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APES 2016-17

Citation

Acts and Treaties
Great resource for review of all content

Full Year Review
Energy I
Energy II
Land & Water
Population
Living World
Graphing in Excel
 
Habitable Planet
 
Lecture PowerPoints listed below under "Downloads"
Chapters 1 & 2
Easter Island Reading
Fishkill Mystery Activity
Vocabulary Chapter 1
Vocabulary Chapter 2
Chapter 1 answers
Chapter 2 answers
Links for Chapters 1 & 2
"The Impact of Human Disturbance on Biodiversity Lab

Easter Island Article: Discover Magazine

Rethinking the fall of Easter Island

TED talks: Why Societies Collapse: Jared Diamond

Ecological Footprint

Rachael Carson Video
Chapter 3

Borneo Cats
Isle Royal
Sea Otters

Links
Ocean Acidification
Video: Ocean Acidification
Biomes
Mt. St. Helens Succession
Carbon Cycle

 
Chapter 4

End of Chapter 4 answers
Biome Assignment

Links

Worlds Biomes

Ocean Acidification
Chapter 5

Vocabulary

Chapter 5 MC answers

Galopogos

Links

Cane Toads Part I

Cane Toads Part II

Cane Toads Part III

Cane Toads Part IV

Cane Toads Part V


 
Chapter 6
Chapter Answers
Succession Activity
Chapter 5 & 6 review notes
More Chapter 5 &6 Review notes

Links
Succession: Mt. St. Helens Video
 


Chapter 7
Easter Island
Human Populations Notes
Population Grownth Lab
Zero Population Growth Activity
Ch. 7 Textbook Question
Study Guide: Human Population

 
Chapter 7 Links

Census.gov
World Factbook
United Nations
Ecological Footprint #2
Population Ethics
Human Population: 5 expert interviews
Material World: I = PxAxT
Population Plans: China, India, Kenya
NOVA: Earth in Peril
Human Footprint Video
Population Clock
Population Census
Population Reference Bureau
Ted Talk Hans Rosling
Hans Rosling: Gapminder
Collapse Part I: Jared Diamond video
Garrett Hardin: Tragedy of the Commons
Collapse Part II: Jared Diamond
Collapse Part III: Jared Diamond
US Census Data
Chapter 8 Chapter 9

Water Unit Study Guide
Water Quality Index Activity
Water Diversion
Home Water Use Audit

Links
Colorado River Video
USGS Water Usage
3 Gorges Dam
NPR Bottled Water
The Story of Stuff: Water
Desalination Video
Banning Bottled Water Video
Aral Sea
Mono Lake
Salton Sea
Water Footprint


Chapter 10
Chapter 10 Notes

Chapter 11

Franken Foods Assignment
Worst Mistake: Jared Diamond
Soil Questions 
Food:  Supplementary Notes
GMO assignment
ABC's of GMO
 
Chapter 12
3 Mile Island
Exxon: Big Tobacco Tatics??
Energy/Mining Notes
Energy Information
Arctic and Drilling Oil Info
False Promise of Biofuels
Reading Your Electric Meter
Yucca Mountain Fact Sheet
DOE Pamphlet Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Power
Study Guide Nonrenewable Energy
Chapter 12 PowerPoint
Chapter 12 Links
Sources of Energy for NYS
Online Energy Audit Project
How Stuff Works: Electricity
The Electrical Grid
Electricity
Nuclear Energy: How it works
Energy use by state
Energized Learning Assignment
Peak Oil
Oil Sands Article
Fracking Video


 
Chapter 13
Biomass
Energy Efficiency
Geothermal
Hydrgen
Solar
Study Guide Renewable Energy

Link
Time Magazine Article


 




Chapter 14

Oil Spill Activity
Water Quality Lab
Aral Sea, Salton Sea, Lake Chad, Nono Lake, Yangtze River, Colorado River
Aral Sea Info
Water Pollution Legistration
Water Unit Study Guide
Phytoremediation
20 Important Facts about Water

Links
BP Oil Spill video #1
BP Oil Spill video #2
BP Oil spill video #3
BP Oil spill video #4
BP Oil Spill Video #5
Waste water treatment video
Desalination Video
 
