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AP Theory - Chapter 1
Notation
Pitch
Staff (pl: Staves)
Letter Names
the writing of music
the highness or lowness the frequency of a tone
five equally spaced lines and four spaces between
pitches are referred to by the first seven letters of the alp…
Notation
the writing of music
Pitch
the highness or lowness the frequency of a tone
33 terms
Stonebraker APES Chapter 1
Tragedy of the Commons
More-Developed Countries
Subsidies
Affluence
Depletion of a resource that a large population can get a hol…
North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and most of Eur…
a sum of money granted by the government or a public body to…
A plentiful supply of material goods; wealth, sometimes treat…
Tragedy of the Commons
Depletion of a resource that a large population can get a hol…
More-Developed Countries
North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and most of Eur…
28 terms
AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
confirmation bias
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confi…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
66 terms
AP Biology Chapter 1
Evolution
DNA
Biology
Emergent properties
Evolution is the process of change that has transformed life…
Deoxyribonucleic acid: a long linear polymer found in the nuc…
The scientific study of life
New properties that arise with each step upward in the hierar…
Evolution
Evolution is the process of change that has transformed life…
DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid: a long linear polymer found in the nuc…
AP Government - Chapter 1
Government
Politics
The Policymaking System
Linkage Institutions
A system that makes authoritative public policies made for so…
The process by which government officials, as well as the pol…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
A system that makes authoritative public policies made for so…
Politics
The process by which government officials, as well as the pol…
54 terms
APES Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
AP Statistics Chapter 1
Variables
Categorical Variable
Quantitative Variable
Frequency Table
Characteristic of an individual
Places individual into a category
Takes numerical values for which it makes sense to find an av…
Table of counts
Variables
Characteristic of an individual
Categorical Variable
Places individual into a category
12 terms
AP Gov Chapter 1 Into
Policy gridlock
Democracy
Government
Politics
When interests conflict and no majority is strong enough to e…
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
Policy gridlock
When interests conflict and no majority is strong enough to e…
Democracy
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
39 terms
AP Human Geo Chapter 1 Vocab
Absolute location
Contagious diffusion
Cultural diffusion
H.E.I
The exact position or place of a certain item on the surface…
A type of expansion diffusion in which nearly all adjacent in…
The expansion and adoption of a cultural element, from its pl…
The relationship between humans and the environment.
Absolute location
The exact position or place of a certain item on the surface…
Contagious diffusion
A type of expansion diffusion in which nearly all adjacent in…
43 terms
AP Chemistry Chapter 1
Matter
Property
Atoms
Molecules
physical material of the universe - anything that has mass an…
any characteristic that allows us to recognize a particular t…
building blocks of matter... each element is composed of a uniqu…
two or more atoms are joined together in specific shapes
Matter
physical material of the universe - anything that has mass an…
Property
any characteristic that allows us to recognize a particular t…
34 terms
APES - Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
34 terms
APES Chapter 1 (visual)
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
30 terms
APES- Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
Ecosystem
Biotic
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
The science that deals with the interactions among human syst…
A particular location on earth with interacting biotic and ab…
Living factors
Environment
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
Environmental Science
The science that deals with the interactions among human syst…
34 terms
APES Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
AP Government - Chapter 1
Government
Politics
The Policymaking System
Linkage Institutions
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Politics
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
33 terms
AP Stats-Chapter 1
Individuals
variable
categorical variable
quantitative variable
the objects described by a set of data, may be people, animal…
any characteristic of an individual
places an individual into one of several groups or categories
take numerical values for which it makes sense to find an ave…
Individuals
the objects described by a set of data, may be people, animal…
variable
any characteristic of an individual
21 terms
AP Chapter 1
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
an acknowledgments that an opposing argument may be true or r…
meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
concession
an acknowledgments that an opposing argument may be true or r…
21 terms
AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
experimental psychologists
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
psychologists who apply experimental methods to the study of…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 1
Contemporary geography
"Geography"
Geography
Human geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
Study of where and why human activities are located where the…
Contemporary geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Geography"
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
Chapter 1- AP World History
culture
history
Stone Age
Paleolithic
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The study of past events and changes in the development, tran…
(subdivided into Paleolithic—a span beginning more than a mil…
(750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old Stone Age. A period of time…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
history
The study of past events and changes in the development, tran…
AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
confirmation bias
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confi…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
AP Chapter 1 Marieb
Microscopic
Gross or Macroscopic
Levels of Body Organization
Tissue Level
Cytology and Histology
Regional, Systemic, and Surface Anatomy
1. Atoms... 2. Molecules... 3. Cell ... 4. Tissue... 5. Organ... 6. Organ Sy…
Tissues consist of similar types of cells.
