Ch 24: CSET Science, Technology & Society

About This Chapter

Use the video lessons and quizzes found in this chapter to prepare for the CSET Biology and Life Science Subtest III. We'll help you explore the impacts of science and technology on society to get you ready for test day.

CSET Science, Technology & Society - Chapter Summary

Let us help you prepare for the CSET Biology and Life Science Subtest III. Our video lessons and quizzes can get you ready for test questions on the following topics:

  • How science has changed society
  • How scientific discoveries can challenge people's beliefs
  • The impact of Galileo's discoveries on the church

This chapter's lessons feature illustrated videos and transcripts that make important concepts easy to recall. There are also multiple-choice quizzes that allow you to track your progress and get acquainted with test question formatting.

CSET Science, Technology & Society Objectives

The CSET Biology and Life Science exam is the last of three teacher licensing subtests taken by prospective California educators who want to teach this concentration area in addition to general science. This subtest is also offered as one of two exams required for specialized credentials to teach biological science only.

The exam itself includes 50 multiple-choice questions and three constructed-response questions requiring you to compose a brief essay. You can use this chapter to prepare for test questions that assess your familiarity with the effects of scientific advances on society. We'll help you discover the relationship between science and technology and discern how advances in the field can serve the needs of individuals while also causing them to question their beliefs.

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