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Matter and Its Interactions 12%
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions 10%
Energy 13%
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes 5%
Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics 5%
Biological Change: Unity and Diversity 15%
Earth’s Place in the Universe 5%
Earth and Human Activity 10%
Earth’s Systems 15%
Engineering Design 5%
Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society 5%
  • Questions 1,430
  • Vocabulary Terms 288
  • Performance Tasks 145
  • Instructional Videos 61

Test Standards

Matter and Its Interactions
1. (3.PS1.1)  Phases of Matter
2. (3.PS1.2)  Heating and Cooling
3. (3.PS1.3)  Physical Properties
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
1. (3.PS2.1)  Magnets
2. (3.PS2.2)  Interaction of Magnets
Energy
1. (3.PS3.1)  Energy and Movement
2. (3.PS3.2)  Electric Energy Transformation
3. (3.PS3.3)  Magnets and Motions
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
1. (3.LS1.1)  Internal and External Structures
Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
1. (3.LS2.1)  Forming Groups
Biological Change: Unity and Diversity
1. (3.LS4.1)  Ability to Survive
2. (3.LS4.2)  Adaptations
3. (3.LS4.3)  Biodiversity
Earth’s Place in the Universe
1. (3.ESS1.1)  Planets
Earth and Human Activity
1. (3.ESS3.1)  Natural Hazards
2. (3.ESS3.2)  Impact of Natural Hazards
Earth’s Systems
1. (3.ESS2.1)  Water Cycle
2. (3.ESS2.2)  Clouds
3. (3.ESS2.3)  Local Weather and Climate
4. (3.ESS2.4)  Weather Data
Engineering Design
1. (3.ETS1.1-2)  Real-World Problem
Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society
1. (3.ETS2.1)  Technology