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Unformatted text preview: LIFE SCIENCES: RELEVANT STANDARDS You will most likely cover the following standards as your students participate in the Tech Challenge. Grade 6- Ecology Standard 5: Organisms in ecosystems exchange energy and nutrients among themselves and with the environment. c. Students know populations of organisms can be categorized by the functions they serve in an ecosystem. e. Students know the number and types of organisms an ecosystem can support depends on the resources available and on abiotic factors, such as quantities of light and water, a range of temperatures, and soil composition. Grade 7 – Evolution Standard 3: Biological evolution accounts for the diversity of species developed through gradual processes over many generations. As a basis for understanding this concept: e. Students know that extinction of a species occurs when the environment changes and that the adaptive characteristics of a species are insufficient for its survival. LIFE SCIENCES: ADDITIONAL STANDARDS Depending on how you incorporate the Tech Challenge into your curriculum, you may cover additional standards as suggested below. For instance, you can use the Pick a Pike scenario to discuss the anatomy and physiology of animals, the food web, renewable and nonrenewable resources, as well as structure and function....
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2011 for the course TED 455 taught by Professor Espisito during the Spring '11 term at CSU Dominguez Hills.

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