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Ch 19: FTCE Biology: Genetic Mutations

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Watch these lessons and learn about causes and types of genetic mutations. Use the information to answer these types of questions on the FTCE Biology exam.

FTCE Biology: Genetic Mutations - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons and quizzes can show you about causes of genetic disorders and how mutations occur in DNA. Prepare for these types of questions on the FTCE Biology test by watching these videos. Afterwards, you should be ready to:

  • Discuss penetrance and phenotypic variability
  • Define and name the types of DNA point mutations
  • Explain what mutagens are
  • Analyze how the environment can influence mutation rates

These videos are brief, about 5-10 minutes each, making it easy to review genetic mutation concepts you need to know about for the exam. You can also watch them from any location and on the go with your mobile device. Our instructors are experts in the field and are available to answer your questions about the material.

Objectives of the FTCE Biology: Genetic Mutations Chapter

Florida requires passing the FTCE Biology exam in order to become certified to teach biology. The questions related to lessons in the Genetic Mutations chapter are included in the exam's section on knowledge of genetic principles, processes, and applications. This section makes up 11% of the 120-question FTCE exam.

The exam questions are all multiple-choice. Some are direct questions, others present a scenario or case study. Some require you to complete a statement, and others are commands. You can hone your test-taking skills with the quizzes at the end of each of our lessons.

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