Recognize that plants and animals are composed of different parts performing different functions and working together for the well being of the organism.
All students will gain an understanding of the structure, characteristics, and basic needs of organisms and will investigate the diversity of life.
- The natural world is defined by organisms and life processes which conform to principles regarding conservation and transformation of matter and energy. Knowledge about life processes can be applied to improving human health and well being.
Matter, Energy and Organization in Living Systems