North Dakota Standards
ND.4. Life Science: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of life science.
7.4.2. Structure and Function: Identify levels of organization in living systems (e.g., cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organisms, ecosystems)
7.4.4. Interdependence Among Organisms: Identify interactions among organisms and their environment (e.g., competition, mutualism, predator/prey, consumers, producers)
ND.CC.6-8.RST. Reading Standards for Information Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
6-8.RST.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.