the student will be able to describe producer/consumer, predator/prey, and parasite/host relationships as they occur in food webs within marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems;
: investigate how organisms and populations in an ecosystem depend on and may compete for biotic and abiotic factors such as quantity of light, water, range of temperatures, or soil composition;
: explore how short- and long-term environmental changes affect organisms and traits in subsequent populations; and
: recognize human dependence on ocean systems and explain how human activities such as runoff, artificial reefs, or use of resources have modified these systems.
diagram the flow of energy through living systems, including food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.
**Also includes 3 files for human sexuality unit***