Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Compare the stages of succession and how they influence the cycles existing in an ecosystem.
Explain the relationship between species’ loss and bio-diversity.
Understand how biological diversity impacts the stability of an ecosystem.
Explain significant biological diversity found in each of the biomes.
Compare the similarities and differences in the major biomes (e.g., desert, tropical rain forest, temperate forest, coniferous forest, tundra) and the communities that inhabit them.
Examine and describe the ecosystems contained within a specific watershed.
Explain biological diversity as an indicator of a healthy environment.
Compare the marine life and type of water found in the intertidal, neritic and bathyal zones.
Understand that various ecosystems may be contained in a watershed.
Explain the functions of habitat, nutrient production, migration stopover and groundwater recharge as it relates to wetlands.