Texas Assessments Standards (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.8. STAAR Grade 8 Science Assessment
Reporting Category 1: Matter and Energy - The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties of matter and energy and their interactions.
(7.6) Matter and energy. The student knows that matter has physical and chemical properties and can undergo physical and chemical changes. The student is expected to:
7.6 (B) Distinguish between physical and chemical changes in matter in the digestive system. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Reporting Category 4: Organisms and Environments - The student will demonstrate an understanding of the structures and functions of living organisms and their interdependence on each other and on their environment.
(7.12) Organisms and environments. The student knows that living systems at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of structure and function. The student is expected to:
7.12 (B) Identify the main functions of the systems of the human organism, including the circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, digestive, excretory, reproductive, integumentary, nervous, and endocrine systems. Supporting Standard (STAAR)