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- Available Lessons: 263
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryGet ready for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) General Science subtest with this convenient online test preparation course. Inside, you'll find short lessons and quizzes that can help you review the scientific concepts that appear on the subtest. This course was last updated by Study.com in 2018.
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About This Course
This comprehensive online test preparation course is for anyone who wants to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test. The course covers the topics that appear on the ASVAB's General Science subtest. You'll watch entertaining and informative video lessons, and you'll take plenty of practice quizzes that can help you get comfortable answering the types of questions you'll be asked on the exam. We've aligned the course with such ASVAB General Science concepts as animal and plant biology, nutrition, human body systems, chemical bonding and reactions, force and motion, ecology topics, genetics and more.
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Syllabus & Course Information
There's no quicker or easier way to review the material you need to know for the ASVAB General Science test than by reviewing this study guide. You can examine details about cell biology, the classification of organisms, force, the periodic table, astronomy and oceanography. By the time you complete this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss cellular structure, respiration and division
- Provide details about evolution theories and genetics
- Talk about aspects of nutrition
- Describe human organ systems and human reproduction
- Detail information about ecosystems and the environment
- Discuss states of matter and chemical bonds and reactions
- Understand the physics of motion, force, work and energy
- Define fluids, sound, pitch, volume and waves
- Name geological structures such plate tectonics and Earth's crust
- Describe the structure and spheres of the Earth's atmosphere
Within the course's 30 individual chapters are 235 video and text lessons. Track your progress through this course using your Dashboard, and access fun, engaging lessons 24/7 from any device for a self-paced program of study.
ASVAB General Science Exam Information
The ASVAB is a 10-part exam that's used to measure a candidate's eligibility for enlistment in several military branches, including the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force. The General Science (GS) subtest assesses your knowledge of biological and physical sciences, and it falls under the ASVAB's science/technical domain.
- Number of Questions: 25 questions for paper version/16 questions for computer version
- Question Type: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 11 minutes paper version/8 minutes computer version
- Exam Cost: $0
ASVAB - General Science Preparation and Registration
You can study whenever possible. The course is accessible on devices that have an Internet connection. The lessons are taught by expert instructors who use a simple and engaging teaching style. When you're finished with each lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to make sure you fully understand the material. We've also included chapter exams and a final course assessment to help you see how prepared you are for the ASVAB General Science subtest. Finally, if you have any questions about these scientific concepts, you can reach out to our instructors online.
If you're interested in taking the ASVAB, you'll need to meet with a nearby military recruiter. Once the recruiter has determined your basic eligibility for the test, you'll be registered for the ASVAB at a Military Entrance Processing Station or Military Entrance Test site. You may also take the ASVAB if you're a high school or post-secondary school student who is enrolled in an ASVAB Career Exploration Program.
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