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When you fuse rigorous college-level content with accessible, inspiring instructional support, immersive activities, and authors who are renowned in their field, you give students the tools they need to reach their highest potential in their AP course, and beyond.

The AP advantage, included with the purchase of an AP edition, helps students master the rigors of Advanced Placement® coursework with accessible, engaging, and fully aligned resources designed to support the way they learn—individually.

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Madar's Biology

Students explore AP Biology through an inquiry-based lens as they discover the unity and interconnected nature of the study of life. Author Sylvia Mader blends her iconic field expertise with a clear, easy-to-understand writing style to provide students with concise and engaging instruction, practice, and support for AP success. Mader’s Biology is fully-aligned to the College Board’s AP Curriculum Framework with integrated AP coverage and new features including new unit projects focused on the AP science practices, features focused on AP illustrative examples, and full chapter reviews with AP-style questions.

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Raven Biology

Biology is fully aligned with the College Board AP Curriculum Framework and offers additional content coverage to enhance the teaching and learning experience. The Biology learning system uses dynamic tools and chapter designations to differentiate AP Essential Knowledge from AP Extended Knowledge providing focus on key concepts, and context for supporting materials.

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Chang Chemistry

Fully aligned to the College Board curriculum framework, Chang Chemistry balances rigorous college-level content with accessible and inspiring instruction built for AP success. Chang’s traditional approach to chemistry is delivered in a straightforward writing style with a strong focus on the developing problem-solving strategies and skills.

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Silberberg's Chemistry

Silberberg’s Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change provides a fully-aligned, conceptual option for AP Chemistry. The text contains unprecedented macroscopic-to-microscopic molecular illustrations, consistent step-by-step worked exercises in every chapter, and an extensive range of end-of-chapter problems. These provide engaging applications covering a wide variety of interests, including engineering, medicine, materials, and environmental issues.

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AP Environmental Science: A Global Concern

Cunningham’s Environmental Science: A Global Concern

This new AP Edition of Environmental Science: A Global Concern presents a global view of environmental science in the context of the AP course and exam. By having students think critically, make clear connections, and apply their learning to real-world situations, the program emphasizes environmental responsibility and global awareness with clear alignment to the College Board Curriculum Framework for AP Environmental Science.

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Honors and Electives

Powerful, standards-based curriculum coupled with hands-on, interactive exercises and project-based learning activities promote critical thinking, application, and skill mastery. Bring abstract concepts to life for today's high school students interested in studying electives courses.

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Enger’s Environmental Science

Environmental Science: A Study of Interrelationships students are taken on a scientific journey of our Earth and the relationship between humans and the natural world through Enger’s interdisciplinary approach that is presented through multiple perspectives—historical, economic, political, social, and cultural. Students are lead to understand how local events can have worldwide implications to provide them with the conceptual framework they need to understand complex issues and ultimately formulate their views about the issues that affect the world in which we live.

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Hole’s Human Anatomy and Physiology

A market leader for 40 years, Hole’s Human Anatomy and Physiology delivers a comprehensive, in-depth exploration of anatomy and physiology while emphasizing the fundamentals for students with little-to-no prior knowledge. The proven Learn, Practice, Assess learning system ensures student understanding, application, and mastery of complex concepts while the Understanding Words feature builds a solid anatomy and physiology vocabulary. The accessible, engaging, and relevant coverage integrates real-world issues, clinical applications, and the latest in scientific advances.

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Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, High School Edition is the first of its kind, combining the high-quality content that you’ve come to expect from Hole’s Essentials with a new student-friendly design containing additional content to help students succeed. Activities in the high school edition allow students to apply science and engineering practices, work with real data, and provide support for ELL and ELA.

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Castro Marine Science

The first edition of Marine Science became an instant beloved text with its full coverage of oceanography, stunning design, student-friendly learning system, and data analysis labs. Now in its second edition, the program further expands its coverage through chapter-level California NGSS integration, more robust chapter reviews, additional unit projects, and ELL support.

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Miller Zoology

Zoology emphasizes ecological and evolutionary concepts and helps students understand the process of science through elements of chapter organization and boxed readings. Integrated throughout, features including Evolutionary Insights provide insight to how evolutionary biology works, and the Wildlife Alerts feature that presents the ecological perspective depicting the plight of animals and how the ecosystem relates to preserving animal species.

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