Museumlink Forest Module
Illinois Goals and Standards addressed
Science (Forest Layers and Herbarium Activities)
Understand the fundamental concepts, principles, andinternconnections of the life, physical,
and earth/space sciences.
Know and apply concepts that explainhow living things function, adapt, and change.
Early Elementary: 12.A.1b:
Categorize living organisms using a variety of observable features.
Middle/Junior High: 12.A.3c:
Compare and contrast how different forms and structures reflect
Know and apply concepts that describe how living things interact with one another and
with their environment.
: Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relation-
ship to their environments.
12.B.1b: Describe how living things depend on one another for survival.
Late Elementary: 12.B.2a:
Describe relationships among various organisms in their environ-
Middle/Junior High: 12.B.3a
: Identify and classify biotic and abiotic factors in an environment
that affect population density, habitat, and placement of organisms in an energy pyramid.
Early High School: 12.B.4b:
Simulate and analyze factors that influence the size and stability
of populations within ecosystems.
Late High school: 12.B.5b:
Compare and predict how life forms can adapt to changes in the
environment by applying concepts of change and constancy.
Understand the relationships among science, technology, and society in historical and contem-
: Know and apply concepts that describe the interaction between science, technology, and
Middle/Junior High: 13.B.3d:
Analyze the interaction of resource acquisition, technological
development, and ecosystem impact.
(Interpreting a Graph Activity)
Use algebraic and analytical methods to identify and describe patterns and relationships in data,
solve problems, and predict results.
Interpret and describe numerical relationships using tables, graphs, and symbols.
Middle School/Junior High Standard 8B:
- Interpret and describe numerical relationships
using tables, graphs, and symbols.
Early High School Standard 10.A.3a:
construct, read and interpret tables, graphs, and charts to
organize and represent data.
Forest Module - Illinois Goals and Standards
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