Microscopic
Cytology and Histology
Gross or Macroscopic
Regional, Systemic, and Surface Anatomy
21 terms
AP Human Geography chapter 1 additional information
map scale
distortions on a map
verbal scale
ratio scale
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
shape, distances, size, direction
one inch equals 1 mile
1:25,000
map scale
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
distortions on a map
shape, distances, size, direction
AP Human Geography chapter 1
map
cartography
map scale
projection
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
science of mapmaking
amount of area covered on a map and level of detail
scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's surfac…
map
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
cartography
science of mapmaking
42 terms
AP Chapter 1 Marieb
Microscopic
Gross or Macroscopic
Levels of Body Organization
Tissue Level
Cytology and Histology
Regional, Systemic, and Surface Anatomy
1. Atoms... 2. Molecules... 3. Cell ... 4. Tissue... 5. Organ... 6. Organ Sy…
Tissues consist of similar types of cells.
Microscopic
Cytology and Histology
Gross or Macroscopic
Regional, Systemic, and Surface Anatomy
20 terms
AP Chapter 1
Civilization
Paleolithic
Neolithic Revolution
Nomads
A society with cities, written records, technology, job speci…
The period of the Stone Age associated with the evolution of…
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
having no fixed home, moving from place to place in search of…
Civilization
A society with cities, written records, technology, job speci…
Paleolithic
The period of the Stone Age associated with the evolution of…
20 terms
AP LANG CHAPTER 1
audience
concession
connotation
context
listener, viewer, or reader of a text
acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or reaso…
meanings or associations that readers have with a word
circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surrounding…
audience
listener, viewer, or reader of a text
concession
acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or reaso…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
32 terms
AP Biology Chapter 1-5
What's the difference between a prokar…
Difference between starch and cellulose
Secondary protein structure
Storage polysaccharides
Prokaryotes don't have nucleus or other membrane bound organe…
starch has alpha glycosidic linkages whereas cellulose has be…
interaction of backbone, hydrogen bonding causing alpha helix…
starch, glycogen- alpha glycosidic linkages
What's the difference between a prokar…
Prokaryotes don't have nucleus or other membrane bound organe…
Difference between starch and cellulose
starch has alpha glycosidic linkages whereas cellulose has be…
40 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 1
pitch
dynamic
timbre
articulation
wavelength/frequency. Tells the distance between one wave and…
wave height/amplitude. Tells the size/height/intensity of eac…
waveform/tone color. Tells the shape and form of the sound wa…
envelope. It is composed of a sound's attack, sustain, and re…
pitch
wavelength/frequency. Tells the distance between one wave and…
dynamic
wave height/amplitude. Tells the size/height/intensity of eac…
AP Human Geography chapter 1
map
cartography
map scale
projection
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
science of mapmaking
amount of area covered on a map and level of detail
scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's surfac…
map
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
cartography
science of mapmaking
AP Human Geography chapter 1
map
cartography
map scale
projection
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
science of mapmaking
amount of area covered on a map and level of detail
scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's surfac…
map
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
cartography
science of mapmaking
31 terms
AP Psych Chapter 1
hindsight bias
critical thinking
theory
hypothesis
the tendancy to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
an explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
a testable prediction, ofetn implied by a theory
hindsight bias
the tendancy to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
critical thinking
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
73 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 1
Contemporary geography
"Geography"
Geography
Human geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
Study of where and why human activities are located where the…
Contemporary geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Geography"
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
ap vocab chapter 1
acculturation
