8th Grade Comprehensive Science (ISA) Practice

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Physical Science 30%
Life Science 30%
Earth and Space Science 30%
Engineering Design 10%
  • Questions 3,484
  • Vocabulary Terms 496
  • Performance Tasks 319
  • Instructional Videos 171

Test Standards

Physical Science
1. (MS-PS1-1)  Atomic Models
2. (MS-PS1-2)  Physical and Chemical Properties
3. (MS-PS1-3)  Natural to Synthetic
4. (MS-PS1-4 )  Thermal Energy
5. (MS-PS1-5)  Conservation of Matter
6. (MS-PS1-6)  Endothermic or Exothermic
7. (MS-PS2-1)  Newton's Third Law
8. (MS-PS2-2)  Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
9. (MS-PS2-3)  Electric and Magnetic Forces
10. (MS-PS2-4)  Gravitational Interactions
11. (MS-PS2-5)  Force Fields
12. (MS-PS3-1)  Kinetic Energy
13. (MS-PS3-2)  Potential Energy
14. (MS-PS3-3)  Thermal Energy Transfer
15. (MS-PS3-4)  Average Kinetic Energy and Temperature
16. (MS-PS3-5)  Changes in Kinetic Energy
17. (MS-PS4-1 )  Model of Waves
18. (MS-PS4-2)  Reflection, Absorbtion, and Transmission
19. (MS-PS4-3 )  Digital vs. Analog
Life Science
1. (MS-LS1-1)  Made of Cells
2. (MS-LS1-2)  Organelles
3. (MS-LS1-3)  System Interactions
4. (MS-LS1-4 )  Probability of Successful Reproduction
5. (MS-LS1-5)  Influence on Growth
6. (MS-LS1-6)  Photosynthesis
7. (MS-LS1-7)  Food Energy
8. (MS-LS1-8 )  Stimulus and Response
9. (MS-LS2-1 )  Resource Availability
10. (MS-LS2-2 )  Pattern of Interactions
11. (MS-LS2-3)  Cycling of Matter and Flow of Energy
12. (MS-LS2-4 )  Changes in Populations
13. (MS-LS2-5 )  Maintaining Biodiversity
14. (MS-LS3-1)  Mutations
15. (MS-LS3-2)  Asexual and Sexual Reproduction
16. (MS-LS4-1)  Fossil Record
17. (MS-LS4-2 )  Anatomical Similarities
18. (MS-LS4-3)  Embryology
19. (MS-LS4-4)  Genetic Variations and Surviving
20. (MS-LS4-5)  Desired Traits
21. (MS-LS4-6 )  Natural Selection and Genes
Earth and Space Science
1. (MS-ESS1-1 )  Earth-Sun-Moon System
2. (MS-ESS1-2)  Role of Gravity
3. (MS-ESS1-3 )  Scale of Solar System
4. (MS-ESS1-4 )  History of Earth
5. (MS-ESS2-1 )  Cycling of Earth's Materials
6. (MS-ESS2-2 )  Changing Earth Surface
7. (MS-ESS2-3 )  Evidence of Plate Movement
8. (MS-ESS2-4)  Cycling of Water
9. (MS-ESS2-5 )  Air Masses and Weather Patterns
10. (MS-ESS2-6 )  Regional Climates
11. (MS-ESS3-1)  Geoscience Processes
12. (MS-ESS3-2 )  Natural Hazard Data
13. (MS-ESS3-3 )  Human Impact on Environment
14. (MS-ESS3-4 )  Human Population and Natural Resources
15. (MS-ESS3-5)  Rise in Global Temperatures
Engineering Design
1. (MS-ETS1-1)  Criteria and Constraints of a Design Problem
2. (MS-ETS1-2)  Evaluate Design Solutions
3. (MS-ETS1-3)  Compare/Contrast Design Solutions
4. (MS-ETS1-4)  Develop Models to Test Solutions