Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): MS-LS2-1

Standards: MS: Matter & Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems, MS. Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas: 

Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts: 

Cause and Effect

NGSS Science & Engineering Practices: 

Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Constructing Explanations

Engaging in argument from evidence

Activities

Exploration

Cross Section Analysis