IL.12. Concepts and Principles: Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
12.B. Know and apply concepts that describe how living things interact with each other and with their environment.
12.B.3a. Identify and classify biotic and abiotic factors in an environment that affect population density, habitat and placement of organisms in an energy pyramid.
12.C. Know and apply concepts that describe properties of matter and energy and the interactions between them.
12.C.3a. Explain interactions of energy with matter including changes of state and conservation of mass and energy.