MEGA General Science: Practice & Study Guide

Updated March 08, 2023

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MEGA General Science: Practice & Study Guide

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50 question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Take multiple tests with new questions to assess your comprehension
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Scientific Ways of Thinking Video  Take Quiz
What is Scientific Research? Video  Take Quiz
Scientific Tools and Their Uses Video  Take Quiz
Conducting Scientific Research: Safety Concerns & Regulations Video  Take Quiz
Types of Research Design Video  Take Quiz
What is Scientific Investigation? - Definition, Steps & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Scientific Inquiry vs. Technological & Engineering Design Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Engineering Design: Definition & Process Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Technology: How Organizations Turn Inputs to Outputs Video  Take Quiz
Unifying Themes, Principles & Relationships in Science Video  Take Quiz
Systems Thinking in Management: Definition, Theory & Model Video  Take Quiz
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How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts Video  Take Quiz
How Randomized Experiments Are Designed Video  Take Quiz
Experiments vs Observational Studies: Definition, Differences & Examples Video  Take Quiz
True Experimental Design Video  Take Quiz
Evaluating Data from Scientific Investigation Video  Take Quiz
Organizing & Reporting Experimental Results Text Lesson  Take Quiz
How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results Video  Take Quiz
Validity and Reliability: How to Assess the Quality of a Research Study Video  Take Quiz
How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity Video  Take Quiz
Reading & Understanding Scientific Texts Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Technical Text: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Deciphering Words, Symbols & Phrases in Informational Texts Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures Video  Take Quiz
Effects of the Scientific Revolution Video  Take Quiz
Using Technology in Scientific Experiments & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
What Is STEM Education? - Definition, Importance & Standards Video  Take Quiz
Careers in the Sciences: Typical Courses & Degrees Video  Take Quiz
Scientific Advances in the 21st Century Video  Take Quiz
Science in the Mass Media Text Lesson  Take Quiz
How Science Has Changed Society Video  Take Quiz
How Science, Technology & Economic Activity Shape Societies Video  Take Quiz
Scientific Research & Technological Advancements: Risks & Benefits Video  Take Quiz
Ethical Obligations in Scientific Investigations Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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What Are Atoms? - Definition & Structure Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Early Atomic Theory: Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford and Millikan Video  Take Quiz
Hund's Rule, the Pauli Exclusion Principle & the Aufbau Principle Video  Take Quiz
Quantum Theory: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Lewis Dot Structures: Resonance Video  Take Quiz
Electron Configurations in Atomic Energy Levels Video  Take Quiz
What Are Elements? Video  Take Quiz
What Is a Chemical Compound? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Heterogeneous Mixture: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Acids and Bases Video  Take Quiz
The Periodic Table: Properties of Groups and Periods Video  Take Quiz
Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties Video  Take Quiz
States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter Video  Take Quiz
The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids Video  Take Quiz
What Are Radioactive Materials? - Definition, Examples, Uses & Benefits Video  Take Quiz
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Intermolecular Forces in Chemistry: Definition, Types & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Mole-to-Mole Ratios and Calculations of a Chemical Equation Video  Take Quiz
Mass-to-Mass Stoichiometric Calculations Video  Take Quiz
Reactant in Chemistry: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Neutralization and Acid-Base Reactions Video  Take Quiz
Redox (Oxidation-Reduction) Reactions: Definitions and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Modifying Factors Video  Take Quiz
Effect of Catalysts on Rates of Reaction Video  Take Quiz
Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Effect of Temperature Video  Take Quiz
Equilibrium: Chemical and Dynamic Video  Take Quiz
LeChatelier's Principle: Disruption and Re-Establishment of Equilibrium Video  Take Quiz
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What Is Motion? - Definition & Equations Video  Take Quiz
Uniformly-Accelerated Motion and the Big Five Kinematics Equations Video  Take Quiz
Free-Body Diagrams Video  Take Quiz
What Is a Vector? - Definition & Types Video  Take Quiz
Force: Definition and Types Video  Take Quiz
Find Displacement: Definition & Equation Video  Take Quiz
Work: Definition, Characteristics, and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Power: Definition and Mathematics Video  Take Quiz
First Law of Thermodynamics: Law of Conservation of Energy Video  Take Quiz
Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types Video  Take Quiz
What is Thermal Energy? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation Video  Take Quiz
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Waves: Types & Definition Video  Take Quiz
Wave Parameters: Wavelength, Amplitude, Period, Frequency & Speed Video  Take Quiz
Wave Propagation Video  Take Quiz
The Doppler Effect: Definition, Examples & Applications Video  Take Quiz
The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum Video  Take Quiz
Mirrors: Difference Between Plane & Spherical Video  Take Quiz
Ray Tracing with Mirrors: Reflected Images Video  Take Quiz
Thin Lens Equation: Examples & Questions Video  Take Quiz
What is a Prism? - Definition & Refraction Video  Take Quiz
