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NMTA General Science (311): Practice & Study Guide

Updated August 12, 2022

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Hypothesis, Theory & Law in Science

NMTA General Science (311): Practice & Study Guide 44K views 7 min

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23 hours of educational videos

278 self-paced lessons

26 practice tests

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26 chapters in NMTA General Science (311): Practice & Study Guide

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What Is a Chemical Reaction? - Definition & Effects Video  Take Quiz
Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions Video  Take Quiz
Neutralization and Acid-Base Reactions Video  Take Quiz
Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Modifying Factors Video  Take Quiz
Rate Constant and Rate Laws Video  Take Quiz
Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Effect of Temperature Video  Take Quiz
Activation Energy and Catalysts Video  Take Quiz
Reaction Mechanisms and The Rate Determining Step Video  Take Quiz
Equilibrium: Chemical and Dynamic Video  Take Quiz
LeChatelier's Principle: Disruption and Re-Establishment of Equilibrium Video  Take Quiz
Equilibrium Constant (K) and Reaction Quotient (Q) Video  Take Quiz
Common Chemical Reactions and Energy Change Video  Take Quiz
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Wave Propagation Video  Take Quiz
Wave Parameters: Wavelength, Amplitude, Period, Frequency & Speed Video  Take Quiz
What are Sound Waves? - Definition, Types & Uses Video  Take Quiz
Electromagnetic Waves: Definition, Sources & Properties Video  Take Quiz
The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum Video  Take Quiz
Reflection of Waves: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces Video  Take Quiz
Refraction & Dispersion: Definition, Snell's Law & Index of Refraction Video  Take Quiz
What is a Prism? - Definition & Refraction Video  Take Quiz
Polarization of Light & Malus's Law Video  Take Quiz
The Doppler Effect: Definition, Examples & Applications Video  Take Quiz
Wave-Particle Duality: Concept, Explanation & Examples Video  Take Quiz
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Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction Video  Take Quiz
What is Static Electricity? - Definition, Causes & Uses Video  Take Quiz
What is Electric Current? - Definition, Unit & Types Video  Take Quiz
Potential Difference: Definition, Formula & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Series Circuits: Definition & Concepts Video  Take Quiz
Parallel Circuits: Definition & Concepts Video  Take Quiz
Ohm's Law: Definition & Relationship Between Voltage, Current & Resistance Video  Take Quiz
Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles Video  Take Quiz
What is a Magnet? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is a Magnetic Field? Video  Take Quiz
What is an Electromagnet? - Definition, Uses & Parts Video  Take Quiz
Electromagnetic Induction: Conductor to Conductor & Transformers Video  Take Quiz
Electric Motors & Generators: Converting Between Electrical and Mechanical Energy Video  Take Quiz
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What is Cell Theory? - Definition, Timeline & Parts Video  Take Quiz
Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: Similarities and Differences Video  Take Quiz
Organelles: Internal Components of a Cell Video  Take Quiz
What is Respiration? - Definition, Process & Equation Video  Take Quiz
Photosynthesis: Definition & Reactions Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Specialized Cells: Types & Functions Video  Take Quiz
The Cell Cycle: Definition, Phases & Sequence Video  Take Quiz
Stages of Mitosis: Description & Sequence Video  Take Quiz
Meiosis I Stages: Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I & Telophase I Video  Take Quiz
Meiosis II: Definition, Stages & Comparison to Meiosis I Video  Take Quiz
Passive Transport in Cells: Simple and Facilitated Diffusion & Osmosis Video  Take Quiz
Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Major Elements in Biological Molecules: Proteins, Nucleic Acids, Carbohydrates & Lipids Video  Take Quiz
What are Enzymes? - Definition & Explanation Video  Take Quiz
Enzyme Rate of Reaction: Factors & Catalysts Video  Take Quiz
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What Is a Biome? - Definition & Types Video  Take Quiz
Biomes: Desert, Tropical Rainforest, Savanna, Coral Reefs & More Video  Take Quiz
Biomes: Tundra, Taiga, Temperate Grassland, and Coastlines Video  Take Quiz
What is Biodiversity? - Definition and Relation to Ecosystem Stability Video  Take Quiz
Producers, Consumers & Decomposers in Ecosystems Video  Take Quiz
What is Biotic? - Definition, Factors & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Abiotic Factors of an Ecosystem: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem Video  Take Quiz
Biogeochemical Cycling and the Phosphorus Cycle Video  Take Quiz
The Nitrogen Cycle, Acid Rain and Fossil Fuels Video  Take Quiz
The Carbon Cycle and Long-Term Carbon Storage Video  Take Quiz
Natural & Human Disturbances that Affect an Ecosystem Video  Take Quiz
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What is Pangaea? - Theory & Definition Video  Take Quiz
Plate Tectonics: A Unified Theory for Change of the Earth's Surface Video  Take Quiz
