National Science Education Standards Standard C: Life Science
The Interdependence of Organisms
Matter, Energy, and Organization in Living Systems
Hawaii Content and Performance Standards
Biology 4.2: Explain how cells are specialized into different tissues and organs
Marine Science 5.3: Compare forms of marine symbiosis
Marine Science 4.5: Explain how chemical factors (e.g., pH, salinity, dissolved O2, nutrients) affect the distribution of life in the ocean
American Samoa Content Standards
Benchmark 5.3: Understands biological evolution and the diversity of life.
Guam Content Standards and Performance Indicators
Biology.2.3: Identify and describe specialized cellular parts for the transport of materials, energy capture and release, protein building, waste disposal, information feedback, and movement. In addition to these basic cellular functions, understand that cells in multicellular organisms perform specialized functions.
Biology.2.7: Explain that cells are specialized into different tissues and organs.