New Hampshire Standards
NH.LS3. Life Science: Groups of organisms show evidence of change over time (e.g. evolution, natural selection, structures, behaviors, and biochemistry).
S:LS3:8:2.2. Evolution: Students will explain the concept of extinction and describes its importance in biological evolution.
S:LS3:8:3.3. Natural Selection: Students explain how individual organisms with certain traits are more likely than others to survive and have offspring.
S:LS3:8:3.5. Natural Selection: Students cite examples supporting the concept that certain traits of organisms may provide a survival advantage in a specific environment and therefore, an increased likelihood to produce offspring.