NE.SC 3: LIFE SCIENCE: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
3.3. Flow of Matter and Energy in Ecosystems
8.3.3. Students will describe populations and ecosystems.
8.3.3.c. Recognize that producers transform sunlight into chemical energy through photosynthesis
Flow of Energy
8.3.3.b. Compare the roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem
8.3.4. Students will identify characteristics of organisms that help them survive.
8.3.4.c. Use anatomical features of an organism to infer similarities among other organisms