AP Environmental Science Schedule

Click dates to see schedules and assignments 2011-12

Topics / % of AP Exam / # Class Hrs
Text Chapters
Earth Systems & Resources
(10-15% of AP Exam)

Chapters 1, 2, 3
Lab: Soil Porosity & Permeability
Lab: Bottle Biology Ecosystem Stacks
Lab: Primary Productivity

The Living World
(10-15% of AP Exam)

Chapter 4, 5, 6, 7
Lab: Comparing Biodiversity
Lab: Tragedy of the Commons

Populations
(10-15% of AP Exam)

Cumulative Sem Test

Chapters 8 & 9 (10,11)
Lab: Comparing Survivorship Curves
Lab: Capture, Mark & Recapture Sampling
F

Land & Water Use
(10- 15% of AP Exam)

Chapters 13, 14, & 15
Lab: Watershed Assessment
Lab: Solid Waste Decomposition
Lab: Salinity & Mung Bean Germination

Energy Resources & Consumption
(10-15% of AP Exam)

Chapters 16 - 17
Lab: Home Energy Audit

Pollution
(25-30% of AP Exam)

Chapters 18, 19, 20, 21, & 22
Lab: LD50 Calculation for Bloodworms & Nicotine Toxicity
Lab: Monitoring Water Quality

2nd Sem

Global Change & AP Test Review
(10-15% of AP Exam)

Cumulative Semester Test

Chapters 23-26
Lab: Solid Waste Inventory
Lab: Personal Water Use Inventory

Monday May 6 at 8:00 AM
AP Examination
May 7 - School End
Toward Sustainability Showcase
of Group Science Projects

Sustainability Showcase &
Wind Turbine Competition