Ch 60: NMTA Social Science: Basic Facts & Concepts of the Earth

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Use these quick videos to get a fast overview of factors that shape the Earth's surface, geography and geographic coordinates. These lessons can help you prepare to answer related questions on the NMTA Social Science exam.

NMTA Social Science: Basic Facts and Concepts of the Earth - Chapter Summary

Streamline your review of basic facts about the earth by watching these short video lessons that cover all the essentials on this topic you'll need for the NMTA Social Science exam. The lessons in this chapter teach you about:

  • Latitude, longitude and elevation
  • Internal and external forces that help shape Earth's surfaces
  • Geography's impact on the four seasons

Our professional instructors present these concepts in a fun and flexible format that makes your preparation for New Mexico's teacher assessment exam simple and quick. The convenient format of these videos means you can study on the go with your mobile device whenever you have time.

NMTA Social Science: Basic Facts and Concepts of the Earth - Chapter Objectives

New Mexico assesses aspiring social science teachers' knowledge of basic history, geography, government and economics facts through the NMTA Social Science exam. The exam has five content domains, including geography and culture, which makes up 19% of the total exam and is where you'll find questions about the earth. The social science exam is make up of 150 multiple-choice questions. You can use our quizzes to get used to the format of the questions you'll see on the exam in addition to using them to check your knowledge of exam-related material.

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