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About This Course
This informative course offers a comprehensive overview of the science topics you could see on the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 Science test. Get reacquainted with the basics of safety in science, energy transformations, earth systems, weather, climate and so much more. Included in this course are self-assessment quizzes and practice exams. These resources can aid your preparations for the test by ensuring you can:
- Explain scientific inquiry and science instruction and assessment
- Detail how science impacts daily life
- Identify the physical and chemical properties of matter
- Discuss the relationship between force and motion
- Describe the interactions between matter and energy
- Outline the function and structure of living things
- Define reproduction, heredity, adaptations and evolution
- Explain regulatory mechanisms and behavior and the relationships between organisms and the environment
- Detail Earth system cycles, solar systems and the universe
As you study our TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Science exam study guide course, you'll find 19 chapters broken down into 108 lessons that thoroughly cover the subjects you'll be tested on. This course allows you to work at your own pace, going back as many times as needed to review lessons again. You can quickly see how ready you are to sit for the exam by answering the multiple-choice questions on the lesson quizzes and chapter tests.
TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Science Exam Information
The TExES Core Subjects 4-8 Science test is one of four subject tests found in the overall Core Subjects 4-8 test and counts for 21% of the final score. These tests are administered to entry-level educators in the state of Texas to ensure that they possess the skills and knowledge required to teach public school.
- Number of Questions: 42 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice questions
- Time Limit: 50 minutes
- Exam Cost: $65
TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Science (809) Exam Breakdown
|TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Science (809) Exam Concept||Number of Lessons|
|Safety and class management||4|
|Correct use of tools, materials, equipment and technologies||1|
|Scientific inquiry and the history and nature of science||5|
|How science impacts the daily lives of students and interacts with and influences personal and societal decisions||2|
|Unifying concepts and processes that are common to all sciences||1|
|Forces and motion||8|
|Physical properties of and changes in matter||5|
|Chemical properties of and changes in matter||5|
|Energy and interactions between matter and energy||8|
|Energy transformations and the conservation of matter and energy||4|
|Structure and function of living things||5|
|Reproduction and the mechanisms of heredity||6|
|Adaptations of organisms and the theory of evolution||4|
|Regulatory mechanisms and behavior||3|
|Relationships between organisms and the environment||4|
|Structure and function of Earth systems||8|
|Cycles in Earth systems||7|
|Role of energy in weather and climate||6|
|Characteristics of the solar system and the universe||5|
|History of the Earth system||2|
|Teaching science and how students learn science||5|
|Scientific inquiry and its role in science instruction||1|
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