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23 hours of educational videos
278 self-paced lessons
26 practice tests
Nikki has a master's degree in teaching chemistry and has taught high school chemistry, biology and astronomy.
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The NMTA General Science (311) is no longer offered for teacher certification.
Instead, please visit our Praxis General Science (5435): Practice & Study Guide page. This course will help prepare you for your upcoming teacher certification exam!
NMTA General Science Exam Course Information
This course is designed to prepare you for the NMTA General Science exam, covering all of the topics outlined in the official test materials provided by Pearson Education. Our professional instructors created this comprehensive course to help you master these objectives. Some of the topics covered in this course are listed below:
Nature of Science
- Explain the principles of scientific inquiry
- Explore the history and nature of science
- Understand the interrelatedness of science, technology and society
- Describe the properties of matter and chemical reactions
- Detail force, motion and energy
- Understand the basics of electricity and magnetism
- Classify cells, species and organisms
- Explain genetics and evolution
- Compare relationships between organisms and ecosystems
Earth and Space Science
- Detail the physical history of Earth
- Describe the hydrosphere, weather and climate
- Identify the parts of our solar system and beyond
The 25 chapters of this course are comprised of 229 concise lessons aligned to the NES General Science exam. You can track your progress through the course on our user-friendly dashboard.
NMTA General Science Exam Information
- Number of Questions: 150
- Question Type: multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 3 hours
- Exam Cost: $95
NMTA General Science Exam Breakdown
|NMTAGeneral Science Exam Concept||Percent of the NMTA General Science Exam||Approximate Number of Questions|
|Nature of Science||19%||29 questions|
|Physical Science||37%||55 questions|
|Life Science||25%||37 questions|
|Earth & Space Science||19%||29 questions|
Registering and Preparing for the NMTA General Science Exam
Registering for the test requires signing into or creating an online account. Once you're in the account, you can select the exam site, date and time ,and also choose the institution to which you want your test scores sent. You are asked to arrive 15 minutes early for the test and present a current, government-issued ID printed in English. You will be provided with an on-screen scientific calculator, a constants and formulas page, a periodic table and additional reference materials.
Enhance your preparations for the NMTA General Science exam by exploring any lessons you desire in this course. If you need help clarifying details presented in the lessons, be sure to submit your questions to our subject-matter experts. Our multiple-choice quizzes, chapter exams and course exam can help to solidify your general science knowledge before you take the test.
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