AP Seminar: Topics in Environmental Science is a two semester course on critical reading, writing and research. Students write argumentative research papers, present individual and group presentations which identify a problem and evaluate solutions. Through these projects students gain research skills. As they progress through the course environmental science topics are utilized in all of their work. Students delve deep into environmental topics of their choice for their projects and scientific investigations are conducted throughout the year. Students taking this course must be self motivated and disciplined to achieve success.This course is given a core science credit and is weighted one full grade for the GPA. In addition, based on their work turned into the College Board, an AP score will be determined. If a passing score is achieved, students are eligible to take AP Research as part of the AP Capstone Diploma program.
Requested competency code:
- Lab Science
Requesting additional ifnormation: Is this a newly offerred course through AP? If so, please provide the standard AP syllabus for this course.