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Advanced Assessment Question Guide: Science
Advanced Assessment Question Guide: Science

Helpful information and tips for creating science Advanced Assessments in Otus.

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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Are you creating an Advanced Assessment specifically geared toward science content?

You've come to the right place! This article contains information about the question types that are well suited for science assessments.

Haven't started building your Advanced Assessment yet? Check out this resource to get started.

💡 Tip: Don't forget about the basic question types such as multiple choice, matching, essay/short answer, and fill in the blanks! Those are all great options for any subject.


Classification

This question type allows students to drag and drop text or images into different cells of a table. You can have multiple rows and columns, and there is a variety of scoring options. More information on the classification question can be found here.

Label Image with Drag and Drop

Students can select from a list of potential answers and drag them to the correct response box on the image. More information on the classification question can be found here.

Chemistry

Chemistry is its own category of questions in Advanced Assessments. Included in that category are:

Chemistry Formula: students input full or partial chemical formulas into empty response boxes.

Cloze Chemistry: students enter chemical formulas into empty response boxes, which may form part of an equation, or appear in the middle of text.

Chemistry Essay with Rich Text: students can input both text and chemical formula, within the same response.

Cloze Chemistry with Image: students can input complex chemistry formulas on an image, using response boxes.

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