Rhode Island Standards
RI.LS1. Life Science: All living organisms have identifiable structures and characteristics that allow for survival (organisms, populations, & species).
LS1 (5-8) FAF-4. Explain relationships between or among the structure and function of the cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems in an organism.
LS1 (7-8)-4. Students demonstrate understanding of differentiation by...
4b. Comparing individual cells of tissues and recognizing the similarities of cells and how they work together to perform specific functions.
4c. Explaining how each type of cell, tissue, and organ has a distinct structure and set of functions that serve the organism as a whole.