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Preparing for the AP Environmental Science exam requires a deep understanding of many different topics in environmental science as well as an understanding of the AP exam and the types of questions it asks. This course is Part 1 of our AP Environmental Science series designed to prepare you for the AP exam.
In Part 1, you will learn about the living world. You will examine environmental issues, look at the history of environmental problems, discuss evolution and its link to biodiversity, climates and biomes, ecosystems and the life found there.
As you work through this course, you will find lecture videos taught by expert AP Environmental Science teachers, practice multiple choice questions and free response questions that are similar to what you will encounter on the AP exam and tutorial videos that show you step-by-step how to solve problems. By the end of the course, you will be prepared to take on the AP exam!
This course is authorized as an Advanced Placement® (AP®) course by the AP Course Audit. The AP Course Audit was created by the College Board to give schools and students the confidence that all AP courses meet or exceed the same clearly articulated curricular expectations of colleges and universities.
By taking an AP course and scoring successfully on the related AP Exam, students can:
- Stand Out in College Admissions
- Earn College Credits
- Skip Introductory Classes
- Build College Skills
Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these offerings.
- Prepare for the AP Environmental Science Exam
- Learn about Environmental Problems and History, Ecosystems and the Living World
- Get Multiple Choice, Free-Response and Exam Practice
- Inquiry-based lab and field experiences
- Reid Whitaker
- Shari Carswell
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