How to Pass the Living Environment Regents Exam

Instructor: Shelby Golden
You can find out how to get ready for the NYS Living Environment Regents Exam with this article. Get study tips and learn more about how to pass this test.

Be Prepared for All Sections of the Exam

The Living Environment Regents Exam includes four sections. The first three sections will test your understanding of cells, genetics, evolution, the human body and ecology. The fourth area will be used to assess your laboratory skills. The exam includes constructed-response and multiple-choice questions. If you need some specific help with strategies, you can utilize with multiple choice questions, check out this multiple choice strategies lesson.

Passing the exam will require you to be able to correctly answer questions dealing with all of these subjects. You have several options that can help you get comfortable with these four areas:

Attend Classes

The Living Environment Regents Exam is associated with your Living Environment Science course. Regularly attending and participating in class, completing your homework assignments and reading your textbook will go a long way to making sure you pass the test. Attending class also gives you the opportunity to take valuable notes that can help you study and also gives you time to ask questions about any concepts that might confuse you. Your teacher will also, more than likely, share helpful exam and test-taking tips during class time.

Put in Extra Study Time

You can work with your classmates in study groups to prepare for this exam. Keep in mind that many school districts provide students with extra help getting ready for the Regents Exams, so find out if there are any useful resources available to you. If your school doesn't offer anything, check out prep centers from other districts.

You can also look at copies of old versions of the exam to help you get an idea of the information that will be included in the current version. Test yourself and then look at the answer key to see how well you did and pinpoint areas that you need extra help in. You can print out copies of old exams from the NY State Education Department's website, or your teacher may even have copies available for your use.

Review Online

Study.com offers a NY Living Environment Regents Exam Study Guide that you can check out for additional help. This course includes video lessons that can help you review what you learned in your Living Environment Science class. Examples of topics include evolution, molecular biology lab techniques, organic chemistry, physiology, ecology, and animal reproduction. You'll also be able to complete quizzes that will allow you to practice answering questions similar to what you'll face on the exam. You'll even have the opportunity to contact science experts if you have any questions while you work on this course.

If you need help with the other science Regents Exams, you can check out these courses that deal with:

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