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Biology for AP® Courses covers the scope and sequence requirements of a typical two-semester Advanced Placement® biology course. The text provides comprehensive coverage of foundational research and core biology concepts through an evolutionary lens. Biology for AP® Courses was designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP® Biology framework while allowing significant flexibility for instructors. Each section of the book includes an introduction based on the AP® curriculum and includes rich features that engage students in scientific practice and AP® test preparation; it also highlights careers and research opportunities in biological sciences.

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Publish Date:

Mar 08, 2018


ISBN-10: 1-947172-40-9
ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-40-1


ISBN-10: 1-947172-41-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-41-8


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