AP Environmental Science 2019-2020
Grade(s): 10-12 Credit(s): 1.2 Level: AP (Weighted .5) Period(s): 7
Term(s): Year Fee: AP Exam
Prerequisite: B+ in Honors Biology or A- in Biology, B or concurrent enrollment in Honors Chemistry AND B in Algebra 2 Recommended: Strong reading and writing skills
This course is designed to be the equivalent of a one-semester, introductory college course in environmental science. It prepares the students to take the AP Environmental Science exam through a more advanced study of topics in environmental science. This course provides students with the scientific concepts and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human made, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and examine alternative solutions for resolving and /or preventing them. Summer assignments are given. Students in this course are expected to take the AP Environmental Science Examination.
New Textbook this fall: Environmental Science for the AP Course 3rd Edition, 2019. Friedland and Relyea. Bedford, Freeman & Worth High School Publishers.
AP Exam- May 6th, 2020 Session 2- Noon