Iowa Core Standards
IA.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.
IA.LS. Life Science
LS.6. Understand and apply knowledge of the functions and interconnections of the major human body systems including the breakdown in structure or function that disease causes.