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AP Biology Resources
Welcome! Here is a wide variety of resources to help you learn biology. These items may be Web links or books or magazine articles. Please alert me at ASAP if any of these links have expired

 Essentials
  • AP Curriculum Calculator
    A resource for teachers developing their curriculum. This is an Excel spreadsheet. Input the total number of teaching days that you have in your school year and the spreadsheet will automatically calculate how many days you can devote to each unit, roughly based on the percentages recommended in the College Board's AP Biology Course Description "Acorn" book.
    Document as a ZIP file (may improve download).
  • Campbell Biology
    Web site supporting our Campbell Biology 5 textbook.
    At the PHSchool Web site, click on "Student Registration" & then choose "New User" & use the following "Access Code":
    Student: SSNAST-BAEDA-RAJAH-BOSON-NADIR-LEGES
    Be sure to choose a login name & password you will be able to remember all school year.
  • The Biology Place
    This is an early version of Prentice Hall Biology resource to support their textbooks. It still has good info & practice questions on it. Access is free.
  • The Value of Taking AP Biology
    Why take a course as hard as AP Biology? For many reasons! But just one is that it is good training for your brain and your future academice career. Research shows that students who take AP classes are far more successful in college, no matter what grade they receive in the course or on the AP exam. The challenge of the course and the emphasis on critical thinking, study skills and increased content knowledge prepares a student for college work. AP is a predictor of college success...read the report...
  • A Note to Parents: How to Help Your Child Succeed in AP Biology
    You can help your child succeed in this course through five easy steps!
  • UnitedStreaming Video on Demand
    Very good educational video clips. Use these access codes (updated 9/30/2006):
    LOGIN: halfhollowhills
    PASSWORD: darwin
  • AP Essays
    Previous AP essays with answers and analysis posted at the College Board Web site
  • AP Essays
    Previous AP essays with answers and garding rubric
  • More AP Essays
    Previous AP essays with answers and garding rubric
 Scientific Method
 Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Diffusion animation
    A cool animation -- molecule movies -- illustrating the process of diffusion. It's rather mezmerizing.
  • Properties of Water animation
    An exceptional series of animations -- molecule movies -- illustrating the properties of water.
  • pH animation
    An exceptional series of animations -- molecule movies -- illustrating the concept of pH.
  • Protein Structure animation
    An exceptional series of animations -- molecule movies -- illustrating protein structure
 Cells
 Enzymes & Metabolism
 Genetics
 Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology animations
    A broad array of narrated animations depicting various aspects of biotechnology, including restriction enzymes, RFLPs, PCR, Southern blots & micorarrays
 Classification & Taxonomy
 Evolution
 Plants
 Animal Systems

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 Animal Behavior
 Ecology

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