KS.3. Life Science: The student will apply process skills to explore and understand structure and function in living systems, reproduction and heredity, regulation and behavior, populations and ecosystems, and diversity and adaptations of organisms.
3.1. The student will model structures of organisms and relate functions to the structures.
3.1.3. The student compares organisms composed of single cells with organisms that are multi-cellular.
3.4. The student will identify and relate interactions of populations of organisms within an ecosystem.
3.4.3. The student traces the energy flow from the sun (source of radiant energy) to producers (via photosynthesis - chemical energy) to consumers and decomposers in food webs.
KS.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.