The outlines, and content, for these pages are based on the AP Environmental Science Course and Exam Description (Effective Fall 2019) from the College Board*

Only materials that I, Justin Higgins 'SciHigg', have developed privately, on my own equipment and time, are listed here.

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Video Guided Notes - I use these to drive discussion in class rather than 'lecture' in the traditional sense. For access to keys, please see the FAQ Page.

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Activity - Activities require no materials to complete other than paper, writing utensils, the internet, and a calculator.

9-A01 Positive or Negative Feedback Mechanisms - Write-up reflection with diagramming.

    • Part 1: Assigned as Homework
    • Part 2: Discussion / Overview (15 Minutes)

9-A02 Trouble with Tribbles - Need access to Star Trek "The Trouble with Tribbles" episode, but the original Star Trek episodes are 'very' easy to find. Could also be placed in the populations unit.

  • Part 1: Document Preview (5 Minutes)
  • Part 2: Episode Viewing (50 Minutes)
  • Part 3: Review / Discuss (15 Minutes)

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Lab - Labs require materials (or have a setup component) to complete.

9-L01 Exploring Albedo

  • Grading Rubric
  • Part 1: Document Preview (5 Minutes)
  • Part 2: Experiment / Data Collection (45 Minutes)
  • Part 3: Analysis (Homework)
  • Part 4: Review / Discuss (15 Minutes)

9-L02 CO2 and Temperature - Easier than other labs found on the internet that require tanks, and special equipment. This lab uses 2-Liter Bottles, household chemicals, thermometers, and going outside (students love going outside!).

  • Part 1: Document Preview (5 Minutes)
  • Part 2: Experiment / Data Collection (45 Minutes)
  • Part 3: Analysis (Homework)
  • Part 4: Review / Discuss (15 Minutes)

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Case-studies / Article - With a worksheet, or quiz component assigned after the reading.

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Test Prep - All materials listed below belongs to the College Board and AP Central, and is linked to their website. FRQ's that 'could' be used for assessment.