LA.SE-M. Science and the Environment: In learning environmental science, students will develop an appreciation of the natural environment, learn the importance of environmental quality, and acquire a sense of stewardship. As consumers and citizens, they will be able to recognize how our personal, professional, and political actions affect the natural world.
GLE-M-42. Grade Level Expectation: Identify energy types from their source to their use and determine if the energy types are renewable, nonrenewable, or inexhaustible (SE-M-A6)
GLE-M-43. Grade Level Expectation: Explain how the use of different energy resources affects the environment and the economy (SE-M-A6)
GLE-M-44. Grade Level Expectation: Explain how an inexhaustible resource can be harnessed for energy production (SE-M-A6)
GLE-M-45. Grade Level Expectation: Describe methods for sustaining renewable resources (SE-M-A6)
SE-E-A6. Distinguishing between renewable and nonrenewable resources and understanding that nonrenewable natural resources are not replenished through the natural cycles and thus are strictly limited in quantity. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
SE-M-A3. Defining the concept of pollutant and describing the effects of various pollutants on ecosystems. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)