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.1.3. Compare physical changes such as size, shape and state to chemical changes that are the result of a chemical reaction to include changes in temperature, color, formation of a gas or precipitate.
8.P.1.4. Explain how the idea of atoms and a balanced chemical equation support the law of conservation of mass.
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.