• Welcome to AP Environmental Science

    Welcome to AP Environmental Science!  You have enrolled in a yearlong course equivalent to a 1st year college biology class. Since this course covers a substantial amount of material, you will be expected to complete many lab and reading assignments outside of class and actively apply your independent understanding and analytical skills to classroom discussion and laboratory activities.  As I’m sure you’ve heard, AP science classes are tough and those who are prone to procrastination will struggle.  Previous students have mentioned they put in about 2-3 hours per week on their AP science work.  As an AP science student, you must be committed to a year of intensive study and will be expected to take the AP exam in May. 

    We will be utilizing Google Classroom. Please log into google using your school account (sID#@gse.cusd80.com). You will joining my classroom during the beginning of the year. From there you will be able to access powerpoints, assignments and chapter quizzes.
    Course syllabus
    Course Calendar
    AP Exam Study Materials
    Fall Final Exam Study Resources

    Course Information & Resource Links
    Helpful Websites for Roots
    Living in the Environment, 18th ed. G. Tyler Miller

    Distant Learning expectations:

    • You will need to complete the daily attendance each time your class is scheduled to attend.

    • All assignments will follow a due date

    • Any assignments turned in after the due date will be subject to the late work policy (see below)

    • There will be 2 graded assignments per week and a participation grade for completing all assignments for the week

    • I will be available during class time for any help you need.

    • I will have live times when we can meet face to face through google meet.

    • Please email me at nall.kate@cusd80.com if you need anything through distant learning.


    Recommended Materials

    • COMPOSITION book for labs
    • 1 inch binder for chapter notes.
    • Binder with the following sections (you may use your chapter note binder IF you get a 2 inch or larger binder)
    • Scientific calculator
    • 3 x 5 index cards
    • Color pencils
    • Pens and pencils for writing 

    Unit 1: The Living World: Ecosystems
    Unit 2: The Living World: Biodiversity
    Unit 3: Populations
    Unit 4: Earth Systems and Resources
    Unit 5: Land and Water Use
    Unit6: Energy Resources and Comsumption
    Unit 7: Atmospheric Pollution

     Unit 8: Aquatic and Terrestrial Pollution


    Unit 9: Global Change


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