KS.3. Life Science: The student will develop an understanding of the cell, molecular basis of heredity, biological evolution, interdependence of organisms, matter, energy, and organization in living systems, and the behavior of organisms.
3.7. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of structure and function in organisms.
3.7.4. The student understands that in complex organisms there is a division of labor into specific body systems i.e., respiration, digestion, nervous, endocrine, excretion, circulatory, reproductive, immune, skeletal and muscle.
KS.6. Science in Personal and Environmental Perspectives: The student will develop an understanding of personal and community health, population growth, natural resources, environmental quality, natural and human-induced hazards, and science and technology in local, national, and global settings.
6.1. The student will develop an understanding of the overall functioning of human systems and their interaction with the environment in order to understand specific mechanisms and processes related to health issues.
6.1.3. The student understands informed personal choices concerning fitness and health involve an understanding of chemistry and biology.
6.1.4. The student understands selection of foods and eating patterns determine nutritional balance which affects emotional and physical well-being.
KS.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
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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.