful relationships).
Describe how changes in physical and biological indicators (e.g., soil, plants, animals) of water systems reflect changes in these systems (e.g. changes in bloodworm populations reflect changes in pollution levels in streams).
Understand how biological diversity impacts the stability of an ecosystem.
Explain the biotic (i.e., plant, animal, and microbial communities) and abiotic (i.e., soil, air, temperature, and water) components of an ecosystem and their interaction.
Analyze the positive or negative impacts of outside influences on an ecosystem.
Explain the dynamics of a wetland ecosystem.