AP Environmental Science
Environmental Science is the study of the way humans interact with their environment, both living and non-living components. The goal of this class is to raise awareness on the global and local environmental issues we face today. Also, this class helps to develop ways to help combat these environmental stresses.
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AP Environmental Science Exam
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The Lorax- Original Dr. Seuss cartoon
AP Resource Websites:
*Textbook website- helpful chapter tests, flashcards, and more!
Congratulations to all "Eating Green" Challengers 2012!
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Ch. 16 Geology
1) Real-time recordings of earthquakes
3) Effects of Earthquakes: Top 10
Ch. 11- Forestry Practices for Harvesting & Sustainable Forestry
Deforestation Mock Trial Help:
Actual information and trial documents for Ringling Bros. lawsuit for abuse of elephants
Persuasion Map - Interactive site to help map out your arguments
Printouts and more on preparing for mock trial
CH. 10 Human Population: "Tales from the Crypt" lab
CH. 9 Thanksgiving Break assignment
Ch. 6 Website links
Wind Webquest (handout pages 1-3)
1) Forces and wind: Online Meteorology guide
2) Local Wind and weather
3) Drawing Isobars
Weather Webquest (handout p. 6)
Ch. 5 Animation links
-Geologic Time Scale Webquest
- Genetic Engineering virtual lab
You will type the Letter to Congress and bring it with you, with a addressed, stamped envelope, the day of your final. Part #2 of the Final exam will be a FRQ on the day of your test (Topic: BP Oil Spill)
*SENIORS- Textbooks and hall passes collected on Tues. 5/8; Signing exemption form on Weds. 5/9!
*WEAR EARTH DAY T-SHIRTS ON FRIDAY, 4/20!
Due BY Weds. 4/18 for approval - Earth Day T-shirt design (instructions file below)
Due Monday, 4/16- Ch. 24 outline
*QUIZ on Ch. 20/21 on Friday, 4/13!
Due Weds. 4/11- Read "China's Syndrome" article and answer questions on separate paper
Due Tues., 4/10- Ch. 20 & 21 outlines
DUE on date of your after school review #3(week of April 9th) - Bring SELF-GRADED Mock exam FRQ's
(underlining/highlighting key words from scoring guide that demonstrate correct answer; use different color to easily distinguish; show total score earned for each FRQ) * see file below for scoring guide!
Due Monday, 4/9 - Home Energy Audit
Due Monday, 4/2- Ch. 18 outline notes
Due Weds. 3/28- Energy Consumption calculations worksheet
Due Tues. 3/27 - Cookie mining lab calculations and questions
Due Monday, 3/26 - Ch. 17 outline
*QUIZ on Ch. 16 on Friday, 3/23! Read through Cookie Mining Lab for class!
Due Thurs. 3/22- Plate Tectonics lab - see above links to needed websites!
Due Weds. 3/21 - Ch. 16 outline
*Quiz on Ch. 25/26/27 on Tues. 3/20!
Due Monday, 3/19 - CH. 25/26/27 review Q's
Due Monday, 3/5 - Ch. 19 Outline notes *CH. 19 QUIZ on FRIDAY, 3/9!
Due Friday, 3/2 - Oil Eating Bacteria Lab Q's / Fecal Coliform Lab Analysis - (Summary of class results and analysis of "WHY" you think you got the results you did. Explain! ) / Oil Spill Clean Up lab
DUE Friday, 2/24 - Waster water Treatment Lab and Groundwater Determination Contaminated well lab
Due Weds. 2/15- Finish Ch. 15 Water Resources review worksheet
Due Monday, 2/13 - Ch. 15 &22 outline notes
Due Friday, 2/10 - "Eating Green" Challenge follow up essay due to turnitin.com by 2:30 pm!
Due Tues, 2/7- Read the NY Times article, "Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler" and answer the questions on the handout below (see file below)
Due Monday, 2/6- Mock Exam field trip permission slip
*Eating Green Challenge begins on Weds. 2/1 - Weds. 2/7! See below of assignment info. Start tracking your food consumption in your food diary!
