Standardized Test Preparation

New York Regents

Note: The requirements for this exam include topics also covered by the 11th grade Chemistry and 9th grade Earth Science exams. Those topics are noted in the table below.

Assessment Exam - NY Regents Physics
Forces and Interactions eTAP Lesson
Analyze data to support the claim that Newton’s Second Law of Motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration.
NY.PS2.1
One Dimensional Motion Problems (Newton's Second Law)

Newton's First Law

Circular Motion

Circular Motion Problems
Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.
NY.PS2.2
Momentum

Momentum Calculations

Momentum Conservation

Unbalanced Forces and Momentum
Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine adevice that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.
NY.PS2.3
Two Dimensional Problems Involving Balanced Forces

Applying Forces to an Object (Newton's 3rd Law)

Elastic and Inelastic Collisions
Use mathematical representations of Newton’s Law of Gravitation and Coulomb’s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.
NY.PS2.4
Universal Law of Gravitation

Problems With Coulomb's Law
Plan and conductan investigation to provide evidence that an electric currentc an produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.
NY.PS2.5
Electric Fields

Magnetic Materials and Electric Currents
Energy eTAP Lesson
Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative position of particles (objects).
NY.PS3.2
Kinetic Energy Calculations

Gravitational Potential Energy Calculations

Internal Energy

Entropy
Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.
NY.PS3.3
Conservation of Energy Problems

Problems with Various Sources of Potential Energy
Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperature are combined within a closed system results in a more uniform energy distribution among the components in the system (second law of thermodynamics).
NY.PS3.4
Second Law of Thermodynamics

Problems Involving Heat Flow, Work, and Efficiency in a Heat Engine

First Law of Thermodynamics
Analyze data to support the claim that Ohm’s Law describes the mathematical relationship among the potential difference, current, and resistance of an electric circuit.
NY.PS3.6
Predict the Voltage of Current

Ohm's Law Problems

Kirchhoff's First Law
Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation eTAP Lesson
Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the period, frequency, wavelength ,and speed of waves traveling and transferring energy (amplitude, frequency) invarious media.
NY.PS4.1
Waves and Energy

Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

Wave Properties
Evaluate questions about the advantages of using a digital transmission and storage of information.
NY.PS4.2
Wavelength, Frequency, and Wave Speed Problems

Sound Waves, Radio Waves, Light, and X-rays
Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model (quantum theory), and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other.
NY.PS4.3
Plasma Vector Force Fields of Electric and Magnetic Fields

Force on a Charged Particle
Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.
NY.PS4.5
Electric Field Calculations

Static Electric Fields

Magnitude of Force
Use mathematical models to determine relationships among the size and location of images, size and location of objects, and focal lengths of lenses and mirrors.
NY.PS4.6
Lenses and Reflections

Structure and Properties of Matter eTAP Lesson
Develop models to illustrate the changes in the composition of the nucleus of the atom and the energy released during the processes of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.
NY.PS1.8
Nuclear Forces

Energy Release in Nuclear Fusion

Three Common Forms of Radioactive Decay

Thompson's Model

Rutherford's Model

Quantum Theory - Bohr's Model
Energy eTAP Lesson
Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.
NY.PS3.1
Heat Flow and Molecule (Atomic) Motion

Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions

Problems Involving Heat Flow
Develop and use a model of two objects interacting through electric or magnetic fields to illustrate the forces between objects and the changes in energy of the objects due to the interaction.
NY.PS3.5
Electrical and Gravitational Potential Energy Problems

Gibbs Free Energy Equation

Naturally Occurring Isotopes

Space Systems eTAP Lesson
Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe.
NY.ESS1.2
The Big Bang Model

The Solar Nebula/Earth's Formation from the Nebula
Engineering Design eTAP Lesson
Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.
NY.ETS1.1
Principal Natural Hazards
Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.
NY.ETS1.2
Tools and Technology

Balanced Forces

Transistors

Two Dimensional Trajectory Problems

Two Dimensional Vectors
Evaluate a solution to a complex real-world problem based on prioritized criteria and trade-offs that account for a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics, as well as possible social, cultural, and environmental impacts.
NY.ETS1.3
Water Supply

Solving Constant Speed and Average Speed Problems
Use a computer simulation to model the impactof proposed solutions to a complex real-world problem with numerous criteria and constraints on interactions within and between systems relevant to the problem.
NY.ETS1.4
Computer Models to Study Greenhouse Effect

Heat Flow and Work