Middle School Physical Science (NGSS) Practice Test

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Matter and Its Interactions 25%
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions 25%
Energy 25%
Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer 25%
Also includes:
  • Engineering Design
  • Questions 1,213
  • Vocabulary Terms 188
  • Performance Tasks 104
  • Instructional Videos 59

Test Standards

Matter and Its Interactions
1. (MS-PS1-1)  Atomic Models
2. (MS-PS1-2)  Physical and Chemical Properties
3. (MS-PS1-3)  Natural to Synthetic
4. (MS-PS1-4 )  Thermal Energy
5. (MS-PS1-5)  Conservation of Matter
6. (MS-PS1-6)  Endothermic or Exothermic
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
1. (MS-PS2-1)  Newton's Third law
2. (MS-PS2-2)  Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
3. (MS-PS2-3)  Electric and Magnetic Forces
4. (MS-PS2-4)  Gravitational Interactions
5. (MS-PS2-5)  Force Fields
1. (MS-PS3-1)  Kinetic Energy
2. (MS-PS3-2)  Potential Energy
3. (MS-PS3-3)  Thermal Energy Transfer
4. (MS-PS3-4)  Average Kinetic Energy and Temperature
5. (MS-PS3-5)  Changes in Kinetic Energy
Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
1. (MS-PS4-1 )  Model of Waves
2. (MS-PS4-2)  Reflection, Absorbtion, and Transmission
3. (MS-PS4-3 )  Digital vs. Analog
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