Environment” Regents Exam is the final evaluation for Regents Biology.
It is given in June. It is
based on the “Living Environment” Core Curriculum.
The Regents Exam will
be calculated as 20% of the student's final course grade.
Environment Test Format :
||multiple choice questions
||content based testing knowledge of core
choice questions, graph, some multiple choice, some short answer
and skills based testing ability to analyze, apply and evaluate material
and application questions testing application of science concepts and
skills to address real world situations
||Multiple choice, Short answer, extended
labs done in class. Making Connections, Beaks of Finches,
Relationships & Biodiversity and
Diffusion Through a Membrane
The exam is offered by State Ed in January, June, and August every year.
Our students take the exam in June after they have completed the lab
are given a maximum of three hours
to complete the exam. They
must remain for a minimum period of time.
2 pencils, 2 pens (blue or black ink only), calculator
not to bring:
Students may not wear hats.
They are not allowed to have any other items at their desks
(including bags). They should not
bring anything valuable that they will not want to leave outside of the testing
for Completing Living Environment Answer Sheet
Part A – back of test
* Fill out heading
* Record name, period, and teachers name on front cover of exam
booklet (this will help the proctors return your booklet to me for
Parts B, C, and D – answers will be written in space provided in the
All answers will be in ink except graphs.
Be sure to use complete
sentences for short answers. Write neatly so I can read your
answers. Print if it is more
legible than cursive.
Remember to sign
declaration at end (Your test will not count if not signed).
Part A answer sheet and scrap paper
inside booklet (under front cover)
Please be patient
and polite as the teacher collects the tests.
He/she has to check several things on your test for your benefit.
It will take some time to properly check and collect.
You may not leave the room until he/she dismisses you.
a good night sleep
* Eat breakfast (even if it is junk food – your brain needs lots of C6H12O6)
YOUR TIME!!! Use the three
hours if you need it
* Use the restroom before the test
* Dress comfortably—dress in layers
Regents Review Resources:
Exam Prep Center (Oswego City School District)
Review Live -- Living Environment