Texas TEKS Standards
TX.112.19. Science, Grade 7.
(7.12) Organisms and environments. The student knows that living systems at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of structure and function. The student is expected to:
7.12 (A) Investigate and explain how internal structures of organisms have adaptations that allow specific functions such as gills in fish, hollow bones in birds, or xylem in plants.
(7.5) Matter and energy. The student knows that interactions occur between matter and energy. The student is expected to:
7.5 (A) Recognize that radiant energy from the Sun is transformed into chemical energy through the process of photosynthesis.
(7.7) Force, motion, and energy. The student knows that there is a relationship among force, motion, and energy. The student is expected to:
7.7 (B) Illustrate the transformation of energy within an organism such as the transfer from chemical energy to heat and thermal energy in digestion.