Ch 72: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: DNA

About This Chapter

Browse the video lessons in this chapter to get reacquainted with DNA as you prepare for the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment. Short quizzes are available to reinforce concepts learned in the lessons.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: DNA - Chapter Summary

This in-depth look at DNA can ensure you're ready to answer related questions on the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment. After watching the videos, you will be prepared to address the following on the test:

  • Defining and identifying the processes of DNA cloning
  • Examining genes and genomes to better understand various species
  • Understanding the practical applications associated with DNA technology
  • Sharing ethical and safety concerns in DNA technology

Subject matter experts present the lessons in an entertaining manner that makes studying for the exam fun. Videos are short, averaging about 10 minutes apiece, which helps make your preparations efficient.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: DNA Objectives

The MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment is a computer-based, subject-area test that consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments. Earning a passing score of 240 or more can help you secure the licensure needed to teach math and science to middle school students in Massachusetts.

The topics in this chapter are covered in the biology subarea of the test, which is found in the multiple-choice section and constitutes about 8% of the total exam. To prepare for this subarea, review the lessons in their video or transcript formats, then test what you've reviewed with short quizzes and a chapter exam. If you answer any questions incorrectly, simply click the link next to the incorrect answer to revisit the related portion of the video lesson.

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