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#### 2004 AP® Computer Science A Free-Response Questions

What is important from the instruction? Using the questions, pupils and teachers see how the AP® Computer Science exam addresses topics. Scholars realize the importance of the case studies from the course. The released questions range...

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#### 2009 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Dive into the exam review. Pupils use questions, including one about diving into a pool, to prepare for the AP® Calculus BC exam. Items include contextual and non-contextual questions with contextual examples requiring a calculator....

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#### 2007 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Provide a review for the exam so individuals don't tank. AP® provides the free-response questions for teachers to use to help their pupils prepare for the exam. The six BC questions from 2007 include regions bounded by functions, water...

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#### 2009 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

What was one of the big takeaways from 2009? By reviewing the released AP® Calculus free-response questions, pupils and teachers realize that performing mathematics is not all there is to doing well on the exam. Several items require...

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#### 2007 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

Grow your knowledge of Calculus AB. Items released from the 2007 AP® Calculus AB exam provide information to teachers about the importance of particular topics. Pupils use the questions to gain an understanding of ways the exam assesses...

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#### 2006 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

Develop more than just a topical approach to the exam. The six free-response questions from 2006 reveal how the AP exam assesses topics. By using the questions, pupils practice topics such as velocity, sketch slope fields, solving...

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#### 2015 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

How will the exam ask this question? The free-response questions from the 2015 AP Calculus BC exam demonstrate how questions appear on the test. Using the questions, pupils gain experience answering similar inquiries to what they see on...

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#### 2006 AP® Computer Science A Free-Response Questions

Inheritance is a programming problem. Released free-response questions allow pupils and teachers to experience the 2006 AP® exam phrases questions. The items range from the application of basic algorithms to using inheritance in a...

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#### 2009 AP® Computer Science A Free-Response Questions

Coding and decoding is part of the work. Pupils and teachers use the released questions from 2009 to gather information on how topics show up on the AP Computer Science exam. The four questions range from the array data structure to...

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#### 2013 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Apply the skills to problems to ace the AP test. Free-response questions require scholars to take calculus skills and apply them to situations. Pupils use the questions to see how those situations appear on an upcoming exam. Teacher use...

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#### 2016 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

The split is 50-50. Released free-response questions from the 2016 AP Calculus BC show that half the questions are from the AB portion of the course and the others are from the BC portion. Teachers and pupils use the items to prepare and...

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#### 2018 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Don't just rely on the textbook. Released items from the AP Calculus BC provide pupils and teachers insight on how topics appear on the exam. The six items are divided into calculator and non-calculator sets with half of them also...

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#### 2017 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

What is the answer to this question? Pupils use six questions to practice for the AP Calculus AB test. The review questions are divided in two sections, calculator and non-calculator. Additional resources allow teachers to determine how...

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#### 2016 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

Using the common errors and test taker responses, it's easy for teachers to see where to pinpoint instruction throughout the AP Calculus course. Pupils, using the released items, develop an understanding of how future exams assess the...

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#### 2015 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

How will the topics be assessed? Using the six released items from the Calculus AB test, pupils see how the exam assesses content from the course. With the additional materials covering test taker's responses and scoring keys, teachers...

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#### 2014 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

Give classes a sneak peek at an upcoming test. Scholars work released items from the AP Calculus AB test to prepare for their own exams. The resource consists of six items, two graphing calculator items, and four non-calculator items....

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#### 2013 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

What is the important stuff? The free-response questions from the 2013 Calculus AB exam highlight the topics in calculus assessed that year. Items provide pupils the opportunity to experience questions similar to what they will see on...

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#### 2012 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

What's on the test? Released items provide insight into the AP Calculus test. The six items are split into two groups, two calculator items and four non-calculator items. Resources allow teachers to see what kinds of answers test takers...

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#### 2011 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

So this is the real test? The resource provides the free-response questions from the 2011 AP Calculus AB exam. The six questions are split into two sections, calculator and non-calculator items. Several resources give teachers...

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#### 2014 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

How much of the material is really important? Pupils use the free-response questions from the 2014 AP Calculus BC exam to see how the questions appear. With the supporting material, teachers understand the topics that appear on the test...

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#### 2017 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Pupils use the six released free-response questions from an AP Calculus BC exam to prepare for their own exam. The questions cover a range of topics from the BC curriculum, with half of the items coming strictly from AB material and the...

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#### 2018 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

Pupils interact with six released questions from the 2018 AP Calculus AB exam. Teachers use the additional materials to determine where the class is in terms of readiness for the exam to help provide additional instruction as needed.

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#### 2010 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

Is this going to be on the test? The resource contains the AP Calculus AB free-response questions that were on the 2010 test. Pupils use the six questions to prepare for their tests. Teachers use the included response resources to...

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#### Writing an Argument: Innovation in America

Are American young people prepared to become tomorrow's leaders in technological innovation, or does an obsession with being cool sidetrack essential skills? That is the question freshmen and sophomores must address in a performance task...

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#### Constructions for Perpendicular Lines

To what degree does the class understand perpendicular lines? Find out with this short and simple worksheet! Geometry scholars get the opportunity to show what they know about drawing lines and including points at different locations...

