Ch 69: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Cells & Living Things

About This Chapter

Use the study resources in this chapter to get up to speed on cells and living things for the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Middle school Math/Science exam.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Cells & Living Things - Chapter Summary

This chapter uses a combination of brief lessons and practice quizzes to help you review cells and living organisms. These lessons will help you develop strategies to correctly answer MTEL Middle School Math/Science questions on the following:

  • Characteristics shared by all living things
  • The two main types of cells
  • Cell structures
  • Plant cell parts
  • Cytokinesis in plant and animal cells

Our instructors use a clear and direct teaching style to help you quickly grasp essential concepts. Review the lessons as many times as you'd like until you feel you've mastered the topic, and contact the instructors if you have any questions.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Cells & Living Things Chapter Objectives

This chapter corresponds to the characteristics of living organisms content domain found in the Biology subarea of the exam. This subarea includes nine to eleven multiple-choice questions and makes up about eight percent of the total score. These lessons will prepare you for questions about the differences between living and nonliving things, the similarities and differences between plant and animal cells, and cell structures.

The MTEL Middle School Math/Science exam is one of the certification requirements for middle school math and science teachers in Massachusetts. The test includes 100 multiple-choice questions and two constructed-response questions. It lasts four hours and is delivered electronically.

Chapter Practice Exam
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