KS.3. Life Science: The student will apply process skills to explore and understand structure and function in living systems, reproduction and heredity, regulation and behavior, populations and ecosystems, and diversity and adaptations of organisms.
3.1. The student will model structures of organisms and relate functions to the structures.
3.1.3. The student compares organisms composed of single cells with organisms that are multi-cellular.
3.3. The student will describe homeostasis, the regulation and balance of internal conditions in response to a changing external environment.
3.3.2. The student recognizes that the survival of all organisms requires the ingestion of materials, the intake and release of energy, growth, release of wastes and responses to environmental change.