Rhode Island Standards
RI.LS1. Life Science: All living organisms have identifiable structures and characteristics that allow for survival (organisms, populations, & species).
LS1 (5-8) POC-3. Compare and contrast sexual reproduction with asexual reproduction.
LS1 (5-6)-3. Students demonstrate an understanding of reproduction by...
3a. Defining reproduction as a process through which organisms produce offspring.
3b. Describing reproduction in terms of being essential for the continuation of a species.
RI.LS4. Life Science: Humans are similar to other species in many ways, and yet are unique among Earth's life forms.
LS4 (5-8) INQ-10. Use data and observations to support the concept that environmental or biological factors affect human body systems (biotic & abiotic).
LS4 (5-6)-10. Students demonstrate an understanding of human body systems by...
10a. Identifying the biotic factors (e.g., microbes, parasites, food availability, aging process) that have an effect on human body systems.
10c. Identifying the biotic (e.g., microbes, parasites, food availability, aging process) and abiotic (e.g., radiation, toxic materials, carcinogens) factors that cause disease and affect human health.