APES Syllabus and Notes 2012-13

Text: Raven and Berg, Environment 4/e

Dates are approximate and will depend on school functions, pace of the class, lab exercises, etc.

Aug 27 UNIT 1: HUMANS IN THE ENVIRONMENT
Ch.01 - Notes R&B Intro to APES.pdf
Ch.02 - Notes R&B Using Science In Env Sci.pdf
Ch.03 - Notes R&B Env History Legislation and Economics.pdf

Sep 15 UNIT 2: THE WORLD WE LIVE IN
Ch.04 - Notes R&B Ecosystems and Energy.pdf
Ch.05 - Notes R&B Ecosystems and Living Organisms.pdf
Ch.06 - Notes R&B Ecosystems and Physical Environment.pdf
Ch.07 - Notes R&B Major Ecosystems of the World.pdf

Oct 19 UNIT 3: A CROWDED WORLD
Ch.08 - Notes R&B Understanding Population Change.pdf
Ch.09 - Notes R&B Problems of Overpopulation.pdf

Dec 1 UNIT 4: THE SEARCH FOR ENERGY
Ch.10 - Notes R&B Fossil Fuels.pdf
Ch.11 - Notes R&B Nuclear Energy.pdf
Ch.12 - Notes R&B Renewable Energy and Conservation.pdf
Jan 7 UNIT 5: OUR PRECIOUS RESOURCES
Ch.13 - Notes R&B Water A Fragile Resource.pdf
Ch.14 - Notes R&B Soils and Their Preservation.pdf
Ch.15 - Notes R&B Minerals A Nonrenewable Resource.pdf
Ch.18 - Notes R&B Food Resources.pdf
Ch.22 - Notes R&B The Pesticide Dilemma.pdf

Mar 1 UNIT 6: ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
Ch.19 - Notes R&B Air Pollution.pdf


Ch.21 - Notes R&B Water and Soil Pollution.pdf
Ch.23 - Notes R&B Soil and Hazardous Waste.pdf

Apr 4 UNIT 7: ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
Ch.16 - Notes R&B Preserving Earth's Biological Diversity.pdf
Ch.17 - Notes R&B Land Resources and Conservation.pdf

Apr 12 UNIT 8: TOMORROW'S WORLD
Ch.24 - Notes R&B Tomorrow’s World.pdf