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REA's Crash Course for the AP® Environmental Science 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® Environmental Science 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® Environmental Science is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:
Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® Environmental Science course description outline and actual AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format gives you a crash course in human population dynamics, managing public lands, energy conservation, changes in Earths climate, species extinction, loss of biodiversity, and more. The author also includes must-know key terms and basic math and science concepts all AP® students should know before test day.
Expert Test-taking Strategies
Our experienced AP® Environmental Science teacher shares detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and free-response questions youll encounter on test day. By following the expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score!
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® Environmental Science 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® Environmental Science!
REA'S CRASH COURSE FOR THE AP* ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE EXAM - 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 Crash Course for the AP* Environmental Science exam is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced Placement* Environmental Science exam and actual AP* Environmental Science 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 Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and free-response questions. By following the AP* authors advice, you can boost your score in every section of the AP* Environmental Science test. Key Terms You Must Know
Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your AP* score. Our expert advice includes the key terms and basic science and math concepts you need to know before taking the AP* Environmental Science exam. Free Practice Exam
Our full-length online AP* Environmental Science 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
has a reputation among her students for her enthusiasm and passion for teaching about the environment. In the course of her career at Gainesville High School, in Gainesville, Florida, she has taught nearly every science course possible including AP® Environmental Science, AP® Biology, as well as Anatomy & Physiology and Physical Science.
Ms. Evans earned her B.A. in Biology from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and her M.Ed. in Secondary Science Education from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She is also National Board Certified in Biological Sciences.
Table of Contents
About This Book
About Our Author
Chapter 1: Keys for Success on the AP Environmental Science Exam
Chapter 2: Basic Science and Math Concepts
Chapter 3: Key Terms
Chapter 4: Geology Concepts
Chapter 5: Air and Water
Chapter 6: Interactions of Matter (Soils and Cycles)
Chapter 7: How Life Is Organized
Chapter 8: You are What You Eat (Literally!)
Chapter 9: The Only Constant Is Change
Chapter 10: Human Population Dynamics
Chapter 11: How We Share Earths Natural Resources
Chapter 12: Feeding Earths People
Chapter 13: Providing for Material Needs: Forestry and Mining
Chapter 14: Managing Our Public and Private Lands
Chapter 15: Energy Basics
Chapter 16: Nonrenewable Energy Resources
Chapter 17: Renewable and Perpetual Energy Resources
Chapter 18: Environmental Toxicology and Pollution
Chapter 19: How Human Activities Affect the Atmosphere
Chapter 20: How Human Activities Affect Earths Water
Chapter 21: Solid and Hazardous Waste
Chapter 22: Changes in Earths Climate
Chapter 23: Species Extinction and Loss of Biodiversity
Chapter 24: Relating Economics and Environmental Issues
Chapter 25: The Most Important Environmental Legislation
Chapter 26: Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 27: Strategies for the Free-Response Questions