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All assignments in APES will be listed here. Items with a page number to the left will be completed on a google doc that is shared with Mr. Rush (example here). A new google doc will be created for each unit and the document may be submitted to turnitin by Mr. Rush.

**Daily assignments are always due by the start of the next class unless explicitly stated otherwise**


APES Unit Four: Water Pollution, Waste, Cities, Economics & Politics (ch 20-24)​
        4/20, Notes: Water Pollution & Solid Waste
        4/20, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Twenty
        4/20, Video Contest: STRAWS
        4/20, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.1-20.2
        4/21, StreamWatch Eco Study Workday
        4/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.3-20.4
        4/22, StreamWatch Eco Study Workday
        4/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.5
        4/23, STRAWS video due
        4/23, StreamWatch Activities: Large Biotics
        4/25, StreamWatch Eco Study due to turnitin by 11:59 pm


APES Unit Three: Energy, AIr Pollution & Climate Change (ch 14-19)
        3/15, Notes: Geology & Energy Resources
        3/15, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Fourteen
001, 3/15, Lab: Earthquakes
        3/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.1-13.2
002, 3/16, Lab: Temperature & Chemical Weathering
        3/16, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.3-14.4
        3/17, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Fifteen
003, 3/17, Lab: Ecological Footprint
        3/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.5
        3/18, AsynchRAINus Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        3/18, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Sixteen
        3/18, Lab: Energy Speed Dating Profile
        3/18, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.1-15.2
        3/19, StreamWatch Activities: Forest Transect
        3/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.3-15.5
        3/21, AP Personal Progress Checks Unit 5A&B Due
004, 3/22, Lab: Energy Speed Dating
        3/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.1-16.2
005, 3/23, Community Service Hours (zooniverse screenshot)
        3/23, Notes: Health, Air Pollution & Climate Change
        3/23, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Seventeen
006, 3/23, Case Study: Persistent Organic Pollutants
​        3/23, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.3-16.4
        3/24, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        3/24, Optional Enrichment Video: Before the Flood
        3/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.5-16.6
        3/25, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Eighteen
007, 3/25, Lab: Auto Emissions
        3/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.7-16.9
008, 3/26, Lab: Emissions Trading
009, 4/8​, Lab: Lichens as Indicators of Air Quality
        4/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 17.1-17.2
        4/9, StreamWatch Activities: Forest Quadrat
        4/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 17.3-17.5
        4/12, Project: StreamWatch Ecological Study
        4/12, Recommended Textbook Reading 18.1-18.2
010, 4/13, Lab: Murder in the Air
        4/13, Recommended Textbook Reading 18.3-18.4
        4/14, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        4/14, Optional Live Eco Study Help (11:00-12:00)
        4/14, Recommended Textbook Reading 18.5-18.6
        4/15, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Nineteen
011, 4/15, Lab: Greenhouse Effect (use the code GQTRJV)
        4/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 19.1-19.2
012, 4/16, Lab: Global Warming & the IPCC (IPCC Report)
        4/16, Recommended Textbook Reading 19.3-19.4
        4/18, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 9 Due
        4/19, Exam: Energy Resources & Air Pollution (ch 14-19)


