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Ch 3: TExES Chemistry: Matter

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Review what you know about the properties and states of matter with these video lessons and self-assessment quizzes. You will find knowledge of this material important when taking the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Chemistry exam.

TExES Chemistry: Matter - Chapter Summary

Use our video lessons to help you develop a deeper understanding of the chemical properties of matter and the processes affecting matter as you prepare to take the TExES Chemistry exam for grades 7-12. The videos address the following topics that you are likely to encounter on the exam:

  • Defining matter
  • Identifying the physical and chemical properties of matter
  • Explaining the types of changes to matter
  • Naming the types of mixtures
  • Discussing the ways in which mixtures can be separated
  • Detailing the process of chromatography

Though tackling complex topics, these videos use simple language and illustrated examples to make the material accessible. Once you feel you have mastered what is covered in the lessons, you can test yourself with accompanying quizzes that use the same multiple-choice format you will find on the actual TExES Chemistry exam.

TExES Chemistry: Matter Objectives

The Matter chapter is designed to enhance your understanding of what matter is, how it changes and what impacts its chemical properties. Demonstrating proficiency in this material will help you answer relevant questions found on the TExES Chemistry 7-12 exam. The computer-administered exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. A minimum score of 240 is needed to pass this and all other TExES exams.

The state of Texas uses TExES exams to certify entry-level teachers in various content areas. Exams are available in core subjects such as English, math and science as well as specific content areas such as art, history, music, physical education and dance. Certification is available at the elementary, middle and high school levels.

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