Minnesota 8th Grade Earth and Space Science (MNAS) Practice

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The Nature of Science and Engineering10%
Physical Science10%
Earth Structure and Processes22%
Interdependence Within the Earth System22%
The Universe22%
Human Interactions with Earth Systems14%
  • Questions: 1,824
  • Technology Enhanced Items: 216
  • Instructional Videos: 100
  • Vocabulary Terms: 391

Test Standards

The Nature of Science and Engineering
1. (8.1.1.1.1 )  Fact And Opinion
2. (8.1.1.2.1 )  Logical Reasoning
3. (8.1.3.2.1 )  Important Contributions
4. (8.1.3.3.1 )  Scientific Laws
5. (8.1.3.3.2 )  Changing Knowledge
6. (8.1.3.3.3 )  Technology Advancements
7. (8.1.3.4.1/8.1.3.4.2 )  Maps And Data
Physical Science
1. (8.2.1.1.1 )  Mixture Vs. Pure
2. (8.2.1.1.2 )  Metals Vs. Nonmetals
3. (8.2.1.2.1 )  Chemical Changes
4. (8.2.1.2.2 )  Chemical Vs. Physical Change
5. (8.2.1.2.3 )  Conservation Of Mass
6. (8.2.1.2.4 )  Acids And Bases
7. (8.2.3.1.1 )  Seismic Wave Transfer
Earth Structure and Processes
1. (8.3.1.1.1 )  Earth's Layers
2. (8.3.1.1.2 )  Volcanic And Seismic Activity
3. (8.3.1.1.3 )  Tectonic Plates
4. (8.3.1.2.1)  Formation Of Landforms
5. (8.3.1.2.2 )  Weathering, Erosion, And Glacial Movement
6. (8.3.1.3.1 )  Relative Ages
7. (8.3.1.3.2 )  Classify And Identify Rocks
8. (8.3.1.3.3 )  Types Of Rocks
Interdependence Within the Earth System
1. (8.3.2.1.1 )  Seasons
2. (8.3.2.1.2 )  Oceans And Climate
3. (8.3.2.1.3 )  Atmospheric Convection
4. (8.3.2.2.1 )  Atmospheric Composition
5. (8.3.2.2.2 )  Fronts And Pressure Systems
6. (8.3.2.2.3 )  Global Weather
7. (8.3.2.3.1 )  Water Reservoirs
8. (8.3.2.3.2 )  Water Cycle
The Universe
1. (8.3.3.1.1 )  Sun
2. (8.3.3.1.2 )  Gravity And Inertia
3. (8.3.3.1.3 )  Mass And Distance
4. (8.3.3.1.4 )  Planets And Moons
5. (8.3.3.1.5 )  Predictable Motions
Human Interactions with Earth Systems
1. (8.3.4.1.1 )  Resources
2. (8.3.4.1.2 )  Land And Water Use