Benchmark 6C
The Human Organism: Basic Functions
Grades 6-8, page 137

Hormones are chemicals from glands that affect other body parts. They are involved in helping the body respond to danger and in regulating human growth, development, and reproduction.

NSES Content Standard C 
Life Science: Structure and function in living systems
Grades 5-8, page 156
The human organism has systems for digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, excretion, movement, control and coordination, and for protection from disease. These systems interact with one another.

NSES Content Standard C 
Life Science: Regulation and behavior
Grades 5-8, page 157
Regulation of an organism's internal environment involves sensing the internal environment and changing physiological activities to keep conditions within the range required to survive.