Ch 3: NYSTCE Chemistry: Atomic Structure & Quantum Theory

About This Chapter

Enhance your preparations for the NYSTCE Chemistry assessment by exploring the engaging video lessons in this chapter. Brush up on your knowledge of atomic structure and quantum theory, then test that knowledge with short lesson quizzes.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Atomic Structure & Quantum Theory - Chapter Summary

Review brief lessons to gain greater insight into atomic structure and quantum theory. In no time, you will be prepared to do the following on the NYSTCE Chemistry assessment:

  • Discuss early atomic theory from Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford and Millikan
  • Explain atomic spectra and the Bohr model
  • Provide details about atomic number, average atomic mass, isotopes and mass number
  • Describe the configurations and quantum numbers of electrons

Use the right-hand side bar to scroll through the list of lessons in this chapter. Choose any lesson you'd like to watch in the sequence that works best for you. Revisit the lessons as often as needed until you fully comprehend the materials.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Atomic Structure & Quantum Theory Chapter Objectives

The NYSTCE Chemistry assessment is designed to gauge the comprehension of educators looking to teach chemistry to students in New York State. Passing the assessment with a minimum score of 220 or higher helps educators secure their teacher licensure. You can prepare for the assessment by reviewing the lessons in this chapter, which cover topics found in the matter and atomic structure subarea of the test. This subarea constitutes about 16% of the total assessment.

In addition to reviewing the lessons, you can take self-assessment quizzes that test your understanding of atomic structure and quantum theory. The quizzes also feature questions that are similar in format and content to those on the exam. You can expect to answer 90 selected-response items and 1 constructed response item on the assessment. Use the resources in this chapter to enhance your studies today.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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