Due Monday, 1/30- Ch. 14 and section 13-4 outline notes
Due Friday, 1/27 - Invasive & Endangered species poster (see under Helpful websites for some research links)
Due Tues. 1/24 - Ch. 12 outline notes
DUE FRIDAY, 1/13- Chapter 11 Test- Part 1: Multiple choice completed on GREEN side of scantron and bring to class. (test file below); You will need to open the Ch. 11 power point notes (file below) for some questions!
*Logging Mock Trial - Weds. 1/11 and Thurs. 1/12! Be prepared! (*Instructions and schedule below)
Due Monday, 1/9- Written research/questions on your assigned role in the mock trial (on separate paper)
Due Friday, 1/6 - Ch. 11 outline notes
*CH. 10 TEST: FRQ on Tues. 1/3 and Multiple Choice on Weds. 1/4!
Due Monday, 1/2/12 - Winter Break AP practice questions and Environmental Movie paper (uploaded to turnitin.com; no hard copy needed); see below for approved movie list
Due Thursday, 12/15 - "Tales from the Crypt" human population lab (tables completed, 3 graphs & discussion questions)
Due Friday, 12/9 - Earth week Speech Essay due by 2:30 pm to turnitin.com
Due Weds. 12/8 Read through "Tales from the Crypt" lab instructions; Meet in 2nd floor library computer lab!
Due Tues. 12/6 - Register for an account on turnitin.com or add APES as a class to your existing account. See below for course ID and passwords, based on your class period.
* Period 4 : ID- 3574391 password: apes4
* Period 5 : ID- 3574394 password: apes5
* Period 6 : ID- 3574387 password: apes6
Due Monday, 12/5- Ch. 10 outline notes
*CH. 8 & 9 Test on Friday, 12/2!
DUE Thurs. 12/1 - If you lost points, for not completing Paramecia lab graph, you can complete it for 5 points! (AFTER SCHOOL REVIEW for Ch. 8 & 9 Test - Thursday, 12/1)
Due Monday, 11/28 (Thanksgiving Break homework) - Ch. 9 outline notes and complete worksheet packet of review questions and lab (see above for Virtual lab link!)
Due Tues. 11/15- Ch. 8 outline notes
** CH. 7 TEST - Thursday, 11/10 : BRING CH. 7 FRQ WITH YOU! (see file below for review sheet!)
Due Friday, 11/4 - Read the South Florida ecosystems hand out and organize the major characteristics of each Freshwater and Saltwater habitat into a chart. May be typed or hand written.
Due Monday, 10/24- Ch. 7 outline notes
Due Thursday 10/20- Biomes brochure project
*Weds, 10/19 - Chapters 5 & 6 TEST! Bring Ch. 6 FRQ with you to the test! (in pen only!)
Due Friday, 10/14 - Finish El Nino article questions
Due Weds. 10/12 - Finish Wind/ Weather webquest worksheets (Weds. 10/12 - in class day to work on biomes project! Come prepared!)
Due Monday, 10/10 - Finish Terrestrial biomes review chart
Ch. 6 outline notes due Friday 10/7
Finish frog lab questions for Wed. 10/5
Due Monday 10/3 - Finish Ch. 5 website worksheet (Virtual lab -genetic engineering)
CH. 5 outline notes due Friday 9/30!
Ch. 4 test - 9/28!
Porosity/Permeability Lab due Tuesday 9/27!
Biogeochemical cycles worksheets due Monday 9/26!
Soil lab due Thursday 9/22!
*TEST on Ch. 1-3 on Thursday, 9/8!
Due Weds. 9/7 Ch. 3 outline notes worksheet
Due Tuesday, 9/6 - Ch. 2 outline notes and Important Environmental Figures chart
Due Friday, 9/2/11- Environmental History Timeline (see file below for instructions)
Due Thursday, 9/1/11- Email me your results and responses to homework questions for the Online Ecological Footprint Self quiz (see file below for instructions) * Must be received by 2:30 pm on Thursday!
DUE Friday, 8/26/11- Read Ch. 1 and outline notes in notebook (handwritten only)
Due 8/22/11- Complete Environ. laws/ legislation chart; Watch "The Lorax" and answer video questions. Answer APES opening Free Response questions. Be ready to discuss in class. (movie ~25 mins); Print and sign Lab safety contract (see summer work file below for all details!)
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