# Ch 82: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Solar System

The lessons in this chapter can help you get reacquainted with the solar system as you prepare to take the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment. You can take self-assessment quizzes to gauge your comprehension of the lessons.

## MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Solar System - Chapter Summary

Rediscover various aspects of the solar system to ensure you're prepared to answer related questions on the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment. In no time, you will be able to:

• Discuss major aspects and characteristics of the solar system
• Explain the solar nebular theory and discuss the patterns of planetary motion
• Provide insight into condensation sequences and why planets have different densities
• Determine the age of the solar system
• Describe the inner and outer planets of the solar system
• Share Jupiter's important properties and Saturn's major characteristics

Determine which lessons you need to review by scrolling through them using the right-hand sidebar. You can watch any or all as often as you'd like and in any sequence until you're sure you're ready to address the solar system on the exam.

### MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Solar System Chapter Objectives

The Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment is a subject-matter test designed to ensure educators have the licensure needed to teach math and science in state middle schools. The test is computer-based and consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 2 open responses. Passing requires earning a minimum score of 240.

The lessons in this chapter cover topics found in the earth and space science subarea of the test, which constitutes about 8% of the test and is found in the multiple-choice section. You can watch the lessons to thoroughly review the solar system and access full lesson transcripts you can print to take notes and highlight key information. Self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam are available to assess your readiness to take the test.

10 Lessons in Chapter 82: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Solar System
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