Assessment Information

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     NYSED Science Timeline

     

    NYSED Science Timeline for New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards Implementation 
     
     

    REGENTS INFORMATION

     
    Regents Exams:


    Reference Tables for Physical Setting/Earth Science, Physical Setting/Chemistry, and  Physical Setting/Physics

    Colleagues - Please see the information below from NYSED Office of Standards and Instruction and Office of State Assessment

    Sample Questions for the new Elementary-Level Science (Grade 5) and Intermediate-Level Science (Grade 8) Examinations aligned to the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards (NYSP12SLS)

    • The Office of State Assessment has posted Sample Questions for the new Elementary-Level Science (Grade 5) and Intermediate-Level Science (Grade 8) Examinations aligned to the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards (NYSP12SLS).
    • The new Elementary-Level Science (Grade 5) and Intermediate-Level Science (Grade 8) Examinations will measure the 3 dimensions of the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards and will first be administered in June 2024.
    • Additional resources for these examinations are available on the Office of State Assessment’s New York State Grades 3-8 Science Learning Standards page.
    • Questions regarding the new Elementary-Level and Intermediate-Level Science Examinations may be directed to the Office of State Assessment at 518-474-5902 or emscassessinfo@nysed.gov.

     

    From the NYSED Office of State Assessment 

    Required Investigations for the Elementary- and Intermediate-level Science Tests (attachment)

    • The Elementary- and Intermediate-level Science Tests will be administered in Grades 5 and 8, respectively, for the first time in Spring 2024. These tests are designed to measure knowledge and skills contained in New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards.
    • To prepare for these tests with authentic, hands-on laboratory experience, students will participate in a series of required activities called Investigations.
    • Information about the investigations and the classroom materials list are included in the attached memo.
    • Further details, including notification of the availability of the investigations for schools and how to access them, will be provided in the coming months.
    • Questions can be directed to the Office of State Assessment -  emscassessinfo@nysed.gov.

    Required Investigations for the Elementary- and Intermediate-level Science Tests Memo