MS-LS2-1: Effects of Resource Availability
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem. (Cause and Effect)
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on cause and effect relationships between resources and growth of individual organisms and the numbers of organisms in ecosystems during periods of abundant and scarce resources.
Assessment Boundary: none
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Resource availability (e.g. food, water, oxygen)
Populations (e.g., sizes, reproduction rates, growth information)
Cause and Effect
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