Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
interrelationships exist in populations, communities, and ecosystems;
All the organisms of the same species that live in the same place at the same time are a population (4.3 a).
analyze and model how populations, communities, and ecosystems interrelate (4.3 a)
A population is a group of organisms of the same kind that live in the same place (3.4 a).
For populations to survive, their life needs must be met. This includes finding food, defending themselves, and reproducing (3.4 b).
The populations of species that live in the same place at the same time together make up a community (4.3 a).
plants and animals are interdependent with their living and nonliving surroundings;
ecosystems are made of living and nonliving components of the environment; and
living things need adequate food, water, shelter, air, and space to survive;
animals need adequate food, water, shelter, air, and space to survive;