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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties
Course SummaryUse this study guide to refresh your memory about motion, thermodynamics, matter and other basic physical science concepts. All of the topics discussed in this course are the same you will encounter when taking the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Physics Test I exam.
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About This Course
This study guide covers topics that include everything from atoms to relativity and other material you'll need to know when sitting for the GACE Physics Test I exam. Lessons provide details about nuclear energy, momentum, force, kinematics and so much more. Once you have completed your review of this guide, you should have a better understanding of the following concepts:
- States and properties of matter
- Acceleration and velocity
- The laws of motion
- Oscillations and linear momentum
- Laws of gravitation
- Fluid mass, density and pressure
- Aspects of work and energy
- Equilibrium and elasticity
- Kinetic energy and rotational motion
- Thermodynamics laws
- Isotopes, atomic mass and atomic number
- Modern and nuclear physics
- Classic, general and special relativity
About the Exam
The GACE Physics exam is a two-part content area exam used in the state of Georgia to measure the knowledge of aspiring physics teachers. Test I is a computerized exam that contains 60 of the exam's 120 selected-response questions. Candidates have two hours to take the test which is divided into two subareas: Mechanics (accounting for 60% of the test) and Thermodynamics, Atomic and Modern Physics (40% of the exam). A score of 220 must be attained to pass this test.
GACE Physics Test I Exam Preparation & Registration
This guide makes it easy and convenient to review material when you are preparing for the GACE Physics Test I exam. Video lessons are accessible 24/7 from any device and discuss such topics as motion, force, planetary motion, principles of fluids, power, gravity and heat transfer. Study at your own pace wherever and whenever it best fits your current schedule. Use short lesson quizzes and chapter exams to determine if you need any further review or are ready to sit for this GACE exam.
To register for the GACE Physics or any GACE exam, create an account on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website. Click on the Reason for Testing link and obtain a state certification ID number. Use this number to then create a GACE testing account on the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website. There, you can complete the registration process online, make payment of exam fees and schedule your test date and site. You can also register by phone. Payment of fees in either case is made via credit or debit card, e-check or PayPal.
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