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Environmental Science for AP® (3rd Edition)

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31 August 2020

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In the second edition of this textbook each chapter is broken into short, manageable modules to help students learn at an ideal pace. The Math boxes review quantitative skills, offering you a chance to practice the maths you...

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In the second edition of this textbook each chapter is broken into short, manageable modules to help students learn at an ideal pace. The Math boxes review quantitative skills, offering you a chance to practice the maths you need to know to succeed. Module AP® Review questions, Unit AP® Practice Exams, and a full length cumulative AP® Practice test offer unparalleled, integrated support to prepare you for the real AP® Environmental Science exam.  Written specifically for the AP® Environmental Science course, this text is designed to help you realise success on the AP® Environmental Science Exam and in your course by providing the built-in support you want and need. Environmental Science for AP*is available with LaunchPad. LaunchPad combines an interactive ebook with high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing.  See ‘Instructor Resources’ and ‘Student Resources’ for further information.    

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Chapter Opening Case Studies encourage students to think about the environmental challenges and trade-offs that are introduced
Working Toward Sustainability sections show how individuals in the U.S. and around the world are using science to create a more sustainable world. Now also with critical thinking questions.
Science Applied sections explore an important environmental issue and offer students an opportunity to see science in action



 

Modular Format - This new edition breaks down the books 16 chapters into 66 brief self-contained modules, assignable in any sequence and brief enough to be read in one sitting.
More AP Exam Support - Including End of Module AP® Review Questions, Eight Unit AP* Practice Exams and Full End of Year AP* Practice Exam 







Unit 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Environmental Science: Studying the State of Our Earth
Chapter 2 Environmental Systems
Unit 1 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 1 What Happened to the Missing Salt?.- Unit 2 The Living World Chapter 3 Ecosystem Ecology
Chapter 4 Global Climates and Biomes
Chapter 5 Evolution of Biodiversity
Unit 2 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 2 How Should We Prioritize the Protection of Species Diversity?.- Unit 3 Biological and Human Populations Chapter 6 Population and Community Ecology
Chapter 7 The Human Population
Unit 3 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 3 How Can We Manage Overabundant Animal Populations?.- Unit 4 Earth Systems and Resources Chapter 8 Earth Systems
Chapter 9 Water Resources
Unit 4 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 4 Is There a Way to Resolve the California Water Wars?.- Unit 5 Land Use Chapter 10 Land, Public and Private
Chapter 11 Feeding the World
Unit 5 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 5 How Do We Define Organic Food?.- Unit 6 Energy Resources and Consumption Chapter 12 Nonrenewable Energy Sources
Chapter 13 Achieving Energy Sustainability
Unit 6 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 6 Should Corn Become Fuel?.- Unit 7 Pollution Chapter 14 Water Pollution
Chapter 15 Air Pollution and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal
Chapter 17 Human Health and Environmental Risks
Unit 7 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 7 Is Recycling Always Good for the Environment?.- Unit 8 Global Change and a Sustainable Future Chapter 18 Conservation of Biodiversity
Chapter 19 Global Change
Chapter 20 Sustainability, Economics, and Equity
Unit 8 AP® Practice Exam.- Science Applied 8 Can We Solve the Carbon Crisis Using Cap-and-Trade?
Cumulative AP® Environmental Science Practice Exam
Appendix: Reading Graphs
Glossary
Index. 
Environmental Science for AP* is available with LaunchPad.  Within LaunchPad, you’ll have access to an interactive ebook along with diagnostics, adaptive quizzes and assignments to help you achieve success in your course.  Key features include:
  • Optimised Art
  • Student’s Resource Materials
  • Labs
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​Andrew J. Friedland - is The Richard and Jane Pearl Professor in Environmental Studies and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth. He was the founding chair of the Advanced Placement Test Development Committee (College Board) for Environmental Science. He has a strong interest in high school science education and in the early years of APES he participated in a number of trainer and teacher workshops at Kimball Union Academy, Dartmouth College, and elsewhere. During many of the last ten summers, he has guest lectured at the St. Johnsbury Academy (Vermont) AP Institute for Secondary Teachers. Friedland regularly teaches introductory environmental science and energy courses and has taught...

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​Andrew J. Friedland - is The Richard and Jane Pearl Professor in Environmental Studies and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth. He was the founding chair of the Advanced Placement Test Development Committee (College Board) for Environmental Science. He has a strong interest in high school science education and in the early years of APES he participated in a number of trainer and teacher workshops at Kimball Union Academy, Dartmouth College, and elsewhere. During many of the last ten summers, he has guest lectured at the St. Johnsbury Academy (Vermont) AP Institute for Secondary Teachers. Friedland regularly teaches introductory environmental science and energy courses and has taught courses in forest biogeochemistry, global change, and soil science, as well as foreign study courses in Kenya.  


Rick Relyea - Director of the Darrin Fresh Water Institute at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also serves as Director of the Jefferson Project at Lake George, a groundbreaking partnership between Rensselaer, IBM, and the FUND for Lake George. For the project, Relyea leads a team of Rensselaer scientists, engineers, computer scientists, and artists who are using the latest in science and technology to understand, predict, and enable a resilient ecosystem for nearby Lake George.    

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