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CliffsAP study guides help you gain an edge on Advanced Placement* exams. Review exercises, realistic practice exams, and effective test-taking strategies are the key to calmer nerves and higher AP* scores.

CliffsAP Biology, 2nd Edition, is for students who are enrolled in AP Biology or who are preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination in Biology. Inside, you’ll find hints for answering the essay and multiple-choice sections, a clear explanation of the exam format, a look at how exams are graded, and more:

  • A topic-by-topic look at what’s on the exam
  • A review of all 12 AP laboratory exercises
  • Must-know AP Biology essay questions.
  • Typical answers to free-response questions
  • Loads of illustrations, graphs, and tables

Sample questions (and answers!) and practice tests reinforce what you’ve learned in areas such as molecular genetics, photosynthesis, and animal behavior. CliffsAP Biology, 2nd Edition, also includes the following:

  • Chemistry of metabolic reactions
  • Structure and function of cells; cell division
  • Respiration, including the Krebs Cycle, glycolysis, and mitochondria
  • Heredity, including crosses, dominance, and inheritance
  • Taxonomy, with a survey of the five kingdoms
  • Plants, including tissues, germination and development, root and stem structures
  • Animal structure and function; reproduction and development

This comprehensive guide offers a thorough review of key concepts and detailed answer explanations. It’s all you need to do your best — and get the college credits you deserve.

*Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive review guide to help you refresh your study. This guide is particularly useful for midterms and final exams, condensing a semester's worth of information into one concise volume.

Synopsis:

When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, efficient test-prep guide delivers a complete program to help boost your score on the  Biology *Advanced Placement exam.

With a thorough review of all subjects covered in the exam, plus hundreds of practice questions and detailed answer explanations, this comprehensive guide is all you need to do your best  –   and obtain the college credits you deserve.

 

*Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

Synopsis:

Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP Biology exam

About the contents:

Introduction

  • A review of the AP exam format and scoring
  • Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions

  • Hints for tackling the essay questions

  • A list of 14 specific must-know principles

Part I: Subject Area Reviews

  • Covers 14 subject areas
  • Includes sample questions and answers for each subject

Part II: Laboratory Review

  • A focused review of all 12 AP laboratory exercises

Part III: AP Biology Practice Tests

  • 2 full-length practice tests that simulate the actual test
  • Answers and complete explanations

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Synopsis:

The inside tips and tricks you need to score big When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, efficient test-prep guide delivers a complete program to help boost your score on the Advanced Placement Biology exam.
  • Expert test-taking strategies
  • Focused reviews and exercises
  • Realistic full-length practice exams
  • Comprehensive exam overview
  • Action plan for effective preparation
  • Accurate self-assessment tests
With a thorough review of key concepts and terms plus detailed answer explanations, this comprehensive guide is all you need to do your best — and obtain the college credits you deserve. Visit the Test Prep ThinkTank @ cliffsnotes.com Free test samples and schedules Free test-taking tips and tricks Free info on other test resources Free CliffsNote-A-Day tips Plus hundreds of downloadable Cliffs titles Get the credit you deserve with CliffsAP CliffsAP guides are available for most Advanced Placement exams. See inside for a complete listing of these and other titles from the experts at CliffsNotes.

About the Author

Phillip E. Pack has taught AP Biology and gifted programs for eleven years. He is currently an assistant professor of math and science at Woodbury University in Burbank, California.

Table of Contents

'Introduction.

How You Should Use This Book.

What to Bring to the Exam.

Exam Format.

Exam Grading.

What’s on the Exam.

Hints for Taking the Multiple-Choice Section.

Hints for Taking the Essay Section.

Must-Know Essay Questions.

Some Final Suggestions.

PART I: SUBJECT AREA REVIEWS WITH SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.

Chemistry.

Review.

Atoms, Molecules, Ions, and Bonds.

Properties of Water.

Organic Molecules.

Carbohydrates.

Lipids.

Proteins.

Nucleic Acids.

Chemical Reactions in Metabolic Processes.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Cells.

Review.

Structure and Function of the Cell.

Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes.

Movement of Substances.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Cellular Respiration.

Review.

Glycolysis.

The Krebs Cycle.

Oxidative Phosphorylation.

How Many ATP?

Mitochondria.

Chemiosmosis in Mitochondria.

Two Types of Phosphorylation.

Anaerobic Respiration.

Alcohol Fermentation.

Lactic Acid Fermentation.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Photosynthesis.

Review.

Noncyclic Photophosphorylation.

Cyclic Photophosphorylation.

Calvin Cycle.

Chloroplasts.

Chemiosmosis in Chloroplasts.

Photorespiration.

C4 Photosynthesis.

CAM Photosynthesis.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Cell Division.

Review.

Mitosis and Cytokinesis.

Meiosis.

Mitosis versus Meiosis.

Genetic Variation.

Regulation of the Cell Cycle.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Heredity.

Review.

Complete Dominance, Monohybrid Cross.

Complete Dominance, Dihybrid Cross.

Test .

Incomplete.

Codominance.

Multiple Alleles.

Epistasis.

Pleiotropy.

Polygenic Inheritance.

Linked Genes.

Sex-Linked Inheritance.

X-Inactivation.

Nondisjunction.

Human Genetic Defects.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Molecular Genetics.

Review.

DNA Replication.

Replication of Telomeres.

Protein Synthesis.

Transcription.

mRNA Processing.

Translation.

Mutations.

DNA Organization.

The Molecular Genetics of Viruses.

