The GED 2002 Science Test is a test of thinking skills applied to science materials. The GED 2002 Science Test emphasizes the relevance of science to everyday life, including environment and health topics.
The Science Test is based on the National Science Education Standards (NSES). In addition to the core science concepts described on the previous web page, the NSES themes relate to all the content areas. More than half of the items on the GED Science Test are related to NSES themes, which include: