Barron's New Jersey ASK4 Science Test

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This brand-new manual and workbook prepares fourth-grade students in New Jersey to succeed on the statewide ASK4 Science Test. Review chapters, which include questions and answers, cover the fourth-grade curriculum for the following topics: Life Science, chemistry, physics, earth science, astronomy, and environmental science. Each chapter opens with a general Concept Map that names important divisions within each science and shows how they relate to each other. The book concludes with two full-length practice ...
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Overview


This brand-new manual and workbook prepares fourth-grade students in New Jersey to succeed on the statewide ASK4 Science Test. Review chapters, which include questions and answers, cover the fourth-grade curriculum for the following topics: Life Science, chemistry, physics, earth science, astronomy, and environmental science. Each chapter opens with a general Concept Map that names important divisions within each science and shows how they relate to each other. The book concludes with two full-length practice tests with all questions answered.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764143038
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 523,953
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION


CHAPTER 1 TOOLS OF THE SCIENTIST


Tools of the Scientist Concept Map


1.1 Measuring Mass


1.2 Volume of a Solid


1.3 Volume of a Liquid


1.4 Calculating Density


1.5 Measuring Distance


1.6 Measuring Time


1.7 Calculating Speed


1.8 Measuring Temperature


1.9 Tables


1.10 Line Graphs


1.11 Bar Graphs


1.12 Circle Graphs


CHAPTER 2—EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN


Experimental Design Concept Map


Step 1: Make an Observation


Step 2: Ask a Research Question


Step 3: State a Hypothesis


Step 4: Set Up the Control and Variable


Step 5: Follow the


Step 6: Collect Data


Step 7: Accept or Revise the Hypothesis


CHAPTER 3—LIFE SCIENCE


Life Science Concept Map


3.1 Living vs. Nonliving


3.2 Energy Flows and Food Chains


3.3 Plants vs. Animals


3.4 Structures of Plants


3.5 Structures of Animals


3.6 Human Body Systems


3.7 Classification Systems


3.8 Variations within Species


3.9 Life Cycles of Animals


CHAPTER 4—PHYSICAL SCIENCE: CHEMISTRY


Chemistry Concept Map


4.1 Physical Properties of Matter


4.2 Physical Changes


4.3 The Phases of Water


4.4 Chemical Properties of Matter


4.5 Chemical Changes


CHAPTER 5—PHYSICAL SCIENCE:PHYSICS


Physics Concept Map


5.1 Motion and Forces


5.2 Energy


5.3 Sound


5.4 Heat


5.5 Light


5.6 Electricity


CHAPTER 6—EARTH SCIENCE


Earth Science Concept Map


6.1 Rocks, Minerals, and Soil


6.2 Fossils


6.3 Air in the Atmosphere


6.4 Water in the Atmosphere


6.5 Weather


6.6 Processes that Shape the Earth


6.7 How We Study the Earth


CHAPTER 7—ASTRONOMY AND SPACE

SCIENCE



Astronomy and Space Science Concept Map


7.1 Earth, Moon, Sun Systems


7.2 Rotation


7.3 Revolution


7.4 Moon Phases


7.5 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe


CHAPTER 8—ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE


Environmental Science Concept Map


8.1 Ecosystems


8.2 Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources


8.3 Human Impacts on the Environment


ANSWER KEY TO PRACTICE QUESTIONS,

CHAPTERS 1-8



INTRODUCTION TO PRACTICE TESTS


NJ ASK4 Practice Test 1


NJ ASK4 Practice Test 2


Answers to Practice Tests


INDEX



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