TCAP Success Grade 3 Science Post Test

TCAP Success Grade 3 Science Post Test Sample

Standard: LS4,3 DOK: 1 1 pt
3.

Fishery departments set the catch limit on the Pallid sturgeon. The Pallid sturgeon is a slow growing fish. It feeds on small fish and insects. Few Pallid sturgeons are seen in the wild. How are catch limits good for the Pallid sturgeon?

Standard: LS2,1 DOK: 1 1 pt
5.

Orcas sometimes swim in groups. Groups of orcas are called pods. The picture below shows a pod of orcas.

Jeremy claimed that living in pods is better for the orcas than living alone. Which two activities are easier for orcas because they live in a pod?

Standard: ESS3,2 DOK: 2 1 pt
13.

A California mountainside is shown in the diagram. A building company wants to construct a neighborhood in the area marked on the diagram. If you were the builder, which three solutions would you choose to best reduce the threat of landslides for the new neighborhood?

Standard: ps3.2 DOK: 3 1pt
14.

Randall builds a circuit with a radio, a battery, and copper wire. The music is great. But the sound fades because the battery is being drained too quickly. Which choice below should Randall add to the circuit so the battery drains more slowly?

Standard: Ps3,1 DOK: 1 1 pt
15.

Sam conducts an experiment. He wants to know if a moving ball from a high place will make his toy car roll farther and faster. Look at Sam’s design for his experiment set up. Sam conducts an experiment. He wants to know if a moving ball from a high place will make his toy car roll farther and faster. Look at Sam’s design for his experiment set up.