Balance In Ecosystems

Benchmark SC.BS.4.4
Describe how homeostatic balance occurs in cells and organisms
Sample Performance Assessment (SPA)
The student: Explains how a specific system responds to or compensates for a change in physiological or environmental conditions (e.g., cell, tissue, organ, organ system; osmosis and diffusion).
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Explain how one homeostatic process affects another in maintaining balance in cells and organisms
Describe how homeostatic balance occurs in cells and organisms
Give examples that homeostatic balance occurs in cells or in organisms
Define homeostatic balance in cells and organisms