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8th Grade Performance Task
Contributed by: New York State Education Department (NYSED)
NYS Alternative Assessment in Science Project (1996)

Student #1

Answer Sheet

Choose any three of the species of Triangulum from the Species Sheet and key them to their scientific names. Be sure to write in the numbers of the species that you are trying to identify. In the proper spaces below write in the number and letter (example #101) for each of the choices you made as you identified the species. When you are sure of the species identification, write in the scientific name in the space provided.

Scientific name of Example #101 = Samplest Correctus

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