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    APES

    (ADVANCED PLACEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE)

    “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” 

    Rachel Carson

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    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    AP Environmental Science

    Pre-requisite: successful completion of biology or PLTW: PBS

    Year Course 10-11-12

    The goal of the AP Environmental Science course is to provide students with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the  interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human-made, to evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and to examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing them.

     

     

    Google Classroom Code: dna2ln

     

     

    Materials for Class

    • 3-ring binder
    • 12 subject dividers for science only
    • For each unit
    • colored pencils (as needed)
    • notebook paper
    • pen/pencil

     

     

    Assignment Policy

    Any work not turned in at the time requested is subject to a late penalty: 

    • one day, 10% is subtracted
    • two or more days, 40% will be subtracted
    • work may be made up during Advisory for 70% credit (a loss of 30%).
    • Credit will ONLY be given for work completed in Advisory.

    ** I have to see you working on the assignment for any credit to be given if the assignment is considered late and already handed back. **

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