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Course SummaryRefresh your understanding of chemistry before taking the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) Chemistry 6-12 exam with this engaging course. Our lessons allow you to work through the topics you'll find on the exam at your own pace.
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About this Course
The FTCE Chemistry test is a comprehensive exam designed to test your ability to teach chemistry to students from grades 6 to 12. You will be expected to take and pass this exam in order to teach this subject to middle graders and high schoolers in Florida. The video lessons provided in this course will help you to study everything you could see on the exam, including measurements, the periodic table, chemical bonding, atomic theory, and energy and matter. Short and easily accessible lessons allow for flexible and self-paced study, and instructors are readily available to answer any questions via an online contact form.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This course provides you with the opportunity to learn all you will need to know to take the FTCE Chemistry 6-12 exam. Review lessons as often as needed to achieve a full understanding of each of these objectives:
- Describe units and types of measurement
- Detail the use of lab equipment
- Discuss aspects of chemical bonding
- Provide details about elements found on the periodic table
- Explain the atomic theory
- Understand forms and laws of energy and properties of matter
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course contains 14 individual chapters broken down into 120 lessons in text and video formats. You can easily track your progress through each chapter on your Dashboard and take self-assessment quizzes to determine your readiness in moving from one topic to the next.
FTCE Chemistry 6-12 Exam Information
All Florida chemistry teachers at the 6-12 grade levels must pass this certification exam, and this course offers valuable information you'll need to be prepared to answer all questions.
- Number of Questions: 100 questions
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 2.5 hours
- Exam Cost: $200
FTCE Chemistry 6-12 Exam Breakdown
|FTCE Chemistry 6-12 Exam Concept||Percent of the FTCE Chemistry 6-12 Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Knowledge of the nature of matter||10%||10 questions||21|
|Knowledge of energy and its interaction with matter||14%||14 questions||14|
|Knowledge of bonding and molecular structure||18%||18 questions||17|
|Knowledge of chemical reactions and stoichiometry||21%||21 questions||35|
|Knowledge of atomic theory and structure||12%||12 questions||14|
|Knowledge of the nature of science||10%||10 questions||10|
|Knowledge of measurement||10%||10 questions||3|
|Knowledge of appropriate laboratory use and procedures||5%||5 questions||6|
Preparing & Registering for the FTCE Chemistry 6-12 Exam
This Study.com course gives you video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to provide you with the best opportunity to pass the FTCE Chemistry exam. The exam provides a very specific outline of what material to expect, and this course includes everything to prepare you in advance.
Registration for the exam can be done on the FTCE website, and you will choose an available date at the time of your registration after creating your account. You can also opt to have your scores sent to a school district and/or university as soon as they are available. You should arrive thirty minutes prior to the exam time with your admission ticket and a photo ID. A scientific calculator, periodic table and chemistry reference sheet will all be provided to you for the test; no outside material is allowed.
Scoring the FTCE Chemistry 6-12 Exam
The FTCE Chemistry exam consists of approximately one hundred multiple-choice questions. Seven different areas of chemistry will be examined, with different percentages of the total test devoted to each section. Your verdict of pass (a scaled score of 200 or more) or fail will be available as soon as you are finished with the exam, and official scores will be released approximately four weeks after the test date on a Tuesday after 10:00 PM EST.
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