9780470400357

CliffsNotes AP Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470400357

  • ISBN10:

    0470400358

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/27/2009
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN (A)
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Summary

The study guide contains subject review chapters on every topic covered on the test, including the labs--something unique to CliffsNotes. Two full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations are also included.

Author Biography

Phillip E. Pack, Ph.D., has taught AP Biology and gifted programs for more than 15 years. He is an Assistant Professor of Math and Science at Woodbury University in Burbank, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction
How You Should Use This Book
What to Bring to the Exam
Exam Format
Exam Grading
What's on the Exam
Hints for Taking the Multiple-Choice Section
Hints for Taking the Essay Section
Must-Know Essay Questions
Some Final Suggestions
Subject Area Reviews With Sample Questions And Answers
Chemistry
Review
Atoms, Molecules, Ions, and Bonds
Properties of Water
Organic Molecules
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Nucleic Acids
Chemical Reactions in Metabolic Processes
Sample Questions and Answers
Cells
Review
Structure and Function of the Cell
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
Movement of Substances
Sample Questions and Answers
Cellular Respiration
Review
Glycolysis
The Krebs Cycle
Oxidative Phosphorylation
How Many ATP?
Mitochondria
Chemiosmosis in Mitochondria
Two Types of Phosphorylation
Anaerobic Respiration
Alcohol Fermentation
Lactic Acid Fermentation
Sample Questions and Answers
Photosynthesis
Review
Noncyclic Photophosphorylation
Cyclic Photophosphorylation
Calvin Cycle
Chloroplasts
Chemiosmosis in Chloroplasts
Photorespiration
C4 Photosynthesis
CAM Photosynthesis
Sample Questions and Answers
Cell Division
Review
Mitosis and Cytokinesis
Meiosis
Mitosis versus Meiosis
Genetic Variation
Regulation of the Cell Cycle
Sample Questions and Answers
Heredity
Review
Complete Dominance, Monohybrid Cross
Complete Dominance, Dihybrid Cross
Test Crosses
Incomplete Dominance
Codominance
Multiple Alleles
Epistasis
Pleiotropy
Polygenic Inheritance
Linked Genes
Sex-Linked Inheritance
X-Inactivation
Nondisjunction
Human Genetic Defects
Sample Questions and Answers
Molecular Genetics
Review
DNA Replication
Replication of Telomeres
Protein Synthesis
Transcription
mRNA Processing
Translation
Mutations
DNA Organization
The Molecular Genetics of Viruses
The Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
Regulation of Gene Expression
Recombinant DNA
Sample Questions and Answers
Evolution
Review
Evidence for Evolution
Natural Selection
Sources of Variation
Causes of Changes in Allele Frequencies
Genetic Equilibrium
Speciation
Maintaining Reproductive Isolation
Patterns of Evolution
Macroevolution
The Origin of Life
Sample Questions and Answers
Biological Diversity
Review
Domain Archaea
Domain Bacteria
Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Protista
Kingdom Fungi
Kingdom Plantae
Kingdom Animalia
Sample Questions and Answers
Plants
Review
Plant Tissues
The Seed
Germination and Development
Primary Growth Versus Secondary Growth
Primary Structure of Roots
Primary Structure of Stems
Secondary Structure of Stems and Roots
Structure of the Leaf
Transport of Water
Control of Stomata
Transport of Sugars
Plant Hormones
Plant Responses to Stimuli
Photoperiodism
Sample Questions and Answers
Animal Form and Function
Review
Thermoregulation
The Respiratory System
The Circulatory System
The Excretory System
The Digestive System
The Nervous System
The Muscular System
The Immune System
The Endocrine System
Sample Questions and Answers
Animal Reproduction and Development
Review
Characteristics That Distinguish the Sexes
Human Reproductive Anatomy
Gametogenesis in Humans
Hormonal Control of Human Reproduction
Embryonic Development
Factors That Influence Development
Sample Questions and Answers
Animal Behavior
Review
Genetic Basis of Behavior
Kinds of Animal Behavior
Animal Movement
Communication in Animals
Foraging Behaviors
Social Behavior
Sample Questions and Answers
Ecology
Review
Population Ecology
Human Population Growth
Community Ecology
Coevolution
Ecological Succession
Ecosystems
Biogeochemical Cycles
Biomes
Human Impact on the Biosphere
Sample Questions and Answers
LAboratory Review
Laboratory Review
Review
Graphing Data
Designing an Experiment
Diffusion and Osmosis
Enzyme Catalysis
Mitosis and Meiosis
Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis
Cell Respiration
Molecular Biology
Genetics of Drosophila
Population Genetics and Evolution
Transpiration
Physiology of the Circulatory System
Animal Behavior
Dissolved Oxygen and Aquatic Primary Productivity
Sample Questions and Answers
Ap Biology Practice Tests
Practice Test 1
(Multiple-Choice Questions)
(Free-Response Questions)
Answer Key for Practice Test 1
Scoring Your Practice Test
Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
(Multiple-Choice Questions)
(Free-Response Questions)
Answer Key for Practice Test 2
Scoring Your Practice Test
Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2
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