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AP Biology Crash Course (REA Test Preps)by Michael D'alessio
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REA's Crash Course for the AP® Biology Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time
Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.
Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® Biology exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?
If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® Biology is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:
Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the revised AP® Biology course description outline and sample AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our targeted review focuses on the 4 Big Ideas that will be covered on the exam. Explanations of the 13 AP® Biology Labs are also included.
Expert Test-taking Strategies
This Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following this advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.
Take REA's FREE Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.
Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® Biology student must have.
When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® Biology!
AP BIOLOGY CRASH COURSE - GET A HIGHER SCORE IN LESS TIME Late getting started? Facing too many AP tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time! Study Only What You Need to Know
REAs AP Biology Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced Placement Biology exam and actual AP Biology test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your study time. Expert Test-Taking Strategies
Developed by an Advanced Placement teacher with many years of classroom experience, this AP Biology Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and free-response questions. By following the AP authors expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the AP Biology test. Key Terms You Must Know
Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your AP Biology score. Our expert advice includes the key terms you need to know before taking the AP Biology exam. Free Online AP Biology Practice Exam
Our full-length online AP Biology practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the actual exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. It even provides helpful diagnostics to pinpoint where youre strongest and where you need to focus.
About the Author
Michael DAlessio earned his B.S. in Biology from Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, and his M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He has had an extensive career teaching all levels of mathematics and science, including AP® Biology. Mr. DAlessio serves as the Supervisor of the Mathematics and Business Department at Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, New Jersey.
Lauren Gross earned her B.S. in Biology from Dickinson College and her Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Pennsylvania State University. She teaches AP® Biology to homeschooled children in the United States and abroad for Pennsylvania Homeschoolers, where she is also a home education evaluator. As an assistant professor at Loyola College in Maryland, Ms. Gross taught various biology, genetics, and botany courses.
Jennifer C. Guercio earned an M.S. in Molecular Biology with a concentration in neuroscience from Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey. For the past several years, she has been doing research in neuroscience as well as teaching academic writing at Montclair State University. Ms. Guercio attended North Carolina State University as a Park Scholar where she earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees.
Table of Contents
About This Book
About Our Authors
Chapter 1 Keys for Success on the AP Biology Exam
Chapter 2 Natural Selection and Evolution
Chapter 3 Evolution: An Ongoing Process
Chapter 4 Common Descent
Chapter 5 Origin of Life
Cellular Processes: Energy and Communication
Chapter 6 Energy
Chapter 7 Photosynthesis
Chapter 8 Fermentation and Cellular Respiration
Chapter 9 Matter
Chapter 10 Cellular Structure
Chapter 11 Membranes and Transport
Chapter 12 Homeostasis
Chapter 13 Reproduction, Growth, and Development
PART Genetics and Information Transfer
Chapter 14 DNA Structure and Replication
Chapter 15 RNA Structure and Gene Expression
Chapter 16 Nucleic Aid Technology and Applications
Chapter 17 The Cell Cycle and Mitosis
Chapter 18 Meiosis
Chapter 19 Structure and Inheritance of Chromosomes
Chapter 20 Regulation of Gene Expression
Chapter 21 Genetic Variation
Chapter 22 Cell Communication
Chapter 23 Organismal Communication and Behavior
Chapter 24 Population Dynamics
Chapter 25 Community Dynamics
Chapter 26 Ecosystem Dynamics
The Exam and The Labs
Chapter 27 Science Practices and Essay Writing
Chapter 28 The 13 AP Biology Labs
Online Practice Exam.................. www.rea.com/studycenter PART V PART VI PART IV
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