Course SummaryPrepare for the ISEB Common Entrance Exam at 13+ Science test with the lessons and chapters in this professionally designed test prep course. You can review the lessons and then check your knowledge with our multiple-choice quizzes to work towards the best score possible on exam day.
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About This Course
Our learning materials act as a comprehensive study guide you can use to prepare for the ISEB Common Entrance Exam at 13+ Science test. Short, engaging lessons outline all the important topics that you'll find on the exam, and our quizzes allow you to check your understanding at your own pace. It's easy to skip to the subjects that you know you need to review in the video lessons by using the video tabs feature. To easily study offline, our printable transcripts highlight the essential vocabulary terms and topics you'll want to focus on. After you complete this course, you should understand the following:
- Cells, organization and nutrition
- Human and plant reproduction
- Human gas exchange systems and health influences
- Photosynthesis and cellular respiration
- Ecosystem relationships, plus classification and variation
- The nature of matter, elements, atoms and compounds
- Chemical reactions, acids and bases, and pure and impure substances
- Energy conservation and resources
- Motion, density, rotation, force and pressure
- Light and sound waves
- Circuits, electromagnets and magnetism
- The physics of space
About the Exam
The ISEB Common Entrance exam is used by some of the top independent secondary and preparatory schools in the UK to assess comprehension across a variety of subjects. It is also considered an excellent preparatory tool for the GCSE exams. Exams are given three times per year in January, May/June and November. Testing in three core subjects, English, math and science, is required, but students may select from range of additional topics, such as geography, French or history, for additional testing.
The exam tests scientific knowledge, including biology, physics, chemistry, at two different levels. The level one test is comprised of one paper made up of an equal number of open and closed ended biology, chemistry and physics questions. The exam takes one hour to complete, and protractors and calculators are permitted. Level two testing is made up of three papers, one each in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Each subject paper must be completed in 40 minutes and is made up of both open and closed questions. Calculators and protractors are allowed for testing at level two.
ISEB Common Entrance Exam at 13+ Science Preparation & Registration
Even the most challenging science topics are presented in an easy-to-follow way in our comprehensive test prep course. Our learning tools are professionally designed by instructors so all the topics you'll be tested on are included. The essential concepts associated with biology, chemistry and physics are covered here in an interesting, easy-to-understand format. As you work through the course, take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to see how well you might do on the exam. If certain lessons prove to be challenging, contact an instructor for assistance.
Students attending a prep or independent school that currently uses the Common Entrance Exam should be signed up automatically for examination through his or her school. Students who are not enrolled in one of these schools can register for the exam on the ISEB website. Registration closes approximately one month before the examinations begin. Prospective exam takers are encouraged to check the ISEB website for specific information about the current year's application deadlines and requirements.
ISEB Common Entrance Exam is a registered trademark of ISEB Limited, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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