Chapter 15 

Stratospheric Ozone
Air Pollution Summary
Air Pollution PPT for Test
Air Pollution

Link
Ozone assignment

Chapter 16: Waste

Waste PowerPoint

 
Chapter 17: Human Health, Environmental Risks

Minamata Case Study
BPA
Everyday Exposurre to Toxic Chemicals
Brine Shrimp Lab
Chapter 17 PPT

Links

Love Canal
Toxics in Environment
Toxics in your house
Radon
EPA Superfund Website
The Dirty Dozen
Love Canal Video
Times Beach Disaster
 
Chapter 18
Chapter 18 Multiple Choice answers


Chapter 19
Carbon Dioxide Assignment
Chapter 19 PPT 1
IPCC Report
Study Guide
Climate Change
Habitable Planet
Chapter 19 PPT 2

 
Chapter 19 Links

Lord Monckton Talk Full
Lord Monckton: Short
Rebuttal Part I
Rebuttal Part II
Rebuttal Part III
Rebuttal: Part IV
Rebuttal: Part V
Rebuttal to Al Gore by Scientist
Arguments from Climate Change Skeptics
Abraham vs. Monckton
Debunking of "Great Global Warming Swindle"
Carbon Dioxide Emissions Data for Lab
 
Review

APES Review: Definitions
Outline and Sample Questions
Review: Definitions
Major Laws and Acts
Review of all Topics
Another Excellent Review Sheet

Link
Excellent teacher site

 
Ecocolumn

Ecocolumn Write up and Rubric

Ecocolumn Lab Questions
   
       
Earth Science Earth Science Earth Science Earth Science

Course Outline

Drainage Basin Lab

Links

Earth Science Animations all topics

Chris Jordan

Energy
PowerPoints by Topic

Unit 1: Latitude, Longitude, Earth Motions Notes

Unit 2: Minerals and Rocks Powerpoint

Unit: 3 Erosion Powerpoint

Unit 6: Energy Unit

Unit 7: Weather

Unit 9 Beyond Planet Earth

Unit 9: Geo-Helio and Solar System

Unit 9: Moon Phases and Earth Motion
 







Review Sheet by Topic

Astronomy

 
Videos

Latitude/Longitude

Slope on Topographic Map

Streams on Topo Map

Topographic Gradient
 
Weather & Climate
Practice Test
Weather Review Key
Weather Review
El Nino La Nina take home 

Links

Cloud Type Animation
Layers of Atmosphere and Ozone
Convection Cells
Sea Breeze
Annual changes in weather
Fronts
Orographic Effect
 
Contour Maps

Mapping Review Packet

Mapping Practice Test

Links
Practice Drawing Contour Lines
 
Astronomy & Animation

Lab: Path of the Sun

Links

Astronomy Terminology (Vocabulary)
Discover
Neave Online Planetarium
Planetarium 2
Animation of Polaris
Earth Moon Viewer
Hubble Pictures
Astronomy Animations: Please watch carefully
Astronomy Animations

All Astronomy Animations in 1 place
Several Animations (Deep Space)
Light Year Animation
Moon Phases Animation
Sideral Month Animation
Geocentric Model Animation
Retrograde Mars Animation
Kepler's 1st and 2nd laws
 
Weathering & Erosion

Interactive Review Test: Weathering and Erosion
Link for Lab #4 US Drainage Patterns
Interactive Review 2 Weathering and Erosion

Excellent animation for all types of weathering
Erosion Practice Questions
Excellent Review Weathering and Erosion
Stream Meander
Oxbow Lake Formation
Waterfall erosion
Floodplain
Weathering Erosion Notes
James Blalog Ted Talk
Glacier practice questions
 
Plate Tectonics & Earthquakes

Continental Drift I
Continental Drift II
Class Notes: Plate Tectonics

The Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami


 
Rocks and Minerals

Excellent reference for Rocks and Minerals

Mining

Minerals

Test Questions: Minerals

tetrhedra

rock tutorial

Rocks: Notes
 
Excellent Review Sites (use as practices quizzes)

Full Year Review


Links

Practice Regents questions by topic

Practice Regents Questions by Topic (can download and answer key provided)

Previous Regents Exams and Answers

Fun Interactive Review

Website for review of all materials including animations
 
Downloads

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