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#### Constructions for Parallel Lines

Looking for a formative check that's to the point? Let your learners show what they know on a two-question worksheet that assesses their knowledge of parallel lines. The resource and included rubric help you understand if their ideas are...

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#### Constructing a Congruent Angle

Is your class confounded by congruency? Find out using a fast, fun formative assessment. Learners must construct a congruent angle using the proper tools, then explain their thought processes. The included rubric contains information to...

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#### Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools

Designed to provide tools to assess a range of bullying experiences, from perpetrators, to victims, to bystanders, the assessment tools in this packet asks pupils to rate themselves as bullies, victims, and/or bystanders. There are also...

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#### Introduction to Environmental Engineering

A series on environmental engineering introduces the class to issues that environmental engineers work to solve. This first lesson focuses on air and land issues, and looks at ways to reduce pollution.

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#### 2D and 3D Shapes

What a great assessment to give young mathematicians in order to test their knowledge on two- and three-dimensional shapes. Learners name various shapes, identify the number of edges, faces, and vertices, match an unfolded version of a...

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#### Test 2: Rationals, Exponentials, and Logarithms

Running out of logarithm questions in class? The nicely organized two-page worksheet provides practice in rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions. All the topics include graphing, solving, and finding domain and range.

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#### Quiz 2: Types of Functions

Here is a resource that provides the structure of an assessment with the convenience of a full answer key. The focus is on rational, exponential, and logarithm functions with a few questions on solving polynomials.

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#### Quiz 1: Types of Functions

Sometimes the best things are already done for you! Here is a six-problem quiz that has a variety of problems ranging from solving quadratic equations to interpreting a function. The piece-de-resistance is the worked out answer key in...

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#### Inequalities Assessment Review

Enjoy this pre-made activity that practices polynomial and rational inequality problems. The problems are all multiple choice, and answers are written in interval notation. The best part? A separate page with all the problems worked out...

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#### Intermediate Algebra Assessment Review

Put on your Algebra cap because this review provides practice on topics such as linear equations, rational expressions, and function problems. All the questions are multiple choice, and while the focus is on a few main sections, there is...

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#### Algebra Assessment Review

Take the time out of preparing an algebra review and use this multiple-choice assessment to prep for the big test. Some included topics are factoring, FOILing, inequalities, and linear graphs.

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#### California State Standards: Algebra I

Starting a year of Algebra I? This mighty packet practices all of the major topics with different ranges of difficulty. Standards include everything from linear to quadratic to rational expressions. Use it in a variety of ways to...

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#### Compounding with 100% Interest Rates

Your young economists will be amazed at the effect of compounding interest more frequently in this collaborative task about making sound financial choices. Learners are walked through the calculations of a couple of examples and then...

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#### A Sum of Functions

Collaborative learners will see the geometric addition of functions by graphing the sum of two graphed curves on the same coordinate plane. This task then naturally flows into giving learners the algebraic representation of the curves...

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#### Shipping Rolled Oats

What better way to start your day than with a box of oatmeal? Or what better way to start your geometry class than by calculating its volume? Eighth graders discover just how practical volume computation can be in business and in breakfast!

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#### Two Triangles' Area

Need an activity for teaching the Pythagorean Theorem? Geometry juniors apply the Pythagorean theorem to two triangles to determine a final calculation.

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#### Hand Span and Height

Is there a relationship between hand span width and height? Statisticians survey each other by taking measurements of both. A table that can hold data for 24 individuals is printed onto the worksheet, along with questions for analysis....

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#### 8.SP.1Texting and Grades I

Here is a fitting question for middle schoolers to consider: Is there a relationship between grade point average and frequency of sending texts? Starting statisticians examine a scatter plot and discuss any patterns seen.

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#### Oakland Coliseum

Help algebra learners relate a real-life function that happens at the Oakland Coliseum every time the Raiders play. The resource states that the revenue of the Oakland Raiders home games is a function of the number of seats sold and the...

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#### Triangle's Interior Angles

Given a pair of parallel lines and a triangle in between, geometers prove that the sum of the interior angles is 180 degrees. This quick quest can be used as a pop quiz or exit ticket for your geometry class.

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#### Congruent Rectangles

Very simply, geometers examine a pair of rectangles on graph paper and find a translation and rotation to demonstrate their congruence. A couple of questions follow to stimulate critical thinking about other possibilities.

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#### Flower Vases

Which vase holds more water: a cylinder, sphere, or cone? Figure out which should be used for your sister's birthday bouquet with this practical word problem.

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#### Glasses

Provide your class some practice with the dimensions of geometric figures. Here you have a set of three different-shaped, stemmed drinking glasses with diameters and heights provided. Math-minded individuals calculate the volume of each....

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#### Partitioning a Hexagon

The task at hand is to partition a hexagon into two, four, and eight congruent figures. Make sure to give your wizards a sheet of triangle grid paper on which to decompose the hexagons. Have them explain which rotations, reflections, or...

