Ch 6: NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Transformation

About This Chapter

Nuclear transformation is just one of many science-related topics on the NYSTCE Chemistry exam. Prepping for this test is made less difficult when you utilize the resources in this chapter.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Transformation - Chapter Summary

When you take some time and explore the topics in each lesson, you will become familiar with content that will be on the exam. These include:

  • Mass-energy conversion
  • Radioactive decay
  • Carbon dating, fusion and fission
  • The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

The lessons in this chapter are effective at getting you ready for the exam because they break down principles and teach you new concepts about energy. You can watch the lessons anytime you have Internet access, via computer or mobile device. Written transcripts of the lessons include key terms and concepts in bold print, and you can print off a sheet of quiz questions and answers for offline study.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Transformation Chapter Objectives

If you are seeking a certification in New York State as a chemistry teacher, you need to pass the NYSTCE Chemistry exam. Content that is in this chapter is part of the subarea 2 section, which makes up 16% of the entire exam. All of the questions on this part are multiple-choice, like those on the short quizzes that accompany each of our lessons. You can use these quizzes for test practice, and rewatch the lessons as many times as needed prior to test day.

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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