Pennsylvania Grade 3 Science Practice

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Organisms and Cells10%
Genetics10%
Evolution10%
Chemistry10%
Physics10%
Earth's Structure, Processes and Cycles10%
Origin and Evolution of the Universe10%
The Scope of Technology5%
Technology and Society5%
Technology and Engineering Design5%
Abilities for a Technological World5%
The Designed World5%
Science as Inquiry5%
  • Questions: 2,368
  • Two-Part Items: 24
  • Vocabulary Terms: 362
  • Performance Tasks: 216
  • Instructional Videos: 94

Test Standards

Organisms and Cells
1. (3.1.3.A1.)  Characteristics Of Living Things
2. (3.1.3.A2. )  Basic Needs
3. (3.1.3.A3. )  Life Cycles
4. (3.1.3.A5.)  Plant Structures
Genetics
1. (3.1.3.B1.)  Resemble Parents
2. (3.1.3.B5. )  Parents And Offspring
Evolution
1. (3.1.3.C1.a )  Plant Adaptations
2. (3.1.3.C1.b)  Seasonal Behaviors
3. (3.1.3.C2. )  Animal Survival
4. (3.1.3.C3)  Fossils
Chemistry
1. (3.2.3.A1.a )  Object Properties
2. (3.2.3.A1.b)  States Of Matter
3. (3.2.3.A2. )  Made Of Matter
4. (3.2.3.A3. )  Heating And Cooling
5. (3.2.3.A4. )  Changes In Matter
Physics
1. (3.2.3.B1.)  Movment
2. (3.2.3.B2.a )  Motion Or Change
3. (3.2.3.B2.b )  Energy
4. (3.2.3.B3. )  Changes In Temperature
5. (3.2.3.B4.a )  Conductor Or Insulator
6. (3.2.3.B4.b )  Magnetic Or Non-magnetic
7. (3.2.3.B5. )  Light
8. (3.2.3.B6.)  Light For Energy
Earth's Structure, Processes and Cycles
1. (3.3.3.A1. )  Formation Of Soil
2. (3.3.3.A2. )  Physical Properties Of Minerals
3. (3.3.3.A4. )  Precipitation
4. (3.3.3.A5. )  Weather
Origin and Evolution of the Universe
1. (3.3.3.B1.a )  Rotation Of The Earth
2. (3.3.3.B1.b )  Moon Phases
The Scope of Technology
1. (3.4.3.A1. )  Natural Vs. Human
2. (3.4.3.A2.)  Nature Systems
3. (3.4.3.A3. )  Study Of Technology
Technology and Society
1. (3.4.3.B1. )  Good Or Bad Technology
2. (3.4.3.B2. )  Reuse And Recycle
3. (3.4.3.B3. )  Needs Vs. Wants
4. (3.4.3.B4. )  Tools
Technology and Engineering Design
1. (3.4.3.C1-2.)  Design Is Creative
2. (3.4.3.C3. )  Subject To Failure
Abilities for a Technological World
1. (3.4.3.D1. )  Needs And Wants
2. (3.4.3.D2. )  How Systems Work
3. (3.4.3.D3. )  Ask Questions
The Designed World
1. (3.4.3.E1. )  Quality Of Life
2. (3.4.3.E2.)  Agriculture
3. (3.4.3.E3. )  Energy For Work
4. (3.4.3.E4. )  Transfer Of Information
5. (3.4.3.E5. )  Transportation
6. (3.4.3.E6.)  Manufacturing Systems
7. (3.4.3.E7. )  Different Structures
Science as Inquiry
1. (1)  Fact Vs. Opinion
2. (2)  Ask Questions
3. (3)  Asking And Comparing
4. (4)  Different Investigations
5. (5)  Gather Data
6. (6)  Construct Explanations
7. (7)  Communicate