Progressive Achievement Tests in Science

Progressive Achievement Tests in Science assess science knowledge, scientific literacy and understanding of scientific principles, as well as their application in four broad areas:

  • physical systems (e.g. energy and change)
  • chemical systems (e.g. materials)
  • geological and space systems (e.g. earth and space)
  • living systems (e.g. life and living).

Administration

Science covers Year 3 to Year 10. Test 1 to Test 4 require 30 minutes of testing time; Test 5 to Test 8 require 40 minutes. An additional 15 minutes should be provided for administration. Each multiple-choice test is appropriate for, and normed on, two to three year levels.

  • Test 1 – Year 3 or 4
  • Test 2 – Year 3 or 4 or 5
  • Test 3 – Year 4 or 5 or 6
  • Test 4 – Year 5 or 6 or 7
  • Test 5 – Year 6 or 7 or 8
  • Test 6 – Year 7 or 8 or 9
  • Test 7 – Year 8 or 9 or 10
  • Test 8 – Year 9 or 10

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