"The Earth does not belong to us-- we belong to the Earth."
-- Chief Seattle, 1854

APES (A.P. Environmental Science)
Notes & Handouts
First semester

 

This page will be updated throughout the school year to reflect our new textbook.

 

TEXTBOOK: Friedland and Relyea. Environmental Science for AP. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company, 2015.

SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCE: Morrow, Angela and T. Ligget. Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam. New York, NY: The Princeton Review. (updated yearly)



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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Summer Assignment
General Handouts
First Week(s) of School
Important Course Information: an overview
Free Response Questions - IMPORTANT
Ch. 1: Studying the State of Our Earth - updated
Ch. 2: Environmental Systems - updated
Ch. 3: Ecosystem Ecology - updated
Projects: Biogeochemical Cycles; Biomes - updated
Ch. 6: Population and Community Ecology - updated
Ch. 7: The Human Population - updated
Ch. 8: Earth Systems (Soil) - updated
Ch. 11: Feeding the World - updated
Ch. 11: Feeding the World extension (Pesticides)- updated
Ch. 9: Water Resources
Ch. 14: Water Pollution
 
Ch. 4: Global Climates and Biomes - old
APES Math Skills Remediation
Semester Exam - old
For the AP Exam: How to Write Essays

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SUMMER ASSIGNMENT

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GENERAL

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FIRST WEEK(S) OF SCHOOL

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IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION: an overview for reference

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FREE RESPONSE QUESTIONS

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STUDYING THE STATE OF OUR EARTH (Ch. 1) - updated

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ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS (Ch. 2) - updated

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ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (Ch. 3) - updated

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PROJECTS

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POPULATION AND COMMUNITY ECOLOGY (Ch. 6)

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THE HUMAN POPULATION (Ch. 7)

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EARTH SYSTEMS -- SOIL (Ch. 8)

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FEEDING THE WORLD (Ch. 11)

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FEEDING THE WORLD (Ch. 11 extension - Pesticides)

not completely updated below...

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WATER RESOURCES (Ch. 9)

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WATER POLLUTION (Ch. 14)

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APES MATH SKILLS REMEDIATION

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SEMESTER EXAM - 2017

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FOR THE AP EXAM

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