Ch 45: NES: Spatial Processes

About This Chapter

Let us help you review behavioral spatial processes in these video lessons so you can feel prepared to take the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam.

NES: Spatial Processes - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this NES: Spatial Processes describe behavioral migration patterns and how cultural factors can affect these movements. Reviewing the information in each lesson will help you feel equipped for the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam. After completing all of the lessons in this chapter, you will have examined:

  • Spatial v. temporal processes
  • How culture is spread throughout the world
  • Folk and popular cultures
  • Factors involved in human migration
  • Behavioral geography

Each lesson includes a video prepared by professional instructors to help you review the information you'll need to answer questions about culture and geography on the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam. The self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson give you an idea of what the questions will look like on the exam and assess how well you've reviewed the information.

NES: Spatial Processes - Objectives

The NES: Middle Grades Social Science exam is designed to assess whether or not teaching professionals are prepared to teach middle school social studies courses. Scoring of the exam is split into four categories including history, geography and culture, economics and government. Reviewing the information in this chapter will help you to prepare for geography and culture questions on the exam, which account for approximately 19% of the score.

The NES: Middle Grades Social Science exam is taken entirely on a computer and takes about 3 hours to complete from start to finish. The test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions and a passing score will result in teacher certification for this subject.

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