APES NOTEBOOK
To receive full credit, your APES Notebook needs to be kept in a three ring binder and in this specific order.  Each item needs to have the item number written on it.  We will have announced notebook checks after every 25 items.

Due to budget constraints, items with  **  will need to be printed by you and brought to class.  We will have classroom sets of all others.  If you prefer to have your own copy to write on, you may choose to print them for your convenience.
1/21    APES Syllabus and APES Safety Release Form - release form will be turned in
             (for your review only:  GHHS Honor Code and Safety Information
1/21     2    Fishing for the Future Lab
1/21     3    NOTES:  Ecosystems (Ch. 3)  
             This first set will be provided for you.  Future notes (below) need to be printed in advance.
1/21     4    Wksht:  How Ecosystems Work
1/22     5    Producers & Consumers Lab
1/22     6    Article:  How Borders of an Ecosystem Are Defined
1/23     7    Lab: Carbon Cycle
1/23     8   Wksht: Carbon Cycle
1/23     9    Article: Untouched Forests Store 3 Times More Carbon
1/26    10   Lab: Nitrogen Cycle
1/26    11   Wksht: Tracking the Path of Nitrogen
1/26    12   ** Notes: Evolution (Ch. 4)
1/26    13   Article: Gaia Hypothesis Still Giving Feedback
1/27    14   Lab: Modeling Evolution w/discussion (200 word min: Results, Learned, RELATE)
1/27    15   Article: Comparison of Time Ranges
1/27    16   Article: Volcanic Accomplice
1/28          StreamWatch ID Assignment (due Friday, 1/30)
1/28    17   Lab: Island Biogeography
1/28    18   Article: Study Illustrates Diversification, Speciation in Islands
1/28    19   Article: When Animals Evolve on Islands
1/29    20   Article: Why Preserve Biodiversity
1/29    21   ** Notes: Species Interaction and Populations (Ch. 5)
2/1      22   ** Project: Ecological Study
2/2      23   Lab: Predator-Prey Interaction
2/2      24   Wksht: Population Growth
2/3      25   Lab: Species Diversity

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FIRST NOTEBOOK CHECK: Thursday, 5 Feb 2015
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2/4      26    Lab: Survivorship
2/4      27    ** Notes: Human Population (Ch. 6)
2/4      28    Article: Overpopulation - Planet/People Problem
2/5      29    Lab: Power of Pyramids
2/5      30    Article: Go Forth & Multiply A Lot Less
2/6      31    ** Notes: Terrestrial Biodiversity (Ch. 7)
2/6      32    Article: Grasslands
2/9      33    Lab: Factors That Influence Ecosystems w/discussion (200 word min: Results, Learned, RELATE)
2/9      34    Article: The Tiaga
2/10    35    Case Study: State of Global Forests
2/10    36    Article: Saving West Africa's Last Rainforest
2/10    37    Article: Temperate Forests
2/11    38    ** Notes: Aquatic Biodiversity (Ch. 8)
2/11    39    Video Notes: Planet Earth - Freshwater (click HERE for video link)
2/11    40    Article: Race to Save World's Coral Reefs
2/12    41    Lab: River & Stream Systems
2/12    42    Wksht: Streams & Rivers
2/12    43    Wksht: Ponds & Lakes
2/13    44    ** Notes: Species Approach (Ch. 9)
2/13    45    Article: Should Endangered Species Act Be Strengthened
2/16    46    Lab: Ripple Effect
2/16    47    Article: Wolf Killings
2/17            ICE DAY
2/18            ICE DAY #2
2/19            ICE DAY #3
2/20            ICE DAY #4
2/23    48    Lab: Endangered Species
2/23    49    Lab: Moose Malady
3/2      50    Wksht: Cats Into Borneo

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SECOND NOTEBOOK CHECK: Tuesday, 3 March 2015
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3/2      51    Case Study: Illegal Immigration
3/2      52    Article: Impact of Introduced Species
3/2      53    Article: Python Predation
3/3      54    Lab: Tree Cookies w/ discussion (200 word min: Results, Learned, RELATE)
3/3      55    Article: Burn Baby Burn
3/4      56    Article: Is That Species Endangered
3/4      57    ** Notes: Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity (Ch. 10)
3/5      58    ** Notes: Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity (Ch. 11)
3/5      59    Lab: Fisheries Mismanagement
3/5      60    Article: Fishing Blues
3/6      61    Lab: Forestry & Conservation
3/6      62    Article: Developers, Ranchers Encroaching
3/9      63    ** Notes: Food, Soil & Pests (Ch. 12)
3/9      64    Article: Possible to Feed 9 Billion Sustainably
3/10    65    Lab: Soil Porosity & Permeability
3/10    66    Wksht: Examining Soil Profiles & Horizons
3/11    67    Lab: Pest Solutions
3/11    68    Wksht: Food Production & Consumption
3/11    69    Article: Overweight Outnumber Hungry
3/12    70    Case Study: Global Grain Production
3/12    71    Article: Enough Water to Produce Food
3/13    72    Video Response: Food Inc   (video link here)
3/13    73    ** Notes: Water Resources (Ch. 13)
3/16    74    Lab: Foul Water w/discussion
3/17    75    ** Notes: Geology (Ch. 14)

