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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.


APES Unit Two: Sustaining Biodiversity and Food & Water Resources (ch 9-13)

        9/15, Notes: Species Approach
001, 9/15, Lab: Endangered Species
        9/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.1
002, 9/16, Lab: Ripple Effect
        9/16, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.2
        9/17, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
        9/17, Optional Enrichment Video: Cane Toads
        9/18, StreamWatch Activities: Physical
        9/18, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.3
        9/20, Summer Assignment Book Report Due to turnitin
        9/21, Book Report Analysis
        9/21, Project: Ecological Study (topic signup here)
        9/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.4
        9/22, Asynchronous Learning Day (check in here by 2:18)
003, 9/22, Video Response: Racing Extinction (video link here)
        9/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.1-10.2
004, 9/23, Case Study: Illegal Immigration
        9/23, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.3-10.4
        9/24, Notes: Sustaining Biodiversity
        9/24, Ecological Study Workday
        9/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.5-10.6
        9/25, StreamWatch Activities: Forest Transect
        9/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.1
        9/27, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 4 Due


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

001, 8/17, Lab: Fishing for the Future
        8/17, APES Syllabus
        8/17, Student Information Sheet
        8/17, Notes: Ecosystems & Evolution
        8/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.1-3.2
002, 8/19, Lab: Producers & Consumers
003, 8/19, Article: Gaia Hypothesis
        8/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.3-3.4
004, 8/21, Lab: Carbon Cycle
005, 8/21, Article: Arctic Shifts
        8/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.5-3.6
006, 8/24, Lab: Modeling Evolution
        8/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.1-4.2
007, 8/25, Lab: Island Biogeography
008, 8/25, Article: When Animals Evolve on Islands
        8/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.3-4.4
        8/26, Notes: Populations
009, 8/26, Lab: Succession
        8/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.5-4.6
010, 8/27, Lab: Predator-Prey Interaction
        8/27, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.1-5.2
        8/28, StreamWatch Activities: Large Biotics
        8/28, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.3-5.4
        8/30, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 3 Due
​011, 8/31, Lab: Survivorship
        8/31, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.1-6.2
012, 9/1, Lab: Species Diversity
        9/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.3-6.4
013, 9/2, Lab: Power of the Pyramids
014, 9/2, Article: Population Growth to Occur in Africa
        9/2, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.1-7.2
        9/3, Notes: Biomes
015, 9/3, Lab: Factors That Influence Ecosystems (biome map)
        9/3, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.3
        9/4, StreamWatch Activities: Benthic Macroinvertebrates
        9/4, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.1
        9/6, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 1 Due
016, 9/8, Case Study: Global Forests
        9/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.2-8.3
017, 9/9, Lab: River & Stream Systems
        9/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.4
018, 9/10, Lab: Coral Reef Biodiversity
        9/10, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.5
        9/11, StreamWatch Activities: Chemical
        9/13, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 2 Due
        9/14, Exam: Ecosystems, Evolution, Populations & Biomes 

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