Rhode Island Standards
RI.LS2. Life Science: Matter cycles and energy flows through an ecosystem.
LS2 (5-8) SAE-6. Given a scenario trace the flow of energy through an ecosystem, beginning with the sun, through organisms in the food web, and into the environment (includes photosynthesis and respiration).
LS2 (7-8)-6. Students demonstrate an understanding of energy flow in an ecosystem by...
6b. Describing the basic processes and recognizing the names and chemical formulas of the substances involved in photosynthesis and respiration.
6c. Explaining the relationship between photosynthesis and respiration.