We shape ourselves through the decisions
that shape our environment.
-- adaptation from Rene Dubos

APES (A.P. Environmental Science)      Syllabus

~ subject to adaptation ~

Current info from the AP course College Board web site

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



Chapter 1: Studying the State of Our Earth
Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Chapter 3: Ecosystem Ecology

Chapter 6: Population and Community Ecology
Chapter 7: The Human Population

Chapter 8: Earth Systems (Soil)
Chapter 11: Feeding the World

Chapter 11 extension: Pesticides

Chapter 9: Water Resources
Chapter 14: Water Pollution


Chapter 4: Global Climates and Biomes
Chapter 15: Air Pollution and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
Chapter 19: Global Change

Chapter 12: Nonrenewable Energy Resources
Chapter 13: Achieving Energy Sustainability

Chapter 17: Human Heath and Environmental Risks

Chapter 16: Waste Generation and Waste Disposal

Chapter 10: Land, Public and Private
Chapter 5: Evolution of Biodiversity
Chapter 18: Conservation of Biodiversity

Activities and resources:

Main   |   APES Binder Log

APES Notes and Handouts   |  APES Lesson Plans   

  APES Course Content from College Board  

APES Suggestions for Success   |  APES Web Page Links


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Last Update: 18 June 2018