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AP1 Lecture Handouts and Learning Tools


General Handouts for the Course

  How the 'A' students do it  

Flash Cards in a Flash Knowing your terminology is crucial to good scores. Sign up at this website, create digital flash cards for your terms, then use the "Quiz Me" app., $0.99 to drill yourself on your smart phone, iPad, laptop, etc. while you're waiting at soccer practice, the doctor's office, etc.

  Help Available = Supplemental Instructors

  Syllabus for Biol 2301 Lecture, James

Thinking about taking AP Fast Track?  See these FAQs 

Thinking about taking AP Online?  See this info.

Want to get an early start in AP Fast Track?  Click here

  Calendar & Exam Dates, AP1 Fast Track, fall 2015    

  Lecture Exam Dates, AP1 Online, fall 2015 

[Often changes as semester progresses.  Check here for most current]
1) When accessing these links from off campus you will likely need to insert   BCnet\   in front of your user name.  If it still doesn't open then try BCnet\apstudent as user name and teachme2013 as the password





2) Some links are temporarily inactivated because updates/revisions are being made.  Links will be reactivated as revisions/updates are completed.  If you are in need of a document but the link is inactive please notify me.


Handouts for Exam 1

 Study Guide for Exam 1

 Help Available = Supplemental Instructors

 My PPT slides, Unit 1 Part 1 - Intro, Homeostasis, Membrane structure    The most popular printing options are to switch from Full Page Slides to either Notes Pages or 2 Slides per Page; and from Print One Side Only to Print Both Sides to save paper; and switch from Color to Grayscale to save on expensive color ink.

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 Notice:  Sometimes PPT slideshows don't open when clicked.  In those cases go ahead and "Save" the file and then open it.  If it still doesn't work please contact me and I will investigate.








 My PPT slides, Unit 1 Part 2 - Membrane Transport and Chemical Reactions    

Video: Osmosis, Diffusion, Hyper-, Hypo-, and Isotonic 28 min

 Carbs, Lipids, and Proteins  - OYO

 Unlabeled PPT images for study groups, self quizzing, story telling, etc.


 Handouts for Exam 2

 Study Guide for Exam 2

 Help Available = Supplemental Instructors

 My PPT slides for Unit 2 Lectures and Q&A - The most popular printing options are to switch from Full Page Slides to either Notes Pages or 2 Slides per Page; and from Print One Side Only to Print Both Sides to save paper; and switch from Color to Grayscale to save on expensive color ink.

 Chemical Synapse  - story board 

Video - Resting Membrane Potential, 4 min

 "What ifs" on membrane potentials. 


 Handouts for Exam 3

 Study Guide for Exam 3 

 Help Available = Supplemental Instructors

 Unit 3 Part 1 - Covering membranes, Skin color, skin cancer

 Unit 3 Part 2 - Muscle Contraction and begin Energy for Contraction

 Unit 3 Part 3 - Last of Energy for Contraction

 Unit 3 part 4 - Bone Composition and Remodeling

 Muscle Contraction story board  

 ATP Production in skeletal muscle  (aka Energy for Contraction) - story board 


 Handouts for Exam 4 

 Study Guide for Exam 4

 Help Available = Supplemental Instructors

 Unit 4 Part 1 - Nervous System topics through depression

 Unit 4 Part 2 - Nerves through BBB

 Unit 4 part 3 - The Autonomic Nervous System

 OYO - Neurotransmitters

 OYO - Generic effects of Drugs and Meds

 OYO - Neurotransmitter "Hall of fame"    

 OYO - Divisions of the CNS and their Functions  (given in lab but fair game for lecture exam 4) 


 Handouts for Exam 5   

 Study Guide for Exam 5 

 Help Available = Supplemental Instructors

 Unit 5 Part 1 - Endocrine Intro thru Control of ECF Calcium

 Unit 5 Part 2 - Blood Glucose, DM Types I & II, GDM 

 Unit 5 Part 3 - Na, K, BV, BP, Stress Responses, etc

 Intro to Hormones and the Endocrine System - OYO  

 Control of Osmolality by ADH - story board

 Control of Blood glucose - story board   



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