Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
organization of populations, communities, and ecosystems and how they interrelate;
describe why certain communities exist in given habitats.
distinguish between a population and a community.
interpret graphical data related to the ecological characteristics of the ocean, such as the number of organisms vs. the depth of the water.
interpret diagrams related to the ecological characteristics of the ocean, such as the types of organisms vs. the depth of the water (4.7 c)
compare plants and animals that compose aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems (3.5 a)
relationships exist among organisms in an ecosystem.
Water-related ecosystems include those with fresh water or salt water. Examples include ponds, marshes, swamps, streams, rivers, and oceans (3.5).
infer types of animal homes (water or land), using the physical characteristics of the animals, such as scales and fins that allow fish to live and move in water or fur and legs that allow dogs to live and move on land.