Explain the parts of a simple system, their roles, and their relationships to the system as a whole.
The Nature of Science
Systems, Models, and Patterns
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Describe a system (e.g., ecosystem, circulatory system, agricultural system) as a group of related parts with specific roles that work together to achieve an observed result.
Explain the concept of order in a system (e.g., first to last manufacturing steps; trophic levels; simple to complex—levels of biological organization from cell to organism).
Distinguish between system inputs, system processes, system outputs, and system feedback.
Identify examples of open- and closed-looped systems.