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Science Entrance Test IB1

Preliminary Information

 

 

 

On the day of the Science entrance test, you will be asked to select AT LEAST ONE test paper and complete as many questions as you feel able, in the science paper of your choice.  There is no time limit (within reason!), but expect each test paper to last approximately 60 minutes.

 

The entrance tests available are BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS.  Details of what each paper will cover are given below.

 

BIOLOGY:

 

Population growth

Food chains and food webs

Decomposers

Evolution by natural selection

Experimental design

Reaching conclusions from data analysis

Evaluating conclusion made from data analysis

 

 

CHEMISTRY

 

Rates of reaction

Rusting

Solubility

Data analysis

 

 

PHYSICS

 

Electric circuits and resistance

Energy production in power plants

Environmental issues with energy production

Graphical analysis

Energy conservation in homes

Motion graphs