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Course SummaryThis self-paced course is designed to simplify your preparations for the Georgia Milestones Biology EOC test. Explore entertaining lessons and take multiple-choice assessments to strengthen your knowledge of important biology topics you could see on the day of the test.
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About This Course
Take advantage of a variety of study resources in this short course as you prepare to take the Georgia Milestones Biology EOC test. Engaging lessons are available to help you discover or get reacquainted with biology topics like cell communication, gene mutation, the theory of evolution and the relationship between humans and the environment. Mini-quizzes, chapter exams and a final course exam can check your knowledge of topics covered in the lessons. Once you've completed this course, you will fully comprehend the following:
- Cell theory, living organisms and the parts and structure of a cell
- Cell communication and stages of cell division
- Enzyme function, macromolecules and cell transport
- DNA, chromosomes, transcription and translation
- Gene mutations and the relationship between biology and technology
- Theory of evolution and adaptations of plants and animals
- Cellular respiration, photosynthesis, the six kingdoms and types of reproduction
- Viruses and bacteria basics
- Ecology, ecosystems and the relationship between humans and the environment
About the Exam
The Georgia Milestones Biology EOC test is used to gauge high school students' biology knowledge and help them meet end-of-course requirements. The test consists of 55 selected-response items, features two 60-minute sessions and is broken into five reporting categories: cells (18%), genetics (25%), organisms (17%), ecology (25%) and evolution (15%). Main administration periods (paper-pencil and online formats) are in the winter, spring and summer, while mid-month administrations (online only) are available in August, September, October, November, January, February and March. Individual districts select local school test dates.
The test contributes 20% to a student's final grade. Score reports are provided to students in the form of individual student reports that share a scale score and grade conversion score.
Preparing & Registering for the Georgia Milestones Biology EOC Test
Reviewing the lessons in this course can help you better understand transduction in cells, mitosis, osmosis, DNA replication, RNA processing, taxonomy and much more. Multiple-choice quizzes let you check your comprehension of the lessons, while practice exams give you a broader review of this course. If you have questions about specific topics, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts. Around-the-clock computer and mobile access to this course lets you customize your preparations for the test based on your study preferences and personal schedule.
Students who are enrolled in and/or receiving credit for the Biology EOC course are required to take the exam after completing the course. Talk to your course teacher or school administrator to determine what steps you should take to ensure you're prepared on the day of the test.
The Georgia Milestones Assessment System is a registered trademark of the Georgia Department of Education, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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