New Hampshire Standards
NH.LS1. Life Science: All living organisms have identifiable structures and characteristics that allow for survival (organisms, populations, and species).
S:LS1:8:2.1. Living Things and Organization: Students will identify the functions of the human body's systems, including digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, excretion, movement, control and coordination and protection from disease; and describe how they interact with one another.
NH.LS4. Life Science: Humans are similar to other species in many ways, and yet are unique among Earth's life forms.
S:LS4:8:2.1. Disease: Students will recognize that disease in organisms can be caused by intrinsic failures of the system or infection from other organisms.
S:LS4:8:2.2. Disease: Students will recognize describe how viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites may affect the human body and provide examples of how they can interfere with normal body function.
S:LS4:8:2.3. Disease: Students will recognize describe the function of white blood cells and explain how they support the body's defense system.