Benchmark 4C
The Physical Setting: Processes that Shape the Earth
Grades K-2, page 72

Animals and plants sometimes cause changes in their surroundings.

NSES Content Standard C 
Life Science: Organisms and their environments 
Grades K-4, page 129 
All organisms cause changes in the environment where they live. Some of these changes are detrimental to the organism or other organisms, whereas others are beneficial.