Overview of the AP Biology Exam with an Example FRQ for Unit 1
An overview of the AP exam from a past student with a detailed walk through of a free response question
Review of Unit 1
Review main topics covered in Unit 1- Chemistry of Life
A more in depth exploration into the structure and function of nucleic acids
Structure and Function of Biological Macromolecules
Discuss how the structure of each macromolecule helps to determine its function in the cell.
Properties of Biological Macromolecules
Discuss the structure and function of the four major macromolecules
Chemistry Review for Biology Students
A review of chemical concepts most essential to be successful in AP Biology by a former AP Bio student
Introduction to Biological Macromolecules
An introduction to the four major macromolecules that make up living things.
Elements of Life
An introduction to the building blocks of life: the most common elements, including the importance of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus.
Structure of Water and Hydrogen Bonding
In this session, Kari Parnin guides students through the most important chemical concepts associated with water molecules. Topics covered will include water polarity, hydrogen bonding, adhesion, cohesion, surface tension, and heat capacity of water. Practice multiple choice questions and a FRQ are given.
Intro to Unit 1 for Teachers
Learn about the changes to the curriculum, with a focus on the new Chemistry of Life unit, classroom strategies, and student misconceptions.
Intro to AP Biology
During this session, Caroline will go through some of the major concepts necessary to bring in to your AP Biology class this fall
In this review, we discuss macromolecules, atoms, and properties of solvents, including water.
1.1 Structure of Water and Hydrogen Bonding
1.2 Elements of Life
1.3 Introduction to Biological Macromolecules
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