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Notebook Check One (to be graded on 2/16/22) 

001, 1/19, APES Syllabus
002, 1/19, Lab: Fishing for the Future
003, 1/19, Notes: Ecosystems
        1/19, Ch 3-4 Supplemental Notes
        1/19, Student Information Form (due Thu)
        1/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.1-3.2
004, 1/20, Lab: Producers & Consumers
        1/20, Ch 1-2 Take Home Exam (due Sun)
        1/20, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.3-3.4
005, 1/21, Lab: Carbon Cycle (asynchSNOWus assignment)
        1/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 3.5-3.6
        1/23, Ch 1-2 Take Home Exam Due
        1/24, Wksht: Carbon Cycle (optional asynchSNOWus assignment)
006, 1/25, Lab: Nitrogen Cycle
007, 1/25, Wksht: Tracking the Path of Nitrogen
008, 1/25, Notes: Evolution
        1/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.1-4.2
        1/26, StreamWatch ID Guide (due Fri)
009, 1/26, Lab: Modeling Evolution
010, 1/26, Article: Gaia Hypothesis
        1/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.3-4.4
011, 1/27, Lab: Island Biogeography
        1/27, Recommended Textbook Reading 4.5-4.6
        1/28, StreamWatch ID Guide Due
        1/28, First StreamWatch! (got boots?)
        1/30, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 3 Due
        1/31, Exam: Ecosystems & Evolution
012, 1/31, Article: Why Preserve Biodiversity
013, 1/31, Notes: Populations
        1/31, Ch 5-6 Supplemental Notes
        1/31, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.1
014, 2/1, Lab: Succession
        2/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.2
​015, 2/2, Lab: Species Diversity
        2/2, Recommended Textbook Reading 5.3-5.4
016, 2/3, Lab: Predator Prey Interaction
        2/3, Recommended Textbook Reading 6.1-6.2
017, 2/4, Lab: Survivorship
        2/6, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 1 Due
​018, 2/7, Notes: Human Population
019, 2/7, Lab: Power of the Pyramids
        2/8, Exam: Populations
020, 2/8, Notes: Terrestrial Biodiversity
        2/8, Ch 7-8 Supplemental Notes
021, 2/8, Article: West Africa's Rainforest
        2/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 7.1-7.3
022, 2/9, Case Study: Global Forests
        2/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.1-8.2
023, 2/10, Lab: Factors That Influence Ecosystems
024, 2/10, Notes: Aquatic Biodiversity
        2/10, Recommended Textbook Reading 8.3-8.4
025, 2/11, Lab: River & Stream Systems
        2/11, StreamWatch Activities
        2/13, Summer Assignment Book Report Due (to google classroom)
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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
Fisheries Mismanagement
​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


​CH 22-24
City Planning
Appropriation Adventure
Politics & Enviro Policy








































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Notebook Check Two (to be graded on 3/15/22) 

        2/14, Project: Ecological Study (due 2/27)
        2/14, Ecological Study Topic Signup (available 7 AM)
026, 2/14, Lab: Coral Reef Biodiversity
        2/15, Exam: Biomes
027, 2/15, Article: Save Coral Reefs
028, 2/15, Notes: Species Approach
        2/15, Ch 9-11 Supplemental Notes
        2/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.1
029, 2/16, Lab: Endangered Species
        2/16, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.2
        2/17, Ecological Study Workday
        2/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 9.3-9.4
        2/20, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 2 Due
​030, 2/22, Lab: Ripple Effect
031, 2/22, Article: Wolf Killings
        2/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.1-10.2
        2/23, Activity: Cats Into Borneo
032, 2/23, Case Study: Illegal Immigration
        2/23, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.3-10.4
033, 2/24, Notes: Sustaining Terrestrial Ecosystems
        2/24, Ecological Study Workday
        2/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 10.5-10.6
034, 2/25, Lab: Forestry & Conservation
        2/25, StreamWatch Activities
        2/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.1-11.2
        2/27, Ecological Study Due (to google classroom)
​035, 2/28, Notes: Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity
036, 2/28, Lab: Bycatch
        2/28, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.3-11.4
037, 3/1, Lab: Tree Cookies  (ACT Day - Makeup Lab Here)
        3/1, Recommended Textbook Reading 11.5-11.6
038, 3/2, Lab: Fisheries Mismanagement
        3/3, Exam: Sustaining Biodiversity
039, 3/3, Notes: Food, Soil & Pests
        3/3, Ch 12-13 Supplemental Notes
040, 3/3, Article: Feed 9 Billion People
        3/3, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.1-12.2
041, 3/4, Case Study: Global Grain Production
        3/4, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.3-12.4
        3/6, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 4 Due
​042, 3/7, Lab: Soil Porosity & Permeability
043, 3/7, Wksht: Examining Soil Profiles & Horizons
        3/7, Recommended Textbook Reading 12.5-12.6
044, 3/8, Lab: Pest Solutions
045, 3/8, Notes: Water Resources
        3/8, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.1-13.2
046, 3/9, Video Response: Fresh
        3/9, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.3-13.4
047, 3/10, Lab: Color Me A Watershed
        3/10, Recommended Textbook Reading 13.5-13.7
        3/11, Demonstration: The GH Soil Pit
        3/11, StreamWatch Activities
        3/13, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 6 A&B Due
        3/14, Exam: Food & Water Resources
​048, 3/14, Notes: Geology
        3/14, Ch 14-16 Supplemental Notes
049, 3/14, Wksht: The Rock Cycle
        3/14, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.1-14.2
050, 3/15, Lab: Earthquakes & Plate Boundaries

