North Carolina Standards
NC.8.L. Life Science
Structures and Functions of Living Organisms
8.L.1. Understand the hazards caused by agents of diseases that effect living organisms.
8.L.1.1. Summarize the basic characteristics of viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites relating to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease.
8.L.1.2. Explain the difference between epidemic and pandemic as it relates to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease.