AP® Environmental Science
July 24 - 27, 2017
James Madison High School, San Antonio, TX

Participants will walk away with labs, activities, lessons and field studies that they can do with their students in AP Environmental Science. Lab topics include tragedy of the commons, soil testing, thermal pollution, organic pollutants, water issues, biodiversity and endangered species, pesticide use and its effects, population studies and sewage treatment. Each participant will receive a binder containing these materials as well as other course related materials. Textbook samples will be distributed and many labs will be performed during the week to ensure participants fully understand how to use them in their classroom.

Topics will include the following:

  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Earth Science
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Human Population Studies
  • Biodiversity and Endangered Species
  • Nonrenewable Resources and Energy
  • Soil
  • Water Quality Issues
  • Air and the Atmosphere
  • Meteorology
  • Waste Management

What participants should bring:

  • Pen/Pencil, sticky notes, highlighters
  • Comfortable shoes, hat, and sunscreen if desired, for going outside
  • Lap top or tablet

Presenter -

  • Marian DeWane, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA


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