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GED Science: Life, Physical and Chemical

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 46
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Prepare for the GED Science test by going over the life, physical, and chemical science topics covered in this course. Our instructors have designed this course to reflect the format of the test and give you a better idea of which science areas are addressed and what types of questions to expect.
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7 chapters in GED Science: Life, Physical and Chemical

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Ch 1. About the GED: Science {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207303].percentComplete}}% complete
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Ch 3. GED Science: Scientific Foundations and Study Skills {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[6549].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 - What is the Scientific Method? - Steps and Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Interpreting Tables of Scientific Data: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16174].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16174].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - GED Science: Reading Passages
Lesson 7 - GED Science: Reading Diagrams
Lesson 8 - GED Science: Short-Answer Response Questions
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Ch 4. GED Science: Life Sciences {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207319].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What are Cells? - Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Photosynthesis: Definition & Reactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4522].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4522].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What are the Human Body Systems? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is DNA? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Fundamentals of Genetics: Reproduction & Heredity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Punnett Square: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8352].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8352].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Theories of Evolution: Lamarck vs. Darwin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - What is Nutrition? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. GED Science: Earth and Space Science {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207325].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Four Spheres of Earth: Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Atmosphere Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13471].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13471].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Earth's Internal Layers: Crust, Mantle & Core Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13473].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13473].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Water Cycle: Precipitation, Condensation, and Evaporation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The General Circulation of the Atmosphere Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Weather vs. Climate: Definition, Differences & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Star Formation: Main Sequence, Dwarf & Giant Stars Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Solar System Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. GED Science: Physical Science {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207327].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What are Atoms & Molecules? - Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - States of Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases, & Plasma Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5362].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5362].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1720].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1720].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What Is a Chemical Reaction? - Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50002].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50002].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What are the Different Types of Energy? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Newton's Laws of Force & Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Electricity & Magnetism: Definition & Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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