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Ch 3: FTCE Biology: Lab & Field Study Techniques

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The Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) on 6th-12th grade biology is used to certify teachers who want to teach this subject in the state of Florida. With engaging video lessons, worksheets and lesson quizzes, this chapter will help you prepare for the questions in the exam on lab and field study techniques.

FTCE Biology 6-12: Lab & Field Study Techniques - Chapter Summary

Simplify your preparation for questions on lab and field study techniques on the FTCE Biology 6-12 exam with our brief video lessons. Watch our expert instructors as they explain chromatography, dissection techniques, proper use and handling of laboratory equipment and chemicals, spectrophotometry and more. Some of the topics you may see on the exam that are covered in this chapter include:

  • Uses for chromatography and types
  • Dissection techniques and alternative procedures
  • Proper techniques when using microscopes and microscope specimens
  • Preparing laboratory solutions and biological materials
  • Field study techniques, including site selection, sampling and transects
  • Beer's Law
  • Centrifugation uses

Subsequent to the video lessons are quizzes that will gauge your knowledge of the material and help you find topics you need to review before taking the FTCE Biology 6-12 exam. After finishing these quizzes, use video timelines to go directly to key topics in the videos or review lesson transcripts. Don't forget that you may also ask our expert instructors any questions you may have.

FTCE Biology 6-12: Lab & Field Study Techniques Objectives

The FTCE Biology 6-12 is the certification exam for future educators interested in teaching 6th through 12th grade biology in the state of Florida. In this computer-based test, takers have two and a half hours to complete around 120 multiple-choice questions. Approximately 18% of the 120 questions cover material on the scientific investigative process.

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