AK.A1. Science as Inquiry and Process (SA1, SA2, SA3)
 SA1.1. The student demonstrates an understanding of the processes of science by asking questions, predicting, observing, describing, measuring, classifying, making generalizations, inferring and communicating.
 SA1.2. The student demonstrates an understanding of the processes of science by collaborating to design and conduct simple repeatable investigations. (L)
AK.C1. Concepts of Life Science (SC1, SC2, SC3)
 SC2.3. The student demonstrates an understanding of the structure, function, behavior, development, life cycles, and diversity of living organisms by describing the levels of organization within a human body (i.e., cells, tissues, organs, systems).
AK.E1. Science and Technology (SE1, SE2, SE3)
 SE2.1. The student demonstrates an understanding that solving problems involves different ways of thinking by identifying and designing a solution to a problem.
AK.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
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.
AK.SA. Science as Inquiry and Process: A student should understand and be able to apply the processes and applications of scientific inquiry. A student who meets the content standard should:
SA1. Develop an understanding of the processes of science used to investigate problems, design and conduct repeatable scientific investigations, and defend scientific arguments.
AK.SE. Science and Technology: A student should understand the relationships among science, technology, and society. A student who meets the content standard should:
SE2. Develop an understanding that solving problems involves different ways of thinking, perspectives, and curiosity that lead to the exploration of multiple paths that are analyzed using scientific, technological, and social merits.
AK.WHST.6-8. Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Production and Distribution of Writing
WHST.6-8.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.