Earth Science (SCSAS) Practice

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Astronomy 20%
Earth's Geosphere 28%
Earth's Paleobiosphere 15%
Earth's Atmosphere - Weather and Climate 17%
Earth's Hydrosphere 20%
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  • Science and Engineering Practices
  • Questions 2,418
  • Vocabulary Terms 477
  • Performance Tasks 213
  • Instructional Videos 82

Test Standards

Science and Engineering Practices
1. (H.B.1A.1 )  Ask Questions
2. (H.B.1A.2 )  Develop Models
3. (H.B.1A.3 )  Conduct Investigations
4. (H.B.1A.4 )  Interpret Data
5. (H.B.1A.5 )  Use Math
6. (H.B.1A.6 )  Construct Explanations
7. (H.B.1A.7 )  Construct Arguements
8. (H.B.1A.8 )  Obtain and Evaluate Information
9. (H.B.1B.1 )  Design Solutions
1. (H.E.2A.1)  Formation of Galaxies
2. (H.E.2A.2)  Classify stars
3. (H.E.2A.3)  Formation of elements
4. (H.E.2A.4)  Origin of the universe
5. (H.E.2A.5)  Telescopes and computer modeling
6. (H.E.2B.1)  Properties of planets
7. (H.E.2B.2)  Properties of the moon
8. (H.E.2B.3)  Orbiting object
9. (H.E.2B.4)  Solar system formation
Earth's Geosphere
1. (H.E.3.A.1.)  Earth's Internal Structure
2. (H.E.3A.2)  Plate tectonics
3. (H.E.3A.3)  Crustal changes
4. (H.E.3A.4)  Seismic graphs
5. (H.E.3A.5)  Minerals and rocks
6. (H.E.3A.6)  Model geologic processes
7. (H.E.3A.7)  Rate of weathering
8. (H.E.3A.8)  Components of soil
9. (H.E.3B.1)  Ores and fossil fuels
10. (H.E.3B.2)  Managing natural resources
11. (H.E.3B.3)  Natural hazards
12. (H.E.3B.4)  Controversial human activities
13. (H.E.3B.5)  Solutions for natural hazard
Earth's Paleobiosphere
1. (H.E.4.A.1.)  Earth and carbon-based life
2. (H.E.4A.2)  Alterations caused by life forms
3. (H.E.4A.3)  Changes in Earth and life
4. (H.E.4A.4)  Earth's environmental conditions
5. (H.E.4A.5)  Dating methods
6. (H.E.4A.6)  Isotope ratios
7. (H.E.4A.7)  Global carbon cycling
Earth's Atmosphere - Weather and Climate
1. (H.E.5.A.1.)  Layers of Earth's atmosphere
2. (H.E.5A.2)  Solar incidence and Earth's axial tilt
3. (H.E.5A.3)  Predict weather conditions
4. (H.E.5A.4)  Convection and wind patterns
5. (H.E.5A.5)  Severe weather conditions
6. (H.E.5A.6)  Global circulation patterns
7. (H.E.5A.7)  Changes in climate
8. (H.E.5A.8)  Human activities and climate change
Earth's Hydrosphere
1. (H.E.6.A.1.)  Saltwater and Freshwater
2. (H.E.6A.2)  Availability of water
3. (H.E.6A.3)  Erosion and deposition
4. (H.E.6A.4)  Drainage basin hydrology
5. (H.E.6A.5)  Quality of water
6. (H.E.6A.6)  Limestone formations
7. (H.E.6A.7)  Convection of ocean water
8. (H.E.6A.8)  Waves and currents
9. (H.E.6A.9)  Preventative devices