8th Grade Earth Science (MSS) Practice

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Space Systems 20%
History of Earth 20%
Earth's Systems 20%
Weather and Climate 20%
Human Impacts 20%
Also includes:
  • Engineering Design
  • Questions 1,006
  • Vocabulary Terms 206
  • Performance Tasks 126
  • Instructional Videos 50

Test Standards

Space Systems
1. (MS-ESS1-1 )  Earth-Sun-Moon System
2. (MS-ESS1-2)  Role of Gravity
3. (MS-ESS1-3 )  Scale of Solar System
History of Earth
1. (MS-ESS1-4 )  History of Earth
2. (MS-ESS2-2 )  Changing Earth Surface
3. (MS-ESS2-3 )  Evidence of Plate Movement
Earth's Systems
1. (MS-ESS2-1 )  Cycling of Earth's Materials
2. (MS-ESS2-4)  Cycling of Water
3. (MS-ESS3-1)  Geoscience Processes
Weather and Climate
1. (MS-ESS2-5 )  Air Masses and Weather Patterns
2. (MS-ESS2-6 )  Regional Climates
3. (MS-ESS3-5)  Rise in Global Temperatures
Human Impacts
1. (MS-ESS3-2 )  Natural Hazard Data
2. (MS-ESS3-3 )  Human Impact on Environment
3. (MS-ESS3-4 )  Human Population and Natural Resources
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