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#### Reflecting a Rectangle Over a Diagonal

Use the handout as guided or independent practice in drawing a reflection of a rectangle over a line. Three rectangles are provided for practice in addition to a critical thinking question.

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#### Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter

A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...

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#### A Rectangle in the Coordinate Plane

A quadrilateral is drawn on the coordinate plane, and eighth grade geometers find the length of each side and the diagonals by applying the Pythagorean theorem.

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#### Comparing Snow Cones

Everyone wants to have the biggest snow cone possible, so would that be in cone-shaped cup or a more cylinder-style cup? Hungry geometry juniors compute the volume of each in this practical task.

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#### Congruent Segments

The task, should your class decide to take it, is to list a series of reflections that transfer a line segment from one position to another.

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#### Mt. Whitney to Death Valley

This is an intriguing problem that brings together real-world data, technology, and mathematical problem solving. If visibility wasn't an issue, could you see from the highest point in the lower 48 states, Mt. Whitney, to the lowest...

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#### Strict Parents

Are your parents or guardians strict? That's an interesting question many of your pupils are probably interested in discussing. How do you design a study directed at your high schooler to gain insight into that question? How do you...

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#### Mathemafish Population

It's shark week! In this problem, young mathematically minded marine biologists need to study the fish population by analyzing data over time. The emphasis is on understanding the average rate of change of the population and drawing...

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#### Population and Food Supply

What does it mean for something to grow exponentially, and how does that compare to linear growth? This activity tries to help learners gain an understanding of these concepts while modeling real-world problems. Linear and exponential...

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#### Two Squares are Equal

This problem is sure to get your young mathematicians thinking. The idea sounds simple: one equation, solve it as many ways as you can. This is meant to get at a deeper understanding of solving quadratic equations, including some more...

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#### Selling Fuel Oil at a Loss

Learners are asked to advise a fuel oil dealer on a possible investment. They must use two different rates to set up an equation and solve to determine how much oil he should sell now to break even after selling the remainder the next...

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#### 2007 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam

Sixty multiple choice questions cover the entire gamut of chemistry concepts. This is the local section of the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad, where your chemistry candidates take a shot at entering the national competition. They...

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#### 2002 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

As to be expected from the American Chemical Society Olympiad Examinations Task Force, this 60-question test tops the charts in terms of excellence. It consists entirely of multiple choice questions designed to assess a year's worth of...

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#### 2002 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part III

Two laboratory problems are put forth for chemistry students. They are to plan and carry out an experiment that will answer each of the questions. The first asks them to investigate a relationship between the surface area of a potato and...

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#### 2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

The National Chemistry Olympiad exams are comprehensive tests covering an entire year of chemistry concepts. You can use them as practice for competing in the challenge, or simply as a review, or as an actual final exam for your general...

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#### 2009 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

The 2009 version of the first part of a national chemistry competition is posted for your use with olympiad hopefuls. Test takers deal with 60 multiple choice questions covering an entire year of chemistry curriculum. Use this to...

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#### 2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam

This 60-question comprehensive exam was designed to determine who would go on to compete in the 2000 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Hopefuls answer multiple choice questions regarding all chemistry topics taught in the first year...

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#### 2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part I

Sixty multiple-choice questions test on a variety of first year chemistry subjects. In order to succeed, exam takers must be competent with properties of elements, stoichiometry problems, gas laws, bond dissociation, and types of...

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#### Fall 2005 Midterm Exam #1

You've got the power! With this physics midterm, you have the power to assess learners' grasp of electricity concepts. The exam is neatly formatted and provides a variety of question types: true or false, multiple choice, and problem...

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#### Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #1

Electricity is the focus of this college-level midterm exam. It requres physics learners to answer multiple choice and short answer questions in addition to evaluating several diagrams and graphs. This is appropriate for most high school...

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#### 2004 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For this National Olympiad exam worksheet, chemistry apprentices answer sixty multiple choice questions including general chemistry topics such as atomic structure, gases, problem solving, writing and balancing equations and solutions....

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#### 2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III

Here is a comprehensive method for assessing chemistry learners' knowledge; have them approach two laboratory problems, plan their methods of solving each, and then actually carry out the experiments to find the answers. Both the...

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#### 2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

Sixty multiple-choice chemistry questions make up this comprehensive exam used for the 2001 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Every topic that you would expect to approach in a general chemistry class is queried on. You could easily use...

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#### 2009 U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

Here is a copy of a past national challenge exam that you can use in your general chemistry course as a unit or semester review. Sixty multiple-choice questions query learners on properties of matter, stoichiometry, reactions, and...

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#### 2007 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part II

Eight multi-step chemistry problems, including analyzing a titration, writing equations, predicting products and limiting reagents, calculating concentrations of ions, and using stoichiometry to solve for unknowns in reactions make up...

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#### 1999 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part II

A variety of topics including reaction rates, combustion reactions, periodic trends, and ionization reactions are included in this exam. Test takers also practice calculating empirical and molecular formulas of compounds.

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#### 1999 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III

In this chemistry olympiad laboratory worksheet, learners design and carry out two experiments. They design one experiment to test for the percent mass of a substance in a solution and they design another experiment to identify two...

