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.2. Cells: Students know cells grow, divide, and take in nutrients which they use to provide energy for cell functions. E/S
L.8.B.3. Cells: Students know some organisms are made of just one cell and that multicellular organisms can consist of thousands to millions of cells working together. E/S
L.8.B.5. Disease: Students know disease can result from defects in body systems or from damage caused by infection. E/S
NV.L.8.D. Diversity of Life (Life Science Unifying Concept D): Students understand that life forms change over time, contributing to the variety of organisms found on the Earth.
L.8.D.1. Evolution: Students know species can be identified and classified based upon their characteristics. (8.8.6) E/S