Ch 5: MTEL Biology: History & Issues in Science

About This Chapter

Let us help you review all the material on history and issues in science. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you several approaches to help you correctly answer these types of questions on the MTEL Biology exam.

MTEL Biology: History and Issues in Science - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to help you review the history and important issues in science to prepare you for the MTEL Biology exam. The videos cover all the topics you need to know so you can answer exam questions regarding the following:

  • The Scientific Revolution and its effects
  • Breakthroughs in medicine and chemistry
  • Science principles
  • Interrelationships of general science
  • Science in the media
  • DNA technology
  • Technology ethics
  • Experimenting with animals
  • Biotechnology

Our knowledgeable instructors review all the important topics you need to know, highlighting the most essential points. The lessons are available as videos or transcripts so you can review the information however works best for you.

Objectives of the MTEL Biology: History and Issues in Science Chapter

The MTEL Biology exam is a test that examines your knowledge and comprehension of the full range of topics that make up the discipline of biology. Your score is used to determine your eligibility for teacher licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The topics under History and Issues in Science are part of the Nature of Science Objective. There will be between 12 and 14 multiple-choice questions on this objective. The self-assessment quizzes we give you let you test your comprehension of the material and get a feel for the types of questions that will appear on the exam.

The MTEL Biology exam includes 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response questions. For the multiple-choice questions, you will read a question or passage and select the correct response from several possibilities presented. For the open-response questions, you will compose a logical, organized and articulate essay that demonstrates your ability to integrate material about biology into a cohesive narrative.

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