IN.CS. Content Standards
6.3. Life Science
6.3.5. Describe how all animals, including humans, meet their energy needs by consuming other organisms, breaking down their structures, and using the materials to grow and function.
6.3.6. Recognize that food provides the energy for the work that cells do and is a source of the molecular building blocks that can be incorporated into a cell’s structure or stored for later use.
IN.PS. Process Standards
PS.1. The Nature of Science: Students gain scientific knowledge by observing the natural and constructed world, performing and evaluating investigations, and communicating their findings. These principles should guide student work and be integrated into the curriculum along with the content standards on a daily basis.
PS.1.2. Plan and carry out investigation—often over a period of several class lessons—as a class, in small groups or independently.
PS.1.3. Collect quantitative data with appropriate tools or technologies and use appropriate units to label numerical data.
IN.RS.6-8. Reading for Literacy in Science
Craft and Structure
6-8.RS.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases a they are used in a specific scientific context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.