Table of Contents for Top 50 Science Skills for GED Success


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About the Pretest 1(1)
Pretest 2(18)
Pretest Evaluation Chart 20(2)
Top 50 Science Skills
Critical Reading Skills in Science
Skill 1 Summarize the Main Idea
22(2)
Skill 2 Identify Implications or Inferences
24(2)
Skill 3 Apply Scientific Concepts
26(2)
Skill 4 Distinguish Facts from Hypotheses or Opinions
28(2)
Skill 5 Identify Cause and Effect
30(2)
Skill 6 Recognize Unstated Assumptions
32(2)
Skill 7 Draw a Conclusion from Supporting Evidence
34(2)
Skill 8 Evaluate Scientific Evidence
36(2)
Skill 9 Understand the Influence of Personal Values
38(2)
Skill 10 Understand Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
40(2)
Topics in Life Science
Skill 11 Cellular Basis of Life
42(2)
Skill 12 Inheritable Traits in Organisms
44(2)
Skill 13 Classification of Species
46(2)
Skill 14 Related Scientific Characteristics
48(2)
Skill 15 Adaptive Structure of Organisms
50(2)
Skill 16 Adaptive Behavior of Organisms
52(2)
Skill 17 Issues Concerning Population Growth
54(2)
Skill 18 Care of Natural Resources
56(2)
Skill 19 Organisms Living Together
58(2)
Skill 20 Care of the Environment
60(2)
Skill 21 Personal Health
62(2)
Skill 22 Community Health
64(2)
Skill 23 Natural Disasters
66(2)
Skill 24 Human-Created Hazards
68(2)
Skill 25 Human Aspects of Science
70(2)
Skill 26 Traces of Ancient Life
72(2)
Skill 27 Advances in Medicine
74(2)
Skill 28 Historical Perspectives in Life Science
76(2)
Topics in Chemistry
Skill 29 Phases of Matter
78(2)
Skill 30 Chemistry of Life
80(2)
Skill 31 Physical and Chemical Changes
82(2)
Skill 32 Energy Flow in Chemical Reactions
84(2)
Skill 33 Mixture of Elements
86(2)
Skill 34 Chemistry and the Origin of Life
88(2)
Skill 35 Chemistry and Human Health
90(2)
Skill 36 Historical Perspectives in Chemistry
92(2)
Topics in Physics
Skill 37 Motion and Forces
94(2)
Skill 38 Interaction of Energy with Matter
96(2)
Skill 39 Conservation of Energy
98(2)
Skill 40 Change and Constancy in Nature
100(2)
Skill 41 Differences Between Technology and Science
102(2)
Skill 42 Historical Perspectives in Physics
104(2)
Topics in Earth Science
Skill 43 Origin of Earth
106(2)
Skill 44 The Evolving Earth
108(2)
Skill 45 Geochemical Cycles and Earth's Energy
110(2)
Skill 46 The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming
112(2)
Skill 47 Historical Perspectives in Earth Science
114(2)
Topics in Space Science
Skill 48 Celestial Objects in the Universe
116(2)
Skill 49 The Evolving Universe
118(2)
Skill 50 Historical Perspectives in Space Science
120(20)
Taking the GED Test
122(1)
About the GED Posttest
123(1)
GED Posttest
124(14)
Posttest Evaluation Chart
138(2)
Foundations of Science
Structure of Matter
140(4)
Cell Theory of Life
144(2)
Living Things
146(4)
Molecular Basis of Heredity
150(2)
Biological Evolution
152(2)
Structure of Earth
154(3)
Earth in Space
157(3)
Answer Key 160(22)
Glossary 182(6)
Index 188