MS.2. Physical Science: Apply concepts relating to an understanding of chemical and physical changes, interactions involving energy, and forces that affect motion of objects.
2.a. Identify patterns found in chemical symbols, formulas, reactions, and equations that apply to the law of conservation of mass. (DOK 1)
2.a.3. Balanced chemical equations such as photosynthesis and respiration
2.b. Predict the properties and interactions of given elements using the periodic table of the elements. (DOK 2)
2.b.3. Chemical changes in matter (e.g., rusting , combustion [fast oxidation], food spoilage)
MS.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.