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                              THIRD NOTEBOOK CHECK: Thursday, 19 March 2015
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3/17    76    Wksht: The Rock Cycle
3/18    77    Lab: Earthquake Plotting
3/18    78    Lab: Plate Boundaries
3/18    79    Article: Ring of Fire
3/18    80    Article: Killer Waves on the East Coast
3/19    81    Lab: Temperature & Chemical Weathering
3/19    82    Lab: Weathering & Erosion - links provided below
                    Link #1 - Mechanical Weathering
                    Link #2 - Shape It Up (requires Flash)
                    Link #3 - Hawaiian Coastal Cliffs
                    Link #4 - Water Erosion
3/19    83    Article: PAMS & Soil Erosion Control
3/20    84    ** Project: StreamWatch Ecological Study
3/23    85    ** Notes: Nonrenewable Energy (Ch. 15)
3/23    86    Wksht: Energy Free Response Practice
3/24    87    Case Study: Oil & Natural Gas
3/24    88    Article: Fracking in NC
3/24    89    Article: What the Frack?
​3/30    90    ** Notes: Renewable Resources (Ch. 16)
3/30    91    Lab: Mission Possible w/discussion (find the full lab here)
3/31    92    Lab: Energy Jigsaw
3/31    93    Wksht: Diesel Fuels Duke It Out
3/31    94    Article: China Overtakes U.S.
4/1      95    Lab: Our Choice - Nonrenewable Resources
4/1              Lab: Our Choice - Renewable Resources Part One
4/2              Lab: Our Choice - Renewable Resources Part Two
4/2      96    Article: Chernobyl Zone
4/2      97    Article: Wind Farms in NC
4/6      98     ** Notes: Risk, Toxicology & Human Health (Ch. 17)
4/6      99     Article: Premature Births Linked to DDT
4/7    100     Case Study: Persistent Organic Pollutants   

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  FOURTH NOTEBOOK CHECK: Thursday, 9 April 2015
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​4/7     101    Lab: What's Bugging You
4/7     102    Article: Dioxin Cancer Risk
4/8     103    ** Notes: Air & Air Pollution (Ch. 18)
4/8     104    Lab: Lichens As Indicators of Air Quality
4/9     105    ** Notes: Climate Change & Ozone Loss (Ch. 19)
4/9     106    Lab: Global Warming (IPCC report link)
4/9     107    Article: Sea Level Rise
4/13   108    Lab: Emissions Trading  (use this website)
4/13   109    Article: The New Normal
4/13   110    Article: Smallest of Pollutants
4/14   111    ** Notes: Water Pollution (Ch. 20)
4/14   112    Article: Pollution's Impact on a Genetic Level
4/15   113    Case Study: Restoring Estuaries
4/15   114    Article: Chesapeake Bay Recovery
4/15   115    Article: Pharmaceuticals Found in Fish
4/15   116    ** Notes: Solid & Hazardous Waste (Ch. 21)
4/16   117    Lab: Fruitvale w/discussion
4/16   118    Article: Polluters to Pay Less
4/16   119    Article: TCE Contamination
4/17   120    Lab: Pollution Solution
4/17   121    Video Notes: Can the Gulf Survive? (video link here)
4/17   122    Article: Valdez Spill Lingers
4/20   123    Superfund  (use this site)
4/20   124    Wksht: Auto & Truck Tires
4/21   125    ** Notes: Sustainable Cities (Ch. 22)

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  FIFTH NOTEBOOK CHECK: Monday, 27 April 2015
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4/21    126    Article: Slash & Sprawl
4/22    127   Video Notes: Gimme Green  (video link here)
4/22    128    Lab: Habitats - the Choice is Yours
4/22    129    Article: What is Sustainable Development
4/23    130    Lab: Symbiocity  (use this website)
4/23    131    Article: How Can Urban Sprawl Be Controlled​
4/27    132    Lab: City Planning
4/27    133    Article: There Goes the Neighborhood
4/27    134    Article: Heating Things Up
4/28    135    ** Notes: Economics & Politics (Ch. 23 & 24)
4/28    136    Article: The Economist Has No Clothes
4/29    137    Lab: Politics & Environmental Policy
4/29    138    Article: Politics Preempts Science
5/4                AP Exam Day​
5/11    139    ** Project: Mythbusters
5/13    140    Lab: Our Choice - Economics & Politics
5/15    141    Case Study: Bringing the World to the U.S. Standard
5/15    142    Article: Going Green But Getting Nowhere
5/18    143     Lab: Appropriation Adventure w/discussion
5/18    144     Article: 2014 Science Budget
5/19    145     Video Notes: Into the Wilderness (no video link available)
5/19    146     Article: What's Wilderness
5/19    147     Article: Oil, Money & Politics

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LAST          NOTEBOOK CHECK: Tuesday, 26 May 2015
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5/26                Fierce Green Fire (no video link available)​
5/27 & 5/28     EXAM REVIEW
5/29                Final StreamWatch (or exam review)


APES Notes  (in case you want to print them early)

Ecosystems (Ch. 3)
Biodiversity & Evolution (Ch. 4)
Species Interactions & Population (Ch. 5)
Human Population (Ch. 6)
Climate & Terrestrial Biodiversity (Ch. 7)
Aquatic Biodiversity (Ch. 8)
Sustaining Biodiversity - Species Approach (Ch. 9)
Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity - Ecosystem Approach (Ch. 10)
Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity (Ch. 11)
Food, Soil, & Pest Management (Ch. 12)
Water Resources (Ch. 13)
Geology & Nonrenewable Minerals (Ch. 14)
Nonrenewable Energy (Ch. 15)
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (Ch. 16)
Environmental Hazards & Human Health (Ch. 17)
Air & Air Pollution (Ch. 18)
Climate Change & Ozone Pollution (Ch. 19)
Water Pollution (Ch. 20)
Solid & Hazardous Waste (Ch. 21)
Sustainable Cities (Ch. 22)
Economics & Politics (Ch. 23-24)
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