The Molecular Genetics of Bacteria.

Regulation of Gene Expression.

Recombinant DNA.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Evolution.

Review.

Evidence for Evolution.

Natural Selection.

Sources of Variation.

Causes of Changes in Allele Frequencies.

Genetic Equilibrium.

Speciation.

Maintaining Reproductive Isolation.

Patterns of Evolution.

ivMacroevolution.

The Origin of Life.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Biological Diversity.Review.

Domain Archaea.

Domain Bacteria.

Domain Eukarya.

Kingdom Protista.

Kingdom Fungi.

Kingdom Plantae.

Kingdom Animalia.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Plants.

Review.

Plant Tissues.

The Seed.

Germination and Development.

Primary Growth Versus Secondary Growth.

Primary Structure of Roots.

Primary Structure of Stems.

Secondary Structure of Stems and Roots.

Structure of the Leaf.

Transport of Water.

Control of Stomata.

Transport of Sugars.

Plant Hormones.

Plant Responses to Stimuli.

Photoperiodism.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Animal Form and Function.

Review.

Thermoregulation.

The Respiratory System.

The Circulatory System.

The Excretory System.

The Digestive System.

The Nervous System.

The Muscular System.

The Immune System.

The Endocrine System.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Animal Reproduction and Development.

Review.

Characteristics That Distinguish the Sexes.

Human Reproductive Anatomy.

Gametogenesis in Humans.

Hormonal Control of Human Reproduction.

Embryonic Development.

Factors That Influence Development.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Animal Behavior.

Review.

Genetic Basis of Behavior.

Kinds of Animal Behavior.

Animal Movement.

Communication in Animals.

Foraging Behaviors.

Social Behavior.

Sample Questions and Answers.

Ecology.

Review.

Population Ecology.

Human Population Growth.

Community Ecology.

Coevolution.

Ecological Succession .

Ecosystems.

Biogeochemical Cycles.

Biomes.

Human Impact on the Biosphere.

Sample Questions and Answers.

PART II: LABORATORY REVIEW.

Laboratory Review.

Review.

Graphing Data.

Designing an Experiment.

Laboratory 1: Diffusion and Osmosis.

Laboratory 2: Enzyme Catalysis.

Laboratory 3: Mitosis and Meiosis.

Laboratory 4: Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis.

Laboratory 5: Cell Respiration.

Laboratory 6: Molecular Biology.

Laboratory 7: Genetics of Drosophila.

Laboratory 8: Population Genetics and Evolution.

Laboratory 9: Transpiration.

Laboratory 10: Physiology of the Circulatory System.

Laboratory 11: Animal Behavior.

Laboratory 12: Dissolved Oxygen and Aquatic Primary Productivity.

Sample Questions and Answers.

PART III: AP BIOLOGY PRACTICE TESTS.

Practice Test 1.

Section I (Multiple-Choice Questions).

Section II (Free-Response Questions).

Answer Key for Practice Test 1.

Scoring Your Practice Test.

Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1.

Practice Test 2.

Section I (Multiple-Choice Questions).

Section II (Free-Response Questions).

Answer Key for Practice Test 2.

Scoring Your Practice Test.

Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2. \n

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780764586828
Author:
Pack, Phillip E.
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Author:
Pack, Phillip E. PH. D.
Author:
Phillip E. Pack, Ph.D.
Author:
Pack, Phillip E.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Universities and colleges
Subject:
College Entrance
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
Advanced placement programs
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
College Test Prep
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
CliffsAP Guides
Series Volume:
39
Publication Date:
20030702
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
10.82x8.20x1.03 in. 1.44 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive review guide to help you refresh your study. This guide is particularly useful for midterms and final exams, condensing a semester's worth of information into one concise volume.
"Synopsis" by , When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, efficient test-prep guide delivers a complete program to help boost your score on the  Biology *Advanced Placement exam.

With a thorough review of all subjects covered in the exam, plus hundreds of practice questions and detailed answer explanations, this comprehensive guide is all you need to do your best  –   and obtain the college credits you deserve.

 

*Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

"Synopsis" by , Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP Biology exam

About the contents:

Introduction

  • A review of the AP exam format and scoring
  • Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions

  • Hints for tackling the essay questions

  • A list of 14 specific must-know principles

Part I: Subject Area Reviews

  • Covers 14 subject areas
  • Includes sample questions and answers for each subject

Part II: Laboratory Review

  • A focused review of all 12 AP laboratory exercises

Part III: AP Biology Practice Tests

  • 2 full-length practice tests that simulate the actual test
  • Answers and complete explanations

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

"Synopsis" by , The inside tips and tricks you need to score big When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, efficient test-prep guide delivers a complete program to help boost your score on the Advanced Placement Biology exam.
  • Expert test-taking strategies
  • Focused reviews and exercises
  • Realistic full-length practice exams
  • Comprehensive exam overview
  • Action plan for effective preparation
  • Accurate self-assessment tests
With a thorough review of key concepts and terms plus detailed answer explanations, this comprehensive guide is all you need to do your best — and obtain the college credits you deserve. Visit the Test Prep ThinkTank @ cliffsnotes.com Free test samples and schedules Free test-taking tips and tricks Free info on other test resources Free CliffsNote-A-Day tips Plus hundreds of downloadable Cliffs titles Get the credit you deserve with CliffsAP CliffsAP guides are available for most Advanced Placement exams. See inside for a complete listing of these and other titles from the experts at CliffsNotes.
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