New York Standards
NY.L4. The Living Environment: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
L4.3: Individual organisms and species change over time.
4.3.2. Describe factors responsible for competition within species and the significance of that competition.
L4.6: Plants and animals depend on each other and their physical environment.
4.6.1. Describe the flow of energy and matter through food chains and food webs.