Kentucky Life Science (KAS-NGSS) Practice

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Structure and Function20%
Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems20%
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems20%
Inheritance and Variation of Traits20%
Natural Selection and Evolution20%
Also includes:
  • HS Engineering Design
  • Questions: 1,313
  • Two-Part Items: 27
  • Vocabulary Terms: 265
  • Performance Tasks: 156
  • Instructional Videos: 67

Test Standards

Structure and Function
1. (HS-LS1-1)  Structure Of DNA
2. (HS-LS1-2)  Interacting Systems
3. (HS-LS1-3)  Homeostasis
Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems
1. (HS-LS1-5)  Photosynthesis
2. (HS-LS1-6)  Organic Compounds
3. (HS-LS2-3)  Cycling Of Matter
4. (HS-LS2-4)  Conservation Of Matter And Energy
5. (HS-LS2-5)  Carbon Cycle
6. (HS-LS1-7)  Cellular Respiration
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
1. (HS-LS2-1)  Carrying Capacity
2. (HS-LS2-2)  Population And Biodiversity
3. (HS-LS2-6)  Ecosystems
4. (HS-LS2-7)  Human Impact
5. (HS-LS2-8)  Group Behavior
6. (HS-LS4-6)  Human Impact On Biodiversity
Inheritance and Variation of Traits
1. (HS-LS1-4)  Mitosis
2. (HS-LS3-1)  Heredity
3. (HS-LS3-2)  Genetic Variations
4. (HS-LS3-3)  Distribution Of Traits
Natural Selection and Evolution
1. (HS-LS4-1 )  Biological Evolution
2. (HS-LS4-2)  Mechanisms Of Evolution
3. (HS-LS4-3)  Natural Selection
4. (HS-LS4-4)  Adaptation
5. (HS-LS4-5)  Changes In The Environment
HS Engineering Design
1. (HS-ETS1-1)  Global Challenges
2. (HS-ETS1-2)  Breaking Down Real-World Problems
3. (HS-ETS1-3)  Prioritized Criteria And Trade-Offs
4. (HS-ETS1-4)  Computer Simulation