Core Videos - Praxis Elementary Education (Science Sample - Structure of the Earth System)

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Click below to play a sample Core Video from our Praxis Elementary Education Online Prep program.  This particular video focuses on important terminology you may encounter on the exam that describes the basic structure of the Earth, including the four "spheres" that comprise the Earth's surface, as well as the four layers that make up the Earth's internal composition.

When you purchase any of our Praxis Elementary Education Online Prep programs, you'll get Core Videos like this one covering every key Earth science, life science, and physical science concept you need to pass.  You'll learn the same key subject matter you would in our live classes, as well as strategies for success on the various multiple choice question types you can expect on the exam.  Then, once you are confident with the underlying subject matter, you can watch our Smart-STEM Virtual Tutoring videos, in which a tutor will show you how to apply your knowledge to the specific question types you are most likely to encounter on the actual test.

Both our Core Videos and Smart-STEM Virtual Tutoring videos are included in all our Online Prep programs!


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These Core Videos Are Included in All Our Praxis Elementary Ed. (Science Section) Online Prep Programs...

Below is a complete list of the Core Videos that are included in all our Praxis Elementary Education (Science Section) Online Prep programs.  These videos have been created by our industry-leading team of Teachers and Subject Matter Experts based on the official Content Specifications published for the Praxis Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (5018) and Praxis Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001-5005) exams, along with research and feedback from students and test takers, so you get an engaging, easy-to-use, and highly-focused program that makes the absolute most of your study time and teaches you the exact content knowledge and strategy you need to pass the exam.

  • Structure of the Earth System (You are currently viewing this free sample video.)
  • The Rock Cycle
  • Plate Tectonics and Effects of Plate Movements
  • Paleontology
  • Bodies of Water
  • The Sun, Solar System, and Galaxy
  • Eclipses, Lunar Phases, and Tides
  • The Calendar and Seasons
  • Characteristics of Living Things
  • Cells
  • Organ Systems
  • Genetics, Evolution, & Heredity
  • Regulation and Behavior
  • Physical Factors Affecting Organisms
  • Categories and Traits of Familiar Organisms
  • Ecosystems and Relationships Between Organisms
  • Basics of Matter
  • Chemical Changes, Physical Changes, and Mixtures
  • Motion and Related Concepts
  • Basics of Energy
  • Temperature, Thermal Energy, and Heat
  • Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Light Waves and Sound Waves
  • Personal Health
  • Science as a Human Endeavor
  • Unifying Processes of Science


Enroll in Praxis Elementary Education Online Prep, and you can begin watching all these Core Videos right now!  You'll also get instant access to a host of other great features, including Smart-STEM Virtual Tutoring Videos in which an expert tutor will discuss each question from the science section of your full-length, Praxis Elementary Education (Version 1) Practice Test, teaching you proven strategies for applying the subject matter knowledge you've gained from our Core Videos to the specific types of questions you are most likely to encounter on the real exam.

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