Next Generation Science Standards
NGSS.MS-LS. LIFE SCIENCE
MS-LS1. From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes - Students who demonstrate understanding can:
MS-LS1-7. Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.
MS-LS1.DCI. Disciplinary Core Ideas
PS3.D: Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
PS3.D:2. Cellular respiration in plants and animals involve chemical reactions with oxygen that release stored energy. In these processes, complex molecules containing carbon react with oxygen to produce carbon dioxide and other materials. (secondary to MS-LS1-7)