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ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING A 5 ON THE AP* BIOLOGY EXAM?

Get fully prepared with the AP* Biology test prep AP* teachers recommend. The Most Complete AP* Biology Subject Review:

Everything you need to know for the Advanced Placement* Biology exam, selected and presented by seasoned high school and college faculty with extensive AP* Biology experience. The Best AP* Biology Practice Exams Available:

6 full-length AP* Biology practice tests based on official AP* Biology exam questions released by the College Board - balanced to include every topic and type of question you can expect on the actual AP* Biology exam. Total Explanations of AP* Biology Exam Questions & Answers:

Each AP* Biology practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but why the others are wrong, so youll be prepared for the exam! Proven Test Prep Methods:

REAs focused content and practical advice has helped millions of AP* students score higher. With our step-by-step plan, you can earn a 5 on the AP* Biology exam and get the credit you deserve! Recommended by AP* Biology Teachers:

For years, AP* Biology teachers have relied on REA for effective, authoritative Advanced Placement* study guides. Our authors include nationally known AP* experts who have personally coached generations of successful Advanced Placement* students. In our AP* Biology test prep, weve combined the insights of high school teachers and college faculty into one powerful volume. Get the Worlds Most Advanced AP* Biology Software:

REAs TestWare combines a realistic test environment with the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available. With every AP* Biology practice test you take, youll gain knowledge and confidence for the real AP* exam. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of AP* Biology questions that give you trouble now, so youll succeed on test day!

Synopsis:

Are you serious about scoring a 5 on your AP* Biology exam?

Then get REA's test prep for the AP* Biology exam - with TestWare CD

Our AP* Biology test prep gives you everything you need to score a 5 on the exam!

This eighth edition of our popular AP* test prep is completely up-to-date and aligned with the official Advanced Placement* Biology exam. The book contains in-depth reviews of all the topics covered on the AP* Biology exam, including Cellular & Molecular Biology, Plants & Animals, Genetics, Evolution, and more!

Extensive reviews of all 12 AP* Biology labs are included to build your laboratory science skills and help you prepare for the free-response portion of the exam. Diagrams, charts, and figures throughout the book illustrate key topics and data results, so you can study smarter and score a 5!

The book features six full-length practice exams with detailed explanations of all answers, a custom study schedule, and test-taking strategies. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP* Biology exam, so you can “practice for real” and target your strengths and weaknesses before the test.

Two of the books practice tests are included on CD in a timed format with automatic, instant scoring. Our interactive TestWare CD offers detailed answers, diagnostic feedback, plus an extended time function for students with disabilities.

If youre serious about getting a 5 on your exam, then you need REAs test prep for AP* Biology!

REA helps students succeed on their Advanced Placement* exams! Teachers across the country consider our AP* titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students.

About the Author

ABOUT OUR BIOLOGY REVIEW AUTHOR 

Laurie Ann Callihan received a B.S. in Biology from Christian Heritage College in El Cajon, California, and pursued post-graduate study at ICR Graduate School, in Santee, California, and at Albany State University, in Albany, New York. Ms. Callihan began her educational career over 20 years ago as Laboratory Manager at Santana Public High School in Santee, California.

 
She has taught at Christian High School in El Cajon, California; NC3 Academy in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania; and Sauquoit Valley Central School District in Sauquoit, New York. Currently a home-school educator in Arcadia, Florida, Ms. Callihan also teaches CLEP* preparation classes throughout the United States. Her publications include The Guidance Manual for the Christian Home School, published by Career Press, Science by the Book, and a weekly column found on Crosswalk.com. Her educational work makes her a frequent radio and television guest.

ABOUT OUR BIOLOGY REVIEW EDITOR

Stephen Hart is a writer and editor specializing in science, medicine, and technology. After majoring in zoology, Mr. Hart went on to earn his M.A.T. in Biology at the University of Washington. He has worked as an editorial consultant for Prentice Hall, Saunders, and the American Society of Plant Physiologists. His freelance writing has included assignments for Time-Life Books, ABCNews.com, and the NASA Astrobiology Web site.

