Ch 61: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Newton's Second Law of Motion

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Get up to speed on Newton's second law of motion for the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Middle School Math/Science exam with these chapter resources.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Newton's Second Law of Motion - Chapter Summary

This chapter uses a combination of engaging video lessons and practice quizzes to help you review Newton's second law of motion. Learn how force and resistance act on an object in motion. Lesson topics included in this chapter include the following:

  • Relationship between force and acceleration
  • Determining an object's acceleration
  • Identifying the forces acting on an object
  • Free fall and air resistance

These short video lessons will give you a thorough understanding of Newton's second law. Each lesson lasts less than ten minutes and can be watched as many times as you'd like. Assess your understanding of Newton's second law with lesson quizzes and the chapter exam.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Newton's Second Law of Motion Chapter Objectives

This chapter prepares you for questions about Newton's second law in the Physics subarea of the MTEL Middle School Math/Science exam. This test section includes nine to eleven multiple-choice questions and provides about eight percent of the total test score.

The exam as a whole includes 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response questions. The test lasts four hours and is taken on a computer at a testing center. Prospective middle school math and science teachers are required to pass the test as part of the Massachusetts teacher licensure requirements. The test is typically taken near the end or after completing a baccalaureate degree program.

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