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Ideas for Progress: Range 24–27

ACT Explore/ACT Plan/The ACT Science

To enhance their skills in each science-related strand, students who score in the 24–27 score range may benefit from activities that encourage them to do the following:

Score Range 24–27
Interpretation of Data
  • relate scientific information contained in written text to numerical data
  • manipulate algebraic equations that represent data
Scientific Investigation
  • determine the hypothesis behind an experiment that requires more than one step
  • determine alternate methods of testing a hypothesis
Evaluation of Experiments, Models, and Assertions
  • communicate findings of an experiment and compare conclusions with those of peers