Ch 15: MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Health

About This Chapter

Brush up on your understanding of health issues, including physical fitness, major health concerns in the U.S. and nutrition. The aids in this chapter of our study guide can help you answer MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary) test questions on these topics.

MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Health - Chapter Summary

Let us help you prepare for MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary) test questions on nutrition, fitness and other health issues. Our video lessons, quizzes and other study aids offer a review of topics that include:

  • The meaning of the terms 'health' and 'wellness'
  • Important health issues in the U.S.
  • Nutrition
  • Carbohydrates, proteins and fats
  • Why physical fitness is important
  • Benefits of physical activity
  • Definition of environmental health

The video lessons in this study guide average about five minutes in length, and you can watch them anytime using a computer, smartphone or tablet. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam offer ways to assess your learning. Each video lesson includes a Timeline with clickable links. These links let you jump back to review specific parts of the lesson without re-watching the entire video.

MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Health Objectives

In Michigan, passing the MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary) test is one of the requirements for a teaching endorsement in elementary integrated science. The test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, divided by topic into four sections. Each section accounts for 25% of the total score. Questions on the material covered in the Health chapter are in the section on Life Science.

Because the questions on our lesson quizzes are multiple-choice, they offer preparation for the format you'll find on the MTTC test. These short quizzes also let you evaluate your learning and see where you need additional study prior to test day.

7 Lessons in Chapter 15: MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Health
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Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

1. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

Major Health Problems in the United States

2. Major Health Problems in the United States

Ever wonder what the most common health-related problems are in the United States? You're about to find out what they are and how some of them are related.

What is Nutrition?

3. What is Nutrition?

Nutrition is the process of taking in nutrients from the foods you eat. Learn about the six nutrients needed for energy, maintenance of tissues and regulation of bodily processes: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, water, vitamins and minerals.

Energy-Yielding Nutrients: Carbohydrates, Fat & Protein

4. Energy-Yielding Nutrients: Carbohydrates, Fat & Protein

Carbohydrates, fats and proteins are referred to as the three energy-yielding nutrients because they provide your body with energy that is measured in calories. You'll also learn about another substance that can provide your body with calories, even though it is not a nutrient.

What is Physical Fitness? - Definition & Importance

5. What is Physical Fitness? - Definition & Importance

Physical fitness is your ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. Learn about the components of physical fitness: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility and body composition and why they are important.

The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span

6. The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span

The mind and body can greatly benefit from even 30 minutes of exercise a day. Find out exactly what impact regular exercise can have on your mind, body, and lifespan in this video lesson.

What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

7. What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

In this video lesson, you will learn about environmental health. You will also learn about threats to environmental health and how to distinguish between different categories of environmental hazards.

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