- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 210
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse this course to study pertinent information that you're likely to come across on the National Evaluation Series (NES) Chemistry exam. You can take self-assessment quizzes along the way to test your knowledge of the subjects covered.
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Our instructors developed this course to reflect material found on the National Evaluation Series (NES) Chemistry exam, so you'll be able to use this course as a comprehensive study guide.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Topics that you need to know for the NES Chemistry exam appear in this course. By the time you've finished the course, you should be able to discuss subjects like scientific notation, laboratory safety techniques, electronegativity, radioactive decay, and LeChatelier's principle. You'll also be able to do the following:
- Recall lab safety equipment and procedures
- Discuss the nature of chemistry and scientific research
- Differentiate between organic, nuclear and inorganic chemistry
- Provide information about liquids, solids and gases
- Discuss atoms, molecules, chemical bonding and the periodic table
- Describe stoichiometry and chemical reactions
- Explain kinetics and equilibrium
Contained in the course are 18 individual chapters with 173 lessons in text and video formats. Self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams let you test your understanding of the material covered in each lesson.
NES Chemistry Exam Information
The NES Chemistry exam is a computer-based test that's part of the certification process used in several states for educators desiring to teach chemistry.
- Number of Questions: 150 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 3 hours 45 minutes
- Exam Cost: $95
NES Chemistry Exam Breakdown
|NES Chemistry Exam Concept||Percent of the NES Chemistry Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Knowledge of the nature of science||18%||27 questions||34|
|Knowledge of matter and atomic structure||18%||27 questions||37|
|Knowledge of energy and chemical bonding||23%||35 questions||57|
|Knowledge of chemical reactions||23%||35 questions||30|
|Knowledge of stoichiometry and solutions||18%||27 questions||15|
NES Chemistry Preparation & Registration
We strive to keep the studying experience enjoyable and effective. As you work your way through the course, you'll find several methods for learning. Our instructors have created engaging videos to help illustrate the material. Self-assessment quizzes are available for each of the lessons. After completing a chapter, you can take a chapter exam to apply what you've learned. At the end of the course, complete the cumulative course assessment to practice for the NES Chemistry exam.
The NES Chemistry exam can be taken at various times through the year; just register on the test website and schedule an appointment. When you register, you'll select institutions you'd like your scores sent to. On testing day, bring an approved form of government-issued identification written in English. If you arrive more than 15 minutes after testing time, you will forfeit your ability to take the exam. Once you've completed the exam, you'll immediately receive your scaled score. Within two weeks of taking the test, your score report will be sent to you and any institution you requested at registration.
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