Connections to Other Disciplines
 
Science: EALR 1 Systems, Content Standard 9-12 SYSA

Feedback is a process in which the output of a system provides information used to regulate the operation of the system. Positive feedback increases the disturbance to a system. Negative feedback reduces the disturbance to a system.


Science: EALR 1 Systems, Content Standard 9-12 SYSB

Systems thinking can be especially useful in analyzing complex situations. To be useful, a system needs to be specified as clearly as possible.


Science: EALR 1 Systems, Content Standard 9-12 SYSC

In complex systems, entirely new and unpredictable properties may emerge. Consequently, modeling a complex system in sufficient detail to make reliable predictions may not be possible.


Science: EALR 1 Systems, Content Standard 9-12 SYSD

Systems can be changing or in equilibrium.


Science: EALR 4 Life Science, Content Standard 9-12 LS2A


Science: EALR 4 Life Science, Content Standard 9-11 LS2B

Living organisms have the capacity to produce very large populations. Population density is the number of individuals of a particular population living in a given amount of space.


Science: EALR 4 Life Science, Content Standard 9-11 LS2C

Population growth is limited by the availability of matter and energy found in resources, the size of the environment, and the presence of competing and/or predatory organisms.


Science: EALR 4 Life Science, Content Standard 9-11 LS2D

Scientists represent ecosystems in the natural world using mathematical models.


Science: EALR 4 Life Science, Content Standard 9-11 LS2E

Interrelationships of organisms may generate ecosystems that are stable for hundreds or thousands of years. Biodiversity refers to the different kinds of organisms in specific ecosystems or on the planet as a whole.


Social Studies GLE 1.3.1 (Grade 9/10)

1.3.1 Analyzes the relationships and tensions between national interests and international issues in the world in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 1.3.1 (Grade 11)

1.3.1 Analyzes and evaluates the causes and effects of U.S. foreign policy on people in the United States and the world in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 1.3.1 (Grade 12)

1.3.1 Evaluates the impact of international agreements on contemporary world issues.


Social Studies GLE 2.1.1 (Grade 9/10)

2.1.1 Analyzes how the costs and benefits of economic choices have shaped events in the world in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.1.1 (Grade 11)

2.1.1 Analyzes the incentives for people's economic choices in the United States in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.1.1 (Grade 12)

2.1.1 Analyzes how economic choices made by groups and individuals in the global economy can impose costs and provide benefits.


Social Studies GLE 2.2.1 (Grade 9/10)

2.2.1 Understands and analyzes how planned and market economies have shaped the production, distribution, and consumption of goods, services, and resources around the world in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.2.1 (Grade 11)

2.2.1 Understands that nations have competing philosophies about how best to produce, distribute, and consume goods, services, and resources.


Social Studies GLE 2.2.1 (Grade 12)

2.2.1 Analyzes and evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of different economic systems for countries and groups of people.


Social Studies GLE 2.2.2 (Grade 9/10)

2.2.2 Analyzes how and why countries have specialized in the production of particular goods and services in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.2.2 (Grade 11)

2.2.2 Analyzes how comparative advantage has affected U.S. imports and exports in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.2.2 (Grade 12)

2.2.2 Analyzes and evaluates the effects of specialization on global trade.


Social Studies GLE 2.3.1 (Grade 9/10)

2.3.1 Analyzes the costs and benefits of government trade policies from around the world in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.3.1 (Grade 11)

2.3.1 Evaluates the role of the U.S. government in regulating a market economy in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.3.1 (Grade 12)

2.3.1 Evaluates the costs and benefits of governmental fiscal and monetary policies.


Social Studies GLE 2.4.1 (Grade 9/10)

2.4.1 Analyzes and evaluates how people across the world have addressed issues involved with the distribution of resources and sustainability in the past or present.


Social Studies GLE 2.4.1 (Grade 11)


Social Studies GLE 2.4.1 (Grade 12)

2.4.1 Analyzes and evaluates how individuals affect and are affected by the distribution of resources and sustainability.


Social Studies GLE 4.2.3 (Grade 9/10)

4.2.3 Analyzes and evaluates how technology and ideas have shaped world history (1450—present).


Social Studies GLE 4.2.3 (Grade 11)

4.2.3 Analyzes and evaluates how technology and ideas have shaped U.S. history (1890—present).


Social Studies GLE 4.2.3 (Grade 12)

4.2.3 Evaluates the ethics of current and future uses of technology based on how technology has shaped history.


 
 
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