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5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2010-2011 Edition [NOOK Book]

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A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your ...

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5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2010-2011 Edition

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Overview

A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with

  • Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test
  • All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score
  • Your choice of three customized study schedules--so you can pick the one that meets your needs

The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:
Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
Step 2: Determine Your Readiness
Step 3: Develop the Strategies
Step 4: Review the Knowledge
Step 5: Build Your Confidence

Topics include: Earth Systems and Resources, The Living World, Population, Land and Water Use, Energy Resources and Consumption, Pollution, and Global Change.
Also includes:Practice exams and sample essays

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

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Meet the Author

Linda Williams, Ph.D., is a writer with expertise in the fields of science, medicine, and space. She was a former lead scientist and technical writer for NASA, McDonnell Douglas, Wyle Labs, and Rice University.

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Table of Contents

Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program; Chapter 1. How to Approach the AP Environmental Science Exam; Chapter 2. Planning Your Time; Step 2: Determine Your Test Readiness; Chapter 3. Take a Diagnostic Exam; Step 3: Develop Strategies for Success; Chapter 4. Approaching Each Question Type; Step 4: Discover/Review to Score High; Chapter 5. Earth Science Concepts; Chapter 6. Atmospheric Composition; Chatper 7. Global Water Resources and Use; Chapter 8. Soil and Soil Dynamics; Chapter 9. Ecosystem Structure, Diversity, and Change; Chapter 10. Natural Cycles and Energy Flow; Chapter 11. Population Biology and Dynamics; Chapter 12. Agriculture and Aquaculture; Chapter 13. Forestry and Rangelands; Chapter 14. Land Use; Chapter 15. Energy Consumption, Conservation, and Fossil Fuels; Chapter 16. Nuclear Energy; Chapter 17. Alternative and Renewable Energies; Chapter 18. Pollution Types; Chapter 19. Global Change and Economics; Step 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence; Sample Exam 1--Multiple-Choice Questions; Sample Exam 2--Free-Response Questions; Sample Exam 1--Answers; Sample Exam 2--Answers; Appendices; Units and Conversion Factors; Acronyms; Bibliography; Websites
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2011

    Not the Best Study Guide

    This study guide has numerous errors and outdated information. Considered using it with my environmental science class but in good conscience could not recommend to students. Perhaps the latest version will be updated and corrected.

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