NEW YORK STATE STATE SCIENCE TESTS
Science Grade 8 Test 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009, 2010 Tests, Scoring Key, Rating Guide and Conversion Chart
Jefferson Lab Virginia State Standards using SOL Practice Tests questions. You can assign the number of questions you want. This is an online test. All of the questions on this site come from test materials released by the Virginia Department of Education and are used with permission.
Virginia State Science Test 2009 - Grade 8
MASSACHUSETTS COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
Grade 8 MCAS Science and Technology/Engineering test was based on learning standards in the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework (2006). The Framework identifies four major content strands
Earth and Space Science
The Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework is available on the Department website at www.doe.mass.edu/frameworks/current.html
2010 Grade 8 Science
Note: Illinois currently does not give an 8th grade science test. However there are some excellent questions in the 2011 ISAT Science Sample test for Grade 7-- You can take the test online -
See Illinois list of 2011 Interactive ISAT Sample Questions -- click on grade 7.
Grade 8 Science Test The Science section of the Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment is made up of three parts, consisting of multiple-choice questions and open-ended questions.
2007 Grade 8 Test Book
2005 Grade 8 Test Book
OHIO 8TH GRADE
Half Length Practice Science Achievement Test with Answer Documents
8th grade Science Test 2009-2010 Item and Scoring Sampler
TEXAS -- Spring TAKS™Science Tests are in HTML format and can be taken online.
Science Grade 8 online version 2009
CALIFORNIA --Released test questions from the California Standards Tests (CSTs).
This test is one of the California Standards Tests administered as part of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program under policies set by the State Board of Education.
MICHIGAN -- MEAP Michigan Educational Assessment Program
Released Test Items
Grade 8 - 2008
TIMSS (Third International Math and Science Survey) Grades 7/8
These are sample questions taken from the 2003 TIMSS
PISA Science Items
WASHINGTON --State Test Questions and Practice/Sample Tests -- This are released items with additional resources.
Grade 8 -2008 ---pdf
Source: Washington State Released Test Items
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
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