Florida Standards (NGSSS)
FL.SC.6.L. Life Science
SC.6.L.14. Organization and Development of Living Organisms - A. All living things share certain characteristics. B. The scientific theory of cells, also called cell theory , is the a fundamental organizing principle of life on Earth. C. Life can be organized in a functional and structural hierarchy. D. Life is maintained by various physiological functions essential for growth, reproduction, and homeostasis.
SC.6.L.14.2. Investigate and explain the components of the scientific theory of cells (cell theory): all organisms are composed of cells (single-celled or multi-cellular), all cells come from pre-existing cells, and cells are the basic unit of life.
SC.6.L.14.4. Compare and contrast the structure and function of major organelles of plant and animal cells, including cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles.