**AP BIOLOGY**

Syllabus

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The exam assesses each of the eight units of the course with the following

exam weightings on the multiple-choice section of the AP Exam:

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The exam assesses each of the eight units of the course with the following

exam weightings on the multiple-choice section of the AP Exam:

Units | Titles | Exam Weighting |

Unit:1 | Chemistry of Life | 2.5-5% |

Unit:2 | Cell Structure and Function | 5-7.5% |

Unit :3 | Cellular Energetics | 15-17.5% |

Unit:4 | Cell Communication and cell cycle | 17.5-22.5% |

Unit :5 | Heredity | 5-7.5% |

Unit :6 | Array | 10-15% |

Unit :7 | Gene Expression and regulation | 2.5-7.5% |

Unit:8 | Ecology | 7.5-10% |

Pattern

The AP Biology Exam assesses student understanding of the science practices and learning objectives outlined in the course framework.

The exam is 3 hours long and includes 60 multiples- choices questions and 6 free-response questions.

A four -function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam.

The details of the exam including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -choice questions | 60 | 50% | 90 minutes |

II | Free -response question | 6 | 50% | 90 minutes |

Question 1: Interpreting and Evaluating Experimental Results (8-10 pts ) | ||||

Question 2: Interpreting and Evaluating Experimental Results and graphing (8-10 pts ) | ||||

Question 3:Scientific Investigation(4 points) | ||||

Question 4: Conceptual Analysis (4 points) | ||||

Question 5:Analysis Model or visual Representation(4points) | ||||

Question 6:Analyze Data(4points) |

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Exam Weighting for the Multiple- Choice Section of the AP Exam

Units | Topics | Exam Weighting (AB) | Exam Weighting(Bc) |

Unit:1 | Limits and Continuity | 10-12% | 4-7% |

Unit:2 | Differentiation :Definition and Fundamental Properties | 10-12% | 4-7% |

Unit :3 | Differentiation : Composite, Implicit and Inverse Function | 9-13% | 4-7% |

Unit:4 | Contextual Application of Differentiation | 10-15% | 6-9% |

Unit :5 | Analytical Applications of Differentiation | 15-18% | 8-11% |

Unit :6 | Integration and Accumulation of change | 17-20% | 17-20% |

Unit :7 | Differential Equations | 6-12% | 6-9% |

Unit :8 | Applications of integration | 10-15% | 6-9% |

Pattern

The AP Calculus AB Exam assess student understanding of the mathematical practices and learning objectives outlined in the course framework .The exams are both 3 hours and 15 minutes long and include 45 multiple -choice questions and 6 free- response questions .The details of the exams ,including exam weighting, timing, and calculator requirements, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of question | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -choice question | |||

Part A: Graphing calculator not permitted | 30 | 33.30% | 60 minute | |

Part B: Graphing calculator required | 15 | 16.70% | 45 minutes | |

II | Free -response questions | |||

Part A: Graphing calculator required | 2 | 16.70% | 30 minutes | |

Part B: Graphing calculator not permitted | 4 | 33.30% | 60 minute |

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Exam Weighting for Multiple – Choice Section of the AP Exam

Units | Exam Weighting (AB) | Exam Weighting (BC) | Exam Weighting (BC) | Units |

Unit:1 | Limits and Continuity | 10-12% | 4-7% | Unit:1 |

Unit:2 | Differentiation :Definition and Fundamental Properties | 10-12% | 4-7% | Unit:2 |

Unit:3 | Differentiation :Composite ,Implicit ,and Inverse Functions | 9-13% | 4-7% | Unit:3 |

Unit:4 | Contextual Applications of Differentiation | 10-15% | 6-9% | Unit:4 |

Unit:5 | Analytical Applications of Differentiation | 15-18% | 8-11% | Unit:5 |

Unit:6 | Integration and Accumulation of Change | 17-20% | 17-20% | Unit:6 |

Unit:7 | Differential Equations | 6-12% | 6-9% | Unit:7 |

Unit:8 | Applications of Integration | 10-15% | 6-9% | Unit:8 |

Unit:9 | Parametric Equations ,Polar Coordinates, and vector -Valued Functions ac only | 11-12% | Unit:9 | |

Unit :10 | Infinite Sequences and Series ac only | 17-18% | Unit :10 |

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The AP Calculus BC Exam assesses student understanding of the mathematical practices and learning objectives outlined in the course framework. The exams are both 3 hours and 15 minutes long and include 45 multiple -choice questions and 6 free response questions. The details of the exams, including exam weighting, timing and calculator requirements, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of question | Exam Weighting | Timing |

