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Publisher Comments:

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

If you're preparing for the AP Biology exam, this new edition of the best-selling guide gives you everything you need to build your skills and confidence and test your comprehension along the way.

The practice tests include answers and explanations to help you pinpoint areas for further study, while reviews and exercises address all of the test topics you'll encounter on exam day. Plus, proven test-taking strategies for both the multiple choice and essay parts of the test help you score higher.

  • Includes a review of the AP exam format and scoring
  • Proven test-taking strategies and focused subject reviews
  • Hints for tackling the multiple-choice and essay questions
  • Practice tests with complete answers and explanations
  • Accompanying CD-ROM gives you access to the practice tests in the book, plus more

When the pressure's on to score high, CliffsNotes has you covered.

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Synopsis:

The study guide contains subject review chapters on every topic covered on the test, including the labs--something unique to CliffsNotes. Two full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations are also included.

Synopsis:

Geared to the brand-new AP Biology exam, this revised CliffsNotes AP Biology with CD-ROM, Fourth Edition, not only includes targeted subject reviews and SIX practice exams, but also focuses on the all-important Lab Exercises that both teachers and students struggle through.

Synopsis:

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

CliffsNotes are fast, effective, and interactive!

Bonus CD-ROM includes:

  • Searchable PDFs of the book's content

  • Exams in timed and untimed modes

  • Number-correct score and number-incorrect score

  • Complete answers and explanations

About the Book:

Introduction

  • Reviews of the AP exam format and scoring

  • Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions

  • Hints for tackling the essay questions

Part I: Subject Area Reviews

  • Covers all subject areas you'll be tested on

  • Includes sample questions and answers for each subject

Part II: Laboratory Review

  • 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

Synopsis:

The book itself contains subect review chapters on every subject covered on the test, including the labs--a huge advantage for our book measured against the competition. Included in the book are 2 full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations.

About the Author

PHILLIP E. PACK, Ph.D., has taught AP Biology and gifted programs for more than fifteen years. He is 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.

Whats 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 Crosses.

Incomplete Dominance.

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.

Macroevolution.

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.

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360
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"Synopsis" by , The study guide contains subject review chapters on every topic covered on the test, including the labs--something unique to CliffsNotes. Two full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations are also included.
"Synopsis" by ,
Geared to the brand-new AP Biology exam, this revised CliffsNotes AP Biology with CD-ROM, Fourth Edition, not only includes targeted subject reviews and SIX practice exams, but also focuses on the all-important Lab Exercises that both teachers and students struggle through.
"Synopsis" by , Your complete guide to a higher score on the * AP Biology exam

CliffsNotes are fast, effective, and interactive!

Bonus CD-ROM includes:

  • Searchable PDFs of the book's content

  • Exams in timed and untimed modes

  • Number-correct score and number-incorrect score

  • Complete answers and explanations

About the Book:

Introduction

  • Reviews of the AP exam format and scoring

  • Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions

  • Hints for tackling the essay questions

Part I: Subject Area Reviews

  • Covers all subject areas you'll be tested on

  • Includes sample questions and answers for each subject

Part II: Laboratory Review

  • 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

"Synopsis" by ,
The book itself contains subect review chapters on every subject covered on the test, including the labs--a huge advantage for our book measured against the competition. Included in the book are 2 full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations.
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