ACT Math & Science Preparation
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ACT Math and Science is designed to prepare the student to do well on the ACT exam. The course will familiarize the student with the format of the math and science sections of the ACT and will teach the student testing techniques and strategies. The course will also include a comprehensive review of basic mathematics, algebra, geometry, statistics, and other math concepts needed for success on the ACT as well as all of the science topics covered on the ACT. This class is taught by NSA faculty but also extensively uses an outside online source so students can customize their practice and review, according to their individual strengths and weaknesses. Students will take several full length ACT exams for practice throughout the course.
Students must have access to a TI-83 or TI-84 or other ACT approved graphing calculator.
From the Teacher
Do your future plans include college? Are you hoping to gain scholarship moneys to help pay for your higher education goals? Did you know that many schools and scholarship committees use the ACT and/or the SAT exams, among other factors, to rank applicants? Are you seeking to boost your ACT Math and Science scores so that you can achieve the best ranking possible? If you are seeking a more structured form of practice to achieve these goals, then NorthStar’s ACT Math and Science course is the class for you. In this course we will review all of the mathematical topics covered on the ACT Math and Science exams. You will learn the best ways to approach the different types of scientific passages and questions that appear in the science section of the exam. You will be exposed to topic specific practice for the math exam and will be given the opportunity to practice using multiple full length practice ACT math and science exams all under the guidance of a helpful, caring, and certified math teacher.