CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.
MT.S1. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate the ability to design, conduct, evaluate, and communicate results and reasonable conclusions of scientific investigations.
S1.5. Identify strengths and weakness in an investigation design.
S1.5.gr6-8.C. Identify the strengths and weaknesses in a variety of investigations
MT.S3. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of characteristics, structures and function of living things, the process and diversity of life, and how living organisms interact with each other and their environment.
S3.1. Compare the structure and function of prokaryotic cells (bacteria) and eukaryotic cells (plant, animal, etc.) including the levels of organization of the structure and function, particularly with humans
S3.1.gr6-8.B. Define nucleus, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
S3.1.gr6-8.E. Define cell, tissue, organ, system, and organism
S3.1.gr6-8.F. Illustrate the hierarchal relationships of cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and organisms