Ch 5: Praxis General Science: Radioactivity

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you prepare for sections of the Praxis General Science exam that have to do with radioactivity. Use these videos to make sure you are ready for questions on radioactive decay, carbon dating and more.

Praxis General Science: Radioactivity - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter cover a variety of topics on radioactivity and the scientific principles of energy related to it so that you can feel prepared to answer questions on the Praxis General Science exam. By the end of this chapter, you'll have gone over:

  • Mass-energy conversion
  • Radioactive decay
  • Half-life
  • Applications of nuclear chemistry

This chapter includes a collection of engaging video lessons that cover each topic so that you go at your own pace and feel comfortable with one concept before moving on to another. You can also assess your understanding through the corresponding multiple-choice quizzes.

Praxis General Science: Radioactivity Chapter Objectives

The Praxis General Science test is a computer-based exam geared towards measuring your scientific knowledge and teaching skills. The test is comprised of 135 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 2.5 hours or less. This chapter will contribute to your preparation for the physical science portion of the exam, which makes up 51 of the test questions and constitutes 38% of your score on the exam. Familiarizing yourself with these principles will help you to ensure and bolster your comprehension going into the exam.

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