Designed to help Advanced Placement students succeed and achieve a ‘5’ on the AP Exam AP Achiever for Chemistry provides:
An introduction to the Chemistry Advanced Placement Course and Exam, including tips on essay writing for the free-response portion of the Exam.
Concepts, skills, and summaries that reinforce key material. Each chapter also includes “Take Note” sections to guide students through the most important information most likely featured on the AP Exam, as well as practice multiple-choice and essay questions with explanations.
Two complete practice exams parallel the AP Chemistry Exam in terms of question type, and number of questions. Each practice exam is also similar to the AP Exam with regard to content, style, and format, and it includes answers and thorough explanations for your students. AP Achiever for Chemistry may be used independently or in conjunction with any Chemistry text. For the most benefit use in conjunction with McGraw-Hill’s leading text, Chemistry, 9th Edition, by Chang.
****Reen Gibb, Brookline High School, has been teaching Advanced Placement Chemistry for over 25 years. She has been a workshop leader for the College Board since 2001 and a Reader since 2003. She has been a Curriculum Consultant for WGBH NOVA science film series, a Curriculum Advisor for Science NOW, PBS, and a Curriculum Advisor for ZOOM series, PBS. She is a graduate of Tufts and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Reen was responsible for writing the chapter reviews and the end of chapter multiple choice questions.
****Carol Murphree, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, has been teaching Advanced Placement Chemistry for over 15 years. She has been an AP Faculty Consultant
Educational Testing Service/College Board since 1999, an AP workshop leader since 2000, and served as an AP Consultant reviewing resource material for AP Central.
Carol is a graduate of Smith College, Georgetown University, and Northeastern University. Carol was responsible for writing the chapter reviews and the end of chapter multiple choice questions.
****Lisa McGaw, University of Central Oklahoma, has served as a reader for the AP Chemistry exam since 1994, table leader for the exam since 1998, and a question leader since 2004. She received the Southwest Regional Award for AP Chemistry in 1997. Lisa is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and West Texas A&M University. Lisa was responsible for writing the multiple choice questions in each of the practice exams.
****Steve Bertenshaw graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in chemistry and biology, an M.S. in chemistry, and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry. He worked as a research scientist at Monsanto Corporation and at Bristol-Meyers Squibb. He has been teaching chemistry, AP chemistry, biotechnology, and biology at Cheshire High School in Connecticut since 2000. Steve was responsible for writing the comprehension questions at the end of each chapter and the Free-Response Questions in the practice exams.