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Reproduction and Heredity 25%
Adaptation and Diversity 15%
Motions, Forces, and Energy 20%
Earth’s Structure and History 10%
Earth’s Systems and Cycles 20%
Earth’s Resources 10%
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Test Standards

Reproduction and Heredity
1. (L.8.2A.1 )  Genes, Chromosomes, and DNA
2. (L.8.2A.2 )  Asexual Reproduction
3. (L.8.2A.3 )  Meiosis
4. (L.8.2A.4 )  Sexual Reproduction
5. (L.8.2A.5 )  Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction
6. (L.8.2B.1 )  Growth
7. (L.8.2B.2 )  Heredity
8. (L.8.2B.3 )  Punnett Squares
9. (L.8.2B.4 )  Artificial Selection
10. (L.8.2C.1 )  Genes to Proteins
11. (L.8.2C.2 )  Mutations
Adaptation and Diversity
1. (L.8.4A.1 )  Darwin and Natural Selection
2. (L.8.4A.2 )  Natural Selection and Genetics
3. (L.8.4B.1 )  Natural Selection to Specific Traits
4. (L.8.4B.2 )  Survivability
5. (L.8.4B.3 )  Speciation
6. (L.8.4B.4 )  Evolutionary Relationships
Motions, Forces, and Energy
1. (P.8.6.1 )  Sound and Light Waves
2. (P.8.6.2 )  Wave to Electrical Energy
3. (P.8.6.3 )  Wave Interactions
4. (P.8.6.4 )  Wave Phenomenon
5. (P.8.6.5 )  Resonance
6. (P.8.6.6 )  Light Waves
7. (P.8.6.7 )  Wave Technology
8. (P.8.6.8. )  Medium
Earth’s Structure and History
1. (E.8.7.1 )  Earth's History
2. (E.8.7.2 )  Rock Cycle
3. (E.8.7.3)  Diversity of life
4. (E.8.7.4 )  Mass Extinctions
Earth’s Systems and Cycles
1. (E.8.9A.1 )  Convection and Plates
2. (E.8.9A.2)  Theory of Plate Tectonics
3. (E.8.9A.3 )  Evidence of Plate Movement
4. (E.8.9A.4 )  Constructive and Destructive Processes
5. (E.8.9A.5 )  Convergent and Divergent Plates
6. (E.8.9A.6 )  Formation of Soil
7. (E.8.9A.7 )  Surface and Groundwater
8. (E.8.9B.1 )  Natural Hazards and Impact
9. (E.8.9B.2)  Technology and Natural Hazards
10. (E.8.9B.3)  Safeguard Against Natural Hazards
Earth’s Resources
1. (E.8.10.1 )  Resources
2. (E.8.10.2 )  Human Impacts
3. (E.8.10.3)  Renewable Energy
4. (E.8.10.4 )  Distribute Thermal Energy