Ch 19: NYSTCE Biology: Genetic Mutations

About This Chapter

Review the different types of mutations, mutagens and genetic disorders as part of your preparations for the NYSTCE Biology exam. The chapter consists of lessons, quizzes and transcripts.

NYSTCE Biology: Genetic Mutations - Chapter Summary

This chapter has been put together to help you prepare for questions on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) Biology exam. Learn about the types, causes and effects of genetic mutations. In this series of short lesson videos, our expert instructors will discuss:

  • Penetrance and phenotypic variability of genetic disorders
  • Types and effects of point mutations
  • Environmental effects on mutation rates

Included with these lessons is a series of quizzes that will help reinforce what you've learned. You can use the video tags to jump between the lessons' main topics. A practice chapter exam will help you determine whether you understand genetic mutations well enough to correctly answer pertinent questions on the NYSTCE Biology exam.

NYSTCE Biology: Genetic Mutations Chapter Objectives

The NYSTCE Biology exam is used by the state of New York to measure future biology teachers' understanding of their field of study. This teacher certification exam is composed of 90 multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response question which are administered in a 240-minute session. These questions can be categorized into a series of subareas that include Cell Biology and Biochemistry. The section may feature questions about the implications of mutations.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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