[SC2015] ENVS (9-12) 6 :
6 ) Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe how human
activity may affect biodiversity and genetic variation of organisms, including
threatened and endangered species.
[SC2015] BIOL (9-12) 15 :
15 ) Engage in argument from evidence (e.g., mathematical models such as
distribution graphs) to explain how the diversity of organisms is affected by
overpopulation of species, variation due to genetic mutations, and competition
for limited resources.
[LIT2010] WRI (9-10) 5 :
5 ) Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
[LIT2010] WRI (9-10) 4 :
4 ) Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
[SC2015] BIOL (9-12) 13 :
13 ) Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain how organisms are
classified by physical characteristics, organized into levels of taxonomy, and
identified by binomial nomenclature (e.g., taxonomic classification, dichotomous
a. Engage in argument to justify the grouping of viruses in a category
separate from living things.
[LIT2010] SCI (9-10) 2 :
2 ) Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text's explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.