Notebook Check Three (to be graded on 4/21/22) 

051, 3/15, Lab: Plate Tectonics (class codes: 1st VJQBL3, 2nd N2P8G7)
        3/15, Recommended Textbook Reading 14.3-14.5
052, 3/16, Lab: Temperature & Chemical Weathering
053, 3/16, Notes: Nonrenewable Energy
054, 3/16, Lab: Energy Speed Dating Profile
        3/16, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.1-15.3
054, 3/17, Lab: Energy Speed Dating
        3/17, Recommended Textbook Reading 15.4-15.6
        3/20, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 5 A&B Due
        3/21, Project: StreamWatch Ecological Study (due 4/2)
055, 3/21, Notes: Renewable Resources
056, 3/21, Lab: Mission Possible
        3/21, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.1-16.4
057, 3/22, Lab: Ecological Footprint
058, 3/22, Article: Footprint of a Digital Economy
        3/22, Recommended Textbook Reading 16.5-16.9
        3/23, StreamWatch Eco Study Workday
        3/24, Exam: Geology & Energy Resources
059, 3/24, Notes: Risk, Toxicology & Human Health
        3/24, Ch 17-19 Supplemental Notes
060, 3/24, Article: Vaping Linked
        3/24, Recommended Textbook Reading 17.1-17.2
061, 3/25, Lab: Lichens As Indicators of Air Quality
        3/25, StreamWatch Activities
        3/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 17.3-17.5
        3/27, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 9 Due
​062, 3/29, Case Study: Persistent Organic Pollutants
063, 3/29, Notes: Air & Air Pollution
        3/29, Recommended Textbook Reading 18.1-18.3
064, 3/30, Lab: Criteria Pollutants Bingo
065, 3/30, Lab: Murder in the Air
        3/30, Recommended Textbook Reading 18.4-18.5
        3/31, StreamWatch Eco Study Workday
        3/31, Recommended Textbook Reading 19.1-19.2
066, 4/1, Lab: Emissions Trading
067, 4/1, Notes: Climate Change & Ozone Loss
068, 4/1, Article: Sea Level Bill
        4/3, StreamWatch Eco Study Due (abs, intro & disc only to google classroom by 11:59 pm)
        4/4, StreamWatch Eco Study Entire Hard Copy Due
069, 4/4, Video Response: Before the Flood
        4/4, Recommended Textbook Reading 19.2-19.4
070, 4/5, Lab: Global Warming & the IPCC (IPCC Report)
        4/6, Exam: Human Health, Air Pollution & Climate Change
071, 4/6, Notes: Water Pollution
        4/6, Ch 20-21 Supplemental Notes
072, 4/6, Article: Male Fish in NC
        4/6, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.1-20.2
073, 4/7, Case Study: Restoring Estuaries
        4/7, Recommended Textbook Reading 20.3-20.5
        4/8, StreamWatch Activities
074, 4/18, Lab: Fruitvale
075, 4/18, Article: TCE Contamination
        4/18, Recommended Textbook Reading 21.1-21.2

​Notebook Check Four (to be graded on 05/31/22)

076, 4/19, Lab: Water Pollution Puzzle
077, 4/19, Notes: Solid & Hazardous Waste
        4/19, Recommended Textbook Reading 21.3-21.4
078, 4/20, Lab: Foul Water
        4/20, Recommended Textbook Reading 21.5-21.6
079, 4/21, Lab: Yoretown Needs A Landfill
080, 4/22, Lab: Superfund
        4/24, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 8 Due
        4/25, Exam: Water Pollution & Solid Waste
081, 4/25, Notes: Sustainable Cities
        4/25, Ch 22-24 Supplemental Notes
082, 4/25, Article: Slash & Sprawl
        4/25, Recommended Textbook Reading 22.1-22.3
083, 4/26, Notes: Economics & Politics
084, 4/26, Lab: Politics & Environmental Policy
        4/26, Recommended Textbook Reading 22.4-22.5
        4/27, AP Exam Review
        4/27, Recommended Textbook Reading 23.1-23.5
        4/28, AP Exam Review
        4/28, Recommended Textbook Reading 24.1-24.6
        4/29, AP Exam Review
        5/1, AP Personal Progress Check Unit 7 Due
       5/3, AP EXAM
        5/4, AP Exam activities
        5/5, StreamWatch Activities
        5/6, AP Exam activities
        5/9, AP Exam activities
        5/10, AP Exam activities
        5/11, AP Exam activities
        5/12, StreamWatch Activities
085, 5/13, Lab: Forest Dilemmas
        5/16, Project: StreamWatch Eco Study Poster (due Sun)
086, 5/16, Case Study: Sustainable Communities
087, 5/17, Lab: City Planning
        5/18, Video: Gimme Green
088, 5/18, Lab: Habitats​
        5/19, StreamWatch Eco Study Poster Workday
        5/20, StreamWatch Activities
        5/22, StreamWatch Eco Study Poster Due (to google classroom by 11:59 pm)
089, 5/23, Case Study: Bringing the World to the U.S. Standard
090, 5/24, Lab: Appropriation Adventure
091, 5/25, Lab: The Green President
        5/26, Exam: Cities, Economics & Politics
        5/27, StreamWatch Activities
        5/31, Final Exam Review
        6/1, Final Exam Review
        6/2, Final Exam Review
        6/3, StreamWatch Activities & The Great Wetland Race 
        6/6, 1st Period Final Exam (form to leave after)
        6/7, 2nd Period Final Exam (form to leave after)