Benchmark 8A
The Designed World: Agriculture
Grades 9-12, page 186

Agricultural technology requires trade-offs between increased production and environmental harm and between efficient production and social values. In the past century, agricultural technology led to a huge shift of population from farms to cities and a great change in how people live and work.

NSES Content Standard F
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Natural resources
Grades 9-12, page 198
The earth does not have infinite resources; increasing human consumption places severe stress on the natural processes that renew some resources, and it depletes those resources that cannot be renewed.