#4504 AP Environmental Science Lab
4504 ADVANCED PLACEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE LABORATORY
Year, 1 Credit, Alternating Single and Double periods
Prerequisites: Chemistry and Living Environment
Recommended for: Students with a minimum grade of B in Chemistry and a B in Living Environment. 80 or higher on the Living Environment Regents with a passing grade on the Chemistry Regents.
Expenses: Field trips and student expense for AP exam
Description: A college level course designed to provide students with the scientific principles required to understand interrelationships of the natural world and analyze environmental problems. This course provides an in depth study of the interactions between the living and non-living components of the ecosystem. An introduction to ecological community concepts and the influence of chemical, geological, atmospheric and physical factors on living systems will be considered. The course provides a study of the effect of human activities on the worldwide ecosystem and provides an examination of the issues of human over-population, atmospheric change, chemical pollution and agriculture.
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