Barron's AP Environmental Science with CD-ROM, 6th Edition by Gary S. Thorpe M.S.
This best selling AP Environmental Science study guide includes:
A new diagnostic test to pinpoint the test taker’s strengths and weak areas
Two full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained
A detailed review of all test topics, with practice questions and answers
An overview of the test plus helpful test-taking strategies
Hundreds of diagrams and illustrations The book comes with a CD-ROM that presents two additional full-length practice tests with answers and automatic scoring.
BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book or package will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online AP Environmental Science test with all questions answered and explained.
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With over 150,000 Barron’s Advanced Placement Environmental Science (APES) test preparation books and flashcards sold worldwide, Barron’s remains the number one resource for preparing students to take the College Board APES exam. The author, Gary Thorpe, has taught Environmental Science, Chemistry and Biology at both the high school and college level for most of his 35-year teaching career and has received numerous awards in teaching from county, state, and national organizations.
Having retired from teaching in 2008, Gary Thorpe who lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife, Patti, remains active by continually updating his environmental science products, RV’ing through the United States and visiting his two daughters, and continuing to work as a patrol officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Division.
Table of Contents
BARRON’S SSENTIAL What’s New in the 6th Edition? Format of the APES Exam Test-Taking Strategies Topics Covered on the Exam Questions Commonly Asked About the APES Exam DIAGNOSTIC TEST UNIT I: EARTH SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES (10â?“15%) Chapter 1: The Earth Chapter 2: The Atmosphere Chapter 3: Global Water Resources and Use UNIT II: THE LIVING WORLD (10â?“15%) Chapter 4: Ecosystems Chapter 5: Natural Biogeochemical Cycles UNIT III: POPULATION (10â?“15%) Chapter 6: Populations UNIT IV: LAND AND WATER USE (10â?“15%) Chapter 7: Land and Water Use UNIT V: ENERGY RESOURCES AND
CONSUMPTION (10â?“15%) Chapter 8: Energy UNIT VI: POLLUTION (25â?“30%) Chapter 9: Pollution Chapter 10: Impacts on the Environment and Human Health UNIT VII: GLOBAL CHANGE (10â?“15%) Chapter 11: Stratospheric Ozone and Global Warming PRACTICE EXAMS Practice Exam 1 Practice Exam 2 Index