AP Environmental Science
Practice Exam 1
TIME: 90 minutes 100 multiple-choice questions
DIRECTIONS: Each of the questions or incomplete statements below is followed by five suggested answers or
completions. Select the best answer for each question and the
AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
SUMMER ASSIGNMENT (2010-2011)
1) GOVERNMENT AND LEGISLATION PROJECT
80 POINTS (DUE ON THE SECOND DAY OF
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PUCHASE AND READ THE AP ENVIRONMENTAL
TEST PREP BOOK BY KEVIN REEL, AND PUBLISHED
Investigation: CO2 Emissions from Fossil Fuel Burning
- Track long-term energy production (17512000) and correlate the data to emissions
and atmospheric concentrations of CO2
- Investigate the effects of CO2 and other greenhouse gases on global te
Renewable Energy- Energy which comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides.
Nonrenewable Energy- Used to describe energy sources that exist in a limited amount on Earth such as oil,
coal, natural gas.
Net Energy- To
Deer Control Project: Park Rangers
As of now, the deer population in Fairfield County is at a dangerously high level.
Currently, there are approximately 60-deer/square mile in Fairfield County. This severe
a. What it is: Essentially, the idea behind this is simply making current and
any newly built buildings as efficient as possible. A few useful techniques
for doing so include: Increasing insulatio
This articles main purpose is to teach people how hunters are actually SAVING
our ecosystems. As Jim Clay said: Its the hunters who keep most of these species
going, because they put in the money, and they put in the hours. Hunters real
Q1 - 5 Types of Pesticides and what theyre used to treat
1. Inorganic Pesticides: Arsenic, salt, sulfur
a. Arsenic: Insecticide, used b Chinese
b. Salt: Romans used to keep weeds from growing
c. Sulfur: Greeks used to fumigate homes
Ocean Movie Notes
When the currents fail, it results in mass extinctions.
of earth is covered in water.
If land didnt get in the way, waves would continue on forever (movement of energy)
Wind (and therefore wave energy) is a possible source of renewable