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The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Science10%
The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Engineering5%
The Nature of Science and Engineering: Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society10%
Earth Structure and Processes25%
Interdependence Within the Earth System20%
The Universe20%
Human Interactions with Earth Systems10%
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Test Standards

The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Science
1. (9.1.1.1.1 )  Systematic Investigation
2. (9.1.1.1.2 )  Purpose Of Investigations
3. (9.1.1.1.3 )  Traditions And Norms
4. (9.1.1.1.4 )  Ethics
5. (9.1.1.1.5 )  Bias
6. (9.1.1.1.6 )  Earlier Knowledge
7. (9.1.1.1.7 )  Challenge Existing Theories
8. (9.1.1.2.1 )  Scientific Method
9. (9.1.1.2.2 )  Compare Evidence
10. (9.1.1.2.3 )  Validity
11. (9.1.1.2.4 )  Different Disciplines
The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Engineering
1. (9.1.2.1.1 )  Subsequent Designs
2. (9.1.2.1.2 )  Risk Analysis
3. (9.1.2.1.3 )  Design Process
4. (9.1.2.2.1 )  Constraints
5. (9.1.2.2.2 )  Engineering Problem
The Nature of Science and Engineering: Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society
1. (9.1.3.1.1 )  Systems
2. (9.1.3.1.2 )  Interaction Of Parts
3. (9.1.3.1.3 )  Feedback
4. (9.1.3.2.1 )  Diverse Cultures
5. (9.1.3.2.2 )  Careers
6. (9.1.3.3.1 )  Values
7. (9.1.3.3.2 )  Defend And Communicate
8. (9.1.3.3.3 )  Multi-Disciplinary Contributions
9. (9.1.3.4.1 )  Technological Problems And Advances
10. (9.1.3.4.2 )  Safety And Tools
11. (9.1.3.4.3 )  Communicate Data
12. (9.1.3.4.4 )  Reliability
13. (9.1.3.4.5 )  Quantitative Solutions
14. (9.1.3.4.6 )  Models
Earth Structure and Processes
1. (9.3.1.1.1 )  Tectonic Boundaries
2. (9.3.1.1.2 )  Subduction
3. (9.3.1.1.3 )  Sea-Floor Spreading
4. (9.3.1.1.4 )  Rocks Record And Plate Movement
5. (9.3.1.1.5 )  Evidence For Plate Tectonics
6. (9.3.1.3.1 )  Relative Dating
7. (9.3.1.3.2 )  History Of Atmosphere
Interdependence Within the Earth System
1. (9.3.2.1.1 )  Earth's Energy Sources
2. (9.3.2.1.2 )  Convection
3. (9.3.2.2.1 )  Climate Patterns
4. (9.3.2.2.2. )  Climate Change
5. (9.3.2.3.1 )  Cycles
The Universe
1. (9.3.3.2.1 )  Solar System Formation
2. (9.3.3.2.2 )  Evolution Of Earth
3. (9.3.3.2.3)  Earth And Life
4. (9.3.3.3.1 )  History Of The Universe
5. (9.3.3.3.2 )  Elements In A Star
Human Interactions with Earth Systems
1. (9.3.4.1.1 )  Natural Hazards
2. (9.3.4.1.2 )  Human Activity