Life Science Parent SOL Resources

Virginia Department of Ed Standards, Frameworks, Lessons, Test Blueprints, Practice Items, and more

7th Grade Curriculum Defines the content knowledge, skills, and understandings that are measured by the Standards of Learning tests

Practice Video Demonstration Examples of the new content and increased rigor represented by the revised standards and featuring Technology-Enhanced Items (TEI) for the 8th grade science test

Grade 8 Practice Test Guide There is not a 7th grade SOL. Seventh grade items are included in the 8th grade SOL Practice Test Guide (questions, answers, explanations)

CK-12  CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for science concepts

Khan Academy Extensive library content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos

PhET Simulations  Interactive science simulations

Science Study Jams Find over 200 "jams" on many different science topics

Jefferson Lab SOL Review Standards of Learning practice tests

Biodidac  A bank of digital resources for biology

Animal Cells  Drag and drop activity to practice cell labeling

Cells alive!  Interactive cell models, mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle, and cell cams

Plant Cell   Label parts of a plant cell

Photosynthesis   Review in a "Jeopardy" game format

Illuminating Photosynthesis  Explores the process plants use to convert solar energy into chemical energy

Photosynthesis Light Phase  Animated outline of photosynthesis light phase

Photosynthesis Dark Phase Animated outline of photosynthesis darkphase

Macaulay Library Archive of animal sounds and video

Ecosystems and Biomes Interactive matching game

What's It Like Where You Live? Information on Biomes and ecosystems

Biology Quizzes Online quizzes on Biology concepts

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