Get Smart about Science

You don’t need to know everything about science to pass the science portion of the GED, HiSET, or TASC. But having a general understanding of scientific words and processes can go a long way in building the background information and confidence you need to take on the test.

Science Basics

Read with a Mind for Math – In addition to reading, math is foundational to the study of science. Getting familiar with basic math terms like median, mode, and mean, will help you better analyze scientific data presented in reports, graphs, and charts.

Experience Experiments – Building your understanding of how scientific theories are developed will greatly improve your ability to think through science-based exam questions. Be sure to understand terms like hypothesis, variable, and control, as well as general terms used to evaluate experiment-based data and conclusions.

Conquer Chemical Equations – Test-takers need to develop a general understanding of elements, atoms, and molecules. Here’s a terrific FREE resource, Understanding Chemical Equations, to jump start your efforts.

Getting the “big ideas” in science gives structure to your study. Essential Education wants to provide you with the resources you need to succeed. Our Science Study Guide is a great place to start. Check it out today to get smart about science!

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