National STEM Standards
STEM.S. SCIENCE: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
NGSS.5-PS. PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
5-PS3-1. Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.
STEM.T. TECHNOLOGY: International Technology Education Association (ITEA)
ITEA.15. Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use agricultural and related biotechnologies. In order to select, use, and understand agricultural and related biotechnologies, students should learn that:
(3-5) 15.C. Artificial ecosystems are human-made environments that are designed to function as a unit and are comprised of humans, plants, and animals.