About This Chapter
CEOE Earth Science: The Universe - Chapter Summary
This chapter helps you gain the insight you need to answer questions about the universe on the CEOE Earth Science assessment. Explore the lessons to make sure you're prepared for the following on the exam:
- Describing Olbers' Paradox and cosmic expansion
- Comparing the observable universe with the entire universe
- Identifying three models of the universe
- Discussing the universe's curvature, age and fate
- Explaining the acceleration of the universe
The resources in this chapter make preparing for the test simple. You can easily navigate the lessons by using the right-hand side bar to identify those you want to watch. Once you click on a lesson, you can access a full transcript, quiz and more.
CEOE Earth Science: The Universe - Chapter Objectives
This CEOE Earth Science: The Universe chapter is the perfect studying tool. It covers topics found in the space systems subarea of the exam, which constitutes about 20% of the total test. To make sure you're prepared for this subarea, review the lessons in this chapter and brush up on your knowledge of the universe. You can gauge your comprehension of the lessons by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam. Full transcripts with helpful vocabulary words are also available to deepen your understanding of lesson concepts.
The CEOE assessment is designed to ensure educators in Oklahoma have the basic knowledge of earth science needed to teach it to secondary students and secure their teaching certification. It consists of 80 selected-response questions and 1 constructed-response question. You will be given four hours to complete the test with 15 additional minutes required for a computer-based test (CBT) tutorial and nondisclosure agreement. To pass, you must earn a minimum score of 240.
1. Olbers' Paradox & Cosmic Expansion: Nature of the Universe
Why is the night sky dark if there are so many stars in the universe? It used to be thought our universe had several properties that we now know not to be true. This lesson will explain what all that means and why the night sky isn't as bright as the sun.
2. The Observable Universe vs. the Entire Universe
This lesson will tie in the concepts of our observable universe, redshift, and the cosmic light horizon to explain why we cannot see the entire universe.
3. Three Models of the Universe: Flat, Open & Closed
This lesson will describe three models of the universe, including closed, open, and flat, as well as critical density and which model is most likely the correct one.
4. The Universe's Curvature, Age & Fate
What is the age of our universe? What shape does it take? What determines the fate of our universe and what is this fate? This lesson will tell you all of this and more!
5. The Acceleration of the Universe
The acceleration of our universe is driven by a mysterious dark energy, which can take more than one form. This dark energy helps to explain why our universe is flat.
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Other chapters within the OSAT Earth Science (CEOE) (008): Practice & Study Guide course
- CEOE Earth Science: Scientific Inquiry
- CEOE Earth Science: Mathematics, Science & Technology
- CEOE Earth Science: Collecting, Analyzing & Presenting Data
- CEOE Earth Science: Physical & Mathematical Models
- CEOE Earth Science: Laboratory & Equipment Procedures
- CEOE Earth Science: History & Applications
- CEOE Earth Science: Earth Science Phenomena & Social Implications
- CEOE Earth Science: Natural Resources & Human Impact
- CEOE Earth Science: Environmental Ethics & Management
- CEOE Earth Science: The Earth & Moon
- CEOE Earth Science: The Sun
- CEOE Earth Science: Solar System
- CEOE Earth Science: Stars
- CEOE Earth Science: Galaxies
- CEOE Earth Science: Atmosphere
- CEOE Earth Science: Weather
- CEOE Earth Science: Weather Forecasting
- CEOE Earth Science: Climate
- CEOE Earth Science: Climate Change
- CEOE Earth Science: Rocks & Minerals
- CEOE Earth Science: Earth's Internal Structure
- CEOE Earth Science: Plate Tectonics
- CEOE Earth Science: Weathering, Erosion & Deposition
- CEOE Earth Science: Geologic History
- CEOE Earth Science: Hydrologic Systems
- CEOE Earth Science: Freshwater Systems
- CEOE Earth Science: Oceans
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