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Ch 9: CSET Science and Society: Science, Technology and Society

About This Chapter

Watch short instructional videos on the impact of scientific discovery to prepare for the CSET General Science Subtest I. Supplement your study with our self-checking multiple-choice quizzes.

CSET Science and Society: Science, Technology and Society - Chapter Summary

Check out the lessons in this chapter to discover the impact of Galileo's modifications to the telescope and his contributions to the scientific method. You can also explore some of the changes brought about by everything from the space race to the invention of the Internet to prepare for related questions on the CSET General Science Subtest I. Lessons discuss the following:

  • The impact of scientific discovery on belief
  • Scientific advances since WWII
  • Galileo's contributions to science

Instructors teaching this chapter's video lessons use plenty of examples to help you get a better idea of how science and technology affect society. Self-assessment quizzes are also included to help track your progress and test your grasp of the material.

CSET Science and Society: Science, Technology and Society - Chapter Objectives

Use the lessons in this chapter to meet test objectives for the CSET General Science Subtest I. Questions designed to assess your knowledge of science, technology and society will ask you to be familiar with the extent to which scientific advances impact our lives. Special attention is also paid to how scientific discovery can cause people to reassess their beliefs.

Subtest I includes 58 multiple-choice questions and two constructed response questions that gauge your understanding of these and other concepts, such as astronomy, Earth systems, electricity, forces and motion. Test results on subtests I, II and III will be used to determine your eligibility for California teaching credentials in this subject area.

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