APSI Environmental Sciences at NCSU

North Carolina State University is pleased to offer an AP Environmental Sciences Summer Institute July 15-19, 2019.  Although this workshop is designed to prepare new and beginning teachers (0-4 years of AP Environmental Sciences experience), teachers of all levels are welcome to learn about the new 2019-2020 APES program and new resources available for teachers and students through the AP Community.

The AP Environmental Science course is a rigorous, interdisciplinary class focusing on the application of scientific concepts and principles to the understanding and solution of environmental issues and concerns.  During this workshop participants will learn important information in each of the major topics, and perform several laboratory and fieldwork activities.  Topics include ecology, geology, hydrology, solid earth, air, energy, agriculture, soils, population, pollution and mathematical skills.  Each area will be discussed and question how humans have impacted the earth.

Course and exam information will be clearly presented in a Course and Exam Description (CED).  Participants will learn about the content, development, and grading of the AP examination.  Recent APES exams and their scoring will be reviewed with special focus on this year’s exam questions with emphasis on how to write, prepare and grade students on Free Response Questions.  At the end of the workshop teachers will have a good understanding of the course, have planned out the year, understand how to teach the course and assess student’s knowledge.  Starting in August teachers will need to complete a simple digital activation process to access the new resources and help their students register with the AP Community.


North Carolina State University is pleased to offer one-week workshops designed to prepare new and beginning teachers (0-4 years of AP experience) for Advanced Placement courses in Environmental Science. Workshops meet on the campus of North Carolina State University from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday and end at noon on Friday. Early-bird registration ($700/week before June 1) or regular registration ($750/ June 1 and later) includes all course materials, daily lunch and snacks, parking permits, and transportation to field trip sites. Lodging is available for out-of-town participants. A deposit of $100 is required to reserve a seat in the class. Completed application materials should be submitted as early as possible, but will be considered at any time until the class is filled.


  • Where

  • North Carolina State University
    Department of Biological Sciences
    2727 Bostian Hall
    Campus Box #7611
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27606-7611

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