Science Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Our impact on earth

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Standards

MO.4. Changes in Ecosystems and Interactions of Organisms with Their Environments
4.1. Organisms are interdependent with one another with their environment
4.1.D. The diversity of species within an ecosystem is affected by changes in the environment, which can be caused by other organisms or outside processes
4.1.D.a. Scope and Sequence - Ecosystems and Populations: Describe beneficial and harmful activities of organisms, including humans (e.g., deforestation, overpopulation, water and air pollution, global warming, restoration of natural environments, river bank/coastal stabilization, recycling, channelization, reintroduction of species, depletion of resources), and explain how these activities affect organisms within an ecosystem
MO.5. Processes and Interactions of the Earth's Systems (Geosphere, Atmosphere, and Hydrosphere)
5.3. Human activity is dependent upon and affects Earth's resources and systems
5.3.A. Earth's materials are limited natural resource's affected by human activity
5.3.A.b. Scope and Sequence - Earth's Resources: Describe the affect of human activities (e.g., landfills, use of fertilizers and herbicides, farming, septic systems) on the quality of water