NV.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.
NV.L.8.B. Structure of Life (Life Science Unifying Concept B): Students understand that living things are composed of cells, which are specialized in multicellular organisms to perform a variety of life functions.
L.8.B.5. Disease: Students know disease can result from defects in body systems or from damage caused by infection. E/S