New Hampshire Standards
NH.LS1. Life Science: All living organisms have identifiable structures and characteristics that allow for survival (organisms, populations, and species).
S:LS1:8:2.1. Living Things and Organization: Students will identify the functions of the human body's systems, including digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, excretion, movement, control and coordination and protection from disease; and describe how they interact with one another.
S:LS1:8:2.3. Living Things and Organization: Students explain why it is beneficial for an organism to be able to regulate its internal environment while living in a constantly changing external environment.
S:LS1:8:2.4. Living Things and Organization: Students explain relationships between or among the structure and function of the cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems in an organism.
NH.SPS2. Science Process Skills: Unifying Concepts of Science
S:SPS2:8:5.2. Form and Function: Students will apply skills from previous grades and describe the structure and function of various organ systems (i.e., digestion, respiration, circulation, nervous, protection and support) and how these systems contribute to homeostasis of the organism.