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#### 2008 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III

In this chemistry olympiad lab worksheet, chemists are required to design two experiments. In one, they design an experiment to identify seven solutions given to them in pipettes. In the other, they design an experiment to determine the...

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#### 2006 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III

In this chemistry Olympiad lab worksheet, students are given two lab problems to design experiments. Topics include determining the mass percentage of a given compound and determining an unknown metal using quantitative and qualitative...

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#### 2008 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part I

In this chemistry Olympiad worksheet, high schoolers solve sixty multiple choice questions on a variety of chemistry topics from finding molarity of solutions to calculating products of reactions. Students are given graphs, equations,...

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#### 2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part II

In this chemistry olympiad problem solving activity, chemistry pupils solve eight problems on a variety of topics including periodic trends, phase changes, ionization reactions, catalysts and titrations.

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#### 2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam Part II

Only eight problems are on this competitive national chemistry exam. It required the balancing of chemical equations, solving stoichiometry questions, and more. This is part two of three of the national exam. Also available is a local...

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#### Verb Conjugation Chart

Give your beginning Spanish speakers practice conjugating different verbs by printing out this chart. It can be used for any four verbs, or you could cut the sheet in four to create a bell-ringer or exit slip activity.

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#### Fall 2004 Midterm Exam #2 - Electricity and Magnetism

Written for a college physics course, this midterm examination deals with electric and magnetic fields. When taking this test, learners answer multiple choice questions, solve problems, and analyze a variety of attractive diagrams....

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#### Midterm Exam #1, Electricity Concepts

The physics department at The University of Hawaii has designed midterm exams for their college physics courses. This version deals with electricity concepts. It requires learners to calculate conversions, capacitance, and potential...

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#### Take-Home Midterm Exam #3

The University of Hawaii has published a vast collection of midterm and final exams for their Physics 152 course. This particular exam offers a variety of assessment methods, and covers the topic of electromagnetic radiation....

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#### Nature or Nurture Quiz

New ReviewEighteen questions ask pupils whether certain behavior or trait is based on nature or nurture. Scholars take a quiz, reflect on their answers, then challenge a friend or family member to complete it.

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#### Hot Under the Collar

It is close enough for all practical purposes. Pupils see two methods to convert degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit, one with exact numbers and another using estimation. Learners review both methods and determine when the estimation...

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#### Voting Rights History Quiz

An 11-question online quiz permits young historians to check their knowledge of the history of voting rights in the United States. After reading a short introduction, individuals click through the questions that test their knowledge of...

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#### Get Smart About COVID-19

Pandemic or infodemic? Scholars complete an online quiz to determine if they can sort fact from fiction related to COVID-19 information. Pupils view a variety of news articles, social media posts, and video clips to practice identifying...

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#### So, What’s the First Amendment?

The First Amendment to the US Constitution protects people's rights to speech, the press, and religion. Using the resource, scholars discover how. They take a brief online quiz to determine how well they understand the First Amendment.

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#### Should You Share It?

Sharing isn't always caring. Scholars learn how to reduce the spread of misinformation on the Internet. They take an online quiz of example posts targeted to a specific audience. Using critical thinking skills, they see if they can tell...

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#### Fighting Falsehoods on Social Media

It's time to stop misinformation in its tracks. Scholars take an online quiz to see how well they understand social media platforms' policies on spreading false information. After taking the quiz, pupils receive a score with an...

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#### Balance of Power Between Congress and the President

Three branches of government help create a system of checks and balances. A helpful resource provides a series of articles regarding the balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government. Historians answer...

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#### End-of-Module 3 Assessment Task

Let's see what the class learned! The last installment of the 23-part Pre-calculus module consists of nine assessment questions designed to measure a specific portion of a standard in the unit. Learners demonstrate their understanding of...

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#### Mid-Module 3 Assessment Task

Time to take a pulse check. The mid-module assessment allows pupils to check where their knowledge falls for the first portion of the module. The 10th resource in a series of 23 covers content from the binomial theorem to hyperbolas....

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#### Unit Assessment: From Identity to Action

Four projects enable class members to show what they have learned about ways they can stand up for democracy. to begin, individuals review their identity charts and craft a mask that represents themselves. Next, groups create a short,...

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#### Captain Cook

Known as the first European to see places like Australia and New Zealand, Captain Cook led the way for the English into the world of exploration. A primary source image of Cook's firsthand account of his voyages and discussion questions...

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#### Defender of Slavery

Did people actually lobby for the enslavement of people? Congress debated this very issue in 1850. Using an excerpt from a Senate speech that advocates for continuing slavery, young scholars evaluate the primary source for reliability....

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#### Louis XIV

His reign was known for the extravagance of Versailles, as well as fiscal failure. Referred to as the Sun King, and the art of Louis XIV's court reflects his absolute power in France. By examining the image of bronze engraving from a...

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#### Siege of Golconda

Looking at art, learners explore the Mughal Empire, which once controlled all of India and created a unique Hindu-Muslim civilization. By analyzing a painting of the Siege of Golconda, historians consider what art teaches people about...

