GED Science Study Guide

In this free GED Science prep course, professional tutors show you how to handle Science questions on the GED exam.

Topics included in GED Science online classes are Scientific Practices, Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth and Space Science.

Along the way, a tutor provides practice challenges and step-by-step solutions so students can check their knowledge.

All video lessons contain transcripts and quizzes. The GED Science test is 90 minutes long and has about 34-40 questions.

The GED Science test includes the subject fields of Life Science, Physical Science (Chemistry & Physics), and Earth & Space Science.

To be successful on the GED Science test, you must be able to understand basic science concepts and demonstrate knowledge of how scientific systems work.

There’s no need to memorize details. All the detailed information you need for answering the science questions is provided.

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Life Science

Physical Science

What’s included in the GED Science Test

Life Science, or Biology, includes the fields of Human Body & Health; the Relationship between Energy Intake and Life Functions; the Organization, Functions, and Structure of Life; Genetics & Heredity; Evolution.

Physical Science includes Chemistry and Physics. The covered fields are Conservation, Flow, and Transformation of Energy; Work, Force, and Motion; Chemical Properties and Chemical and Nuclear Reactions in relation to Living Organisms and Systems.

Earth & Space Science includes the fields of Earth, its System Components & Interactions; Earth’s Systems and Interactions with Living Things; Organization and Structures of the Cosmos.

To succeed on the GED Science test, you will need to be able to read complex texts, identify precise details, determine cause and effect, understand science content, and identify evidence to support inferences and draw conclusions.

To complete all GED Science questions, you will have 90 minutes, and the types of questions include multiple-choice questions, drag-and-drop, fill-in-the-blank, and hotspot questions.

The Science test may, for some learners, be quite difficult, and that’s why we have created our free GED Science video lessons and practice tests. Video learning is a proven method to get ready for the test fast and effective!

The  GED Science test does NOT include Short Answer items anymore. Click here to read more.

You must understand the big picture concepts and have a basic knowledge of how systems work. You don’t need to know all sorts of details because all the detailed information needed to answer the questions is provided in the stimulus that comes with the questions.

GED Test Essential Facts

The latest edition of the GED Science test covers three major content areas: Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth & Space Science. To pass the GED Science test, you must reach a score of no less than 145 points on a 100-200 scale.

All four GED subtests (Science, Social Studies, Math, Literacy) must have this minimum score if you want to earn your High School Equivalency Diploma. To succeed in this test you will need to be able to read complex texts, identify precise details, determine cause and effect, understand science content, and identify evidence to support inferences and draw conclusions.

GED Prep Science classes

The GED is a very rigorous exam that must be taken entirely on a computer. The passing standards is set in such a way that some forty percent of all high school graduates would not pass the test on their first try! So you’ll understand that preparation is crucial.

Developers of GED Science Classes

These GED Science online classes come from Covcel GED Prep. This premium course allows us to publish 118 lessons and practice tests.

Covcel is created by experienced teachers and Ph.D. graduates from America’s leading universities.

Disclaimer: Our practice tests are not related to the Official GED Practice Test™ produced and distributed by the American Council on Education (ACE) and GED Testing Service. ACE and GED Testing Service LLC have not approved, authorized, endorsed, been involved in the development of, or licensed the substantive content of these practice tests. The rights are with GED Testing Service.

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