ACT Science Section: Prep & Practice

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Structure of the ACT Science Reasoning Section

  • ACT Science Section: Prep & Practice Practice Test

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4 chapters in ACT Science Section: Prep & Practice

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Ch 1. ACT Science Reasoning: Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[18375].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Structure of the ACT Science Reasoning Section Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18376].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18376].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - ACT Science Reasoning: Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Data Representation Passages on ACT Science Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18378].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18378].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Practice with Data Representation Passages on ACT Science Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18379].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18379].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Research Summaries Passages on ACT Science Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18380].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18380].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Practice with Research Summaries Passages on ACT Science Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18381].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18381].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Conflicting Viewpoints Passages on ACT Science Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18382].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18382].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Practice with Conflicting Viewpoints Passages on ACT Science Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - ACT Science Reasoning: More Reasoning than Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18384].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18384].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Deductive Reasoning: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. ACT Science Reasoning: Fundamentals of Science {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[10425].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3604].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3604].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Variables & Controls in a Science Experiment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Design a Scientific Experiment: Example of Avery and Griffith's Experiment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Evaluating Data: Precision, Accuracy & Error Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Interpreting Graphs and Charts of Scientific Data: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Interpreting Tables of Scientific Data: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Interpolation in Statistics: Definition, Formula & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Extrapolation in Statistics: Definition, Formula & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20296].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20296].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. ACT Science Reasoning: Evaluating Models {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[536559].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Scientific Model: Definition, Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Applying the Scientific Model to the Decision-Making Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9507].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9507].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Making Predictions & Testable Questions in Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385379].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385379].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Identifying & Explaining Patterns in Scientific Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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