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E-Lit Standard 1 Grade Band InfusionStandard 1.0 Environmental IssuesThe student will investigate and analyze environmental issues ranging from local to global perspectives and develop and implement a local action project that protects, sustains, or enhances the natural environment.E-Lit Standard 2 Grade Band InfusionStandard 2: Interactions of Earth’s SystemsThe student will analyze and apply the properties of systems thinking and modeling to the study of Earth’s systems.E-Lit Standard 3 Grade Band InfusionStandard 3: Flow of Matter and EnergyThe student will analyze and explain the movement of matter and energy through interactions of earth’s systems (biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and cryosphere) and the influence of this movement on weather patterns, climatic zones, and the distribution of life.E-Lit Standard 4 Grade Band InfusionStandard 4: Populations, Communities and EcosystemsThe student will use physical, chemical, biological, and ecological concepts to analyze and explain the interdependence of humans and organisms in populations, communities and ecosystems.E-Lit Standard 5 Grade Band InfusionStandard 5: Humans and Natural ResourcesThe student will use concepts from chemistry, physics, biology, and ecology to analyze and interpret both positive and negative impacts of human activities on earth’s natural systems and resources.E-Lit Standard 6 Grade Band InfusionStandard 6: Environment and HealthThe student will use concepts from science, social studies and health to analyze and interpret both positive and negative impacts of natural events and human activities on human health.E-Lit Standard 7 Grade Band InfusionStandard 7: Environment & SocietyThe student will analyze how the interactions of heredity, experience, learning and culture influence social decisions and social change.E-Lit Standard 8 Grade Band InfusionStandard 8.0: SustainabilityThe student will make decisions that demonstrate understanding of natural communities and the ecological, economic, political, and social systems of human communities, and examine how their personal and collective actions affect the sustainability of these interrelated systems.
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