(I) | Multiple -choice question | |||

Part A: Graphing calculator not permitted | 30 | 33.30% | 60 min | |

Part B :Graphing calculator required | 15 | 16.70% | 45 min | |

(II) | Free – response question | |||

part A : Graphing calculator required | 2 | 16.70% | 30 min | |

Part B: Graphing calculates not permitted | 4 | 33.30% | 60 min |

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Units | Exam Weighting | |

Unit:1 | Atomic Structure and Properties | 7-9% |

Unit:2 | Molecular and Ionic Compound Structure and Properties | 7-9% |

Unit:3 | Intermolecular Forces and Properties | 18-22% |

Unit:4 | Chemical Reactions | 7-9% |

Unit:5 | Kinetics | 7-9% |

Unit:6 | Thermodynamics | 7-9% |

Unit:7 | Principles of Equilibrium | 7-9% |

Unit:8 | Acids and Bases | 11-15% |

Unit:9 | Applications of Thermodynamics | 7-9% |

Pattern

The AP Chemistry Exam assesses student understanding of the science practices and learning objectives outlined in the course framework .The exam in 3 hours and 15 minutes long and include 60 multiple -choice questions and 7 free-response questions .Starting with the 2022-23 school year .(spring 2023 exam),a scientific or graphing calculator is recommended for use on both sections of the exam .students are provided with the periodic table and a formula sheet that lists and relevant formulas for use on the exam.The details of the exam ,including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -Choice questions | 60 | 50% | 90 minutes |

II | Free -response questions | 50% | 105 minutes | |

Long -answer questions (10 points each) | 3 | |||

Short- answer question (4 points each) | 4 | |||

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -Choice questions | 60 | 50% | 90 minutes |

II | Free -response questions | 50% | 105 minutes | |

Long -answer questions (10 points each) | 3 | |||

Short- answer question (4 points each) | 4 |

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Units | Exam Weighting | |

Unit:1 | Primitive Type | 2.5-5% |

Unit:2 | Using Objects | 5-7.5% |

Unit :3 | Boolean Expressions and if Statements | 15-17.5% |

Unit:4 | Iteration | 17.5-22.5% |

Unit :5 | Writing Classes | 5-7.5% |

Unit :6 | Array | 10-15% |

Unit :7 | Array list | 2.5-7.5% |

Unit:8 | 2D Array | 7.5-10% |

Unit:9 | Inheritance | 5-10% |

Unit:10 | Recursion | 5-7.5% |

Pattern

**The AP Computer science A Exam assesses student understanding of the computational thinking practices and learning objectives** outlined in the course framework. The exam is 3 hours long and includes 40 multiple – choice questions and 4 free- response questions. As part of the exam, students will be given the Java Quick Reference (see-Appendix),which lists accessible methods from the java library that may be included in the exam .The details of the ,including exam weighting and timing ,can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -Choice question | 40 | 50% | 90 minutes |

II | Free -response questions | 4 | 90 minutes | |

Question 1:Methods and Control Structures (9 Points | 12.50% | |||

Question 2: Class (9 points ) | 12.50% | |||

Question 3:Array/Array List (9 Points) | 12.50% | |||

Question 4:2D Array (9 Points ) | 12.50% |

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Big Ideas | Exam Weighting | |

Big Ideas 1: | Creative Development | 10-13% |

Big Ideas 2: | Data | 17-22% |

Big Ideas 3: | Algorithms and Programming | 30-35% |

Big Ideas 4: | Computer Systems and Networks | 11-15% |

Big Ideas 5: | Impact of Computing | 21-26% |

Pattern

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing | |

I | Multiple -Choice question | 70 | 70% | 120 minutes | End of course AP |

Single -Select | 57 | ||||

Single -Select with reading passage about accompany innovation | 5 | ||||

Multi-Select | 8 | ||||

II | Create Performance Task | See Below | 30% | See Below | |

Program code video , and Personalized Project Reference | At least 9 hours in class | ||||

Written response related to the Create performance task | 60 minutes | End of course AP exam |

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The exam also assesses the six units with the following exam weighting on the multiple choice questions

