Ch 73: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Genetic Mutations

About This Chapter

Boost your knowledge of genetic mutations with the help of the comprehensive video lessons in this chapter. Self-assessment quizzes can test your understanding as you prepare to take the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Genetic Mutations - Chapter Summary

Reduce the stress often associated with test-taking by reviewing lessons in this chapter. You can ensure you're able to answer questions related to genetic mutations on the MTEL assessment by exploring videos that address the following:

  • Understanding how point mutations, insertions and deletions impact DNA
  • Examining the effect of mutations on protein function
  • Analyzing how the environment affects mutation rates
  • Exploring the effects of frameshift mutations

The lessons are presented in a high-quality visual format that makes learning fun and effective. Transcripts with easy-to-identify vocabulary words are also available to help deepen your comprehension of the materials.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Genetic Mutations Objectives

The MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment is a subject-area test that provides the licensure educators in Massachusetts need to teach math and science in middle school classrooms. The test is computer based and consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 2 open-response assignments. Subareas on this test include number sense and operations, geometry and measurement, chemistry and physics. Topics in this chapter are found in the biology subarea, which constitutes about 8% of the total test.

Watch the lessons from the comfort of your home as you prepare for the exam. After learning more about genetic mutations, test your knowledge with short quizzes and a chapter exam. If you want to revisit specific portions of the lessons, use the timeline located below each video to identify and skip to key topics.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

Other chapters within the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School)(51): Practice & Study Guide course

Support