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Ch 22: MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Formation of the Solar System & Universe

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Check out these video lessons to get a quick review of evidence supporting the Big Bang theory and solar nebula theory. Multiple-choice quizzes are also included to get you ready for these types of questions on the MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary) exam.

MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Formation of the Solar System & Universe - Chapter Summary

Prepare for Earth and space science questions on the MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary) exam with video lessons designed to help you review the origins of the solar system, galaxies and the universe. Topics of instruction are listed below:

  • Expanding and contracting universes
  • Evidence supporting the Big Bang theory
  • Galaxy formation and galaxy types
  • Formation of the Milky Way
  • Solar nebula theory

Lesson content is aligned with material covered on the actual exam, so the time you spend watching the videos, reading the transcripts or taking the multiple-choice quizzes can help you get ready for your test. Plus, you can do so at your convenience; all of this chapter's resources are self-paced and accessible on your mobile device.

MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Formation of the Solar System & Universe Chapter Objectives

The 100 multiple-choice questions included on the MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary) exam are designed to measure the subject area knowledge of individuals seeking a secondary integrated science teaching endorsement in Michigan.

Approximately 25 questions cover Earth and space sciences topics. Lessons in this chapter can prepare you for test items asking you to evaluate theories on the origin of stars, the solar system and the universe.

6 Lessons in Chapter 22: MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Formation of the Solar System & Universe
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Solar System, Galaxy, & Universe: Definitions & Difference

1. Solar System, Galaxy, & Universe: Definitions & Difference

Want to learn what the universe, galaxy, and solar system are as well as some cool facts about each one? This lesson will give you an overview of what these three things are in a relatable fashion.

Origins of the Universe: The Big Bang and Expanding & Contracting Universes

2. Origins of the Universe: The Big Bang and Expanding & Contracting Universes

Students will learn the origins of the universe, the Big Bang theory, the timeline of the universe, how the universe is still expanding to this day, and what astronomers expect the universe to look like in the future.

Evidence for the Big Bang Theory: Background Radiation, Red-Shift and Expansion

3. Evidence for the Big Bang Theory: Background Radiation, Red-Shift and Expansion

Discover what evidence exists to support the Big Bang theory of the birth of the universe. Learn how cosmic background radiation, the red shift of light and the ongoing expansion of the universe led scientists to believe that the universe was started with the Big Bang.

Galaxy Formation: Spiral, Elliptical & Irregular Galaxies

4. Galaxy Formation: Spiral, Elliptical & Irregular Galaxies

This lesson explains how galaxies form, starting with the Big Bang. You'll also learn about the solar nebula hypothesis and three galaxy types, including spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies.

The Formation of the Milky Way Galaxy

5. The Formation of the Milky Way Galaxy

This lesson will explore two hypotheses as to how the Milky Way galaxy formed. These are the top-down and bottom-up hypotheses. We'll also go into what special connection you personally have to all of this.

The Solar Nebula Theory: Formation of the Solar System

6. The Solar Nebula Theory: Formation of the Solar System

This lesson will go over the theory that explains how the solar system formed, what theory had once competed with it, and what important implication this theory carries.

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