APES Unit Two: Sustaining Biodiversity, Food & Water (ch 9-13)​
        2/17, Book Report Culminating Activity
        2/17, Project: Ecological Study
        2/17, Ecological Study Topic SignUp
        2/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.1
        2/18, AsynchSNOWus Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        2/18, Notes: Species Approach
        2/18, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Nine
001, 2/18, Lab: Endangered Species (no graph needed)
        2/18, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.2
        2/19, StreamWatch Activities: Chemical
        2/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.3-9.4
        2/21, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 2 Due
        2/22, Eco Study Project Workday
        2/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.1-10.2
        2/23, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        2/23, Optional Live Eco Study Help (1:00-2:00)
        2/23, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.3-10.4
        2/24, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        2/24, Optional Live Eco Study Help (11:00-12:00)
        2/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.5
002, 2/25, Lab: Ripple Effect
        2/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.1 -11.2
003, 2/26, Case Study: Illegal Immigration
        2/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.3-11.4
        2/27, Optional Live Eco Study Help (1:00-2:00)
        2/28, Ecological Study Project Due to turnitin by 11:59 pm
        3/1, Notes: Ecosystem Approach
        3/1, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Ten
004, 3/1, Lab: Tree Cookies
        3/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.5-11.6
005, 3/2, Lab: Forest Dilemmas
        3/2, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.1-12.2
        3/3, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        3/3, Optional Enrichment Video: Cane Toads
        3/3, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.3-12.4
006, 3/4, Lab: Forestry & Conservation
        3/4, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.5-12.6
        3/5, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Eleven
        3/5, StreamWatch Activities: Physical
        3/5, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.1-13.2
        3/7, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 4 Due 
007, 3/8, Lab: Fisheries Mismanagement
        3/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.3-13.5
        3/9, Notes: Food & Water Resources
        3/9, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Twelve
008, 3/9, Lab: Soil Porosity & Permeability
        3/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.6-13.7
        3/10, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Thirteen
009, 3/10, Lab: Freshwater Resources
        3/11, Exam: Sustaining Biodiversity & Food/Water Resources (ch 9-13)
        3/14, AP Personal Progress Checks Unit 6A&B Due


APES Unit One: Ecosystems, Evolution, Populations and Biomes (ch 3-8)

        1/20, APES Syllabus
001, 1/20, Lab: Fishing For the Future
        1/20, Notes: Ecosystems & Evolution
        1/20, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Three
        1/20, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.1-3.2
002, 1/21, Lab: Producers & Consumers
        1/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.3-3.4
        1/22, StreamWatch Activities: Large Biotics
        1/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.5-3.6
        1/25, GH Universal Expectations Requirement
003, 1/25, Lab: Carbon Cycle
        1/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.1-4.2
        1/26, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
004, 1/26, Lab: Modeling Evolution
        1/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.3-4.4
        1/27, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Four
005, 1/27, Lab: Island Biogeography
        1/27, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.5-4.6
        1/28, AsynchSNOWus Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        1/28, Notes: Populations
006, 1/28, Lab: Ecological Succession
        1/28, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.1-5.2
        1/29, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Five
007, 1/29, Lab: Predator Prey Interaction
        1/29, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.3-5.4
        1/31, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 3 Due
​008, 2/1, Lab: Survivorship
        2/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.1-6.2
009, 2/2, Lab: Species Diversity
        2/2, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.3-6.4
        2/3, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        2/3, Recommended Summer Book Report Progress
        2/4, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Six
010, 2/4, Lab: Power of the Pyramids (use this link w/ these instructions)
        2/4, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.1-7.2
        2/5, StreamWatch Activities: Benthic Macroinvertebrates
        2/5, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.3-8.1
        2/7, AP Personal Progress Check  Unit 1 Due
        2/8, Notes: Biomes
        2/8, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Seven
011, 2/8, Lab: Factors That Influence Ecosystems (map)
        2/8, Optional Exam Format Review (available M-Th)
        2/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.2-8.3
012, 2/9, Case Study: Global Forests
        2/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.4
        2/10, Supplemental Notes: Chapter Eight
013, 2/10, Lab: Coral Reef Biodiversity
        2/10, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.5
014, 2/11, Lab: River & Stream Systems
        2/12, Exam: Ecosystems, Evolution, Population & Biomes (ch 3-8)
        2/14, Summer Assignment Book Report Due to turnitin by 11:59 pm

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LABS are always due by the start of the following live class.

STREAMWATCH activities must be completed on Fridays

PROGRESS CHECKS
and PROJECTS are due on Sunday nights by 11:59 pm.