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Ohio Science Academic Content Standards (2002)
Earth and Space Sciences
Describe the finite nature of Earth's resources and those human activities that can conserve or deplete Earth's resources.
Explain that humans are an integral part of the Earth's system and the choices humans make today impact natural systems in the future.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 10)
Explain how the acquisition and use of resources, urban growth and waste disposal can accelerate natural change and impact the quality of life.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 11)
Explain how human behavior affects the basic processes of natural ecosystems and the quality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere.
National Science Education Standards
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Environmental quality (Grades 9 - 12)