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Notebook Check One (to be graded on 9/21/21) 

001, 8/23, APES Syllabus
002, 8/23, Lab: Fishing for the Future
003, 8/23, Notes: Ecosystems
        8/23, Ch 3-4 Supplemental Notes
        8/23, Student Information Form (due Tue)
        8/23, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.1-3.2
004, 8/24, Lab: Producers & Consumers
        8/24, Ch 1-2 Take Home Exam (due Thu)
        8/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.3-3.4
005, 8/25, Lab: Carbon Cycle
006, 8/25, Wksht: Carbon Cycle
        8/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.5-3.6
007, 8/26, Lab: Nitrogen Cycle
008, 8/26, Wksht: Tracking the Path of Nitrogen
009, 8/26, Notes: Evolution
        8/26, Ch 1-2 Take Home Exam Due by 11:59 pm
        8/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.1-4.3
010, 8/27, Lab: Modeling Evolution
011, 8/27, Article: Gaia Hypothesis
        8/27, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.4-4.6
        8/30, StreamWatch Groups & Identification Guide (due Thu)
012, 8/30, Lab: Island Biogeography
        8/31, Ch 3-4 Exam: Ecosystems & Evolution
013, 8/31, Article: Why Preserve Biodiversity
014, 8/31, Notes: Species Interactions
        8/31, Ch 5-6 Supplemental Notes
        8/31, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.1
015, 9/1, Lab: Succession
        9/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.2
        9/2, StreamWatch Identification Guide Due
016, 9/2, Lab: Species Diversity
        9/2, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.3
        9/3, StreamWatch Activities
        9/3, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.4
        9/5, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 3 Due
017, 9/8, Lab: Predator Prey Interaction
        9/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.1-6.2
018, 9/9, Lab: Survivorship
        9/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.3-6.4
019, 9/10, Notes: Human Population
020, 9/10, Lab: Power of Pyramids
        9/12, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 1 Due
        9/13, Ch 5-6 Exam: Populations
021, 9/13, Notes: Terrestrial Biodiversity
        9/13, Ch 7-8 Supplemental Notes
022, 9/13, Article: West Africa's Last Rainforest
        9/13, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.1-7.2
023, 9/14, Case Study: Global Forests
        9/14, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.3
024, 9/15, Lab: Factors That Influence Ecosystems (map)
025, 9/15, Notes: Aquatic Biodiversity
        9/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.1-8.2
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Notebook Check Two (to be graded on 10/18/21) 

        9/17, StreamWatch Activities
026, 9/17, Lab: River & Stream Systems
        9/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.3-8.4
        9/19, Summer Assignment Book Report Due
        9/20, Book Report Culminating Activity
        9/20, Project: Ecological Study
        9/20, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.5-8.6
        9/21, Ecological Study Topic SIgnUp
027, 9/21, Lab: Coral Reef Biodiversity (photos) (spreadsheet)
        9/22, Ch 7-8 Exam: Biomes
028, 9/22, Notes: Species Approach
        9/22, Ch 9-11 Supplemental Notes
029, 9/22, Article: Breakthrough Could Save Coral Reefs
        9/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.1
        9/23, Ecological Study Project Workday
        9/23, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.2
030, 9/24, Video Response: Racing Extinction
        9/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.3
        9/26, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 2 Due
​031, 9/27, Lab: Endangered Species
        9/27, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.4
032, 9/28, Lab: Ripple Effect
033, 9/28, Article: Wolf Killings
        9/28, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.1-10.2
        9/29, Wksht: Cats Into Borneo
034, 9/29, Case Study: Illegal Immigration
        9/29, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.3-10.4
        9/30, Ecological Study Project Workday
        9/30, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.5-10.6
        10/1, StreamWatch Activities
035, 10/1, Lab: Forestry & Conservation
        10/3, Ecological Study Project Due
036, 10/4, Video Notes: Cane Toads
037, 10/4, Notes: Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity
        10/4, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.1-11.2
038, 10/5, Lab: Tree Cookies
039, 10/5, Article: Burn, Baby, Burn
        10/5, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.3-11.4
040, 10/6, Lab: Forest Dilemmas
041, 10/6, Article: Forestry in NC
        10/6, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.5-11.6
042, 10/7, Notes: Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity
043, 10/7, Lab: Bycatch
044, 10/8, Lab: Fisheries Mismanagement
045, 10/8, Article: Can We Have Our Fish
        10/10, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 4 Due 
        10/12, Ch 9-11 Exam: Sustaining Biodiversity
​046, 10/12, Notes: Food, Soil & Pests
        10/12, Ch 12-13 Supplemental Notes
047, 10/12, Article: Feed 9 Billion People
        10/12, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.1-12.2
048, 10/13, Case Study: Global Grain Production
049, 10/13, Article: Is Food Irradiation Safe
        10/13, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.3-12.4
050, 10/14, Lab: Soil Porosity & Permeability

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These labs have different makeup assignments:

StreamWatch
StreamWatch Alternate Assignment

CH 3-4
Fishing for the Future
Producers & Consumers
Carbon Cycle
Nitrog​en Cycle
Modeling Evolution
Island Biogeography

