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The book comes with a CD-ROM that presents two additional full-length practice tests with answers and automatic scoring.
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|Publisher:||Barrons Educational Series|
|Edition description:||Sixth Edition|
|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
What's New in the 6th Edition?
Format of the APES Exam
Topics Covered on the Exam
Questions Commonly Asked About the APES Exam
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
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 Exam 1
Practice Exam 2