The New York State Regents Examination in Physical Setting/Earth Science (Part D) consists of two components: a laboratory performance test and a written test. The performance test features three different stations of hands-on activities. Using the New York State Education Department guidelines for the 2009 Performance Test (Part D), Ward’s created cost-effective, convenient kits with everything you need to prepare for administering the test at each station.
This comprehensive kit for Station #1 includes 18 high-quality mineral and rock specimens from Ward’s extensive collection. Included Minerals are graphite, galena, hematite, calcite, fluorite, plagioclase feldspar (albite). Included Igneous Rocks are granite (coarse), pumice, obsidian, rhyolite. Sedimentary Rocks: conglomerate, sandstone, shale, limestone and Metamorphic Rocks: slate, schist (mica), gneiss (gray banded), and marble are also included. Additionally, the kit provides all testing tools for six station set ups. Call 800-962-2660 for a more detailed list of contents.