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TEKS for Middle School Science

How the TEKS are Integrated into the Lesson

(7.9) The student knows the relationship between structure and function in living systems.

Through the section on Nutrition, students will learn to describe the how organisms maintain stable internal conditions while living in changing external environments.

(7.11) The student knows that internal or external environments cause the responses of organisms.

Through the section on Minerals, students will analyze changes in organisms such as fever or vomiting that may result from internal or external stimuli.

(8.5) The student knows that relationships exist between science and technology.

During the Activity, students will identify a problem and propose a solution.

TEKS for Middle School Technology (Grades 6-8)

How the TEKS are Integrated into the Lesson


The student demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of hardware components, software programs, and their connections.

Throughout the lesson, students will use terminology including, but not limited to, World Wide Web (WWW), link, Internet, Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), and web page.


The student uses data input skills appropriate to the task.

Students will demonstrate proficient use of the mouse and keyboard, as they navigate through the lesson and related web pages.


The student complies with the laws and examines the issues regarding the use of technology in society.

While following links on the Internet and using the World Wide Web (WWW), the student will demonstrate proper etiquette and knowledge of acceptable computer use in the classroom or lab.

Information Acquisition

The student uses a variety of strategies to acquire information from electronic resources, with appropriate supervision.

During the Activity, students will use technology in self-directed activities by sharing products for defined audiences.

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