WI.CC.6-8.RST. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
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6-8.RST.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.
WI.F. Life and Environmental Science: Students in Wisconsin will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics and structures of living things, the processes of life, and how living things interact with one another and their environment.
F.8.5. Reproduction and Heredity: Show how different structures both reproduce and pass on characteristics of their group.
F.8.6. Regulation and Behavior: Understand that an organism is regulated both internally and externally.
F.8.8. Populations and Ecosystems: Show through investigations how organisms both depend on and contribute to the balance or imbalance of populations and/or ecosystems, which in turn contribute to the total system of life on the planet.
WI.H. Science Applications: Students in Wisconsin will use scientific information and skills to make decisions about themselves, Wisconsin, and the world in which they live.
H.8.2. Present a scientific solution to a problem involving the earth and space, life and environmental, or physical sciences and participate in a consensus-building discussion to arrive at a group decision.