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Course SummaryThis study guide has been designed as a supplemental tool you can use to help your students review basic topics covering different areas of science. These lessons will help your students prepare for the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) Grade 6 - Science exam.
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About This Course
From matter to the moon, you will find this course a great tool for reviewing various science topics that Grade 6 students are expected to be proficient in. You can use this guide to help students refresh their memories about physical laws, energy, motion, celestial bodies and ecosystems. The course includes relevant definitions and provides expert instruction that will ensure that your students have a full understanding of this material. After completing this guide, your students should be able to:
- State facts about Newton's Laws and principles of motion
- Discuss the physical and chemical properties of matter
- Describe types of energy, kinetic theory and thermodynamics
- Name planets and describe characteristics of the solar system
- Explain characteristics of the sun and moon
- Provide details about how stars and galaxies are formed
- Detail facts about living environments and ecosystems
- Understand how scientific experiments are designed and conducted
- Know how to read literary science works and write a scientific report
About the Exam
The ISTEP+ Grade 6 - Science exam is administered to students to measure their full understanding of science concepts as outlined by state academic standards. This is a two-part exam: Part 1 contains open-ended questions and Part 2 multiple-choice questions. The test covers six categories: Physical Science; Earth Science; Life Science; Science, Engineering and Technology; the Nature of Science; and the Design Process. Physical Science accounts for 20% - 30% of the exam; earth and life science, 15% - 25% each; the nature of science, 10% - 20%; and science/engineering/technology and the design process, 5% - 15% each. To pass this exam, students must score at least 467.
ISTEP+ Grade 6 - Science Exam Preparation & Registration
In this guide, you will find a review of all of the material you would expect to find on the ISTEP+ Grade 6 - Science exam. Lessons provide details about such topics as speed and velocity, mass and weight, states of matter and energy. Your students can also learn more about each planet in our solar system, moon phases, the structure of the sun, origins of the universe, biomes, ecosystems, and scientific experimentation and reading. Each lesson takes less than ten minutes to review and can be referred to as often as needed to reach full understanding of the topics. Video and text lessons can be accessed 24/7 from iPhones, iPads, tablets, laptops or desktops. Ensure that your students are ready for the ISTEP+ Grade 6 - Science exam by having them take lesson-specific self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams that reflect their proficiency in each topic.
This exam is given to students enrolled in Grade 6 in the Indiana public school system. There is no registration required to take this exam.
The ISTEP+ Grade 6 - Science exam is administered by the Indiana Department of Education, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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