Units | Exam Weighting | |

Unit:1 | Basic Economic Concepts | 5-10% |

Unit:2 | Economic Indicator and the Business cycle | 12-17% |

Unit :3 | National Income and Price Determination | 17-27% |

Unit:4 | Financial Sector | 18-23% |

Unit :5 | Long -Run Consequences of Stabilization Policies | 20-30% |

Unit :6 | Open Economy -International Trade and Finance | 10-13% |

Pattern

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -choice questions | 60 | 67% | 70 minutes |

II | Free -response question | 3 | 33% | 60 minutes |

Question 1:Long (10 points) | ||||

Question 2:Short (5 points) | ||||

Question 3:Short (5 points) |

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The exam also assesses the six units with the following exam weighting on the multiple -choice section:

Units | Exam Weighting | |

Unit:1 | Basic Economic Concepts | 12-15% |

Unit:2 | Supply and Demand | 20-25% |

Unit :3 | Production, cost and the Perfect Competition Model | 22-25% |

Unit:4 | Imperfect Competition | 18-23% |

Unit :5 | Factor Markets | 10-13% |

Unit :6 | Market Failure and the Role of Government | 8-13% |

Pattern

The AP Microeconomics Exam assesses student understanding of the skills and learning objectives outlined in the course framework .The exam is 2 hours and 10 minutes long and includes 60 multiple -choice questions and 3 free-response questions. Starting with the 2022-23 school year (spring 2023 exam), a four-function calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam. The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -choice questions | 60 | 67% | 70 minutes |

II | Free -response question | 3 | 33% | 60 minutes |

Question 1:Long (10 points) | ||||

Question 2:Short (5 points) | ||||

Question 3:Short (5 points) |

Units | Exam Weighting | Units | ||

Unit:1 | Kinetics | 12-18% | Unit:1 | Kinetics |

Unit:2 | Dynamics | 16-20% | Unit:2 | Dynamics |

Unit:3 | Circular Motion and Gravitation | 6-8% | Unit:3 | Circular Motion and Gravitation |

Unit:4 | Energy | 20-28% | Unit:4 | Energy |

Unit:5 | Momentum | 12-18% | Unit:5 | Momentum |

Unit:6 | Simple Harmonic Motion | 4-6% | Unit:6 | Simple Harmonic Motion |

Unit:7 | Torque and Rotational Motion | 12-18% | Unit:7 | Torque and Rotational Motion |

The AP Physics 1 Exam assesses student application of the science practice and understanding of the learning objectives outlined in the course framework .The exam is 3 hour long and includes 50 multiple -choice questions and 5 free- response questions that may appear in any order on the AP Exam. A four-function, scientific, or grouping calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam. The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing .can found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of ques | Exam Weighting | Timing |

IA | Single -select multiple -choice questions(discrete- or in sets) | 45 | ||

IB | Multiple-select multiple -choice items (all discrete) | 5 | 50% | 90 minutes |

II | Free-response questions | 5 | 50% | 90 minutes |

Question 1: Experimental Design (12 points) | ||||

Question 2: Qualitative /Quantitative Translation (12 points) | ||||

Question 3: Paragraph Argument Short Answer(7 points) | ||||

Question 4:and 5:Short Answer (7 Answer) |

Exam weighting for the Multiple -choice sections of the AP Exam

Units | Exam Weighting | |

Unit:1 | Fluids | 10-12% |

Unit:2 | Thermodynamics | 12-18% |

Unit :3 | Electric Force ,Fields , and Potential | 18-22% |

Unit:4 | Electric circuits | 10-14% |

Unit :5 | Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction | 10-12% |

Unit :6 | Geometric and Physical Optics | 12-14% |

Unit :7 | Quantum Atomic and Nuclear Physics | 10-12% |

The AP Physics 2 Exam assesses students’ applications of the science practices and understanding of the course learning objectives outlined in the course framework. The exam in 3 hours long and includes 50 multiple -choice questions and 4 free-response questions .The four -functions ,scientific or may appear in any order on the AP exam .A -functions ,scientific ,or graphing calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam . The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

IA | Single -select multiple -choice questions(discrete- or in sets) | 45 | ||

IB | Multiple-select multiple -choice items (all discrete) | 5 | 50% | 90 minutes |

