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AP Environmental Science

TEMARIO QUIMESTER 1

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APES curriculum Teaching Labs, Research and Projects and Scoring
UNIT Unit section Unit content Resources Skills
connections hours Investigation, Visits assignments Component
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DIAGNOSTIC
Week 1
EVALUATION
I Earth Systems and
1 THE PLANET EARTH SC 11
Resources
1A Earth's systems and
Week 2 1. Infographic presentation Obj 3 SC 1 & 2
resources
1. Earth history time scale Obj 2
SC 12
1Ai Earth science concepts 1A Earth Science Concepts 2. Plate tectonics calculations - Obj 3
SC 14
Hawaii Obj 5
1Aii The atmosphere 1B The Atmosphere
SC 12
1C Global Water Resources 1 Thermal expansion of water Obj 4
1Aiii Global water resources 1. Ocean's currents visual SC 13
and Use lab Obj 3
SC 17
1. Soil types & texture - inv
2. Soil testing 1. Soil types - dichotomous key Obj 2 SC 12
1Aiv Soil and soil dynamics 1D Soil and Soil Dynamics
3. Soil permeability (La Hespería?) Obj 4 SC 13
4. Acid rain and erosion inv
1B The living world II The Living World Week 3 SC 3
SC 12
1. Biome research Obj 3
1Bi Ecosystem structure IIA Ecosystem structure 1 Eco-columns - run 8 weeks SC 13
2. Research ecological niche Obj 4
SC 17

1. Seashore food webs and


SC 12
1Bii Energy flow IIB Energy Flow chains from data Obj 2
SC 14
2. Pyramids from data

1. Shannon Index - Trail Mix SC 12


2. Simpson's index - spider lab 1 Defining biodiversity Obj 2 SC 13
1Biii Ecosystem diversity IIC Ecosystem Diversity Week 4
3 Biodiversity indices - La 2 Virtual biodiversity lab Obj 3 SC 14
Hespería SC 17
SC 12
1. Mapping succession 1. Human evolution skull inv Obj 2
1Biv Natural ecosystem change IID Natural Ecosystem Change SC 14
Cotopaxi 2. Galápagos adaptive radiation Obj 5
SC 17
1Bv Natural biogeochemical IIE Natural Biogeochemical
Biogeochemical newspaper Obj 3
cycles Cycles
THE HUMAN SC 4
2 POPULATION III Population SC 11
EXPLOSION SC 15
1. Capture/mark/release SC 12
Lincoln index invertebrates SC 13
2A Population biology IIIA Population Biology 2. Quadrats and vegetation Obj 2 SC 14
Week 5 1. Plotting S curves from data
concepts Concepts density Obj 4 SC 17
3 Duckweed population growth SC 13
- 4 weeks SC 14
2B Growth of the human
IIIB Human Population Week 6 SC 4
population
1. Population structure
graphing
2Bi Human population IIIB1 Human population Obj 2 SC 12
2. Plotting J curves and human
dynamics dynamics Obj 5 SC 14
population increases over years
3. Demographic analysis
SC 12
1. World population research
2Bii Human population SC 13
IIIB2 Population Size lab Obj 4
dynamics SC 14
2. Bread mould lab
SC 17
IIIB3 Impacts of Population
2Biii Consequences 1. Calculating Carbon footprint Obj 2 & 5 SC 12
Growth
THE PLANET'S
3 RESOURCES AND THEIR IV Land and water use SC 11
USE
3A Land and water resources Week 7 SC 5 & 6
SC 12
1. Tragedy of the commons lab Obj 4
SC 17
IVA Agriculture 1. Visit Potato Centre, INIAP,
SC 12
IVA1 Feeding a Growing Quito 1. Debate GMOs Obj 4
3Ai Agriculture SC 13
Population 2 Visit organic farm 2. Assessing intensive farming Obj 5
SC 16
IVA2 Controlling Pests 3 Virtual Biol control lab
SC 12
1. PCQM for forestry carbon SC 13
3Aii Forestry IVB Forestry Week 8 Obj 4 & 5
holding SC 14
SC 17
3Aiii Rangelands IVC Rangelands
SC 12
3Aiv Mining IVE Mining 1. Cookie mining lab Obj 4 SC 13
SC 17
1. Water purification inv
SC 12
IC Global Water Resources 2. Salinisation - germination
3Av Water Week 9 Obj 4 SC 13
and Use lab
SC 16
3. Visit water treatment plant?
1. How to estimate fish stocks? Obj 2 SC 12
3Avi Fishing IVF Fishing
Research inv Obj 5 SC 14
1. Conventional v hybrid car
IVD2 Transportation SC 12
3Aviii Transportation research, analysis and Obj 3 & 5
Infrastructure SC 16
conclusiona
IVD1 Urban Land
3Aviii Urban development
Development
SC 12
3Aix Public land IVD3 Public and Federal Lands 1. Cotopaxi NP management Obj 3 & 5
SC 16
SC 12
1. Land use planning project Obj 3
SC 16
V Energy Resources and
3B Energy resources Week 10 SC 7 & 8
Consumption
3Bi Energy concepts VA Energy Concepts
1. Graphing energy SC 12
3Bii Energy consumption VB Energy Consumption consumption historically Obj 3 SC 14
2.Home energy audit - inv SC 16
3Biii Energy conservation VF Energy Conservation
3Biv Nuclear energy VD Nuclear Energy Week 11
SC 12
3Bv HEP VE Hydroelectric Power 1. Creating mini-HEP 1. Toachi- Pilatón visit Obj 4 SC 13
SC 17
VC Fossil Fuel Resources and 2. Energy generation from
3Bvi Fossil fuels Week 12 Obj 4 SC 12
Use different fuels
SC 12
1. Design and build a solar
1. Renewable proposal for Obj 3 SC 13
3Bvii Renewable energy VG Renewable Energy house or solar oven or solar
Tumbaco Obj 4 SC 16
water heating system
SC 17
Course Pro-
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CP 3
CP 4
CP 5
CP 6
CP 7
CP 3
CP 8
CP 9

CP 10
CP 11

CP 12
CP 13
CP 14

CP 3
CP 4
CP 15

CP 3
CP 4
CP 16
CP 4
CP 17
CP 18
CP 19

CP 3
CP 4
CP 20

CP 3

CP 21

CP 3
CP 4
CP 22
CP3
CP 4
CP 23

CP 24

CP 29

CP 25
CP 26
CP 27

CP 4
CP 28

CP 30

CP 31

CP 32
CP 33

CP 4
CP 34

CP 35

CP 36

CP 37

CP 3

CP 38
CP 3
CP 4
CP 39
CP 40
CP 41
CP 41
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CP 41

CP 41
CP 43