5th Grade Science (DCI) Practice

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Matter and Its Interactions 15%
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions 15%
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes 5%
Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits 10%
Biological Change: Unity and Diversity 10%
Earth’s Place in the Universe 25%
Engineering Design 10%
Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society 10%
  • Questions 799
  • Vocabulary Terms 134
  • Performance Tasks 78
  • Instructional Videos 36

Test Standards

Matter and Its Interactions
1. (5.PS1.1)  Physical Properties
2. (5.PS1.2)  Conservation or Matter
3. (5.PS1.3)  Rate of Dissolving
4. (5.PS1.4)  Mixing and Change
Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
1. (5.PS2.1)  Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
2. (5.PS2.2)  Motion
3. (5.PS2.3)  Gravitational Force on the Earth
4. (5.PS2.4)  Mass and Distance on Gravity
5. (5.PS2.5)  Forces and Patterns
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
1. (5.LS1.1)  Animal Responses
Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
1. (5.LS3.1)  Inherited vs Learned
2. (5.LS3.2)  Inheritance
Biological Change: Unity and Diversity
1. (5.LS4.1)  Fossils
2. (5.LS4.2)  Advantages
Earth’s Place in the Universe
1. (5.ESS1.1)  Apparent Brightness
2. (5.ESS1.2)  Milky Way
3. (5.ESS1.3)  Solar System
4. (5.ESS1.4)  Positions of Earth, Sun, and Moon
5. (5.ESS1.5)  Earth's Axis
6. (5.ESS1.6)  Stars and Constellations
7. (5.ESS1.7)  Fossils and Rock Strata
Engineering Design
1. (5.ETS1.1)  Solve a Problem
2. (5.ETS1.2)  Prototypes
3. (5.ETS1.3)  Failure
Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society
1. (5.ETS2.1 and 3)  New and Improved Technology
2. (5.ETS2.2)  New Tools