Offered in the United States by the College Board, the Advanced Placement Environmental Science course is an excellent choice for high school students who want to learn more about the environment and various natural sciences. The course is designed so that students gain a better understanding of the principles and concepts necessary to grasp the relationship that exists between the natural world and its inhabitants.
The need to learn more about environmental science is growing, as it is not only the best way to respect depleting natural resources, but also to find new ones that can be used without fear. There are a variety of environmental problems and dangers facing the world today, so it is important to understand them properly and have methods to face them.
5 AP Environmental Science in 5 Steps 2014-2015, McGraw-Hill is a book that will definitely help students preparing for this challenging exam. This book has everything a student could need in preparation for the AP Environmental Science exam, from definitions and concepts to practice tests. But the book begins with a series of study programs and moves on to a diagnostic test. These tests are designed to tell candidates where they stand in terms of the actual curriculum.
In addition, this book offers many strategies that will ensure that students not only complete the entire exam within the stipulated time, but also complete it with skill and proficiency. There are analyzes on all sorts of questions and how best to answer them.
Just some of the sections students have to deal with include world systems, the real-life world, and entire populations. There are chapters devoted to the resources available on earth and how land and water are used today. It is important to understand the importance of energy resources and how they are consumed. Chapters on pollution and global change will also require a great deal of attention from candidates. All these chapters can also be found in the AP Environmental Science 2014 – 2015 eBook.
The main exam is divided into sections, one with multiple choice and the other with free answers. There are 100 questions in the first part and they must be completed within 90 minutes, which is the same time limit for the other part. By completing practice tests, students can understand how to use their time in the exam room while maintaining all their strategies.
Linda Williams has tremendous experience in space as well as in science and medicine. She has worked as a scientist and author for NASA, Rice University, and Wyle Labs. In addition to this book, she is the author of several other books, including Environmental Science Demystified she.