NE.SC 3: LIFE SCIENCE: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
3.1. Structure and Function of Living Systems
8.3.1. Students will investigate and describe the structure and function of living organisms.
8.3.1.e. Describe how plants and animals respond to environmental stimuli
3.3. Flow of Matter and Energy in Ecosystems
8.3.3. Students will describe populations and ecosystems.
8.3.3.c. Recognize that producers transform sunlight into chemical energy through photosynthesis