Missouri Grade 3 Science Practice

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Strand 1: Properties and Principles of Matter and Energy14%
Strand 3: Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms14%
Strand 4: Changes in Ecosystems and Interactions of Organisms with their Environments12%
Strand 5: Processes and Interactions of the Earth’s Systems (Geosphere, Atmosphere, and Hydrosphere)14%
Strand 6: Composition and Structure of the Universe and the Motion of the Objects Within It14%
Strand 7: Scientific Inquiry14%
Strand 8: Impact of Science, Technology and Human Activity14%
  • Questions: 817
  • Technology Enhanced Items: 115
  • Instructional Videos: 42
  • Vocabulary Terms: 181

Test Standards

Strand 1: Properties and Principles of Matter and Energy
1. (1.1.D.a)  Physical Properties Of States Of Matter
2. (1.1.D.b)  Identify States Of Matter
3. (1.1.D.c)  Evaporation
4. (1.1.D.d)  Temperature
5. (1.1.D.e)  Freezing And Melting
6. (1.1.D.f)  Physical Properties Of Water
7. (1.1.D.g)  Effect Of Heat
8. (1.2.A.a)  Sources Of Thermal Energy
9. (1.2.A.b)  Sources Of Light Energy
10. (1.2.A.c)  Transfer Of Light
11. (1.2.A.d)  How To Make A Shadow
12. (1.2.C.a)  Sun As Source Of Light And Energy
Strand 3: Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms
1. (3.1.A.a)  Basic Needs Of Plants
2. (3.1.B.a)  Life Cycle Of Plants
3. (3.1.D.a)  Major Organs In Plants
4. (3.2.C.a)  Path Of Water/Food Through Plants
5. (3.3.D.a)  Plants And Offspring
Strand 4: Changes in Ecosystems and Interactions of Organisms with their Environments
1. (4.2.A.a)  Plants Need Sun For Food
2. (4.2.A.b)  Producers Or Consumers
3. (4.2.A.c)  Food Chain
4. (4.2.A.d)  Removal Of Organism From Food Chain
Strand 5: Processes and Interactions of the Earth’s Systems (Geosphere, Atmosphere, and Hydrosphere)
1. (5.1.C.a)  Atmospheric Water
2. (5.1.C.b)  Cloud Composition
3. (5.1.C.c)  What Is Air?
4. (5.2.E.a)  Forms Of Atmospheric Water
Strand 6: Composition and Structure of the Universe and the Motion of the Objects Within It
1. (6.1.A.a)  Sun Is A Star
2. (6.1.A.b)  Moon Reflects Light
3. (6.2.A.a)  Sun Movement In Sky
4. (6.2.B.a)  Movement Of Moon In Sky
5. (6.2.B.b)  Patter Of Change In Moon's Appearance
6. (6.2.C.a)  Cycle Of Day
7. (6.2.C.b/6.2.C.c)  Shadows And Time Of Day
Strand 7: Scientific Inquiry
1. (7.1.A.a)  Pose Questions
2. (7.1.A.b)  Answer Questions
3. (7.1.B.a)  Qualitative Observations
4. (7.1.B.b)  Using Scientific Tools
5. (7.1.B.c)  Measurements
6. (7.1.B.d)  Compare Amounts/Measurements
7. (7.1.B.e)  Is Data Reasonable?
8. (7.1.C.a)  Support Explanations
9. (7.1.C.b)  Make Predictions
10. (7.1.C.c)  Explanations
11. (7.1.C.d)  Analyze Evidence
12. (7.1.D.a)  Communicate Data
Strand 8: Impact of Science, Technology and Human Activity
1. (8.1.A.a)  Solve Human Problems
2. (8.1.B.a)  New Technologies
3. (8.2.A.a)  Famous Scientists
4. (8.3.A.a)  Identify A Question Or Problem.
5. (8.3.A.b)  Work To Solve A Problem