AP Environmental Science (2020) Practice Test

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The Living World: Ecosystems 7%
The Living World: Biodiversity 7%
Populations 13%
Earth Systems and Resources 13%
Land and Water Use 13%
Energy Resources and Consumption 13%
Atmospheric Pollution 8%
Aquatic and Terrestrial Pollution 8%
Global Change 18%
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  • Vocabulary Terms 785
  • Performance Tasks 281
  • Instructional Videos 86

Test Standards

The Living World: Ecosystems
1. (1.1 )  Introduction to Ecosystems
2. (1.2 )  Terrestrial Biomes
3. (1.3 )  Aquatic Biomes
4. (1.4 )  The Carbon Cycle
5. (1.5 )  The Nitrogen Cycle
6. (1.6 )  The Phosphorus Cycle
7. (1.7 )  The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
8. (1.8 )  Primary Productivity
9. (1.9 )  Trophic Levels
10. (1.10 )  Energy Flow and the 10% Rule
11. (1.11)  Food Chains and Food Webs
The Living World: Biodiversity
1. (2.1 )  Introduction to Biodiversity
2. (2.2 )  Ecosystem Services
3. (2.3)  Island Biogeography
4. (2.4 )  Ecological Tolerance
5. (2.5 )  Natural Disruptions to Ecosystems
6. (2.6 )  Adaptations
7. (2.7 )  Ecological Succession
Populations
1. (3.1 )  Generalist and Specialist Species
2. (3.2 )  K-Selected r-Selected Species
3. (3.3 )  Survivorship Curves
4. (3.4 )  Carrying Capacity
5. (3.5 )  Population Growth and Resource Availability
6. (3.6 )  Age Structure Diagrams
7. (3.7 )  Total Fertility Rate
8. (3.8 )  Human Population Dynamics
9. (3.9 )  Demographic Transition
Earth Systems and Resources
1. (4.1 )  Plate Tectonics
2. (4.2 )  Soil Formation and Erosion
3. (4.3 )  Soil Composition and Properties
4. (4.4 )  Earth’s Atmosphere
5. (4.5 )  Global Wind Patterns
6. (4.6 )  Watersheds
7. (4.7)  Solar Radiation and Earth’s Seasons
8. (4.8 )  Earth’s Geography and Climate
9. (4.9 )  El Niño and La Niña
Land and Water Use
1. (5.1 )  The Tragedy of the Commons
2. (5.2 )  Clearcutting
3. (5.3 )  The Green Revolution
4. (5.4 )  Impacts of Agricultural Practices
5. (5.5 )  Irrigation Methods
6. (5.6 )  Pest Control Methods
7. (5.7 )  Meat Production Methods
8. (5.8 )  Impacts of Overfishing
9. (5.9 )  Impacts of Mining
10. (5.10 )  Impacts of Urbanization
11. (5.11 )  Ecological Footprints
12. (5.12 )  Introduction to Sustainability
13. (5.13 )  Methods to Reduce Urban Runoff
14. (5.14 )  Integrated Pest Management
15. (5.15 )  Sustainable Agriculture
16. (5.16 )  Aquaculture
17. (5.17 )  Sustainable Forestry
Energy Resources and Consumption
1. (6.1 )  Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
2. (6.2 )  Global Energy Consumption
3. (6.3 )  Fuel Types and Uses
4. (6.4 )  Distribution of Natural Energy Resources
5. (6.5 )  Fossil Fuels
6. (6.6 )  Nuclear Power
7. (6.7 )  Energy from Biomass
8. (6.8 )  Solar Energy
9. (6.9 )  Hydroelectric Power
10. (6.10 )  Geothermal Energy
11. (6.11 )  Hydrogen Fuel Cell
12. (6.12 )  Wind Energy
13. (6.13 )  Energy Conservation
Atmospheric Pollution
1. (7.1 )  Introduction to Air Pollution
2. (7.2 )  Photochemical Smog
3. (7.3 )  Thermal Inversion
4. (7.4 )  Atmospheric CO2 and Particulates
5. (7.5 )  Indoor Air Pollutants
6. (7.6 )  Reduction of Air Pollutants
7. (7.7 )  Acid Rain
8. (7.8 )  Noise Pollution
Aquatic and Terrestrial Pollution
1. (8.1 )  Sources of Pollution
2. (8.2 )  Human Impacts on Ecosystems
3. (8.3 )  Endocrine Disruptors
4. (8.4 )  Human Impacts on Wetlands and Mangrove
5. (8.5)  Eutrophication
6. (8.6 )  Thermal Pollution
7. (8.8 )  Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification
8. (8.7 )  Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
9. (8.9 )  Solid Waste Disposal
10. (8.10 )  Waste Reduction Methods
11. (8.11 )  Sewage Treatment
12. (8.12 )  Lethal Dose 50% (LD50)
13. (8.13)  Dose Response Curve
14. (8.14 )  Pollution and Human Health
15. (8.15 )  Pathogens and Infectious Diseases
Global Change
1. (9.1 )  Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
2. (9.2 )  Reducing Ozone Depletion
3. (9.3 )  The Greenhouse Effect
4. (9.4 )  Increases in the Greenhouse Gases
5. (9.5 )  Global Climate Change
6. (9.6 )  Ocean Warming
7. (9.7 )  Ocean Acidification
8. (9.8 )  Invasive Species
9. (9.9 )  Endangered Species
10. (9.10 )  Human Impacts on Biodiversity