South Carolina Standards
SC.7-2. Cells and Heredity: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of cells, cellular reproduction, and heredity. (Life Science)
7-2.3. Compare the body shapes of bacteria (spiral, coccus, and bacillus) and the body structures that protists (euglena, paramecium, amoeba) use for food gathering and locomotion.
SC.7-3. Human Body Systems and Disease: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the functions and interconnections of the major human body systems, including the breakdown in structure or function that disease causes. (Life Science)
7-3.4. Explain the effects of disease on the major organs and body systems (including infectious diseases such as colds and flu, AIDS, and athlete's foot and noninfectious diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson's, and skin cancer).