Ch 5: MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Interdisciplinary Relationships

About This Chapter

Various sciences complement each other in more ways than you may think. This chapter looks at the interconnected relationships between math and science, and it helps you to prepare for the material on the MTTC Integrated Science exam.

MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Interdisciplinary Relationships - Chapter Summary

Your students will be discovering that many different fields of science are not that different from each other, and your knowledge of how they are connected will make it more enjoyable for them in the classroom. The video lessons in this chapter of the MTTC Integrated Science Elementary course will provide you with a refresher on all the content you will be seeing on the exam. The topics covered will include the following:

  • The similarities among math, science and technology
  • Advancements in technology since 1945
  • Science and mass media
  • The impact of humans on the environment
  • The threat of humans to sustainability
  • Human values vs. environmental ethics
  • Population, food supply and other environmental concerns

This collection of lessons is optimized for use on any mobile device, enabling you to take bite-sized study breaks at your convenience no matter where you are or what time of day it is. With the set of self-assessment quizzes included in this chapter, you have a chance to see what the questions on the MTTC Integrated Science exam will look like before your appointment.

MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Interdisciplinary Relationships Objectives

The MTTC Integrated Science exam is taken for the certification of elementary school science teachers in the state of Michigan. The content included in this chapter on scientific relationships can be found in the Foundations of Scientific Inquiry section, which makes up one quarter of the exam. This test will be given in multiple-choice format.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: MTTC Integrated Science (Elementary): Interdisciplinary Relationships
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Similarities Among Systems in Mathematics, Science & Technology

1. Similarities Among Systems in Mathematics, Science & Technology

How do the concepts of balance and equilibrium extend throughout science and mathematics? How does solving algebraic equations parallel chemical equilibrium within a solution? See how crucial balance is in our universe as well as how mathematics is used to describe these constant equilibriums.

The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

2. The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the numerous advances and innovations made in the worlds of sciences and technology, from automobiles and televisions to computers and phones that can fit in the palm of your hand.

Science in the Mass Media

3. Science in the Mass Media

Learn about the importance of the mass media to communicate scientific discoveries and the many issues with how that communication happens. See how well you understand by taking a quiz.

Human Impacts on the Environment

4. Human Impacts on the Environment

The human population continues to grow, but the size of Earth and the resources available for our use are limited. Humans greatly impact the world around them, and our actions can and often do have dramatic and long-lasting consequences.

Human Behaviors that Threaten Environmental Sustainability

5. Human Behaviors that Threaten Environmental Sustainability

The environment has a remarkable ability to sustain itself. However, human behaviors disrupt the natural environment and threaten environmental sustainability. Learn how population growth, depletion of resources, and pollution threaten nature.

Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

6. Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

Environmental ethics take into consideration the moral obligations human beings have concerning the environment. Learn how environmental ethics and human values affect our ability to understand and solve environmental problems.

Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

7. Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

There are many issues that raise future environmental concerns. Learn how the environment may be impacted by the growing population and food and energy needs of the world, as well as growing pollution concerns as we move through the 21st century.

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