Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Circulation and immunity

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Standards

MO.3. Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms
3.2. Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
3.2.G. Life processes can be disrupted by disease (intrinsic failures of the organ systems or by infection due to other organisms)
3.2.G.a. Scope and Sequence - Disease: Explain the cause and effect of diseases (e.g., AIDS, cancer, diabetes, hypertension) on the human body (locally assessed)
3.2.G.b. Scope and Sequence - Disease: Relate some common diseases (i.e., cold, influenza, strep throat, dysentery, fungal infections) to the organisms that cause them (bacteria, viruses, protests, fungi)
3.2.G.c. Scope and Sequence - Disease: Differentiate between infectious and noninfectious diseases
MO.4. Changes in Ecosystems and Interactions of Organisms with Their Environments
4.1. Organisms are interdependent with one another with their environment
4.1.D. The diversity of species within an ecosystem is affected by changes in the environment, which can be caused by other organisms or outside processes
4.1.D.a. Scope and Sequence - Disease: Explain the beneficial or detrimental impact that some organisms (i.e., viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi) may have on other organisms (e.g., diseases, antibiotics, breakdown of waste, fermentation