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Engineering Design 12%
Earth and Human Activity 16%
Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity 24%
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions 12%
Matter and its Interactions 4%
Energy 20%
Waves and Their Applications in Technology and Information Transfer 12%
  • Questions 1,382
  • Vocabulary Terms 231
  • Performance Tasks 120
  • Instructional Videos 70

Test Standards

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
Earth and Human Activity
1. (MS-ESS3-2 )  Natural Hazard Data
2. (MS-ESS3-3 )  Human Impact on Environment
3. (MS-ESS3-3 NM)  New Mexico Industry and Energy
4. (MS-ESS3-4 )  Human Population and Natural Resources
Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
1. (MS-LS4-1)  Fossil Record
2. (MS-LS4-2 )  Anatomical Similarities
3. (MS-LS4-3)  Embryology
4. (MS-LS4-4)  Genetic Variations and Surviving
5. (MS-LS4-5)  Desired Traits
6. (MS-LS4-6 )  Natural Selection and Genes
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
1. (MS-PS2-1)  Newton's Third law
2. (MS-PS2-2)  Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
3. (MS-PS2-4)  Gravitational Interactions
Matter and its Interactions
1. (MS-PS1-1)  Atomic Models
Energy
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 Technology and Information Transfer
1. (MS-PS4-1 )  Model of Waves
2. (MS-PS4-2)  Reflection, Absorbtion, and Transmission
3. (MS-PS4-3 )  Digital vs. Analog