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Online Tests (many states) -- interactive tests
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International Testing Programs

International comparison of Achievement tests Mathematics, reading and science tests, comparison of time spent doing homework, international comparison of adult literacy. Much of the data is that of TIMSS (see below)...

Third International Math and Science Survey (TIMSS) An international database of 40 countries. Test scores and information on textbooks, teaching styles, homework of students etc...

Science State Tests -- Standardized Achievement Tests-- International Tests





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Science Tests (Sample and Archived Questions)

NEW -- 8TH Grade Science Practice Tests -- State and National Assessments

New York State Science Tests

Grade 4 and 8 Science

Science Grade 4 Test 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Tests, Scoring Key, Rating Guide and Conversion Chart

Science Grade 8 Test 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Tests, Scoring Key, Rating Guide and Conversion Chart


Massachusetts (MCAS State Science Tests).

Grade 5 Science Technology Enginerring 2015, ---2014

Grade 8 Science Technology Engineering 2015--2014

High School Science 2015 --2014

Illinois

ISAT SAMPLE BOOKLET -Grade 7 -2014 -- Grade 4 -2014

Note: Illinois is moving to the PARCC assessments in English Language Arts and mathematics will be administered to all students in grades 3-8

New Jersey

 

Grade 8 Proficiency Test -- (old but good) 48 questions containing both multiple choice and open-ended.

New Jersey ASK Sample Questions Science Grade 4

Virginia -- 2015 Spring Released Test for grade 5 and 8) multiple choice. questions.
Grade 5 Science
Grade 8 Science

Grade 3 Science 2009 Release Date

TEXAS -- STAR released test questions

Science Grade 5 - administered 2014

Science Grade 8 Texas - 2013

Source and Answer Keys-- See here for all spanish version tests

CALIFORNIA-- CST released test questions

Science Grade 5 -

Science Grade 8 -

Source of released questions

FLORIDA (Third Int

FCAT 2.0 Science Test Grade 5 Sample Questions

FCAT 2.0 Science Test Grade 8 Sample Questions

TIMSS (Third International Math and Science Survery)- Take the tests online -- graded online - html format

Science
Grade 3/4
Grade 8
Grade 12

NAEP -- NATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS

Grades 4 -8 -- 12

NAEP is a congressionally authorized project of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) within the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. The Commissioner of Education Statistics is responsible for carrying out the NAEP project.

Questions released from the 2009 assessment in the NAEP

Sample Questions

EDINFORMATICS SCIENCE CHALLENGE FOR 8TH GRADE NEW

This is a two part online test designed by math and science educators associated with Edinformatics.com. The test is more rigorous than either the state tests or national assessments shown above.

PART 1-- KNOWLEDGE AND CONCEPTS

PART 2- REASONING AND ANALYSIS

 

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