CA.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.
CA.PS. Focus on Physical Sciences
PS.5. Chemical reactions are processes in which atoms are rearranged into different combinations of molecules. As a basis for understanding this concept:
PS.5.a. Students know reactant atoms and molecules interact to form products with different chemical properties.
PS.5.c. Students know chemical reactions usually liberate heat or absorb heat.