Benchmark 3C
The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
Grades 3-5, page 54

Because of their ability to invent tools and processes, people have an enormous effect on the lives of other living things.

NSES Content Standard C 
Life Science: Organisms and their environments  
Grades K-4, page 129  
Humans depend on their natural and constructed environment. Humans change environments in ways that can either be beneficial or detrimental for themselves and other organisms.