• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: AP Environmental Science
    Subject: Science
    Grade Level(s): 11-12
    Synopsis of Curriculum

    Designed to be the equivalent of a one-semester introductory college course in environmental science, the curriculum for this course follows the syllabus published by the Advanced Placement Program of The College Board.  Included in the course are laboratory and field experiences.  Ecological principles; population, economics and environmental health; land and biological resources; physical resources; energy resources; and society and the environment are topics of study.  At the completion of this course, students will have an opportunity to take the AP exam.  A satisfactory score on the multiple choice and free-response portions of this exam may result in college credit from cooperating colleges and universities. 

    Units of Study Titles

    Introduction to Environmental Sciences and Ecological Principles

    Population, Economics, and Environmental Health

    Land and Biological Resources

    Physical Resources

    Energy Resources

    Society and the Environment