New York State Science Assessment

  •  New York State Intermediate Science Assessment

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    Who takes it?
        This exam is given in 4th grade and in 8th grade.

    What is it? 
        The NYS Science Assessment is a test given by the state in order to judge a child's abilities in science.  It consists of two parts: 

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     Part I:  A written test covering material from 7th & 8th grade.  This includes multiple choice questions as well as some short answer questions. (SAMPLE TEST)
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    Part II:  A test based on several lab activities.  Students will be given materials and asked to complete basic lab tasks, including measurement, determining density, and other basic lab skills. (SAMPLE TEST)