Regents Prep: Earth Science: Exam Overview:
Laboratory Performance

Part D Overview

Part D of the Physical Setting/Earth Science Regents Exam is referred to as the Laboratory Performance Exam.

Part D consists of a series of 6 tasks that are to be performed before the final exam.

These tasks are on the following topics:

  • Rock and Mineral identification
  • Density
  • Sun angle
  • Deposition
Exam Sections


B. Multiple-Choice &
Short CRQ
C. Extended CRQ
D. Laboratory Performance

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