Ch 8: General Science: Characteristics of Matter

About This Chapter

The state of Arizona uses the NES General Science exam in place of the AEPA General Science exam. Review this chapter to improve your understanding of the kinetic theory of matter, phase changes of matter and the ideal gas law as you prepare for this certification exam.

AEPA General Science: Characteristics of Matter - Chapter Summary

Use these lessons to study for questions on the National Evaluation Series (NES) General Science certification exam about the characteristics of matter in relation to the kinetic theory of matter and the ideal gas law. These lesson videos taught by professional instructors and are mobile device compatible so that you may have a versatile and effective way to review the:

  • Four states of matter and the kinetic theory of matter
  • Types of phase changes of matter
  • Heating curves and the phase changes of matter
  • Gas constant and the ideal gas law

After these lessons take the lesson quizzes to test your understanding of the material and discover topics you don't understand. With your quiz results use video tags to return to the locations of the lessons that discussed these areas of weakness and improve your understanding of them. If you still find topics that confuse you, be sure to send any questions you may have to our instructors for clarification through the Teacher tab so that they can help you clarify your confusion before you take the NES General Science exam.

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