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MCAS Review

This page is designed to help prepare students for the Massachusetts Biology Test. The MCAS test is designed to measure individual student achievement relative to the standards outlined in the Massachusetts Science Curriculum Framework.

The state uses the results to report student achievement to the public. Parents, teachers, and the school will use the results as one measure of student learning. To meet graduation requirements, students are required to pass the Massachusetts Math, English and Science Test.

I will upload or link to all MCAS Review resources that I have as we approach the test.

2017 MCAS Biology Test is scheduled for June 5 & 6

THIS IS THE ASSIGNMENT PASSED OUT IN CLASS THE WEEK OF MAY 22nd:

MCAS Review Packet

MCAS Packet AnswerKey

 

REVIEW POWERPOINTS:

mcas-review-all-units

The Big Review Powerpoint

cell quiz review jeopardy

Cell Processes Review

mitosis jeopardy

Biology DNA MCAS questions review

Unit 5 Jeopardy 6 column

Anatomy Unit test review

Ecology Jeopardy

 

Review sheets by unit:

Standard 1 – The Chemistry of Life

Standard 2 – Cell Biology

Standard 3 – Genetics

Standard 4 – Anatomy and Physiology

Standard 5 – Evolution and Biodiversity

Standard 6 – Ecology

 

 

Open Response questions from previous tests (some with answers): http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/search/default.aspx?YearCode=%25&GradeID=%25&QuestionTypeCode=or&QuestionSetID=All&FrameworkCode=STE&Strand=STE.Bio&Standard=&KeywordVal=&ReportingCategoryCode=%25&ShowReportingCategory=&originalpage=2&allowCalculator=&page=1&mode=&answers=on&questionanswer=&removeQuestionID=&unreleased=no&intro=no&FormSubmitted=yes

Examples & answers for open response questions: http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/student/

Previous MCAS Biology Tests: http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/testitems.html

Online Biology Textbook: http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobooktoc.html

Review Guide from Dedham High School (extensive vocab list!): http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/dhs/bioreview.pdf

The Big Picture Review: http://www.nclark.net/MCASbiology

Review (lots of resources & help here): http://phascience.wordpress.com/biology-9-moretti-dickson/1588-2/

Link to review sheets for each unit: http://hs.doversherborn.org/hs/cioccae/

Past test questions & practice tests: http://www.chicopee.mec.edu/accountability/mcas_resources.htm

Regents Review (NY) but still helpful:

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/biology.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/organization/index.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/heredity/index.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/evolution/index.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/reproduction/index.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/homeostasis/index.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/ecology/index.cfm

http://regentsprep.org/regents/biology/units/humanimpact/index.cfm

Practice Quizzes:

https://sites.google.com/a/pittsfield.net/ms-schneider/honors-biology/practice-tests

http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=mcas-biology-preparation

Flashcard sets: http://quizlet.com/subject/biology-mcas/

http://www.neok12.com/Cell-Division.htm

http://www.sciencereviewgames.com/srg/games/hs/111hs.swf

Jeopardy game:

http://jeopardylabs.com/play/mcas-biology-review

http://www.biologyjunction.com/biology%20quia%20games.htm

cell review : http://www.fallriverschools.org/uploads/plee/Cells%20MCAS%20Review1.pdf

genetics review: http://www.fallriverschools.org/uploads/plee/Genetics%20MCAS%20Review%20Short2.pdf

Chemistry of life: http://www.fallriverschools.org/uploads/plee/Chem%20of%20Life%20MCAS%20Review.pdf

A & P review: http://www.fallriverschools.org/uploads/plee/A_P%20MCAS%20Review1.pdf

Evolution review: http://www.fallriverschools.org/uploads/plee/Evolution%20MCAS%20Review%20Short.pdf

Ecology review: http://www.fallriverschools.org/uploads/plee/Ecology%20MCAS%20Review%20short.pdf

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