Washington DC Standards
DC.7.8. Ecology: Broad Concept: Organisms in ecosystems exchange energy and nutrients among themselves and with the physical environment. As a basis for understanding this concept, students:
7.8.4. Create a food web to explain how energy and matter are transferred between producers and primary consumers and secondary consumers.
7.8.9. Describe that all organisms, including the human species, are part of and depend on two main interconnected global food webs: the ocean food web and the land food web.
DC.CC.6-8.RST. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
6-8.RST.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.