New Hampshire Standards
NH.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
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.
NH.PS1. Physical Science: All living and nonliving things are composed of matter having characteristic properties that distinguish one substance from another (independent of size/amount of substance).
S:PS1:8:1.2. Composition: Students will recognize that elements can combine in a variety of ways to form compounds.
S:PS1:8:1.7. Composition: Given graphic or written information, students will classify matter as atom/molecule or element/compound (not the structure of an atom).