Kentucky 8th Grade Science (KAS-NGSS) Practice

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History of Earth6%
Earth's Systems6%
Weather and Climate6%
Human Impacts20%
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes5%
Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms20%
Natural Selection and Adaptations30%
Also includes:
  • Engineering Design
  • Questions: 1,285
  • Two-Part Items: 42
  • Vocabulary Terms: 207
  • Performance Tasks: 110
  • Instructional Videos: 56

Test Standards

History of Earth
1. (08-ESS1-4 )  History Of Earth
2. (06-ESS2-2 )  Changing Earth Surface
3. (06-ESS2-3 )  Evidence Of Plate Movement
Earth's Systems
1. (08-ESS3-1)  Geoscience Processes
Weather and Climate
1. (08-ESS3-5)  Rise In Global Temperatures
Human Impacts
1. (08-ESS3-2 )  Natural Hazard Data
2. (08-ESS3-3 )  Human Impact On Environment
3. (08-ESS3-4 )  Human Population And Natural Resources
1. (08-PS3-1)  Kinetic Energy
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
1. (08-LS1-8 )  Stimulus And Response
Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms
1. (08-LS3-1)  Mutations
2. (08-LS3-2)  Asexual And Sexual Reproduction
3. (8-LS4-5)  Desired Traits
Natural Selection and Adaptations
1. (08-LS4-1)  Fossil Record
2. (08-LS4-2 )  Anatomical Similarities
3. (08-LS4-3)  Embryology
4. (08-LS4-4)  Genetic Variations And Surviving
5. (08-LS4-6 )  Natural Selection And Genes
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