AP Biology "5" Alive !!!!!
AP Biology curriculum
Students will explore four Big Ideas:
#2 Energy Processes
Students will apply seven science practices:
#1 use representations and models
#2 use mathematics
#3 engage in scientific questioning
#4 plan & implement data collection strategies
#5 perform data analysis & evaluation of evidence
#6 work with scientific explanations/theories
#7 connect and related knowledge
The AP Biology College Board Exam is Monday May 12th, 2014 at 8:00 am. The test is three hours in length and is composed of two main sections accounting for 50 percent of the student's AP Exam score.
Long Free Response
90 minutes for response
includes 10-min pre-write
Short Free Response
All of the questions on the NEW exam measure student understanding of big ideas, enduring understandings, essential knowledge, and the student's application of this understanding through the seven science practices. To develop deep understanding of the essential knowledge, students will practice and expand the concepts through use of illustrative examples and inquiry-based investigations.