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Ch 2: CEOE Middle Level Science: Domains & Nature of Science

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Science branches out into a plethora of fields for students to discover. This section of the CEOE Middle Level Science course reviews many areas of science in preparation for your upcoming CEOE certification exam.

CEOE Middle Level Science: Domains & Nature of Science - Chapter Summary

The many different subjects that fall under the category of science could be the first inspiration your students need as they enter into serious studying. This set of video lessons in the CEOE Middle Level Science review course provides you with an essential study guide for all the areas of science that will make an appearance on the exam. This chapter's topics are as follows:

  • Life sciences
  • Branches of chemistry and physics
  • Earth science
  • Branches of geology
  • Astronomy
  • The union of science branches
  • STEM
  • Mass media and science
  • The ethical, social and economic ramifications of DNA technology
  • Animal experimentation
  • The correlation between biology, mathematics, technology and engineering

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CEOE Middle Level Science: Domains & Nature of Science Chapter Objectives

In the state of Oklahoma, all teachers of science who are looking to become certified are required to pass the CEOE exam. Content on domains and the nature of science will be seen in the Foundations of Scientific Inquiry subareas, two sections of the test which take up a total of about twenty-one percent of the exam (six percent as multiple-choice, and fifteen percent as a constructed-response question).

12 Lessons in Chapter 2: CEOE Middle Level Science: Domains & Nature of Science
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The Nature of Science

1. The Nature of Science

This lesson will explore the basic nature of science. It will distinguish science from pseudoscience and hypothesis from theory and natural law; it will give plenty of examples of each.

What Are Life Sciences?

2. What Are Life Sciences?

The life sciences study all types of living things. Branches of the life science study things from the tiniest microorganisms to the largest animals. Learn about the many branches of the life sciences and what it's like to work in these fields.

What is Chemistry? - Definition, History & Branches

3. What is Chemistry? - Definition, History & Branches

Known as the central science, chemistry is integral to our understanding of the natural world around us. In this lesson, you'll be introduced to the field of chemistry, learning about its history and its modern applications.

What is Physics? - Definition, History & Branches

4. What is Physics? - Definition, History & Branches

Known as the fundamental science, physics creates a foundation for other natural sciences. In this lesson, you'll be introduced to the field of physics, learning about its history and its modern branches of study.

What is Earth Science?

5. What is Earth Science?

Earth science is a field that includes geology, astronomy, meteorology, and oceanography. Scientists do research in these fields to discover past and future events. Learn about the dynamic field of earth science and how it affects our lives in this lesson.

The Main Branches of Geology

6. The Main Branches of Geology

Although many people think the field of geology focuses solely on rocks, there is much more behind this scientific field. Geology has many different branches that each focus on interesting and unique features of our planet and beyond.

The Scientific Field of Astronomy

7. The Scientific Field of Astronomy

Space is a large and exciting place, full of things we have yet to discover. Astronomy aims to uncover the mysteries of space, something people have been fascinated with as long as they have been on Earth.

Principles Unifying the Branches of Science

8. Principles Unifying the Branches of Science

Scientists of different disciplines look to compete with one another. But they have more in common than you might think. Learn about the basic principles that all scientists share, and why they're important.

The Interrelationships Between STEM & Society

9. The Interrelationships Between STEM & Society

As time goes on, science, technology, engineering, and math become more and more tangled in current society. This lesson will give an overview of various ways in which STEM and society have become intertwined.

Science in the Mass Media

10. Science in the Mass Media

Learn about the importance of the mass media to communicate scientific discoveries and the many issues with how that communication happens. See how well you understand by taking a quiz.

Ethical and Safety Concerns for DNA Technology

11. Ethical and Safety Concerns for DNA Technology

DNA technology is very powerful and has had positive influences on many fields and industries. However, DNA technology is not perfect. In this lesson, you will explore some of the safety and ethical concerns that people have regarding this field of study.

Use of Animals In Experiments: Ethics & Concept

12. Use of Animals In Experiments: Ethics & Concept

Learn about using animals in experiments according to ethical guidelines set forth by the American Psychological Association, including the ethical and unethical use of animals in past research experiments, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

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