Earth and Natural Resources Unit Test 4th Grade (NGSS and TEKS)
Includes the 20 question Student Assessment for a unit on Earth and its Natural Resources, an Answer Key, and an Annotated Test with explanations to use when going back over the test with students!
Covers the following standards:
STAAR (TEKS) Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
7(A) examine properties of soils, including color and texture, capacity to retain water, and ability to support the growth of plants;
(B) observe and identify slow changes to Earth's surface caused by weathering, erosion, and deposition from water, wind, and ice; and
(C) identify and classify Earth's renewable resources, including air, plants, water, and animals; and nonrenewable resources, including coal, oil, and natural gas; and the importance of conservation.
NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards)
4-ESS2-2 Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features. (Landforms)
4-ESS2-1 Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.
4-ESS3-2 Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.*
4-ESS3-1 Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment
4-ESS1-1. Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.
This test is designed to follow a unit on Force, Motion, and Energy. Each question is multiple choice (A-C). An answer key is provided along with a full test with explanations for the answers.