Rhode Island Standards
RI.LS2. Life Science: Matter cycles and energy flows through an ecosystem.
LS2 (5-8) INQ+SAE-5. Using data and observations, predict outcomes when abiotic/biotic factors are changed in an ecosystem.
LS2 (5-6)-5. Students demonstrate an understanding of equilibrium in an ecosystem by...
5a. Identifying and defining an ecosystem and the variety of relationships within it (e.g., predator/prey, consumer/ producer/decomposer, host/parasite, catastrophic events).
LS2 (5-8) SAE-7. Given an ecosystem, trace how matter cycles among and between organisms and the physical environment (includes water, oxygen, food web, decomposition, recycling but not carbon cycle or nitrogen cycle).
LS2 (5-6)-7. Students demonstrate an understanding of recycling in an ecosystem by...
7b. Completing a basic food web for a given ecosystem.