Alfred Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift Video  Take Quiz
Evidence for the Mechanism of Continental Drift Video  Take Quiz
Major Plates of the Lithosphere: Earth's Tectonic Plates Video  Take Quiz
Causes of Tectonic Plate Movement Video  Take Quiz
Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries Video  Take Quiz
Ocean Drilling as Evidence for Plate Tectonics Video  Take Quiz
Paleomagnetism and Hot Spots: Evidence for Plate Tectonics Video  Take Quiz
Sea Floor Spreading and Polar Reversal Video  Take Quiz
What is a Volcano? - Definition & Eruptions Video  Take Quiz
Types of Volcanoes: Shield, Cinder Cones & Composite Cones Video  Take Quiz
What is an Earthquake? - Definition and Components Video  Take Quiz
The Causes of Earthquakes Video  Take Quiz
Identifying and Understanding Earthquakes Using Seismic Activity Video  Take Quiz
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Origins of the Universe: The Big Bang and Expanding & Contracting Universes Video  Take Quiz
The Solar Nebula Theory: Formation of the Solar System Video  Take Quiz
Major Characteristics of Planets in the Solar System Video  Take Quiz
Asteroids, Meteorites & Comets: Definitions and Characteristics Video  Take Quiz
What is Orbit? - Planets & Satellites Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Important Points on the Celestial Sphere Video  Take Quiz
Interactions in the Sun-Earth-Moon System Video  Take Quiz
Stars: Definition & Facts Video  Take Quiz
Galaxy: Definition & Types Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Gravity in the Solar System: Shaping Planets & Stars Video  Take Quiz
Using Technology to Study the Earth & Universe Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Flashcards - NES General Science: Scientific Inquiry Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Scientific Laws & Theories Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Scientific Data & Analysis Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Laboratory Equipment & Safety Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Science & Society Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Science in Daily Life Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Organization of Matter Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Characteristics of Matter Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Atomic Structure Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Nuclear Chemistry Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Energy & Matter Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Simple Compounds & Chemical Formulas Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Types of Chemical Reactions Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: The Mole Concept Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: The Periodic Table Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Chemical Reactions Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Equilibrium Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Acid-Base Chemistry Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Solutions & Solubility Factors Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Physics & Motion Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Analyzing Motion Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Analyzing Forces Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Electrical Concepts Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Magnetic Fields & Forces Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Electromagnetic Spectrum Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Waves, Optics & Sound Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Cell Structure & Function Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Cell Reproduction & Division Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Biochemistry of Life Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Traits of Living Organisms Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Plant Structures & Functions Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: The Circulatory System Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: The Nervous System Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: The Immune & Endocrine Systems Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Other Physiological Systems Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Reproduction & Development Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Basic Genetics Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: DNA Transcription & Translation Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Genetic Engineering Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Evolution Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: History of Life Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Ecosystems Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Community & Population Ecology Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Earth Materials Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Rocks & Minerals Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Historical Geology Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Erosion, Weathering & Wasting Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Earth's Structure & Processes Flashcards
Flashcards - NES General Science: Plate Tectonics Flashcards

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