the student will be able to recognize that radiant energy from the Sun is transformed into chemical energy through the process of photosynthesis;
: demonstrate and explain the cycling of matter within living systems such as in the decay of biomass in a compost bin; and
: diagram the flow of energy through living systems, including food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.
model the effects of human activity on groundwater and surface water in a watershed.
identify that organic compounds contain carbon and other elements such as hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, nitrogen, or sulfur;