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GED Science For Dummies

GED Science For Dummies

Murray Shukyn, Achim K. Krull

ISBN: 978-1-119-02986-1

Sep 2015

240 pages

$11.99

Description

Passing the GED Science Test has never been easier

Does the thought of taking the GED Science Test make you sweat? Fear not! With the help of GED Science Test For Dummies, you'll get up to speed on the new structure and computer-based format of the GED and gain the confidence and know-how to pass the Science Test like a pro. Packed with helpful guidance and instruction, this hands-on test-prep guide covers the concepts covered onthe GED Science Test and gives you ample practice opportunities to assess your understanding of Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth and Space Science.

Designed to test your understanding of the fundamentals of science reasoning and the ability to apply those fundamentals in realistic situations, the GED Science Test can be tough for the uninitiated. Luckily, this fun and accessible guide breaks down each section of the exam into easily digestible parts, making everything you'll encounter on exam day feel like a breeze! Inside, you'll find methods to sharpen your science vocabulary and data analysis skills, tips on how to approach GED Science Test question types and formats, practice questions and study exercises, and a full-length practice test to help you pinpoint where you need more study help.

  • Presents reviews of the GED Science test question types and basic computer skills
  • Offers practice questions to assess your knowledge of each subject area
  • Includes one full-length GED Science practice test
  • Provides scoring guidelines and detailed answer explanations

Even if science is something that's always made you squeamish, GED Science Test For Dummies makes it easy to pass this crucial exam and obtain your hard-earned graduate equivalency diploma.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the GED Science Test 5

Chapter 1: Taking a Quick Glance at the GED Science Test 7

Chapter 2: From Aardvarks to Atoms: Confronting the GED Science Test 15

Chapter 3: Uncovering Your Strengths and Weaknesses with a Diagnostic Test 23

Chapter 4: Succeeding on the GED Science Test 53

Part II: Honing Your Science Skills and Knowledge 61

Chapter 5: Reading and Writing in a Science Context 63

Chapter 6: Analyzing Experimental Design and Scientific Theories 77

Chapter 7: Applying Mathematical Reasoning to Science Problems 91

Chapter 8: Living It Up with Life Science 99

Chapter 9: Getting Physical with Physical Science 123

Chapter 10: Cosmic, Dude! Investigating Earth and Space Science 147

Part III: Testing Your Science Skills and Knowledge 171

Chapter 11: Taking a GED Science Practice Test 173

Chapter 12: Answers and Explanations for GED Science Practice Test 193

Part IV: The Part of Tens 199

Chapter 13: Ten Performance]Enhancing Tips 201

Chapter 14: Ten Essential Science Facts and Concepts 207

Index 213