Transformations in Matter and Energy Carbon TIME is an NSF-funded partnership led by Michigan State University
Activity 1.1 - Animals Unit Pretest (20 min)
Target Student Performance
Students complete a pretest to assess their understanding of what happens to matter and energy during combustion.
Resources You Provide
- pencils (1 per student, for paper version)
Print one copy of the 1.1 Animals Unit Pretest for each student.
Use the 1.1 Animals Unit Pretest to assess students' understanding of digestion, biosynthesis, and cellular respiration in terms of learning progression levels. You should not give your students grades on the pretest or expect your students to know the correct answers. The document 1.1 Assessing the Animals Unit Pretest has assessment guidelines, and identifies correct responses and explaining how students’ responses reveal their learning progression levels.