AP Env. Science AB: Week 4 Update

16 week Spring 2020

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This Week's Focus: Biodiversity

We will finish our study of Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems and start Biodiversity this week. Specifically, we will be focusing on the hydrologic cycle, biodiversity, evolution, species interactions, and biodiversity loss/conservation/extinction. More information about the content, the location of each handout, and helpful hints for each assignment can be found in Module 2: Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems Course Resources and Module 3: Biodiversity Course Resources.


Did you know that tests are 50% of your grade in this course?

If you aren't doing as well as you'd like on the tests, ask yourself:

  • Am I reading through ALL of the module's pages BEFORE you start the test?
  • Are you watching the Jigsaw Sessions for help with the concepts on the test BEFORE you start the test?
  • Are you asking questions about what you don't understand BEFORE you start the test?

If you aren't doing ALL of these things, why not try doing them just once? It couldn't hurt your grade and you just might be surprised with how well you do on the test!


As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me:



Emily Kroutil

Emily.Kroutil@gavirtualschool.org

470-238-8663 (call or text; please do not call after 8 PM)

Helpful Content Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxkc9pWZYws
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQE5NoY-kSI
How to Create A Climate Graph
Demographics Lab Walkthrough

DUE February 12 - assignments from February 5 through (and including) February 11

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Synchronous Help Session

Tuesday, Feb. 11th 2020 at 8-9pm

This is an online event.

Population Growth Lab - I will be discussing the Population Growth Lab. Click this LINK to join the session.



In general....

APES topics will be covered from 8:00-8:30

Oceanography topics will be covered from 8:30-9:00

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