II | Free-response questions | 4 | 50% | 90 minutes |

Question 1: Experimental Design (12 points) | ||||

Question 2: Qualitative /Quantitative Translation (12 points) | ||||

Question 3: Paragraph Argument Short Answer(10 points) | ||||

Question 4:and 5:Short Answer question (10 Answer) |

Exam Weighting for the Multiple-choice section of the AP exam

Units | Exam Weighting | Units | ||

Unit:1 | Electrostatics | 26-34% | Unit:1 | Electrostatics |

Unit:2 | Conductors ,Capacitors | 14-17% | Unit:2 | Conductors ,Capacitors |

Unit :3 | Electric Circuits | 17-23% | Unit :3 | Electric Circuits |

Unit:4 | Magnetic Fields | 17-23% | Unit:4 | Magnetic Fields |

Unit :5 | Electromagnetism | 14-20% | Unit :5 | Electromagnetism |

Units | Exam Weighting | Units | ||

Unit:1 | Electrostatics | 26-34% | Unit:1 | Electrostatics |

The AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism assesses student application of the science practices and understanding of the learning objectives outlined in the course framework .The exam is 1 hour and 30 minutes long and includes 35 multiple- choice questions and 3 free -response questions. A four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam .The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -Choice question | 35 | 50% | 45 minutes |

II | Free -response questions(15 pts each) | 3 | 50% | 45 minutes |

Exam Weighting for the Multiple-choice section of the AP Exam

Units | Exam Weighting | |

Unit:1 | Kinematics | 14-20% |

Unit:2 | Newton’s Laws of Motion | 17-23% |

Unit :3 | Work ,Energy and Power | 14-17% |

Unit:4 | Systems of Particles and Linear Momentum | 14-17% |

Unit :5 | Rotation | 14-20% |

Unit :6 | Oscillations | 6-14% |

Unit :7 | Gravitation | 6-14% |

The AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam assesses student application of the science practices and understanding of the learning objective outlined in the course framework .The exam is 1 hour and 30 minutes long and includes 35 multiple -choice questions and 3 free- response questions .A four -function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam. The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing ,can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -Choice question | 35 | 50% | 45 minutes |

II | Free -response questions(15 points each) | 3 | 50% | 45 minutes |

Exam Weighting for the Multiple -Choice Section of the AP Exam

UNITS | EXAM WEIGHTING | |

Unit:1 | Exploring One-Variable Data | 15-23% |

Unit:2 | Exploring Two -Variable | 5-7 % |

Unit :3 | Collecting Data | 12-15% |

Unit:4 | Probability , Random Variable ,and Probability Distribution | 10 -20 % |

Unit :5 | Sampling Distributions | 7-12% |

Unit :6 | Inference for Categorical Data :Proportions | 12-15% |

Unit :7 | Inference for Quantitative Data: Means | 10-18% |

Unit :8 | Inference for Categorical Data :Chi -Square | 2-5% |

Unit :9 | Inference for Quantitative Data :Slopes | 2-5% |

The AP Statistics Exam assesses student understanding of the skills and learning objectives outlined in the course of framework .The exam is in 3 hours long and includes 40 multiple -choice questions and 6 free -response questions. The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Question | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -choice questions | 40 | 50% | 90 minutes |

ii | Free-response questions | 6 | ||

iii | Part A: Question 1-5 | 37.5% | 65 minutes | |

Part B :Question 6: Investigation task | 12.50% | |||

25 minutes |

Exam Weightage | |

Practice 1: Procedural and Symbolic Fluency 1.A Solve equations and inequalities1.B Express equivalent forms 1.C Construct new functions | 14 – 17% 9 – 13% 15 – 19% |

Practice 2: Multiple Representations 2.A Identify information from representations 2.B Construct equivalent representations | 14 – 17% 6 – 9% |

Practice 3: Communication and Reasoning 3.A Describe Characteristics 3.B Apply Results 3.C Support Conclusions | 10 – 14% 9 – 13% 13% |

The AP PreCalculus exam assesses student understanding of the mathematical practices and learning objectives outlined in the course framework inclusive of units 1,2 and 3. The exam is 3 hours long and includes 40 – multiple choice questions and 4 six point free-response questions, each weighted equally and scored on an analytic scale. The details of the exam, including exam weighting, timing, and calculator requirements, can be found below:

Section | Question Type | Number of Questions | Exam Weighting | Timing |

I | Multiple -choice questionsPart A: No calculator is permittedPart B Graphing calculator is required | 2812 | 43.75% 18.75% | 80 minutes 40 minutes |

II | Free -response questionPart A: Graphing calculator required Part B: No calculator is permitted | 2 2 | 18.75% 18.75% | 30 minutes 30 minutes |

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