North Dakota Standards
ND.7. Science and Other Areas: Students understand relations between science and personal, social, and environmental issues.
7.7.1. Science and Personal Health: Explain how science affects personal health (e.g., injury prevention, immunization, organ transplant, medical scanning devices)
ND.8. History and Nature of Science: Students understand the history and nature of science.
7.8.2. Scientific Knowledge: Explain the importance of keeping clear and accurate records of scientific investigations (e.g., Darwin's research, DaVinci's notebooks, Galileo's notes, Goodall's observations)
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.
ND.CC.6-8.WHST. Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
Text Types and Purposes
6-8.WHST.2. Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
6-8.WHST.2.f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.