New Mexico Physical Science (NM SCS) Practice

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Scientific Thinking and Practice14%
Matter38%
Energy 20%
Motion and Waves28%
  • Questions: 2,484
  • Technology Enhanced Items: 248
  • Instructional Videos: 112
  • Vocabulary Terms: 305

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
Matter
1. (I-I-1)  Classify Matter
2. (I-I-2)  Chemical And Physical Properties
3. (I-I-3)  Separate Mixtures
4. (I-I-4)  Periodic Trends
5. (I-I-5)  Atoms And Matter
6. (I-I-6)  Structure Of Atoms
7. (I-I-7)  Properties And Electrons
8. (I-I-8)  Predictions And The Periodic Table
9. (I-I-9)  Atom Arrangement Determines Properties
10. (I-I-10)  State Of Matter And Atoms
11. (I-I-11)  Atomic Nuclei Change
Energy
1. (I-II-1)  Forms Of Energy
2. (I-II-2)  Thermal Energy
3. (I-II-3)  Energy Transformation
4. (I-II-4)  Heat Transfer
5. (I-II-5)  How Heat Flows
6. (I-II-6)  Change In Energy
7. (I-II-7)  Energy And Electromagnetic Waves
8. (I-II-8)  Characteristics Of Electromagnetic Waves
9. (I-II-9)  Quantum Energy
10. (I-II-10)  Spectroscopy
11. (I-II-11)  Equilibrium
Motion and Waves
1. (I-III-1)  Forces In Nature
2. (I-III-2)  Gravitational Force
3. (I-III-3)  Electrical Force
4. (I-III-4)  Gas Laws
5. (I-III-5)  Electromagnetism
6. (I-III-6)  Magnitude And Direction Of Forces
7. (I-III-7)  Newton's 3rd Law
8. (I-III-8)  Newton's Laws Of Motion
9. (I-III-9)  Relative Motion
10. (I-III-10)  Wave Properties
11. (I-III-11)  Wave Interactions
12. (I-III-12)  Practical Uses Of Waves