Marine Systems Learning Targets
Science, Marine Systems
ALT 1 - Scientific Questions
Uses the inquiry process as a controlled and data drive means to answer scientific questions.
ALT 2 - Abiotic Factors
Recognizes that living conditions in the ocean vary greatly with location and depth zones; with light, temperature, and pressure being key abiotic factors for life.
ALT 3 - Biotic and Abiotic Factors
Explains how different marine ecosystems change in response to disturbances and interactions, and analyzes the relationships among biotic and abiotic factors in ecosystems.
ALT 4 - Environmental Quality
Evaluates the impact of human activities on ocean environmental quality and the sustainability of ocean systems.
ALT 5 - Ocean Life
Recognizes and discusses how the diversity of ocean life is the result of evolutionary change.