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AP Biology Campbell/Reece.

ApTesterApTester Posts: 310Registered User Member
edited March 2010 in AP Tests Preparation
Are we suppose to finish the whole Campbell/Reece 7th edition before the AP Exam? Or is there a chapter were we stop? How are we expected to cover 55 chapters before May?
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Replies to: AP Biology Campbell/Reece.

  • IndianjattIndianjatt Posts: 784Registered User Member
    My class is covering all of the units but skipping a few, maybe like ~5-15 chapters.
  • killer2021killer2021 Posts: 317Registered User Member
    Don't listen to your teachers, read the entire book. If anything, ATLEAST read over the chapter once or use a review materials to cover the information that you didn't read in the textbook. Here is the topic outline for the exam. Make sure you know EVERYTHING listed below.

    T O P I C O U T L I N E
    Topic of Course

    I. Molecules and Cells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%

    A. Chemistry of Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7%
    Water
    Organic molecules in organisms
    Free energy changes
    Enzymes
    B. Cells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10%
    Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
    Membranes
    Subcellular organization
    Cell cycle and its regulation
    C. Cellular Energetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
    Coupled reactions
    Fermentation and cellular respiration
    Photosynthesis

    II. Heredity and Evolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%

    A. Heredity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
    Meiosis and gametogenesis
    Eukaryotic chromosomes
    Inheritance patterns
    B. Molecular Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
    RNA and DNA structure and function
    Gene regulation
    Mutation
    Viral structure and replication
    Nucleic acid technology and applications
    C. Evolutionary Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
    Early evolution of life
    Evidence for evolution
    Mechanisms of evolution

    III. Organisms and Populations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50%

    A. Diversity of Organisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8%
    Evolutionary patterns
    Survey of the diversity of life
    Phylogenetic classifi cation
    Evolutionary relationships
    B. Structure and Function of Plants and Animals . . . . . . . . . . 32%
    Reproduction, growth, and development
    Structural, physiological, and behavioral adaptations
    Response to the environment
    C. Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
    Population dynamics
    Communities and ecosystems
    Global issues
  • xxrunningonemptyxxrunningonempty Posts: 2,158Registered User Member
    CollegeBoard doesn't expect you to finish all the chapters
  • killer2021killer2021 Posts: 317Registered User Member
    The college board expects you to know the above stuff in the outline. Thats what is going to be on the exam.
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