Earth and Space Science (NM SCS) Practice

Discover the most effective and comprehensive online solution for curriculum mastery, high-stakes testing, and assessment in New Mexico. Our Earth and Space Science (NM SCS) curriculum and test review is aligned to the most current New Mexico standards. Request your free trial and see why our users say USATestprep has improved their students' pass rates.

Scientific Thinking and Practice 10%
Structure and Function 23%
Characteristics and Evolution of Earth 22%
Energy in Earth's System 23%
Geochemical Cycles 22%
  • Questions 2,050
  • Vocabulary Terms 307
  • Performance Tasks 162
  • Instructional Videos 76

Test Standards

Scientific Thinking and Practice
1. (I-I-1)  Investigation Components
2. (I-I-2)  Design Scientific Investigation
3. (I-I-3)  Equipment and Technologies
4. (I-I-4)  Convey Results of Investigations
5. (I-I-5)  Scientific Theories
6. (I-II-1)  Valid and Reliable Results
7. (I-II-2)  Logic and Reasoning
8. (I-II-3)  New Scientific Knowledge
9. (I-II-4)  Review and Analyze
10. (I-II-5)  Current Interesting Science
11. (I-II-6)  Investigations of Past Events
12. (I-III-1)  Display and Analyze Data
13. (I-III-2)  Mathematical Models
14. (I-III-3)  Use Technologies
15. (I-III-4)  Measurement Errors
16. (I-III-5)  Use Mathematics
Structure and Function
1. (III-I-1)  Scale of Universe
2. (III-1-2)  Position of Objects in Sky
3. (III-I-3)  Advanced Technology
4. (III-I-4)  Big Bang Theory
5. (III-I-5)  Electromagnetic Radiation
6. (III-I-6)  Stars
7. (III-I-7)  New Mexico and Space
Characteristics and Evolution of Earth
1. (III-II-1)  Earth's Spheres
2. (III-II-2)  Age of Earth
3. (III-II-3)  Internal Structure of Earth
4. (III-II-4)  Geologic Time
5. (III-II-5)  Plate Tectonics
Energy in Earth's System
1. (III-II-6)  Internal and External Energy
2. (III-II-7)  Convection
3. (III-II-8)  Circulation of Air and Water
Geochemical Cycles
1. (III-II-9)  Natural Resources
2. (III-II-10)  Earth's Materials
3. (III-II-11)  Atmosphere
4. (III-II-12)  Ground Water