The Terra Nova, Second Edition (CAT/6) is a comprehensive, modular assessment series, offering multiple measures of student achievement in science.
The Tennessee Science Curriculum Standards provide standards, performance indicators, and accomplishments for students in science.
The Tennessee Science Curriculum Standards provide standards, performance indicators, and accomplishments for students in seventh grade.
Earth and Space Science
The Earth and Space Science unit addresses the composition, structure, exploration, and history of the earth and space. Topics include plate tectonics, the atmosphere, geological cycles and processes, weather, climate, the solar system, and the universe.
The Life Science unit addresses the characteristics and cycles of and relationships between living things and their environments. Topics include cellular organization, classification, ecosystems, genetics, and human health issues.
The Physical Science unit includes concepts related to matter, forces, motion, and energy, as well as their interactions. Topics include chemical and physical changes, electricity, magnetism, heat, light, sound, machines, work and power.
Research and Inquiry
The Research and Inquiry unit focuses on the knowledge, processes, and real world issues associated with science and technology. Topics include experimentation, data analysis, science related careers, and technological advances.