South Carolina Standards
SC.7-4. Ecology: The Biotic and Abiotic Environment: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how organisms interact with and respond to the biotic and abiotic components of their environment. (Earth Science, Life Science)
7-4.6. Classify resources as renewable or nonrenewable and explain the implications of their depletion and the importance of conservation.
SC.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.