North Carolina Standards
NC.8.P. Physical Science
Matter: Properties and Change
8.P.1. Understand the properties of matter and changes that occur when matter interacts in an open and closed container.
8.P.1.1. Classify matter as elements, compounds, or mixtures based on how the atoms are packed together in arrangements.
NC.CC.6-8.RST. Reading Standards for 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.