Ch 9: NYSTCE Biology: Organic Compounds

About This Chapter

Brush up on your knowledge of organic compounds by exploring the comprehensive videos in this chapter. Self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam can help you gauge your readiness to take the NYSTCE Biology exam.

NYSTCE Biology: Organic Compounds - Chapter Summary

Expert instructors in this chapter provide a comprehensive overview of organic compounds that can enhance your preparations for the NYSTCE Biology exam. In no time, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Describe organic molecules as they relate to functional groups, monomers and polymers
  • Explain the structure and function of carbohydrates
  • Discuss the structure and function of lipids
  • Examine the types, structure and function of proteins

The videos provide a comprehensive overview of organic compounds to get you ready to take your exam. The instructors present the topics in a engaging manner that makes studying for the test fun.

NYSTCE Biology: Organic Compounds Chapter Objectives

New York State educators must take the NYSTCE Biology exam in order to teach the subject in classrooms and add this content specialty to a teaching certificate. The topics covered in this Organic Compounds chapter are found in Subarea II of the exam, which tests your comprehension of cell biology and biochemistry and constitutes 17% of the total test.

The exam consists of 90 selected-response questions and 1 constructed-response question. In addition to watching the video lessons in this chapter, you can increase your chances of earning a passing score of 220 by taking lesson quizzes that offer access to questions formatted similarly to those you'll see on the test. If you have any questions about the lessons, expert tutors are available to assist.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.