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Environmental science for AP*

Author: Andrew J Friedland; Rick Relyea; David Courard-Hauri; W.H. Freeman and Company.
Publisher: New York : W. H. Freeman, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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The Friedland and Relyea advantage. Built from the ground up specifically for the AP Environmental Science course, Friedland and Relyea Environmental Science for AP offers complete coverage of the AP course using the same terminology that students will see on the AP Environmental Science exam. This text provides teachers with the scientific rigor they expect, a balanced approach to the material, and an organization  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Friedland; Rick Relyea; David Courard-Hauri; W.H. Freeman and Company.
ISBN: 9780716738497 071673849X
OCLC Number: 725843117
Notes: Include index.
Target Audience: Grades 9-12.
Description: xxxii, 574 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Studying the state of our earth --
Environmental systems --
Science applied : Were we successful in halting the growth of the ozone hole? --
Ecosystem ecology --
Global climates and biomes --
Evolution of biodiversity --
Science applied : How should we prioritize the protection of species diversity? --
Popuation and community ecology --
The human population --
Science applied : How can we manage overabundant animal populations? --
Earth systems --
Water resources --
Science applied : Is there a way to resolve the California water wars? --
Land, public and private --
Feeding the world --
Science applied : How do we define organic food? --
Nonrenewable energy resources --
Achieving energy sustainability --
Science applied : Should corn become fuel? --
Water pollution --
Air pollution and stratospheric ozone depletion --
Waste generation and waste disposal --
Human health and environmental risks --
Science applied : Is rescycling always good for the environment? --
Conservation of biodiversity --
Global change --
Sustainability, economics, and equity --
Science applied : Can we solve the carbon crisis using cap and trade? --
Appendix : Reading graphs --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Friedland and Relyea
Responsibility: Andrew Friedland, Rick Relyea, David Courard-Hauri.
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The Friedland and Relyea advantage. Built from the ground up specifically for the AP Environmental Science course, Friedland and Relyea Environmental Science for AP offers complete coverage of the AP course using the same terminology that students will see on the AP Environmental Science exam. This text provides teachers with the scientific rigor they expect, a balanced approach to the material, and an organization that mirrors the AP topic outline, as shown on the correlation grid in the front of this text. Students benefit from real-world examples, engaging case studies, and numerous pedagogical features helping to prepare them for the exam. - Back cover.

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