UT.III. Students will understand that the organs in an organism are made of cells that have structures and perform specific life functions.
III.1. Observe and describe cellular structures and functions.
III.1.e. Gather information to report on how the basic functions of organisms are carried out within cells (e.g., extract energy from food, remove waste, produce their own food).
III.2. Identify and describe the function and interdependence of various organs and tissues.
III.2.c. Relate the structure of an organ to its component parts and the larger system of which it is a part.