AP Environmental Science

Looking for an AP Environmental Science practice test? Our AP Practice Exams directory lists the best free online exams, along with links and detailed descriptions of each one. In addition, we list the best resources available for APES free response questions, online notes, multiple choice questions, outlines, cram packets, and study guides.

AP Environmental Science Practice Exams

1998 Released Exam. This is the actual 1998 exam which has been released by the college board. Works great as an AP Environmental Science practice test.

AP Environmental Science Practice Exam. This is a fantastic series of interactive tests that are organized by topic. Includes detailed explanations for each answer.

Baron’s Test. A complete online APES practice test. Includes the multiple choice section along with free response questions. Lots of challenging questions!

Living in the Environment Chapter Tests. These are chapter review tests for the Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions textbook. Includes 15-20 questions for each of the 25 chapters in the book.

Textbook Quizzes. This is the student companion site for Botkin and Keller’s Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 8th Edition. Great interactive practice quizzes for each of the 24 chapters. Select a chapter from the menu to get started.

More Textbook Resources. The student center for Cunningham’s Environmental Science: A Global Concern has AP Environmental Science practice tests and flashcards for each of the 25 chapters.

Chapter Quizzes. Chapter quizzes for the 24 chapters in Environment: The Science Behind the Stories by Withgott and Brennan. Select a chapter, click on go, and then click on Post-Lecture Quiz.

More Chapter Quizzes. From the student companion website for Environmental Science: Towards a Sustainable Future by Wright and Boorse.

AP Environmental Science Notes & Outlines

Textbook Notes. This AP Environmental Science outline is based on Wright’s Environmental Science text. These PDF notes are incredibly thorough and detailed. Just click on the chapter you are interested in. Be sure to check these out!

Course Review. These AP Environmental Science notes are published by the Environmental Literacy Council. A great way to review all the major concepts.

Outline Notes. A nice PDF set of APES notes based on the 13th edition of Miller’s Living in the Environment textbook.

PowerPoint Notes. Awesome set of AP Environmental Science notes in PowerPoint format based on Environment: The Science Behind the Stories by Withgott and Brennan.

APES Exam Review Flashcards and Vocabulary Flashcards. Great sets of AP Environmental Science flashcards with hundreds of terms to practice.

Final Exam Review. This cram packet provides a very thorough online review of the entire course. A great resource that is perfect for your final exam prep!

AP Environmental Science Free Response

Previous Questions. All of the prior year APES free response questions. Covers 1999 to 2017, and includes all of the questions, scoring guidelines, sample responses, statistics, and distributions.

Preparing for FRQ’s. Excellent collection of tips for answering the AP Environmental Science free response questions. Make sure you review these!

APES FRQ Guide. A four-page FRQ guide with some great free response tips.

More Tips and Do’s and Don’ts. A few more guidelines and strategies for your AP Environmental Science FRQ.

AP Environmental Science Videos

Bozeman Science. An awesome set of 35 YouTube videos from Bozeman Science. Covers the whole course very effectively.

Highest-Rated APES Study Guides

Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2018 Edition. Great review of the major topics with quizzes after each chapter. Key terms, lab review, free response strategies, and 2 full practice exams. Overall, an excellent AP Environmental Science study guide.

AP Environmental Science Crash Course. Like all of the books in the Crash Course series, this APES study guide is perfect for your final push right before the exam. Focuses only on material that is covered on the test and has a good section with testing strategies as well. Includes access for a complete online practice test. Perfect 5-star rating!

About the Exam

This is an interdisciplinary course that brings together elements from biology, geology, chemistry, geography, and other disciplines that have a bearing on environmental studies. The goal of the course is to teach the scientific principles, concepts, and methods that are required to analyze environmental problems. The focus is on both natural and human-created problems, and on the evaluation of environmental risks and alternative solutions. The course also includes a laboratory and field investigation requirement so that the students have a chance to test principles and concepts from the classroom and explore real world issues with much greater depth.

The Exam format is:
Multiple-Choice (90 minutes, 60% of final grade):
-100 multiple choice questions
AP Environmental Science Free-Response (90 minutes, 40% of final grade):
-1 data-set question
-1 document-based question
-2 synthesis and evaluation questions

When is the AP Environmental Science Exam?

The AP Environmental Science Exam date for the 2017/2018 school year is Thursday, May 10th 2018 at 12 p.m. The test is offered once per year.