AP®/Honors & Electives: SCIENCE

AP Biology and Honors Biology

AP Edition​

Biology (Mader) ©2022 14e​

Fully aligned with the AP Curriculum Framework, this text is engaging, approachable, and trusted among educators.

For AP Biology​

Biology (Raven), AP ed. ©2020 12e

Uses dynamic tools and chapter designations to differentiate AP Essential Knowledge from AP Extended Knowledge.

For AP Biology​

Understanding Biology (Mason) ©2021 3e

Emphasizes fundamental concepts to help students understand biology and focus on developing scientific skills.

For Honors Biology

Human Biology (Mader) ©2020 16e​

Accomplishes the goal of improving​ scientific literacy while establishing a foundation of knowledge​ in human biology and physiology.

For Honors Biology

Inquiry into Life (Mader) ©2017 5e

Represents one of the cornerstones of introductory biology education.

Microbiology and Anatomy & Physiology​

For Electives & CTE

Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy​ and Physiology (Welsh) High School Ed. ©2021 2e

Retains the program’s high quality content and delivers enhanced NGSS integration and ELL/ELA support.

For Electives & CTE

Hole’s Human Anatomy & Physiology (Welsh) ©2022 16e

A market leader for more than 40 years, this respected text presents an in-depth exploration of the human body that’s accessible and engaging.

For Honors

Foundations in Microbiology (Talaro) ©2018 10e

Features an engaging and accessible writing style that takes a taxonomic approach to the disease chapters.

Genetics, Physical Education, and Zoology​

For Electives

Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications (Lewis) ©2021 13e​

Reflects the evolution of genetics, presenting the study of genomic variation and heredity as the basis for medical science.

For Electives

The Role of the Athletic Trainer in Sports Medicine: An Introduction for the Secondary Student ©2017 1e

Provides basic info on health care topics for athletic or physically-active patient populations.

Semester long course

Zoology (Miller) ©2019 11e

Written in a friendly style that doesn’t overwhelm students and emphasizes ecological and evolutionary concepts.​

Full-year course

Integrated Principles of Zoology (Hickman) ©2020 18e​

Considered the gold standard, this text features high quality illustrations and photographs set within an engaging narrative.

AP, Honors, and Electives for Environmental Science​

AP Edition​

Environmental Science: Global Concern (Cunningham) AP ed. ©2018 14e

Emphasizes critical thinking, environmental responsibility, and global awareness.

For Honors​

Environmental Science: A Study of Interrelationships (Enger) ©2022 16e

A visually appealing design and approachable, interactive content make for an engaging introductory-level learning experience. ​

For Electives​

Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications (Cunningham) ©2020 9e

Provides concise, up-to-date introductory view of essential themes in environmental science.

Honors and Electives for Earth Science, Plant Biology and Ecology

For Honors & Electives

The Good Earth: Introduction to Earth Science (McConnell) ©2021 5e

​Incorporates student-centered teaching to promote active learning in the classroom.

For Honors & Electives

Stern’s Introductory Plant Biology (Bidlack) ©2018 14e

Assumes little scientific knowledge, emphasizing current interests and basic botanical principles.

For Honors & Electives

Ecology: Concepts and Applications​ (Molles) ©2019 8e

Helps students grasp the main concepts and keeps the presentation more applied than theoretical.​

Honors & Electives for Geology, Oceanography, and Marine Science

For Honors & Electives

Physical Geology (Plummer)​ ©2019 16e

Classic intro text that has helped students learn basic physical geology concepts.

For Honors & Electives

Exploring Geology (Reynolds) ©2019 5e

Designed from cognitive and educational research on how students think, learn, and study.

For Honors & Electives

Investigating Oceanography (Sverdrup) ©2020 3e

Conveys the tremendous influence oceans have on our lives.

For Electives

Marine Science (Castro) ©2019 2e

Known for its full coverage of oceanography, stunning design, and data analysis labs.

AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, and Chemistry Electives​

AP Edition​

Chemistry (Chang) ©2019 13e

Balances rigorous college-level content with accessible and inspiring instruction built for AP exam success.

For AP Chemistry

Chemistry (Burdge) ©2020 5e

Offers a clear writing style while integrated artwork and applications guide students through common pitfalls and misconceptions.

For AP Chemistry​

Chemistry: Atoms First (Burdge)​ ©2021 4e

Provides a consistent and logical method for teaching general chemistry.

For Honors/Electives

Chemistry in Context (American Chemical Society) ©2021 10e

Establishes chemical principles on a need-to-know basis for non-science majors.

AP Physics, Honors Physics, and Physics Electives

For AP Physics 1&2

College Physics (Giambattista)​ ©2020 5e

Presents a unique forces-first approach to physics that builds a conceptual framework as motivation for the physical principles.

For Honors Physics

The Physics of Everyday Phenomena​ (Griffith) ©2019 9e

Introduces students to the basic concepts of physics using examples of common occurrences in everyday life. ​

For Electives

Integrated Science (Tillery) ©2019 7e

Easy-to-read yet substantial intro to the fundamental behavior of matter and energy in living and nonliving systems.

For Electives​

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy (Arny) ©2020 9e

Focuses on the latest results and analysis of exoplanets based on Kepler.