Ch 52: NES: Basic Terms & Concepts of Political Science

About This Chapter

Revisit basic terms and concepts of political science when you watch this chapter's videos. Take advantage of the opportunity for online study while you prepare for the NES Middle Grades Social Science examination.

NES Basic Terms and Concepts of Political Science - Chapter Summary

Solidify your knowledge of the basic terms and concepts of political science before you go on to tackle these kinds of questions on the NES Middle Grades Social Science examination. One of this chapter's educational video lessons explores political representation and systems of government. In another lesson, you'll learn about the importance of political opinion as well as the ways in which political culture affects it. A third lesson highlights different economic systems. From your review of this chapter's subjects, you could learn to:

  • Explain the differences between representative and direct democracies
  • Describe parochial, subject and participant political cultures
  • Define socialism and communism as economic systems
  • Understand mixed economic systems

Watching each of these video lessons can equip you to answer pertinent questions on the NES Middle Grades Social Science examination. Experienced teachers present the information so that it's easy to follow and absorb. Take the time to read through the written transcripts and explore their bold key terms. You can also submit your questions and take the short quizzes that immediately follow each video presentation.

NES Basic Terms and Concepts of Political Science Objectives

The Government content domain of the computer-delivered NES Middle Grades Social Science examination will test your knowledge of basic terms and concepts of political science. Display your understanding of this chapter's material while answering some of the examination's 150 multiple-choice questions. The Government domain is worth a sizable 19% of the assessment score. You'll have three hours to complete all four content domains and possibly earn a social science teaching certification.

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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