Date of publication: 2017-08-15 17:31
AP teachers are encouraged to develop or maintain their own curriculum that either includes or exceeds each of these expectations such courses will be authorized to use the "AP" designation. Credit for the success of AP courses belongs to the individual schools and teachers that create powerful, locally designed AP curricula.
Schools' AP Biology courses are typically designed to be taken by students after the completion of a first course in high school biology and one in high school chemistry. Students are encouraged to keep copies of their laboratory work for use in determining college credit or placement.
This is the core document for teachers of this course. It lays out the course content, describes the exam, and includes a full practice exam. For details on what’s new in the 7567 edition, please see the preface.
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AP Synthesis Essay : The synthesis question measures your ability to make a written argument by combining and citing a several different written sources and at least one visual source. The source material is provided in the test.
Why is my grade curved? Once the total composite scores are calculated, Collegeboard curves them differently each year to keep consistent standards and regular pass rates, which means we can only estimate based off of previous years.
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