Ch 10: CSET Nature of Science: Science Ethics

About This Chapter

Review the importance of honesty when reporting scientific observations, and re-examine scientists' duties to design safe experiments. Video lessons and quizzes covering these topics can help you prepare for test questions on the CSET General Science Subtest I.

CSET Nature of Science: Science Ethics - Chapter Summary

Study the ethical obligations of scientists alongside the implications of unethical behavior to prepare for the CSET General Science Subtest I. Instructors discuss the proper measures for conducting experiments through lessons on the following topics:

  • The importance of honest reporting in science
  • Considerations for using animal subjects in research
  • The responsibilities to experiment participants

Use the resources included in this science ethics chapter to review topics covered on the exam and find out how much study time you need to put in before test day. Instructional materials include short video lessons taught by experienced instructors. Transcripts and self-assessment quizzes that link back to video content are also available.

CSET Nature of Science: Science Ethics - Chapter Objectives

The CSET General Science Subtest I is the first in a 3-part series of standardized tests used to award science teacher credentials to applicants in California. It consists of 58 multiple-choice questions as well as two questions requiring you to compose a brief, written response.

The collection of lessons included in this chapter can help you prepare for questions designed to ensure you step into the classroom with a firm understanding of scientific ethics. We'll help you review the significance of accurate and trustworthy scientific reporting, along with scientists' obligations to ensure the safety and proper treatment of individuals conducting and participating in experiments.

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