Science

Science Benchmark:  24

40 questions divided over 7 sections in 35 minutes

 

 

Practice Tests and Questions:

 

Sample ACT Science Questions

 

Practice Test Questions

 

Practice Tests

 

 

Test Taking Tips and Strategies for the Reading Section of ACT:

 

How to Read Data

 

How to Read Graphs and Tables

 

As you read tables and graphs,

  • circle or identify variables on axes, and units such as ml or kg

  • note trends in graphs and tables, such as “increasing” , “decreasing”, “leveling out”, “no changes”

  • how is one graph or table related to another?

 

Analyzing Conflicting Viewpoints

 

 

As you read Conflicting Viewpoints:

What are the theories or points of view presented?

  • How are the two theories different from each other?

  • Are the two theories similar in any way?

  • What new data or ideas would support or weaken a point of view?

 

Summarizing Research Questions

 

As you read the Research Summaries:

  • Identify the key factors in the experiments, such as variables and design

  • What changes or remains the same in the experiment?

  • What is the researcher/experimenter trying to test or demonstrate?

  • How are the experiments similar or different?

  • What does each experiment predict?

 

 

Games:

 

Jeopardy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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