CH 5-6
Succession
Species Diversity
Predator Prey
Survivorship

CH 7-8
River & Stream

CH 9-11
Ripple Effect
Forestry & Conservation
Tree Cookies
​Forest Dilemmas
​Bycatch

CH 12-13​
​Soil Porosity & Permeability

​CH 14-16
Temp & Chemical Weathering

CH 17-19
Lichens as Indicators
​Murder in the Air
Emissions Trading

​CH 20-21
Fruitvale
Foul Water


Notebook Check Three (to be graded on 11/18/21) 

051, 10/14, Wksht: Examining Soil Profiles & Horizons
        10/14, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.5-12.6
        10/15, StreamWatch Activities
        10/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.1-13.2
        10/17, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 6A&B Due
​052, 10/18, Video Response: Fresh
        10/18, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.3-13.4
053, 10/19, Lab: Pest Solutions
054, 10/19, Notes: Water Resources
        10/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.5-13.6
055, 10/20, Lab: Color Me A Watershed
        10/21, Ch 12-13 Exam: Food & Water Resources
056, 10/21, Notes: Geology
        10/21, Ch 14-16 Supplemental Notes
057, 10/21, Wksht: The Rock Cycle
        10/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.1-14.2
058, 10/22, Lab: Earthquakes & Plate Boundaries
059, 10/22, Lab: Gizmos Plate Tectonics (3rd code- GQTRJV, 4th code- J6WHKZ)
        10/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.3-14.5
​060, 10/25, Lab: Temperature & Chemical Weathering
        10/25, Lab Preparation: Energy Speed Dating Profile
        10/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.1-15.2
061, 10/26, Notes: Nonrenewable Resources
062, 10/26, Case Study: Oil & Natural Gas
        10/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.3-15.4
063, 10/28, Notes: Renewable Resources
064, 10/28, Lab: Mission Possible
        10/28, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.5-15.6
        10/29, StreamWatch Activities
        10/29, Project: StreamWatch Eco Study (Due 11/14)
        10/29, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.1-16.3
        10/31, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 5A&B Due
065, 11/1, Lab: Ecological Footprint
066, 11/1, Article: Footprint of a Digital Economy
        11/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.4-16.6
067, 11/3, Lab: Energy Speed Dating
        11/3, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.7-16.9
        11/4, StreamWatch Eco Study Workday
        11/5, Ch 14-16 Exam: Geology & Energy Resources
068, 11/5, Notes: Risk, Toxicology & Human Health
        11/5, Ch 17-19 Supplemental Notes
069, 11/5, Article: Vaping Linked
        11/5, Recommended Textbook Reading 17.1-17.2
        11/7, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 9 Due
​070, 11/8, Case Study: Persistent Organic Pollutants
071, 11/8, Notes: Air & Air Pollution
072, 11/8, Article: Smallest of Pollutants
        11/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 17.3-17.5
        11/9, StreamWatch Eco Study Workday
        11/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 18.1-18.3
        11/10, StreamWatch Activities
073, 11/10, Lab: Lichens as Indicators
        11/14, StreamWatch Eco Study Due (ONLY Abs, Intro & Disc to google classroom by 11:59 pm)
        11/15, StreamWatch Eco Study Hard Copy Due (entire paper)
​074, 11/15, Lab: Criteria Pollutants Bingo
075, 11/15, Lab: Murder in the Air
        11/15, Recommended Textbook Reading (18.4-18.5)
Notebook Check Four (to be graded on 1/5/22) 

076, 11/16, Lab: Emissions Trading
077, 11/16, Notes: Climate Change & Ozone Depletion
078, 11/16, Article: Sea Level Bill
        11/16, Recommended Textbook Reading 19.1-19.2
079, 11/17, Lab: Global Warming & the IPCC (IPCC Report)
080, 11/17, Article: Global Warming is Epic
        11/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 19.3-19.4
081, 11/18, Video Response: Before the Flood
        11/19, Ch 17-19 Exam: Health, Air Pollution & Climate Change
082, 11/19, Notes: Water Pollution
        11/19, Ch 20-21 Supplemental Notes
083, 11/19, Article: Male Fish in NC
        11/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.1-20.2
        11/21, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 8A&B Due
​084, 11/22, Case Study: Restoring Estuaries
085, 11/22, Article: Pharmaceuticals Found in Fish
        11/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.3-20.4
086, 11/23, Lab: Fruitvale
087, 11/23, Article: TCE Contamination
​088, 11/29, Lab: Water Pollution Puzzle
089, 11/29, Notes: Solid & Hazardous Waste
        11/29, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.5
090, 11/30, Video Response: A Plastic Ocean
        11/30, Recommended Textbook Reading 21.1-21.2
091, 12/1, Lab: Foul Water
        12/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 21.3-21.4
092, 12/2, Lab: Yoretown Needs A Landfill
        12/2, Recommended Textbook Reading 21.5-21.6
        12/3, StreamWatch Activities
        12/5, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 7 Due