AR.1. Nature of Science: Characteristics and Processes of Science: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of the characteristics and processes of science using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology
NS.1.6.6. Processes of Science: Develop and implement strategies for long-term, accurate data collection
AR.2. Life Science: Living Systems: Characteristics, Structure, and Function: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of living systems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology
LS.2.6.1. Structure and Function: Observe, describe, and illustrate plant and animal tissues: muscle, blood, skin, xylem, phloem
LS.2.6.2. Structure and Function: Illustrate the hierarchical relationships of cells, tissues, and organs
LS.2.6.3. Structure and Function: Investigate the functions of tissues
LS.2.6.7. Structure and Function: Describe the relationship between organ function and the following needs of cells: oxygen, food, water, waste removal
AR.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.
AR.CC.WHST.6-8. Writing Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
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.