Ch 49: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Measurement & Problem Solving

About This Chapter

Measurements in math and science will sometimes need to be converted. This chapter looks at methods of conversion that you can review in preparation for the MTEL Middle School exam.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Measurement & Problem Solving - Chapter Summary

Units in math and science can be changed into a different system depending on the needs of the user or student. This chapter of video lessons in the MTEL Middle School Math/Science course details ways of converting units of measure and points out the concepts you will encounter on the MTEL Middle School exam. The topics in this chapter include the following:

  • The units of measurement in the metric system
  • Converting metric units
  • Dimensional analysis
  • The use of scientific notation

A set of self-assessment quizzes is available for you to test yourself on the above material and see how well you remember methods of conversion before you arrive to take the exam. These quizzes and all of the course material can be accessed at any time from a mobile device if you need a study session at any time throughout your day.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Measurement & Problem Solving Objectives

The MTEL Middle School Math/Science exam is given to any teacher who needs their certification for math and science at the elementary school level. Test material on measurement and problem solving will be found in the History, Philosophy, and Methodology of Science subarea, which occupies approximately eight percent of your entire test weight. This section consists of between 9 and 11 questions while the overall exam contains 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response items.

Chapter Practice Exam
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