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#### Soweto Uprising

What was the impact of the Soweto Uprising? A social studies short answer assessment requires scholars to identify primary sources and explain the impact of the Soweto Uprising. Geared toward high school academics, it targets their...

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#### Soviets in Berlin

High school historians use their knowledge of WWII to analyze a photo of the Soviets entering Berlin. The social studies assessment is comprised of two short answer questions to assess academics' understanding of the historical...

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#### Oswald Assassination

What happened to Harvey Oswald after he assassinated President John F. Kennedy? The assessment designed for social studies has scholars describe the image of Oswald's assassination and explain its historical significance. It uses short...

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#### Napalm in Vietnam

An assessment requires high school scholars to use their knowledge of the Vietnam War while analyzing primary sources. A short answer format asks pupils to identify the image and explain the significance of using napalm during the...

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#### Nagasaki

After mere minutes, the atomic bomb in warfare changed the world forever. Pupils use their knowledge of primary sources to complete a written assessment. The assessment requires learners to identify the event and to explain in...

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#### Little Rock

What actions did the United States government take to protect African Americans during the civil rights movement? The assessment tests academics' analysis skills and their ability to draw conclusions from primary sources. High school...

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#### Kent State

Why did a peaceful student protest end in disaster? Young historians explain the impact of the Kent State shooting. Academics analyze a photo of the Kent State shooting and explain the significance of the event by completing short answer...

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#### Iwo Jima

What does the American flag represent to different people? An interesting assessment is a useful tool for teaching about primary sources. Academics analyze a photo of the flag raising at Iwo Jima to explain its significance to history....

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#### Buddhist Monk Protest

What makes the Buddhist Monk Protest a historically significant event? Interested historians use photographic evidence and source information to analyze and explain the importance of the event. The assessment is structured in a short...

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#### Olympics Protest

Why are some events remembered throughout history while some are forgotten? Young historians test their knowledge of primary sources and history in a written assessment. High school learners complete constructed response items to explain...

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#### Native American Rights

It's time for scholars to put their knowledge of primary sources to the test. A helpful assessment uses photos to test pupils' knowledge of how to analyze primary sources and determine their time periods. High school social studies...

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#### United Farm Workers

What do primary sources tell people about important events in history? The assessment geared toward high school social studies focuses on primary sources. Learners analyze a poster and a blueprint to determine how the documents show the...

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#### Iranian Constitutional Revolution

What makes a good primary source? The assessment tests pupils' knowledge of how to use primary sources with written responses. Designed for high school social studies, it requires scholars to read and analyze a text excerpt concerning...

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#### Transcontinental Railroad

Did the Transcontinental Railroad connect the nation or divide it? Learners demonstrate their knowledge of the impact of the Transcontinental Railroad in a written assessment. The assessment also uses an original photo as a prompt for...

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#### Japan and America

When Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan and demonstrated American naval strength, he forced the empire to engage in trade with the United States. How did this new, strong-armed relationship influence both parties? Pupils consider...

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#### Vicksburg

Long before the term fake news, media outlets offered competing narratives of events at the time. Looking at newspaper reports from the Battle of Vicksburg, class members consider two different versions of the strategic siege—one from...

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#### Migrant Mother Significance

What was life like for Migrant Mothers during the Great Depression? High school scholars complete a short assessment relating to primary sources.The assessment tests academics' ability to analyze primary sources by correctly identifying...

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#### Greensboro Sit-Ins

The Greensboro sit-in was an important event of the Civil Rights Movement, but why? Secondary learners analyze a photo from the sit-in to explain what made the event historically significant. The assessment explains what qualifies as a...

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#### Mexican American Rights

What's the best way to date a primary source? A thought-provoking assessment uses written responses to test learners' knowledge of primary source analysis. High school scholars compare text excerpts to determine which documents were...

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#### Arabian Peninsula

How do cultural differences affect our view of history? The assessment geared towards high school historians, focuses on the credibility of primary sources. Young academics analyze a text and complete short answer questions to determine...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: January 2011

Using primary and secondary sources—including classics such as the Communist Manifesto—class members consider the effects of these ideas on the course of history. Another essay prompt explores geography and history, while multiple-choice...

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#### US History and Government Examination: June 2011

Those who lived during the Great Depression could clearly draw a line between the roaring 1920s and the desolation of the following decade. Class members examine these two periods and compare them using an essay question prompt and...

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#### US History and Government Examination: August 2010

Geography has played a complex role in America history. The Atlantic Ocean has served as a buffer to protect the United States from European Wars, but its proximity to Cuba, however, left it vulnerable to nuclear war during the Cuban...

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#### Random Walk III

Don't cross the line; just walk along it. Scholars investigate a scenario in which a person starts at zero on a number line, then moves left or right depending on a flip of a coin. They determine the number of outcomes for six flips,...

