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.f. Identify symbiotic relationships among organisms
8.3.4. Students will identify characteristics of organisms that help them survive.
8.3.4.a. Describe how an inherited characteristic enables an organism to improve its survival rate