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Course SummaryGain a deeper understanding of general science concepts as well as magnetism, waves and electric circuits using this comprehensive study guide. This course is designed to cover all topics found on the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Physics Test II exam.
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About This Course
This course provides you with the opportunity to review scientific practices in physics as well as specific physical science concepts to help you prepare for the GACE Physics Test II exam. You'll find lessons that focus on magnetic forces, circuits, sound and light waves, wave optics and energy production. You will also learn more about the applications of physics concepts, math for physics and general scientific inquiry and lab safety procedures. After you finish this course, you should have a well-developed understanding of the following:
- History of chemistry and physics
- Physics in daily life and society
- Scientific research and experimentation in physics
- Lab safety equipment and processes
- Scientific measurements
- Math in physics
- Electric charge, potential and fields
- Magnetic fields and forces
- Conductors, insulators, resistors and capacitors
- Types of waves
- Sound pitch and volume
- Light refraction and diffraction
- Mirrors and lenses
- Types of energy and resources
About the Exam
The GACE Physics Test II exam is the second of two tests that make up the GACE Physics exam, which is used in the state of Georgia to determine the knowledge level of aspiring physics educators. Test II is a computer-administered exam containing 60 selected-response questions broken down into three subareas: Electricity and Magnetism (accounting for 40% of the exam); Optics and Waves (32%); and Scientific Inquiry, Processes, Technology and Society (28%). Candidates are allotted two hours to complete Test II and must attain a passing score of 220.
GACE Physics Test II Exam Preparation & Registration
This extensive study guide offers a quick and effective means by which you can ensure that you fully understand the material you will be tested on when taking the GACE Physics II exam. Short but detailed video lessons cover such topics as science and technology advances, experimental design, scientific notation, electromagnetism and energy conservation. These lessons are available 24/7 and can be accessed from any device. Instructors can be reached with any questions using a short online contact form. Self-assessment lesson quizzes and chapter exams are great tools that measure what you have retained and help you determine if you're ready to take the actual GACE Physics Test II exam.
Start your registration for this GACE exam by creating an account on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website and clicking on the Reason for Testing link. You will be issued a state certification ID number. Use this number to then create a GACE testing account on the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website. Complete your registration via phone or online and make payment of exam fees with a debit or credit card, an electronic check or through PayPal.
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