# Ch 51: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: The Periodic Table

Strengthen your knowledge of the periodic table by exploring short videos as you study for the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment. You can revisit valence electrons, ionization energy, electronegativity and more.

## MTEL Middle School Math/Science: The Periodic Table - Chapter Summary

If you haven't reviewed the periodic table in months or years, the lessons in this chapter are perfect for you. Gain greater insight into the subject area so you're prepared to answer questions on the MTEL assessment that address:

• Understanding the properties and periods of the periodic table
• Exploring valence electrons and energy levels of atoms
• Analyzing ionization energy and electronegativity
• Examining the diagonal relationship, metallic character and boiling point
• Differentiating between transition metals and main group elements

Instructors present the lessons in an engaging manner that keeps you interested as you study for the exam. Use the lessons to create or add to a study guide that addresses topics covered on the test.

### MTEL Middle School Math/Science: The Periodic Table Objectives

This Periodic Table chapter explores topics found in the chemistry subarea of the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) assessment, which constitutes about 8% of the total test. To ensure you're ready to address this subarea, which is found in the multiple-choice section, explore the lessons, then test what you've learned with self-assessment quizzes. A chapter exam is also available to reinforce lesson concepts.

The MTEL assessment gauges your comprehension of a variety of math and science topics to make sure you have the knowledge needed to teach these subjects to middle school students in Massachusetts. The test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments. To pass, you must earn a minimum score of 240.

7 Lessons in Chapter 51: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: The Periodic Table
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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