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Course SummaryRefer to this comprehensive study guide to help you review basic information about biology, physical science, chemistry and astronomy topics. This resource is designed to help you prepare to take the Independent Schools Examination Board (ISEB) Common Entrance 11+ Science exam.
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About This Course
From body systems to solar system facts, this course will help you develop a stronger understanding of various science concepts you would expect to be tested on when sitting for the ISEB Common Entrance 11+ Science exam. You will have the opportunity to go over facts about ecosystems, plant structures, human and animal body systems, nutrition and exercise, health hazards and evolution. You can also study topics such as rocks and soils, light, magnets, sound, electricity and states of matter. Finally, you can access lessons that focus on properties and chemical changes of various types of materials as well as information about celestial bodies and systems.
About the Exam
The ISEB Common Entrance 11+ Science exam is an admissions exam administered typically to girls aged 11+ for entry into a senior independent school in the U.K. Exams are administered in November and January, with most students taking exams in January. Some schools might use an online testing format, but for the most part this is a paper-based exam. Scoring standards vary from school to school.
ISEB Common Entrance 11+ Science Exam Preparation & Registration
Using this study guide as a resource to prepare for the ISEB Common Entrance 11+ Science exam is a quick way you can review information you might have studied in past academic years. You will use video and text lessons to deepen your understanding of such subjects as how animals adapt to their environments, animal and human life cycles, plant structures and processes, heredity and how body organs and systems work. You will study information about rock types, properties of light, force and motion, properties of solids, liquids and gases, circuits, solubility and acids and bases. Facts about Earth and the solar system, the sun, gravity, stars and famous astronomers are also discussed.
Lessons use simple instruction, illustrations and examples to make learning easy and fun, and you can take self-assessment quizzes to ensure your full understanding of this material. Lessons are accessible from any device, at any time, so it's easy to study when it's best for you.
Registration for ISEB exams is typically completed by the prep school that the student attends. However, if this is not the case, parents can access a registration form on the ISEB website. Payment of examination fees can be made by check via mail or by credit card over the telephone.
The ISEB Common Entrance 11+ Science exam is administered by the Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB), which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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