• I can identify the major organs in the respiratory, circulatory, digestive, nervous, skin, urinary
    I can analyze how organ systems interact in vertebrates.
    I can understand the difference between viruses and bacteria.
    I can explain how viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites interfere with normal body function. 
    I know that there are a variety of medicines available to fight microorganisms. 
    I can recognize that vaccines help the body build immunity without causing illness. 
    I can recognize the basic function of the immune system. 
    I can recognize that disease causing cancer cells can come from within my own body.
    I can distinguish between internal and external causes of disease. 
    I can identify microorganisms that cause disease.