# Comprehensive Science (SOL) Practice

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 Scientific Investigation 20% Force, Motion, Energy, and Matter 30% Life Systems 15% Ecosystems 15% Earth and Space Systems 17%
• Questions 6,686
• Vocabulary Terms 961
• Instructional Videos 234

### Test Standards

 Scientific Investigation 1. (6.1a)  Observations 2. (6.1b)  Measurements 3. (6.1c)  Scale Models 4. (6.1d)  Hypothesis 5. (6.1e)  Validity 6. (6.1f)  Repeated Trials 7. (6.1g)  Metrics 8. (6.1h)  Graphs 9. (6.1i)  Models and Simulations 10. (6.1j)  Science Concepts 11. (LS.1a)  Organize Data 12. (LS.1b)  Classification 13. (LS.1c)  Tools 14. (LS.1d)  Models and Simulations 15. (LS.1e)  Error 16. (LS.1f-g)  Variables 17. (LS.1h)  Graphs 18. (LS.1i)  Patterns in Data 19. (LS.1j)  Science Concepts 20. (PS1.a.)  Lab safety 21. (PS1.b.)  Accurate measurements 22. (PS1.c.)  Metric conversions 23. (PS1.d.)  Equipment used to collect data 24. (PS1.e.)  Scientific notation 25. (PS1.f.)  Variables and controls 26. (PS1.g.)  Data tables: construct and interpret 27. (PS1.h.)  Interpret descriptive statistics 28. (PS1.i.)  Frequency distributions, scatterplots, line plots, and histograms 29. (PS1.j.)  Conclusions 30. (PS1.k.)  Research methods 31. (PS1.l.)  Present results 32. (PS1.m.)  Models and simulations Force, Motion, Energy, and Matter 1. (6.2.a.)  Potential and kinetic energy 2. (6.2.e.)  Energy transformations 3. (6.4.a.)  Subatomic particles 4. (6.4.b.)  Atoms of elements 5. (6.4.c.)  Chemical symbols 6. (6.4.d.)  Chemical compounds 7. (6.4.e.)  Chemical formulas 8. (6.4.f.)  Chemical equations 9. (6.4.g.)  Elements in and on Earth 10. (6.5.a.)  Water as the universal solvent 11. (6.5.b.)  Properties of water 12. (6.6.a.)  Air as a mixture 13. (PS.2.a.)  Particle theory of matter 14. (PS.2.b.)  Classify matter 15. (PS.2.c.)  Solids, liquids, and gases 16. (PS.2.d.)  Physical properties of matter 17. (PS.2.e.)  Chemical properties of matter 18. (PS.2.f.)  Physical and chemical properties of matter 19. (PS.3.a.)  History atomic structure 20. (PS.3.b.)  Modern atomic model 21. (PS.4.a.)  Organization of the periodic table 22. (PS.4.b.)  Elements as metals, metalloids, and nonmetals 23. (PS.4.c.)  Ionic and covalent bonds 24. (PS.5.a.)  Physical changes in matter 25. (PS.5.b.)  Chemical changes 26. (PS.5.c.)  Nuclear reactions 27. (PS.6.a.)  Potential and kinetic energy 28. (PS.6.b.)  Forms of energy 29. (PS.7.a.)  Temperature scales 30. (PS.7.b.)  Phase changes 31. (PS.7.c.)  Conduction, convection, and radiation 32. (PS.7.d.)  Applications of thermal energy transfer 33. (PS.8.a.)  Characteristics of sound waves 34. (PS.8.b.)  Resonance 35. (PS.8.c.)  Compression waves 36. (PS.8.d.)  Technological applications of sound 37. (PS.9.a.)  Characteristics of transverse waves 38. (PS.9.b.)  Wave behavior of light 39. (PS.9.c.)  Image formation 40. (PS.9.d.)  The electromagnetic spectrum 41. (PS.9.e.)  Technological applications of light 42. (PS.10.a.)  Speed, velocity, and acceleration 43. (PS.10.b.)  Newton’s laws of motion 44. (PS.10.c.)  Work, force, mechanical advantage, efficiency, and power 45. (PS.10.d.)  Technological applications of work, force, and motion 46. (PS.11.a.)  Static electricity, current electricity, and circuits 47. (PS.11.b.)  Magnetic field and an electric current 48. (PS.11.c.)  Electromagnets, motors, and generators 49. (PS.11.d.)  Conductors, semiconductors, and insulators Life Systems 1. (LS.2.a.)  