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#### 1999 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions

A released Advanced Placed exam provides scholars with an opportunity to practice their English language and composition skills. After reading two passages about Florida's Okefenokee Swamp, they write essays analyzing how the distinctive...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: August 2011

The Mongols, Spanish, and Ottomans all rewrote history with their conquest and control of empires. Yet, each made its mark differently. Using a variety of secondary and primary sources, pupils consider the similarities and differences...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: June 2011

People in Ukraine, Rwanda, and Cambodia have all faced challenges to their human rights and even genocide. Using primary and secondary sources, scholars evaluate these challenges and the international community's role in them. The...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: August 2010

Three major faith traditions have shaped world history: Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. Using secondary sources from textbooks, as well as primary source documents, such as Aztec legends, pupils explore the interplay of these...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: June 2010

Using a set of primary source documents, such as descriptions of climate phenomena and images of weather events, pupils consider how climate shapes history. A second essay prompt and multiple-choice questions with documents engage...

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#### US History and Government Examination: August 2011

Using primary source documents, pupils consider how the United States' democratic story has evolved over time. A second essay question examines the role of geography in history, and multiple-choice questions sharpen test-taking skills.

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#### US History and Government Examination: June 2010

Just how successful were the reform movements of the ninteenth and twentieth centuries? Using documents ranging from the writings of Mother Jones to the marriage vows of Lucy Stone, individuals consider the question in a scaffolded...

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#### Comprehensive English Examination: June 2012

Don't be so critical! During the final task of the Comprehensive English Exam, scholars choose two texts from their reading to discuss a perspective given from a critical lens. The exam also includes multiple choice reading comprehension...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: January 2010

Agriculture was more revolutionary than some might think. Using a primary source set—including photos of artifacts from Mesopotamia and an amusing comic—learners consider the impacts of the neolithic, agricultural, and green revolutions....

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#### US History and Government Examination: January 2011

The presidencies of John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan were defined by the Cold War. Using primary source documents and scaffolded analysis questions, pupils explore the effect the Cold War had on these presidencies. A...

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#### US History and Government Examination: January 2010

From the trade of the colonial era to the Clean Water Act, water has shaped American history. Class members unpack how water affected the American story using primary sources that span events including the Lewis and Clark expedition to...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: August 2012

Let's test global history knowledge. The standardized test, designed for high schooler scholars, assesses world history and geography. The assessment is divided into five different sections, including essay items and multiple choice. It...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: January 2012

Familiarize future test takers with the format of standardized tests. The assessment covers world history topics, such as the French Revolution and South American civilizations. It also covers world geography. The test, designed for high...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: August 2013

What test-taking strategies help individuals ace exams? The standardized test assesses scholars' knowledge of world history and geography. High school historians put their test-taking strategies to use in the multiple choice, document...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: January 2013

How much do high schoolers know about human history? The assessment covers global history and geography with multiple choice, document based items, and essay questions. It covers topics such as human migration patterns and religions of...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: August 2014

What does the class know about world history and geography? The assessment tests high school scholars' skills in a state standardized test from the New York Department of Education. It covers topics such as the Enlightenment and the...

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#### US History and Government Examination: June 2012

The reform movements—such as abolition, the push for women's suffrage, and the labor movement—shaped modern America. A document analysis activity and essay prompt help learners consider why. Other items in the high-level exam include an...

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#### US History and Government Examination: January 2013

While the 1950s seemed to be a time of peace and prosperity, Sputnik, the Korean War, and the Montgomery bus boycott were symptoms of the turmoil that loomed under the surface. Using documents, class members investigate what these events...

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#### US History and Government Examination: January 2012

What led to the United States Civil War? Interested historians consider a variety of political, social, and economic factors using primary sources and an essay prompt in an authentic high-stakes test. Primary sources include political...

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#### English Language Arts Examination: June 2014

Should companies track consumers' shopping preferences without their permission? Using the resource, scholars write source-based argumentative essays to answer the question. They also answer reading comprehension questions based on an...

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#### Comprehensive English Examination: January 2011

Scholars read an excerpt from the short story "The Bonfire" by Kunikida Doppo as well as a nonfiction passage about handcycling. Next, they answer comprehension-based multiple-choice questions. Additionally, they respond to short-answer...

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#### 2013 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

AP® free-response questions are often challenging for scholars. Give them practice writing free-response questions using former questions from the AP® Biology exam on topics such as genetic mutations, cellular respiration, evolution, and...

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#### Comprehensive English Examination: June 2011

Get those pencils sharpened—it's time to see what the class knows! Using the resource, scholars complete a four-part English examination. They read passages and respond to multiple-choice comprehension questions. They also complete two...

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#### US History and Government Examination: August 2012

Just how far can the American government go during war time? With primary source documents, learners consider the effects on restrictions of freedom of speech, the detention of American citizens of Japanese descent, and the Patriot Act...

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#### US History and Government Examination: August 2013

While the United States is now one of the strongest countries in the world, at its founding, it was plagued by controversies over the ratification of the Constitution, the Louisiana Purchase, and the expansion of slavery. Using a...

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#### US History and Government Examination: June 2013

How successful has American foreign policy been in the past? Pupils consider the question as part of a state examination in American history. Other prompts include a document analysis and essay of important civil rights cases decided by...

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#### US History and Government Examination: August 2014

The Gulf War, the Vietnam War, and the Korean War all featured pivotal moments in United States foreign policy. Individuals consider how these conflicts changed the course of American diplomacy using an essay prompt and documents from a...

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#### US History and Government Examination: June 2014

The 1960s marked a pivotal point for social and foreign policy in the United States. Using documents, such as speeches from Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy, and authentic test prompts, class members consider the impact of this...

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#### US History and Government Examination: January 2014

What led the United States to acquire territory? What were some of the effects of those acquisitions? Learners explore the questions using the 2014 essay from the New York Regents exam. Other items include practice multiple choice...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: June 2012

Want to find out how much class members really know about history? A copy of a New York state test assesses scholars' knowledge of world geography and history in a multi-format test that includes multiple choice and essay items. The...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: June 2013

Is it time to improve test-taking skills? The assessment is a copy of a state test for pupils to practice strategies for taking exams. It covers subjects such as the Chinese Dynasty's and ancient Indian history. It is divided into...

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#### Global History and Geography Examination: June 2014

Want to test pupils' knowledge of world events? The assessment addresses global history, such as the ideas of the enlightenment, trade, and geography in five different sections. Pupils answer multiple choice, document-based items, and...

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#### US History and Government Examination: January 2015

Gauge pupils' knowledge of US history and government by using a standardized test. Scholars use a previous exam to practice their test-taking skills. The resource contains essay questions, multiple choice questions, and primary source...

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#### US History and Government Examination: June 2015

How much do classmates know about US history and government? Take advantage of a standardized test to assess individuals' knowledge. Scholars practice multiple choice and essay questions to help them prepare for state tests.

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#### Comprehensive English Examination: January 2013

It's out of my control! Pupils read passages about characters in situations beyond their control. They answer comprehension questions to demonstrate understanding of their reading and answer short answer questions. Scholars complete the...

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#### 2011 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Take a second look. Form B of the AP® Calculus BC free-response questions allow pupils and teachers to see another set of items. The six questions expand the set of items from the 2011 free-response questions. Form B items include a...

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#### 2010 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Keep moving along a curve. Two items in the set of released free-response questions from the 2010 AP® Calculus BC exam involve movement along a graph. One involves particle motion along a polar curve while the other uses a squirrel...

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#### 2009 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Let them eat cake. The free-response questions from an AP® Calculus BC exam cover several topics that include finding the area under a curve within the context of creating a birthday cake. Calculus concepts include finding rates of...

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#### 2008 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

This is integral to the test. Pupils realize that every question in the released free-response items from the 2008 AP® Calculus exam Form B requires integration. By reviewing the additional resources, scholars learn how important it is...

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#### 2007 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

There is just a single real-world problem. Released free-response items from the 2007 AP® Calculus BC Form B contains only one real-world question. The question involves rate of change of wind chill scenario. The mathematical problems...

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#### 2006 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Go a little deeper. Learners use the released 2006 AP® Calculus BC free-response questions to review for the BC test, which covers content from Calculus AB and Calculus BC. Topics include volumes of revolution, particle motion,...

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#### 2005 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Let's put it in context. Pupils use the AP® Calculus BC free-response questions to practice for the exam. Five of the six released items deal with mathematical problems, with one using a real-world situation. Learners use differentiation...

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#### 2004 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Take another look at the exam. A set of questions is a different form for the 2004 AP® Calculus BC free-response question section. The questions are evenly split into calculator and non-calculator sections. Pupils use their knowledge of...

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#### 2003 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Be integral to the learners in the classroom. Pupils use integrals, differentiation, and limits to solve the free-response questions from an AP® Calculus BC exam. Items cover topics such as area under a curve, particle motion, average...

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#### 2002 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

Though the items may be older, they still provide information. Released free-response items from the 2002 AP® Calculus BC exam provide teachers and pupils with information about how topics appear on the exam. Questions come from the AB...

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#### 2012 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Get better prepared. Individuals use the six released AP® Calculus BC free-response questions to practice for the actual exam. The questions contain two calculator items and four non-calculator items. Topics include particle movement,...

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#### 2011 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

Does the exam look pupils expected? Released free-response questions from the AP® Calculus BC exam allow teachers and pupils to see and practice with actual exam questions. Three of the questions come from the AB portion of the course...

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#### 2010 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

What do a zoo, snow, and a moving particle have in common? The six free-response items from the 2010 AP® Calculus BC exam allow teachers and pupils see how items may show up in context. Three of the questions are from only the BC portion...

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#### 2011 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

Half are real-world. The 2011 AP® Calculus AB free-response questions let pupils and teachers see how content appears on the exam. Half of the questions contain real-world context, and four items do not allow calculators. Real-world...

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#### 2010 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

Most say that practice makes perfect. Scholars use the released free-response questions to practice for the AP® Calculus AB exam. Each question comes with several parts and either do or do not allow calculators. Items include topics such...

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#### 2008 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

How would those items score? The resource provides pupils an opportunity to answer actual free-response questions and determine their scores. Items from the AP® Calculus AB exam from the 2008 administration demonstrate how topics appear...

