STAAR Science - Grade 8: Scientific Processes & Tools Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these measurements is closest to the volume of one liter?

Question 2 2. The highest level of scientific experiment is:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 4 4. What is the next step if the data doesn't support the hypothesis?

Question 5 5. Which type of experimental variable is the factor that the scientist is altering?

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Question 6 6. This tool is used to accurately measure volume of a liquid.

Question 7 7. This narrow-mouthed container with a flat bottom can be used to hold liquids.

Question 8 8. If you conduct an experiment and the hypothesis can't be confirmed, what should you do?

Question 9 9. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 10 10. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

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Question 11 11. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 12 12. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

Question 13 13. What does PPE stand for?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a good description of the question that should be stated as part of a scientific investigation?

Question 15 15. When would you want to use a ventilation hood in the lab?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a potential reactant for a chemical?

Question 17 17. You could use this tool to heat up a liquid for a science experiment.

Question 18 18. Francis Bacon did not like to use _____ to develop a hypothesis.

Question 19 19. Which of the following describes a scientific investigation?

Question 20 20. A scientific experiment is:

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Question 21 21. If you come across an unmarked container, what should you do with it?

Question 22 22. What is the best way to protect your feet in a laboratory?

Question 23 23. What is the main purpose of safety goggles?

Question 24 24. What is the standard unit of length?

Question 25 25. Which type of microscope would you use in science class to view tiny objects in two dimensions?

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Question 26 26. Why does rounding cause problems in the lab?

Question 27 27. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT something one needs to consider when conducting an experiment?

Question 29 29. A hypothesis is an explanation that:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a step of the scientific method that supports scientific investigation?

STAAR Science - Grade 8: Scientific Processes & Tools Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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