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Ch 15: NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Reactions

About This Chapter

Explore the engaging videos in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of nuclear reactions as you study for the NYSTCE Chemistry assessment. You can learn more about the subject area, then test your comprehension with lesson quizzes.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Reactions - Chapter Summary

Revisit chemistry concepts you haven't explored in weeks, months or years by exploring the lessons in this chapter. You can get reacquainted with nuclear reactions to ensure you're able to do the following on the NYSTCE assessment:

  • Define and describe nuclear reaction
  • Share the meaning of radioactive substances
  • Explain how to use radioisotopes in the sciences
  • Discuss the risks of nuclear power plants and radioactive waste

Expert instructors present specific details about nuclear reactions you will be expected to understand on exam day. Self-assessment quizzes reinforce lesson concepts and allow you to test your comprehension to ensure you fully understand the materials.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Reactions Chapter Objectives

The lessons in this chapter cover topics found in Subarea VI of the NYSTCE Chemistry assessment, which examines interactions of chemistry and the environment. This subarea constitutes about 10% of the total test. Use the lessons in this chapter to increase your knowledge of nuclear reactions. Doing so can improve your chances of passing the assessment with a minimum score of 220, and help you secure the licensure needed to teach chemistry in New York State classrooms.

The assessment consists of 90 selected-response items and 1 constructed-response item. Additional subareas on the exam test your knowledge of scientific inquiry, atomic structure, chemical bonds, molecular structure, chemical reactions, stoichiometry and more. In addition to taking self-assessment quizzes, you can gauge your understanding of nuclear reactions by accessing a chapter exam. If you have any questions about lesson topics, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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