AP Environmental Science

Advanced Placement Environmental Science (AP Environmental Science, AP Enviro or APES) is a course offered by the College Board as part of the Advanced Placement Program to high school students interested in the environmental and natural sciences. This course is designed to provide students with scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies necessary to comprehend the relationships abundant within the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems, to evaluate relative risks associated with these identified problems, and to examine alternative solutions for resolving and/or preventing similar problems facing the global environment.

The Exam

*Section I: Multiple Choice (100 questions, 90 minutes).
*Section II: Free-Response (one data-set question, one document-based question, and two synthesis and evaluation questions, 90 minutes).

Grade Distribution

In the 2007 administration, 52,416 students took the environmental science exam at 2,501 schools worldwide. The mean score was a 2.66.

The grade distribution for 2007 was: [ [http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/envsci/dist.html?envsci Grade Distribution Report from collegeboard.com] ]

Notes

External links

* [http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/sub_envsci.html AP Environmental Science at CollegeBoard.com]
* [http://www.course-notes.org/environmental_science AP Environmental Science Outlines]


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