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Claims Assessed on the Summative Assessment






Science and Engineering Practices (SEP)


SEP 1. Asking Questions (Science)

SEP 1E. Defining Problems (Engineering)

SEP 2. Developing and Using Models

SEP 3. Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

SEP 4. Analyzing and Interpreting Data

SEP 5. Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking

SEP 6. Constructing Explanations (Science)

SEP 6E. Designing Solutions (Engineering)

SEP 7. Engaging in Argument from Evidence

SEP 8. Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information



Standards for Subject


Next Generation Science Standards 


California Common Core State Standards English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects Framework 


Framework for Science Education


Summative Discipline Core Ideas,  Cross Cutting Concepts, & Practices


Science Summative Assessment 



Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI)

Physical Sciences (PS)  

PS 1 Matter and Its Interactions

PS 2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

PS 3 Energy

PS 4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

Life Sciences (LS)

LS 1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

LS 2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy and Dynamics

LS 3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

LS 4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

Earth and Space Sciences (ESS)

ESS 1 Earth’s Place in the Universe

ESS 2 Earth’s Systems

ESS 3 Earth and Human Activity

Engineering, Technology, and Application of Science (ETS)

ETS 1 Engineering, Technology, and Application of Science


Crosscutting Concepts (CCC)

CCC 1 Patterns

CCC 2 Cause and effect

CCC 3 Scale, proportion, and quantity

CCC 4 Systems and system models

CCC 5 Energy and matter

CCC 6 Structure and function

CCC 7 Stability and change