Standards: Life Science, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Performance Expectations: Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity. [Clarification Statement: Examples include...invasive species]

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:

LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience

LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans

ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts

Stability and Change

NGSS Science & Engineering Practices

Obtaining, evaluating and communicating information


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