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Ideas for Progress: Range 1–12

ACT Explore/ACT Plan/The ACT Science

To enhance their skills in each science-related strand, students who score in the 1–12 score range may benefit from activities that encourage them to do the following:

Score Range 1–12
Interpretation of Data
  • locate data in simple tables and graphs
  • become familiar with different types of graphs (e.g., line graphs, pie charts, bar graphs)
  • become familiar with units of measurement commonly used in science
Scientific Investigation
  • observe experiments being performed and discuss what was done and why
Evaluation of Experiments, Models, and Assertions
  • discuss what hypotheses and conclusions are and how they are different from each other