Ch 33: TASC Science: Information Technologies & Instrumentation

About This Chapter

Watch these quick, entertaining videos to review the information technologies and instrumentation topics you can expect to see on the TASC Science evaluation. After watching the videos, take the self-assessment quizzes to see how much you understood.

TASC Science: Information Technologies & Instrumentation - Chapter Summary

This chapter presents a series of brief, engaging videos that provide an overview of the IT concepts and instruments that could pop up on the TASC Science assessment. Lessons explore:

  • Photovoltaic solar cells
  • Solar thermal electric generation
  • Telecommunications systems
  • The science behind cellular and wireless devices
  • Communications and positioning satellites
  • Storage of virtual data

Each lesson is followed by a short quiz so you can test yourself on the equipment, applications, and sciences covered in the videos. Check out the video transcripts for an additional look at the ideas you feel shaky about. Don't hesitate to ask our instructors for help.

Objectives of the TASC Science: Information Technologies & Instrumentation Chapter

This chapter is a great toolbox for students needing to study IT concepts for the TASC Science assessment. Short, entertaining lessons make it easy to find time to study, and lesson quizzes let you get meaningful practice using the ideas. The TASC Science test is 85-90 minutes in length (depending on what language you take it in) and includes multiple-choice and constructed-response questions. The computer-based format also includes one technology-enhanced question. The test content is designed to evaluate your abilities in three scientific areas: physical, life, and Earth/space science.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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