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North Dakota State Assessment

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Benchmark Summary Report by Year - Science

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Grade 4

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 1:Unifying Concepts680675285576384386572363

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Need to Know3.1Identify repetitive changes262179186275363

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3.7

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3.14

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3.15

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 2:Science Inquiry11861484148111901182128513841483

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Need to Know3.1Select science tools for investigations484487492490481492385487

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Need to Know3.2Ask scientific investigation questions377577676383382482572583

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Need to Know3.3Record observations of invesitgations293589479495483481595581

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3.4

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3.5

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3.6

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3.7

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3.8

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3.9

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3.10

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3.11

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3.12

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3.13

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3.14

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3.15

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 3:Physical Science1271106611701066127510681170973

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3.1ID physical properties: solids, liquid565566459555368463261463

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Important to Know3.2Identify a force as push or pull190394267268180

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3.3Describe magnetic attraction/repulsion298368470261196280199173

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Need to Know3.4Explain how vibration produces sound139263287188186188143185

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3.5Describe direction and motion of light179182257143180180

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3.6

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3.7

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3.8

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3.9

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3.10

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3.11

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3.12

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3.13

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3.14

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3.15

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 4:Life Science14781476158116781478137613761284

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Important to Know3.1Identify functions of an organism's parts574582490677577474280392

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3.2Describe life cycles: plants and animals382673573483476484671683

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Need to Know3.3Identify the needs of living things273370580577482571481378

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3.4

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3.5

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3.6

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3.7

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3.8

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3.9

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3.10

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3.11

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3.13

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3.14

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3.15

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 5:Earth and Space Science771664862750657756661851

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3.1Identify measureable weather conditions176179176175176173

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3.2Relate properties to uses of materials131127118139

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3.3Identify ways in which rocks break down157156346249158150161241

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3.4Identify properties of soil164156250165136180138

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3.5Explain how stars are like the sun143253271126256261148264

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3.6

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3.7

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3.8

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3.9

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3.10

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3.11

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3.12

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3.14

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3.15

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 6:Science and Technology582479581481574476389386

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Important to Know3.1Identify ways technology solves problems373479581376574476286386

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2004200520062007200820092010201120122013

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Standard 7:Science and Other areas87511707681078671872878772

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Need to Know3.1Identify ways to prevent spread of germs196272154181376167284267

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Need to Know3.2Identify benefits of recycling, reducing357570670579365481294467

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3.3

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3.4

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3.7

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3.9

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3.15

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201120122013

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Standard 8:History and Nature of Science160248166144

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3.1Identify uses of science in careers, life160248166144

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3.2

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*% indicates average % of pts correct for Standard and Benchmark