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

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

TEXTBOOK: Wright, Richard T. Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005.

RECOMMENDED 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: Toward a Sustainable Future
Ch. 2: Ecosystems - What They Are
Ch. 3: Ecosystems - How They Work
Ch. 4: Ecosystems - How They Change
Projects: Biogeochemical Cycles; Biomes
Ch. 5: The Human Population
Ch. 6: Population and Development
Ch. 9: The Production and Distribution of Food
Ch. 8: Soil - Foundation for Land Ecosystems
Ch. 7 & 17: Water Topics
Semester Exam
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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TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE (Ch. 1)

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ECOSYSTEMS: WHAT THEY ARE (Ch. 2)

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ECOSYSTEMS: HOW THEY WORK (Ch. 3)

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ECOSYSTEMS: HOW THEY CHANGE (Ch. 4)

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PROJECTS

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THE HUMAN POPULATION: DIMENSIONS (Ch. 5)

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POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Ch. 6)

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THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD (Ch. 9)

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SOIL: FOUNDATION FOR LAND ECOSYSTEMS (Ch. 8)

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WATER TOPICS (Ch. 7 & 17)

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SEMESTER EXAM

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FOR THE AP EXAM

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