AP Biology Crash Course

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Research & Education Association, Sep 23, 2009 - Study Aids - 208 pages
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REA's AP Biology Crash Course - Get a Higher Advanced Placement Score in Less Time

REA’s Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject!

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your AP Biology exam yet? How will you memorize all those facts before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score? If this sounds like you, don’t panic. REA’s AP Biology Crash Course is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know
The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP Biology course description outline and actual AP test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format gives students a crash course in the major ideas, theories, and concepts in Biology, including: Molecules and Cells, Heredity and Evolution, and Organisms and Population. The book includes a discussion of AP Biology themes and their relationship to the test, the 12 AP Biology labs, essay writing—exemplars, data analysis/graphing techniques, and setting up an experiment.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
Written by an AP Biology teacher, the author shares his detailed, question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following his expert advice, you can boost your overall point score.

Take REA’s FREE Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go online and test what you’ve learned. Our free, full-length practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP exam, so you know you’re studying the smart way.

When it’s crucial crunch time and your AP exam is just around the corner, you need REA’s AP Biology Crash Course!

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About Our Author

Michael D'Alessio earned his B.S. in Biology from Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, and his MS in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 2004, he earned his Executive Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Seton Hall University.

Mr. D'Alessio has had an extensive career teaching all levels of mathematics and science, including AP Biology, chemistry, physics, algebra and geometry. Most of Mr. D'Alessio's AP Biology students received scores of 4 or 5 on the AP Biology exam.

Currently, Mr. D'Alessio serves as the Supervisor of the Mathematics and Business Department at Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, New Jersey, overseeing a department of 30 teachers. In addition, Mr. D'Alessio participates in numerous SAT workshops around the country, preparing students for the mathematics portion of the test.

In 2003, Mr. D'Alessio received the Governor's Teacher of the Year recognition for Watchung Hills Regional High School. In 2004, Mr. D'Alessio received a Certificate of Recognition of Excellence in Science Teaching from Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of Rutgers University and in 2005, he was voted National Honor Society Teacher of the Year by the students of Watchung Hills.

Mr. D'Alessio would like to thank Larry Krieger for encouraging him to write this AP Biology Crash Course and Dr. Jeffrey Charney for his invaluable help in proofreading and editing the manuscript.

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