Tennessee 8th Grade Science (DCI) Practice

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Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions 20%
Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer 12%
Biological Change: Unity and Diversity 20%
Earth’s Place in the Universe 9%
Earth’s Systems 20%
Earth and Human Activity 9%
Engineering Design 10%
  • Questions 1,446
  • Vocabulary Terms 320
  • Performance Tasks 147
  • Instructional Videos 70

Test Standards

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
1. (8.PS2.1)  Magnetism and Electricity
2. (8.PS2.2)  Fields
3. (8.PS2.3)  Object in Motion
4. (8.PS2.4)  Change in Motion
5. (8.PS2.5)  Equal and Opposite
Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
1. (8.PS4.1)  Properties of Waves
2. (8.PS4.2)  Mechanical vs Electromagnetic Waves
3. (8.PS4.3)  Waves and Communication
Biological Change: Unity and Diversity
1. (8.LS4.1)  Fossils and Earth's History
2. (8.LS4.2)  Common Ancestry
3. (8.LS4.3)  Survival and Adaptation
4. (8.LS4.4)  Natural Selection
5. (8.LS4.5)  Artificial Selection
Earth’s Place in the Universe
1. (8.ESS1.1)  Beginning of the Universe
2. (8.ESS1.2)  Role of Gravity
Earth’s Systems
1. (8.ESS2.1)  Geographic Changes
2. (8.ESS2.2)  Earth's Structure
3. (8.ESS2.3)  Rock Cycle
4. (8.ESS2.4-5)  Convection Cycles/Plate Tectonics
Earth and Human Activity
1. (8.ESS3.1)  Natural Resource Distribution
2. (8.ESS3.2)  Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Engineering Design
1. (8.ETS1.1)  Testing and Modification
2. (8.ETS1.2)  Space Technology