The FTCE Elementary Education K-6: Science exam is designed for entry-level educators to show their knowledge and skills needed to teach science for grades K-6. The test consists of elementary science questions about a variety of topics relating to Nature and Instruction, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science, and Life Science.
Taking the FTCE Elementary Education K-6: Science exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground. This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare. Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this test. In order to cover everything needed to teach elementary science, the exam is broken 5 competencies.
For more information, check out our FTCE Elementary Education K-6 practice test and breakdown.