Barron's AP Environmental Science with CD-ROM, 6th Edition

Barron's AP Environmental Science with CD-ROM, 6th Edition

by Gary S. Thorpe M.S.

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Overview

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.

    System Requirements:

    Microsoft® Windows®:
  • 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® Atom® 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
  • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008, Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64 bit editions) with Service Pack 2, Windows 7, or Windows 8 Classic
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended)

    MAC OS:
  • Intel Core® Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
  • Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, or v10.9
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended)
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781438075341
    Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
    Publication date: 01/01/2015
    Edition description: Sixth Edition
    Pages: 600
    Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

    About the Author

    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 uPrint Flashcardsating 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 (10-15%)
    Chapter 1: The Earth
    Chapter 2: The Atmosphere
    Chapter 3: Global Water Resources and Use
    UNIT II: THE LIVING WORLD (10-15%)
    Chapter 4: Ecosystems
    Chapter 5: Natural Biogeochemical Cycles
    UNIT III: POPULATION (10-15%)
    Chapter 6: Populations
    UNIT IV: LAND AND WATER USE (10-15%)
    Chapter 7: Land and Water Use
    UNIT V: ENERGY RESOURCES AND

    CONSUMPTION (10-15%)

    Chapter 8: Energy
    UNIT VI: POLLUTION (25-30%)
    Chapter 9: Pollution
    Chapter 10: Impacts on the Environment and Human Health
    UNIT VII: GLOBAL CHANGE (10-15%)
    Chapter 11: Stratospheric Ozone and Global Warming
    PRACTICE EXAMS
    Practice Exam 1
    Practice Exam 2
    Index

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