Standards Oregon State Science Standards 6.2 The related parts within a system interact and change. 6.2L.2 Explain how individual organisms and populations in an ecosystem interact and how changes in populations are related to resources. 6.2L.2.1 Organisms interact as populations. 6.2L.2.2 Different populations interact as communities. 6.2L.2.3 Communities interact with the environment as ecosystems.
7.2Interaction and Change: The components and processes within a system interact. 7.2L.2 Explain the processes by which plants and animals obtain energy and material for growth and metabolism.
Next Generation Science Standards(NGSS) (based on May, 2012 draft) MS.LS-IRE Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems. LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems.