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1 Kansas State Science Assessment Review Game Choose your answer first. If you get it correct, draw a star by the question. If you get it wrong, make the correction! These questions are very similar to the real test. Use this as a Study Guide!!!!

2 I. History and Nature of Science 1.Galileo Galilei is famous for A.Heliocentric Theory: everything including Earth revolves around the Sun. B.Discovered radium and polonium C.Father of Genetics—discovered that people inherited traits through genes on DNA D.Germ Theory – that microorganisms (bacteria/germs) cause people to get diseases 1.Galileo Galilei is famous for A.Heliocentric Theory: everything including Earth revolves around the Sun. B.Discovered radium and polonium C.Father of Genetics—discovered that people inherited traits through genes on DNA D.Germ Theory – that microorganisms (bacteria/germs) cause people to get diseases

3 I. History and Nature of Science 1.Galileo Galilei is famous for A.Heliocentric Theory: everything including Earth revolves around the Sun. 1.Galileo Galilei is famous for A.Heliocentric Theory: everything including Earth revolves around the Sun.

4 I. History and Nature of Science 2.Charles Darwin is famous for A.Theory of Relativity B.Theory of Evolution by natural selection C.Used the telescope to study stars and planets D.Theory of Continental Drift: the idea that continents move around the surface of the Earth 2.Charles Darwin is famous for A.Theory of Relativity B.Theory of Evolution by natural selection C.Used the telescope to study stars and planets D.Theory of Continental Drift: the idea that continents move around the surface of the Earth

5 I. History and Nature of Science 2.Charles Darwin is famous for B. Theory of Evolution by natural selection 2.Charles Darwin is famous for B. Theory of Evolution by natural selection

6 I. History and Nature of Science 3. Isaac Newton is famous for A.Coined the term Pangaea B.Germ Theory – that microorganisms (bacteria/germs) cause people to get diseases C.First person to win 2 Nobel Prizes D.White light made of many colors of light 3. Isaac Newton is famous for A.Coined the term Pangaea B.Germ Theory – that microorganisms (bacteria/germs) cause people to get diseases C.First person to win 2 Nobel Prizes D.White light made of many colors of light

7 I. History and Nature of Science 3. Isaac Newton is famous for D. White light made of many colors of light 3. Isaac Newton is famous for D. White light made of many colors of light

8 I. History and Nature of Science 4. Louis Pasteur studied A.Biology B.Astronomy C.Physics D.Geophysics 4. Louis Pasteur studied A.Biology B.Astronomy C.Physics D.Geophysics

9 I. History and Nature of Science 4. Louis Pasteur studied A.Biology 4. Louis Pasteur studied A.Biology

10 I. History and Nature of Science 5. Which best describes the main purpose of science? A.To understand how decisions are made B.To understand different cultural beliefs C.To understand why languages are different D.To understand phenomena in the natural world 5. Which best describes the main purpose of science? A.To understand how decisions are made B.To understand different cultural beliefs C.To understand why languages are different D.To understand phenomena in the natural world

11 I. History and Nature of Science 5. Which best describes the main purpose of science? D. To understand phenomena in the natural world 5. Which best describes the main purpose of science? D. To understand phenomena in the natural world

12 I. History and Nature of Science 6. The ancient Greeks thought that A.the Earth was flat. B.matter was made from atoms C. germs cause diseases D.an object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. 6. The ancient Greeks thought that A.the Earth was flat. B.matter was made from atoms C. germs cause diseases D.an object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.

13 I. History and Nature of Science 6. The ancient Greeks thought that B. matter was made from atoms (and they were right!) 6. The ancient Greeks thought that B. matter was made from atoms (and they were right!)

14 I. History and Nature of Science 7. Scientists are A.old because it takes many years to understand science. B.men and women from all over the world and from many different cultures. C. only men because some countries do not allow girls and women to go to school. D.not able to communicate with each other because they speak different languages. 7. Scientists are A.old because it takes many years to understand science. B.men and women from all over the world and from many different cultures. C. only men because some countries do not allow girls and women to go to school. D.not able to communicate with each other because they speak different languages.

15 I. History and Nature of Science 7. Scientists are B. men and women from all over the world and from many different cultures. 7. Scientists are B. men and women from all over the world and from many different cultures.

16 I. History and Nature of Science 8. Scientific understand of the natural world usually progresses (happens) A.very quickly, because technology changes very quickly. B.very quickly, because there are so many scientists working on the same idea. C.in small steps, as old theories are added to and modified. D.in small steps, as theories change almost daily. 8. Scientific understand of the natural world usually progresses (happens) A.very quickly, because technology changes very quickly. B.very quickly, because there are so many scientists working on the same idea. C.in small steps, as old theories are added to and modified. D.in small steps, as theories change almost daily.

17 I. History and Nature of Science 8. Scientific understand of the natural world usually progresses (happens) C. in small steps, as old theories are added to and modified. 8. Scientific understand of the natural world usually progresses (happens) C. in small steps, as old theories are added to and modified.

18 II. Inquiry 9. A student designed an investigation to answer a question. The steps the student followed during the investigation are listed below. Step 1. Measure the mass of ten of the same type of plant seeds. Step 2. Plant each seed in a pot of soil and place each pot in a sunny window. Step 3. Give each plant the same amount of water each week. Step 4. Measure the mass of each plant at the end of each week for the next two months. 9. A student designed an investigation to answer a question. The steps the student followed during the investigation are listed below. Step 1. Measure the mass of ten of the same type of plant seeds. Step 2. Plant each seed in a pot of soil and place each pot in a sunny window. Step 3. Give each plant the same amount of water each week. Step 4. Measure the mass of each plant at the end of each week for the next two months.

19 II. Inquiry 9. Which questions was this investigation most likely designed to answer? A.Which type of seeds grow the fastest? B.How long does it take a plant to flower? C.What is the average rate of plant growth? D.Do plants grow better in sunlight or shade? 9. Which questions was this investigation most likely designed to answer? A.Which type of seeds grow the fastest? B.How long does it take a plant to flower? C.What is the average rate of plant growth? D.Do plants grow better in sunlight or shade?

20 II. Inquiry 9. Which questions was this investigation most likely designed to answer? C. What is the average rate of plant growth? 9. Which questions was this investigation most likely designed to answer? C. What is the average rate of plant growth?

21 II. Inquiry 10. A scientist is studying wind speed at a research station in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Which unit of measurement should the scientist use for recording wind speed? A.Grams per liter (g/L) B.Degrees per second ( o /s) C.Kilometers per hour (km/h) D.Minutes per meter (min/m) 10. A scientist is studying wind speed at a research station in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Which unit of measurement should the scientist use for recording wind speed? A.Grams per liter (g/L) B.Degrees per second ( o /s) C.Kilometers per hour (km/h) D.Minutes per meter (min/m)

22 II. Inquiry 10. A scientist is studying wind speed at a research station in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Which unit of measurement should the scientist use for recording wind speed? C. Kilometers per hour (km/h) 10. A scientist is studying wind speed at a research station in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Which unit of measurement should the scientist use for recording wind speed? C. Kilometers per hour (km/h)

23 II. Inquiry 11. A graduated cylinder is used to measure A.Volume B.Mass C.Distance D.Age 11. A graduated cylinder is used to measure A.Volume B.Mass C.Distance D.Age

24 II. Inquiry 11. A graduated cylinder is used to measure A.Volume 11. A graduated cylinder is used to measure A.Volume

25 II. Inquiry 12. A triple beam balance is used to measure A.Age B.Distance C.Mass D.Volume 12. A triple beam balance is used to measure A.Age B.Distance C.Mass D.Volume

26 II. Inquiry 12. A triple beam balance is used to measure C. Mass 12. A triple beam balance is used to measure C. Mass

27 II. Inquiry 13. A meter stick is used to measure A.Volume B.Age C.Mass D.Distance 13. A meter stick is used to measure A.Volume B.Age C.Mass D.Distance

28 II. Inquiry 13. A meter stick is used to measure D. Distance 13. A meter stick is used to measure D. Distance

29 II. Inquiry 14. What is the independent variable (IV) in the following data table?

30 II. Inquiry Type of AnimalSpeed (mph) Cheetah70 Pronghorn Antelope61 Elk45 Gray Fox42 White Tail Deer30 Grizzly Bear30 Human28 Squirrel12 Chicken9 The Speed of Animals (mph ) 14. What is the independent variable (IV) in the following data table?

31 II. Inquiry 14. What is the independent variable (IV) in the following data table? A.Type of Animal B.Speed (mph) C.There is no independent variable A.Type of Animal B.Speed (mph) C.There is no independent variable

32 II. Inquiry 14. What is the independent variable (IV) in the following data table? A.Type of Animal

33 II. Inquiry Type of AnimalSpeed (mph) Cheetah70 Pronghorn Antelope61 Elk45 Gray Fox42 White Tail Deer30 Grizzly Bear30 Human28 Squirrel12 Chicken9 The Speed of Animals (mph ) 15. In question #14, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data?

34 II. Inquiry 15. In question #14, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data? A.Line B.Bar C.Circle D.No graph can be made with the information in the data table. A.Line B.Bar C.Circle D.No graph can be made with the information in the data table.

35 II. Inquiry 15. In question #14, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data? B. Bar

36 II. Inquiry Population of Moose on Isle Royal 16. What is the dependent variable (DV) in the following data table? YearMoose Population 197014 197532 198038 198544 199020 199524

37 II. Inquiry 16. What is the dependent variable (DV) in the following data table? A.Moose Population B.Year C.Population of Moose on Isle Royal D.There is no dependent variable. A.Moose Population B.Year C.Population of Moose on Isle Royal D.There is no dependent variable.

38 II. Inquiry 16. What is the dependent variable (DV) in the following data table? A.Moose Population

39 II. Inquiry 17. In question #16, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data? A.No graph can be made with the information in the data table. B.Circle C.Bar D.Line 17. In question #16, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data? A.No graph can be made with the information in the data table. B.Circle C.Bar D.Line

40 II. Inquiry 17. In question #16, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data? D. Line 17. In question #16, what kind of graph is used to analyze the data? D. Line

41 II. Inquiry 18. A student hears about a new type of fertilizer that is advertised on TV and wonders if it is effective. The steps the student followed during the investigation are listed below. Step 1. Measure the mass of ten of the same type of plant seeds. Step 2. Measure the recommended mass of fertilizer and add this to 5 of the pots. Plant each seed in a pot of soil. Step 3. Place the 5 pots without soil in a sunny window. Place the 5 pots with soil in a dark closet. Step 4. Give each plant the same amount of water each week. Step 5. Measure the mass of each plant at the end of each week for the next two months. 18. A student hears about a new type of fertilizer that is advertised on TV and wonders if it is effective. The steps the student followed during the investigation are listed below. Step 1. Measure the mass of ten of the same type of plant seeds. Step 2. Measure the recommended mass of fertilizer and add this to 5 of the pots. Plant each seed in a pot of soil. Step 3. Place the 5 pots without soil in a sunny window. Place the 5 pots with soil in a dark closet. Step 4. Give each plant the same amount of water each week. Step 5. Measure the mass of each plant at the end of each week for the next two months.

42 II. Inquiry 18. What mistake did the student make in this experiment? A.The student should not have done the experiment and believed the TV commercial. B.The student changed 2 variables: the fertilizer and the sunny/shade. C.The student did not have to give the plants the same amount of water each week. D.The student should have used more plant seeds. 18. What mistake did the student make in this experiment? A.The student should not have done the experiment and believed the TV commercial. B.The student changed 2 variables: the fertilizer and the sunny/shade. C.The student did not have to give the plants the same amount of water each week. D.The student should have used more plant seeds.

43 II. Inquiry 18. What mistake did the student make in this experiment? B. The student changed 2 variables: the fertilizer and the sunny/shade. 18. What mistake did the student make in this experiment? B. The student changed 2 variables: the fertilizer and the sunny/shade.

44 II. Inquiry 19. The graph below shows the motion of an object.

45 II. Inquiry 19. Which term best describes the speed of the object? A.Variable B.Constant C.Increasing D.Decreasing 19. Which term best describes the speed of the object? A.Variable B.Constant C.Increasing D.Decreasing

46 II. Inquiry 19. Which term best describes the speed of the object? B. Constant 19. Which term best describes the speed of the object? B. Constant

47 II. Inquiry 20. A student added water to glasses and tapped the glasses with a pencil to make musical notes. She adjusted the water levels in the glasses until the pitches of the notes matched the eight notes of a musical scale. Which information is most important to include in her report so another student can repeat her investigation? A.The volume of water placed in each glass B.The length and mass of the pencil used to tap each glass C.The date and location of the investigation D.The student’s previous experience with making musical instruments 20. A student added water to glasses and tapped the glasses with a pencil to make musical notes. She adjusted the water levels in the glasses until the pitches of the notes matched the eight notes of a musical scale. Which information is most important to include in her report so another student can repeat her investigation? A.The volume of water placed in each glass B.The length and mass of the pencil used to tap each glass C.The date and location of the investigation D.The student’s previous experience with making musical instruments

48 II. Inquiry 20. Which information is most important to include in her report so another student can repeat her investigation? A.The volume of water placed in each glass 20. Which information is most important to include in her report so another student can repeat her investigation? A.The volume of water placed in each glass

49 II. Inquiry 21. After analyzing historical temperature data for Kansas, a student made the statement below. The mean high temperature in June in Topeka is 29 degrees Celsius (°C). This statement is best described as A.an opinion. B.a prediction. C.a conclusion. D.a hypothesis. 21. After analyzing historical temperature data for Kansas, a student made the statement below. The mean high temperature in June in Topeka is 29 degrees Celsius (°C). This statement is best described as A.an opinion. B.a prediction. C.a conclusion. D.a hypothesis.

50 II. Inquiry 21. After analyzing historical temperature data for Kansas, a student made the statement below. The mean high temperature in June in Topeka is 29 degrees Celsius (°C). This statement is best described as C. a conclusion. 21. After analyzing historical temperature data for Kansas, a student made the statement below. The mean high temperature in June in Topeka is 29 degrees Celsius (°C). This statement is best described as C. a conclusion.

51 II. Inquiry 22. This object is a A.solid B.liquid C.gas D.plasma 22. This object is a A.solid B.liquid C.gas D.plasma

52 II. Inquiry 22. This object is a C. Gas 22. This object is a C. Gas

53 II. Inquiry 23. The atoms in this solid A.do not move B.the object is NOT a solid C.slide past each other D.vibrate slowly 23. The atoms in this solid A.do not move B.the object is NOT a solid C.slide past each other D.vibrate slowly

54 II. Inquiry 23. The atoms in this solid D. vibrate slowly 23. The atoms in this solid D. vibrate slowly

55 II. Inquiry 24. Below is a phase change diagram of an unknown substance. Use it to answer the following question.

56 II. Inquiry 24. The substance is a gas between A.Points A and B B.Points B and C C.Points C and D D.Points D and E E.After point E 24. The substance is a gas between A.Points A and B B.Points B and C C.Points C and D D.Points D and E E.After point E

57 II. Inquiry 24. The substance is a gas between E. After point E 24. The substance is a gas between E. After point E


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