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Course SummaryIncrease your understanding of the topics you'll find on the NY Regents Physics Examination, including kinematics, linear momentum and magnetism, with this engaging review course. Use our short video lessons and quizzes to gauge your understanding of the material and identify topics you may need to study further.
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About the Course
Prospective high school graduates in New York State must earn a Regents Diploma by completing a set number of credits and passing five Regents Exams. One of these exams must be in science; you can choose from tests in chemistry, earth science, the living environment and physics. If you opt to pursue a diploma with advanced designation, you'll have to take a Regents Exam in a physical science and another in a life science.
Our online study guide in physics can help you review ahead of the Physics Regents Exam. Jog your memory concerning physics basics, such as types of lab equipment and application of physics to daily life, and other topics through dozens of brief but comprehensive video lessons. This course also includes chapters on the following:
- Mathematics of physics
- Energy and thermodynamics
- Linear momentum
- Rotational motion
- Electricity in physics
- Waves, sound and light
- Modern physics
The Physics Regents Exam comprises 85 questions. These questions are divided over three sections. The first features only multiple-choice questions, while the second has both multiple-choice and written-response questions. The third section is made up of only open-ended questions. You'll be able to use the 2006 Edition Reference Tables for Physical Setting/Physics, along with a scientific or graphing calculator, centimeter ruler and protractor, to complete this exam. All of these materials will be provided for you.
Physics Regents Exam Preparation
These video lessons make physics easy to understand through everyday language and real-world examples. You can watch the videos as often as you need to nail down each concept, and our video tags make it easy to return to topics that are giving you a bit of trouble. You also can gauge how well you've absorbed the presented information by completing the short self-assessment quizzes that accompany each video. These quizzes are in multiple-choice format, which can help familiarize you with one type of question you'll encounter on the Physics Regents Exam.
Physics Regents Exam Scoring
Written-response and open-ended questions on the Physics Regents Exam must be scored by at least two science teachers, using a scoring key and rating guide provided by the state, while the multiple-choice questions might be graded by hand or by computer. To qualify for your Regents Diploma, your score on the Physics Regents Exam must total at least 65 on a 100-point scale.
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