AK.B1. Concepts of Physical Science (SB1, SB2, SB3, SB4)
 SB3.2. The student demonstrates an understanding of the interactions between matter and energy and the effects of these interactions on systems by exploring through a variety of models (e.g., gumdrops and toothpicks) how atoms may bond together into well defined molecules or bond together in large arrays. (L)
AK.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. 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.