A little known fact about the ACT Science Test can save you a lot of time to learn to get a high score. The fact is that the test is really “science reasoning” test that requires less science background than you might think.
In fact, if I had to choose between going to test a 3-year Science or a good, fast reader and have only 1 year of Science, I would go with being a better reader!
That is not to say that you can not yet do well on the Science test if you’re not a speed reader, but the technology is much more important than science background.
How to study for the ACT Science Test
The first thing to know is that you need to be aware that there are three types of questions and learn how responding to each type quickly is an important key.
- Opposing Viewpoint: This section provides two different views and asks you to compare and contrast them
- Research Summaries :. This section has three different ways to read and answer questions about
- Data Representation: This section has tables, charts and graphs, and there are some tricks to learn how to quickly read them and be able to get the right answer
Manage Your Time
When you understand the three different types of questions, you can practice getting proficient at solving each type, one at a time. The key is to be able to get good enough with each type of question you can start to answer them quickly and then save time for those that are harder for you.
There are a lot of online resources where you can learn some ACT Science Test tips by watching a short video. Watch videos is quick, easy and it is much easier to learn than just about anything from the book.