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#### 2007 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

What do the questions look like? Six free-response questions provide pupils with knowledge of how calculus topics appear on the AP® Calculus exam. The questions involve calculator and non-calculator problems by providing mathematical and...

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#### 2005 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

Grab a peak inside the test. The 2005 free-response questions from the AP® Calculus exam allow learners to see how topics appear on the tests. Topics cover differential equations, bounded areas, particle motion, and slopes of tangent lines.

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#### 2004 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

The test is not all about skills. The six free-response questions contain two real-world application problems. Those items deal with populations and velocities. The other four questions ask pupils to show their knowledge of calculus...

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#### 2002 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

Become better at the test concepts. An educational resource presents six free-response questions from the AP® Calculus AB exam. Pupils use the items to practice the content, which contains concepts ranging from particle motion to ships...

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#### AP Biology Practice Exam 2013

What is the best way to prepare for an AP® exam? Learners become familiar with the AP® Biology exam by completing a full-length practice exam. The AP® test prep by the College Board contains multiple choice, grid-in, and free-response...

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#### Comprehensive English Examination: August 2011

Ever wished for a way to assess all areas of reading? Scholars take a comprehension English exam that assesses listening skills, passage and poetry reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. The final tasks allow pupils to choose...

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#### 2009 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

Get a free peek into a calculus exam. Released free-response items from the AP® Calculus AB exam provide teachers and pupils examples of how topics may appear. The six questions cover topics such as growth rates, volumes of rotations,...

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#### 2006 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

An exam divides the six free-response questions into calculator use and no calculator use items. The non-calculator items are conceptual in nature and test whether pupils understand the calculus concepts. Scholars explain their answers...

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#### 2003 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions Form B

Get a better grasp of the intended content. The six free-response questions provide insight into the purpose of the AP® Calculus content. Two questions have real-world context while the remaining are void of context. The items range from...

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#### Sloppy Student II

Doesn't trying two substitutions prove it is equal? Individuals analyze a given polynomial division problem to determine whether the answer is correct. Classmates continue to determine what values to use that show the answer and the...

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#### Short Pappus

It's all Greek to me. Scholars work a task that Greeks first formulated for an ancient math challenge. Provided with an angle and a point inside the angle, scholars develop conjectures about what is true about the shortest line segment...

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#### Shooting Arrows through a Hoop

The slope makes a difference. Given an equation of a circle and point, scholars determine the relationship of the slope of a line through the point and the number of intersections with the circle. After graphing the relationship, pupils...

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#### School Bus Routes

Plan the way to school. Given a map of a school district, class members portray a transportation consultant hired to develop a bus transportation plan that will pick up the eligible riders and get them to school. The plan must contain...

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#### Rectangulating

Use rectangles to find distances. Given a rectangle and three associated triangles, pupils determine the area of the triangles. Scholars know the three triangles have equal areas along with the perimeter of the rectangle and two other...

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#### Sine Solution

How many times can eager mathematicians catch the waves? Pupils find the solutions of three different trigonometric equations. They then determine the effect of the slope of a line that intersects a trigonometric function and the number...

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#### Sharp-Ness of Bends

Define the sharpest in the group. Given a section of a trail map, pupils determine a method to measure the sharpness of each turn in the path. Individuals then determine what modifications to their formulas to make to find the sharpness...

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#### Same Solution Equations

Group equations by their solutions. Given six different equations, pupils determine which have the same solutions. Scholars explain why some are the same and some are different.

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#### Petit Fours

Four 4s represent the counting numbers. Pupils attempt to write equivalent expressions to as many counting numbers as possible using only four 4s. Scholars then determine whether the same feat is possible using only three 3s.

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#### Rising Prices

What will that cost in the future? The scenario provides pupils with a growth as a Consumer Price Index. Learners create functions for a given item to determine future prices and graph them. Class members then compare their functions to...

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#### Rectangle Space

Take a coordinated look at rectangles. The task asks pupils to plot the length and width of created triangles in the coordinate plane. Using their plots, scholars respond to questions about rectangles and their associated points on the...

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#### Quadratic Reflections

Reflect upon the graphs of quadratic functions. Given a quadratic function to graph, pupils determine whether the graph after a horizontal and vertical reflection is still a function. The final two questions ask scholars to describe a...

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#### Poly II

Create polynomials with specific values. The task consists of writing three polynomial functions that evaluate to specific values for any given number. Scholars first find a polynomial that evaluates to one for a given value, then a...

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#### Rational and Not So Rational Functions

Do not cross the line while graphing. Provided with several coordinate axes along with asymptotes, pupils determine two functions that will fit the given restrictions. Scholars then determine other geometrical relationships of asymptotes...

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#### Proportional Representation

Sometimes the solution is all a matter of perspective. The short assessment task presents a problem to pupils that requires them to make sense of a diagram. Once learners see two similar triangles, the rest of the solution is solving a...

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#### Perfect Ten

How many ways can you make 10? Class members tackle three problems to find all possible ways three numbers add to be 10. The first is with positive integers, secondly with non-negative integers, and finally with real numbers. Pupils also...