 
 

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 
About Our Biology Review Author and Editor  

Independent Study Schedule 

 
Chapter 1 

PASSING THE AP BIOLOGY EXAM  

 About This Book and TestWare® 

 About the Exam 

 How to Use This Book and TestWare® 

 Content of the AP Biology Examination 

 About Our Review Section 

 Scoring the AP Biology Examination 

 Studying for the AP Biology Examination 

 Test-Taking Tips 

 The Day of the Exam 

 Contacting the AP Program 

BIOLOGY SUBJECT REVIEWS  

Chapter 2 

THE CHEMISTRY OF BIOLOGY    

 Chemical Composition of Living Things 

 Matter — Atoms, Elements, Molecules 

 Properties of Water 

 Chemical Structure of Organic Compounds 

Chapter 3 

CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   

The Structure and Function of Cells   

Cell Organelles of Plants and Animals 

Properties of Cell Membranes 

Enzymes 

 Energy Transformations 

 Chemical Nature of the Gene 

 DNA Replication  

 Cell Division 

 The Cell Cycle 

 Mitosis 

 Meiosis 

Chapter 4 

PLANTS (BOTANY)        

Plant Anatomy 

 Plant Physiology 

 Water and Mineral Absorption Transport 

 Food Translocation and Storage 

 Plant Reproduction and Development 

 Asexual Plant Reproduction 

 Plant Growth and Development 

 
 
Chapter 5 

ANIMALS (ZOOLOGY)     

Animal Anatomy 

 Tissues 

 Systems  

 Homeostatic Mechanisms 

 Animal Reproduction and Development 

Chapter 6  

PRINCIPLES OF HEREDITY (GENETICS)  

 Modern Genetics 

 The Law of Segregation 

 The Law of Dominance 

 The Law of Independent Assortment 

 Incomplete Dominance 

 Multiple Alleles 

 Linkage 

 Polygenic Inheritance 

Chapter 7 

POPULATION BIOLOGY  

Ecology 

Ecological Cycles 

Energy Cycle (Food Chain) 

Water Cycle 

Nitrogen Cycle 

Carbon Cycle 

Phosphorous Cycle 

 Population Growth and Regulation 

Limiting Factors 

Community Structure 

 Biomes 

 Island Biogeography 

 Principles of Behavior 

 Social Behavior 

 Social Biology 

 Human Population Growth 

Chapter 8 

EVOLUTION   

 History of Evolutionary Concepts 

Darwinian Concept of Natural Selection 

Modern Concept of Natural Selection 

Mechanisms of Evolution 

Speciation 

 Plant and Animal Evolution 

Evolution of the First Cells 

Plant Evolution 

Animal Evolution 

Human Evolution 

Evolutionary Ecology 

Classification of Living Organisms 

 
 
 
PRACTICE TESTS 

AP Biology TEST I 

 Answer Key 

 Detailed Explanations of Answers 

AP Biology TEST II   

 Answer Key 

 Detailed Explanations of Answers 

AP Biology TEST III   

 Answer Key 

 Detailed Explanations of Answers 

AP Biology TEST IV  

 Answer Key 

 Detailed Explanations of Answers 

AP Biology TEST V  

 Answer Key 

 Detailed Explanations of Answers 

AP Biology TEST VI  

 Answer Key 

 Detailed Explanations of Answers 

 
 
AP BIOLOGY Lab Reviews 
Installing REAs TestWare®  

INDEX  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738607863
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Author:
Gross, Lauren
Author:
Templin, Jay M.
Author:
Blinn, Joyce A.
Author:
Callihan, Laurie Ann
Author:
Biology Study Guides
Author:
Rohde, Shira
Author:
Advanced Placement
Author:
Blinn, Joyce
Author:
Buckley, James M.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Subject:
AP
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Test Prep
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in 1.5 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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"Synopsis" by , Are you serious about scoring a 5 on your AP* Biology exam?

Then get REA's test prep for the AP* Biology exam - with TestWare CD

Our AP* Biology test prep gives you everything you need to score a 5 on the exam!

This eighth edition of our popular AP* test prep is completely up-to-date and aligned with the official Advanced Placement* Biology exam. The book contains in-depth reviews of all the topics covered on the AP* Biology exam, including Cellular & Molecular Biology, Plants & Animals, Genetics, Evolution, and more!

Extensive reviews of all 12 AP* Biology labs are included to build your laboratory science skills and help you prepare for the free-response portion of the exam. Diagrams, charts, and figures throughout the book illustrate key topics and data results, so you can study smarter and score a 5!

The book features six full-length practice exams with detailed explanations of all answers, a custom study schedule, and test-taking strategies. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP* Biology exam, so you can “practice for real” and target your strengths and weaknesses before the test.

Two of the books practice tests are included on CD in a timed format with automatic, instant scoring. Our interactive TestWare CD offers detailed answers, diagnostic feedback, plus an extended time function for students with disabilities.

If youre serious about getting a 5 on your exam, then you need REAs test prep for AP* Biology!

REA helps students succeed on their Advanced Placement* exams! Teachers across the country consider our AP* titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students.

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