Cell structure and organelles 2. (LS.2.b.)  Plant and animal cells 3. (LS.2.c.)  Cell theory 4. (LS.2.d.)  Cell division 5. (LS.3.a.)  Cells, tissues, organs, and systems 6. (LS.3.b.)  Cellular organization and life processes 7. (LS.5.a)  Domains 8. (LS.5.a.)  Kingdoms 9. (LS.5.b.)  Animal phyla and plant divisions 10. (LS.5.c.)  Define species 11. (LS.6.a.)  Photosynthesis 12. (LS.6.b.)  Chemical reaction photosynthesis 13. (LS.6.c.)  Photosynthesis and food webs 14. (LS.13.a.)  Structure and role of DNA 15. (LS.13.b.)  Genes and chromosomes 16. (LS.13.c-d.)  Inheritance 17. (LS.13.e.)  Acquired vs. inherited traits 18. (LS.13.f.)  Biotechnology 19. (LS13.g.)  Discoveries related to genetics 20. (LS.14.a.)  How populations change over time Ecosystems 1. (6.7.a.)  Abiotic factors: watershed 2. (6.7.b.)  Virginia's watershed systems 3. (6.7.c.)  River and stream systems 4. (6.7.d.)  Wetlands 5. (6.7.e.)  Estuaries 6. (6.7.f.)  Conservation of watersheds 7. (6.7.g.)  Water monitoring 8. (LS.7.a.)  Biogeochemical cycles 9. (LS.7.b.)  Flow of energy and matter in a system 10. (LS.7.c.)  Relationships within terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems 11. (LS.7.d.)  Food webs and energy pyramids 12. (LS.8.a.)  Relationships in populations 13. (LS.8.b.)  Influence of behavior on a population 14. (LS.9.a.)  Relationships in food webs 15. (LS.9.b.)  Predator-prey 16. (LS.9.c.)  Competition and cooperation 17. (LS.9.d.)  Symbiotic relationships 18. (LS.9.e.)  Niches 19. (LS.10.a.)  Ecosystems and biomes 20. (LS.10.b.)  Characteristics of land, marine, and freshwater ecosystems 21. (LS.10.c.)  Survival and adaptations 22. (LS.11.a.)  Phototropism, hibernation, and dormancy 23. (LS.11.b.)  Factors that change population size 24. (LS.11.c.)  Eutrophication, climate changes, and catastrophic disturbances 25. (LS.12.a.)  Food production and harvest 26. (LS.12.b.)  Change in habitat size, quality, or structure 27. (LS.12.c.)  Change in species competition 28. (LS.12.d.)  Factors that impact survival of a species 29. (LS.12.e.)  Environmental issues Earth and Space Systems 1. (6.2.b.)  The Sun and energy on Earth 2. (6.2.c.)  Nonrenewable energy sources 3. (6.2.d.)  Renewable energy sources 4. (6.3.a.)  Earth’s energy budget 5. (6.3.b.)  Role of radiation and convection 6. (6.3.c.)  Motion of the atmosphere and oceans 7. (6.3.d.)  Cloud formation 8. (6.3.e.)  Thermal energy and weather-related phenomena 9. (6.5.c.)  Water as a weathering agent 10. (6.5.d.)  Water as a climate moderator 11. (6.5.f.)  Importance of water 12. (6.5.g.)  Protecting and maintaining water resources 13. (6.6.b.)  Earth's atmosphere: pressure, temperature, humidity 14. (6.6.c.)  Atmospheric changes with altitude 15. (6.6.d.)  Maintaining air quality 16. (6.6.e.)  Atmospheric measures and weather 17. (6.6.f.)  Predicting weather 18. (6.8.a.)  Solar system components 19. (6.8.b.)  Planets 20. (6.8.c.)  Gravity 21. (6.8.d.)  Revolution and rotation 22. (6.8.e.)  Day-night 23. (6.8.f.)  Properties of planet Earth 24. (6.8.g.)  Seasons on Earth 25. (6.8.h.)  Tides 26. (6.8.i.)  Space exploration 27. (6.9.a.)  Management of renewable resources 28. (6.9.b.)  Management of nonrenewable resources 29. (6.9.c.)  Reduce environmental hazards 30. (6.9.d.)  Cost/benefit tradeoffs in conservation 31. (LS.14.b.)  Evidence of evolution: fossil record 32. (LS.14.c.)  How populations change over time