New Mexico Content Standards
NM.II: Geography: Students understand how physical, natural, and cultural processes influence where people live, the ways in which people live, and how societies interact with one another and their environments.
II-D: Understand how physical processes shape the Earth's surface patterns and biosystems.
II-D:1. Identify the components of the Earth's biosystems and their makeup (e.g., air, land, water, plants, and animals).