This manual is the perfect tool to guarantee your child’s success on this statewide test. Customers say their children scored perfect or nearly perfect scores from using this text. This updated manual will prepare any eighth grader in New Jersey to succeed on the required science test on the ASK8. The author opens with a general overview of science―its purposes and methodology, its terminology, its close connection with mathematics, and its many different branches. Chapters follow presenting introductions to various science topics. Answer practice questions after every chapter, then finish your studying with the two complete New Jersey ASK8 practice tests, outlined just like the one your child will be taking in school with questions similar in difficulty.