ID.3. Biology: Students state the levels of cellular organization and list cell parts and their respective functions. Students explain how traits are passed from one generation to another. Students differentiate between plant and animals cells by identifying the characteristic parts of each. Students explain how organisms are adapted to their environment and interact with the biotic and abiotic components of the environment.
3.2. Understand the Relationship between Matter and Energy in Living Systems
7.S.3.2.3. The student will be able to illustrate how atoms and molecules cycle among the living and nonliving components of the biosphere. (638.01.c)
7.S.3.2.4. The student will be able to identify how energy flows through ecosystems in one direction, from photosynthetic organisms to herbivores, carnivore, and decomposers. (638.01.d)
ID.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.