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Ch 1: TASC Science: Structure & Function of Living Things

About This Chapter

These fun, interesting videos explain the biological structures and functions of living things you'll need to know for the TASC Science assessment. Make sure to ask our instructors any questions you have as you work through the chapter- they're here to help!

TASC Science: Structure & Function of Living Things - Chapter Summary

Watch these short, entertaining videos to examine the systems and functions necessary to support the bodies of living creatures as you prepare for your TASC Science assessment. You can read through the video transcripts for an additional look at the ideas. Our lessons illustrate the following:

  • Properties of multicellular organisms
  • Epithelium and tissues
  • DNA and its double-helix structure
  • Systems that regulate growth and reproduction
  • Dynamic homeostasis
  • The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system

Each lesson comes with a short lesson quiz that lets you practice using and analyzing the demonstrated ideas. If you get stuck on a quiz question or have any questions about the systems covered in this chapter, ask our instructors for assistance.

Objectives of the TASC Science: Structure & Function of Living Things Chapter

The TASC Science high school equivalency test includes 55 questions in selected-response format. It is designed to evaluate your understanding of three content areas: physical sciences, life sciences, and earth/space sciences.

This chapter reviews some of the biology concepts you can expect to see under the life sciences portion of the test. The mobile-accessible, entertaining videos make it easy to fit study time into a busy schedule, and the lesson quizzes show you what questions from the computer-administered TASC assessment look like. You can take the quizzes as many times as you like, so they can be used to practice speeding up your exam pace. You'll have 75-80 minutes to take the assessment.

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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