Ch 29: NYSTCE Biology: Reproduction & Development

About This Chapter

Use our video lessons and quizzes to expand your understanding of reproductive processes and embryonic development. These are topics you will need to be familiar with to answer specific questions in the Biology Content Specialist Test (CST) of the NYSTCE.

NYSTCE Biology: Reproduction & Development - Chapter Summary

Topics pertaining to embryology, implantation, embryonic experiments, and the early stages of embryonic development will be covered in the Reproduction & Development chapter. These lessons are designed to define key terms and detail specific processes relating to these areas of study. The lesson topics listed below are meant to prepare you for the NYSTCE Biology Test:

  • Identifying mammalian embryonic development and placenta formation
  • Describing structural aspects of the fetus and placenta
  • Detailing the formation of layers in the early phases of embryonic development
  • Summarizing the embryonic experiment of Hans Spemann

Watch the video lessons as often as you need to gain full comprehension of the topics discussed, then test what you have retained by taking the short quizzes found at the end of each lesson. Completing the quizzes can prepare you for the types of questions you might find on the NYSTCE Biology Test.

NYSTCE Biology: Reproduction & Development Chapter Objectives

The NYSTCE (New York State Teacher Certification Examinations) are used to measure a teacher's proficiency and skills that indicate readiness to become an educator in New York State. There are initial teaching tests as well as other tests in specific content and bilingual assessment.

The computer-based NYSTCE Biology Test consists of 90 multiple-choice questions and a written assignment, and it assesses your knowledge of various biological topics such as genetics, cells, and life processes. The test is also meant to demonstrate your ability to teach these subjects. The Reproduction & Development chapter is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the types of topics you will be tested on in a portion of the Biological Unity and Diversity and Life Processes subarea of the test; this subarea represents 12% of the entire test.

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