Reflection & Refraction of Light: Physics Lab Video  Take Quiz
Polarization of Light & Malus's Law Video  Take Quiz
Polarization by Reflection & Brewster's Law Video  Take Quiz
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Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction Video  Take Quiz
What is Static Electricity? - Definition, Causes & Uses Video  Take Quiz
What is Electric Current? - Definition, Unit & Types Video  Take Quiz
Potential Difference: Definition, Formula & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Series Circuits: Definition & Concepts Video  Take Quiz
Parallel Circuits: Definition & Concepts Video  Take Quiz
Ohm's Law: Definition & Relationship Between Voltage, Current & Resistance Video  Take Quiz
What is a Magnet? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is a Magnetic Field? Video  Take Quiz
What is an Electromagnet? - Definition, Uses & Parts Video  Take Quiz
Electromagnetic Induction: Conductor to Conductor & Transformers Video  Take Quiz
Impedance in Alternating Current Circuits Video  Take Quiz
Electric Motors & Generators: Converting Between Electrical and Mechanical Energy Video  Take Quiz
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What is Cell Theory? - Definition & Parts Video  Take Quiz
Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: Similarities and Differences Video  Take Quiz
Organelles: Internal Components of a Cell Video  Take Quiz
What is Respiration? - Definition, Process & Equation Video  Take Quiz
Photosynthesis: Definition & Reactions Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Specialized Cells: Types & Functions Video  Take Quiz
What is Mitosis? - Definition, Stages & Function Video  Take Quiz
What is Meiosis? - Steps & Results Video  Take Quiz
The Cell Cycle: Definition, Phases & Sequence Video  Take Quiz
Passive & Active Transport in Cells Video  Take Quiz
Major Elements in Biological Molecules: Proteins, Nucleic Acids, Carbohydrates & Lipids Video  Take Quiz
What are Enzymes? - Definition & Explanation Video  Take Quiz
Enzyme Rate of Reaction: Factors & Catalysts Video  Take Quiz
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What is Biodiversity? - Definition and Relation to Ecosystem Stability Video  Take Quiz
Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things Video  Take Quiz
Cladograms and Phylogenetic Trees: Evolution Classifications Video  Take Quiz
Kingdom Protista: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Kingdom Plantae: Facts, Characteristics & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Animalia Kingdom: Definition, Characteristics & Facts Video  Take Quiz
Kingdom Fungi: Definition, Characteristics, & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is a Life Cycle? - Definition, Stages & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Living Systems Requirement for Free Energy and Matter Video  Take Quiz
Maintaining Homeostasis: Importance & Examples Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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DNA: Discovery, Facts, Structure & Function in Heredity Video  Take Quiz
Mendel's First Law: The Law of Segregation Video  Take Quiz
Mendel's Second Law: The Law of Independent Assortment Video  Take Quiz
The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance: Segregation and Independent Assortment Video  Take Quiz
Punnett Square: Definition & Example Video  Take Quiz
The Multiplication Rule & Mendelian Inheritance Video  Take Quiz
The Addition Rule Applied to Mendelian Inheritance Video  Take Quiz
Using Probability to Solve Complex Genetics Problems Video  Take Quiz
Making Sense of the Genetic Code: Codon Recognition Video  Take Quiz
How Does DNA Replicate? Video  Take Quiz
Mutations: When DNA Is Copied Wrong Video  Take Quiz
Protein Synthesis in the Cell and the Central Dogma Video  Take Quiz
What is Genetic Engineering? - Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
DNA Sequencing and the Human Genome Video  Take Quiz
Recombinant DNA: Definition, Applications & Methods Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Formation of the Earth: Theories Video  Take Quiz
Causes of Tectonic Plate Movement Video  Take Quiz
Rock Cycle: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks Video  Take Quiz
The Dynamic Earth: Internal & External Forces that Shape Earth's Surface Video  Take Quiz
From Highways to Canals: How Transportation Infrastructure Affects Ecosystems Video  Take Quiz
Earth's Materials: Minerals, Rocks, Soil & Water Video  Take Quiz
Fossil: Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What Is Geothermal Energy? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
Glaciation: Definition, Periods & Causes Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Glacial Deposition: Definition & Results Video  Take Quiz
Geologic Time Scale: Major Eons, Eras, Periods and Epochs Video  Take Quiz
What Are Natural Resources? - Definition & Types Video  Take Quiz
Land & Natural Resources: Scarcity & Allocation Video  Take Quiz
Missouri's Natural Resources Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Major Components of the Atmosphere Video  Take Quiz
The Structure of the Atmosphere Video  Take Quiz
Weather vs. Climate: Definition, Differences & Effects Video  Take Quiz
Climate Classifications & Their Global Distribution Video  Take Quiz
Natural Factors That Determine a Region's Climate Video  Take Quiz
How Geography Affects the Weather Video  Take Quiz
Types of Air Masses & Their Effect on Weather Video  Take Quiz
Understanding Weather Fronts: Types & Their Effect on Weather Video  Take Quiz
Predicting the Weather: Tools, Maps & Symbols Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate Video  Take Quiz
Factors Involved in Climate Change Video  Take Quiz
What are Ocean Currents? - Definition & Types Video  Take Quiz
Volcanic Eruption: Gases Released & Their Effects Video  Take Quiz
What is Lightning? - Definition, Types & Causes Video  Take Quiz
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MEGA General Science: Practice & Study Guide

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  • Take multiple tests with new questions to assess your comprehension
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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