Ch 12: MTEL Biology: Protists, Fungi & Viruses

About This Chapter

Learn all about protists, fungi and viruses in preparation for the MTEL Biology exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you several approaches to the material to help you answer the questions on the test correctly.

MTEL Biology: Protists, Fungi and Viruses - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you review everything you learned about protists, fungi and viruses to prepare you for the MTEL Biology exam. The videos cover all the topics you will be tested on, including the:

  • Evolution of prokaryotes
  • Significance of the evolution of protists
  • Characteristics of plants and fungi
  • Life cycle of viruses

Our experienced instructors go over all the information you need to know, highlighting the main concepts and terms, in preparation for the test. By using multiple approaches to learning the material, the review process is efficient and fun.

Objectives of the MTEL Biology: Protists, Fungi and Viruses Chapter

The MTEL Biology exam is a standardized test that evaluates your knowledge and understanding of biology. A passing score is necessary to obtain a teacher's license to teach biology in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The topics in this Protists, Fungi and Viruses chapter are part of the Characteristics of Organisms objective. There will be 16-18 multiple-choice items on this objective on the test. By taking the self-assessment quizzes, you can measure your mastery of the material and practice answering questions like the ones that will appear on the test.

There are 100 multiple-choice and two open-response questions on the test. For the multiple-choice items you will be shown a passage or question and asked to select the correct answer from several alternatives. The open-response questions ask you to compose a logical, organized, grammatical essay on biology topics that demonstrate your ability to integrate information into a cohesive narrative.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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