National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Science Assessment Instrument
Evaluates students' knowledge of three fields of science (earth, physical, and life), three elements of knowing and doing science (conceptual understanding, scientific investigation, and practical reasoning), and two overarching domains in science (the nature of science and themes-systems, models, and patterns-present in science).
|Multiple choice, short constructed response questions, and extended constructed response questions
||4th, 8th and 12th grade students
|| Attitude, Content, Competence, Career
||<b>4th Grade</b><br> List four ways that the Earth is different from the moon. <p><b>8th Grade</b><br> What property of water is…