assimilation
cartography
concentration
process of adopting only certain traits
process of less domain cultures losing their culture
the science of map making
spread of something over given area
acculturation
process of adopting only certain traits
assimilation
process of less domain cultures losing their culture
29 terms
AP Biology Chapter 1 Vocabulary
molecules
organelles
cells
tissues
atoms joined together
complex molecules build these little structures
the basic unit of life
cells that function together
molecules
atoms joined together
organelles
complex molecules build these little structures
AP Statistics Chapter 1
Individuals
Variables
Categorical Variable
Quantitative Variable
Objects
Characteristic of an individual
Places individual into a category
Takes numerical values for which it makes sense to find an av…
Individuals
Objects
Variables
Characteristic of an individual
36 terms
APES Chapter 1 Vocab List
Exponential Growth
Environment
Environmental Science
Ecology
Growth in which some quantity, such as population size or eco…
All external conditions and factors, living and nonliving (ch…
an interdisciplinary study that uses information from the phy…
Study of the interactions of living organisms with one anothe…
Exponential Growth
Growth in which some quantity, such as population size or eco…
Environment
All external conditions and factors, living and nonliving (ch…
21 terms
AP Biology Chapter 1
biology
organisms
Biological Order
structure
"the study of life"
A living thing that is highly organized
A recognizable pattern that every organism should have.
A "building-up" of something from different parts.
biology
"the study of life"
organisms
A living thing that is highly organized
67 terms
AP Biology Chapter 1
Adaptation
Animal (characteristics)
Binomial nomenclature
Biodiversity
A species modification in structure, function, or behavior th…
Multicellular, eukaryote undergoes dvlpmnt to achieve final f…
Scientific name of an organism, the first part designates the…
Total number of species, variability of their genes, & commun…
Adaptation
A species modification in structure, function, or behavior th…
Animal (characteristics)
Multicellular, eukaryote undergoes dvlpmnt to achieve final f…
60 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 1
Contemporary geography
Geography
Human geography
Physical geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
Study of where and why human activities are located where the…
Studies where and why natural forces occur as they do- for ex…
Contemporary geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
Geography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
20 terms
AP World History Strayer Chapter 1
Venus Figurines
Dreamtime
Clovis Culture
Megafaunal Extinction
Paleolithic carvings of the female form, often with exaggerat…
A complex worldview of Australia's Aboriginal peopel that hel…
The earliest widespread and distinctive culture of North Amer…
The dying-out of a number of large animal species, including…
Venus Figurines
Paleolithic carvings of the female form, often with exaggerat…
Dreamtime
A complex worldview of Australia's Aboriginal peopel that hel…
35 terms
AP Statistics Chapter 1
Population
Sample
Observational Study
Experiment
The entire collection of individuals or objects that you want…
Part of the population selected for the study.
Investigators observe subjects and measure variables of inter…
Investigators apply the treatments to experimental units (peo…
Population
The entire collection of individuals or objects that you want…
Sample
Part of the population selected for the study.
38 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 1
G-Clef
F-Clef
C-clef
Grand Staff
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
Alto Clef... Tenor Clef... Movable C clef(deturmines
G-Clef
Treble Clef
F-Clef
Bass Clef
AP Lang Chapter 1
futile (adj)
assuage (v)
feign (v)
quantitative (adj)
in vain, having no useful result
relieve something unpleasant
pretend something, invent something
relating to quantity, measurable
futile (adj)
in vain, having no useful result
assuage (v)
relieve something unpleasant
20 terms
AP CSP Chapter 1
Binary
Bit
Byte
Bandwidth
a way of representing information using only two options.
has a single binary value, either 0 or 1.
8 bits
Transmission capacity measure by bit rate
Binary
a way of representing information using only two options.
Bit
has a single binary value, either 0 or 1.
34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
AP Statistics Vocabulary Chapter 1
Individuals
Variable
Categorical Variable
Quantitative Variable
the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be pe…
any characteristic of an individual. A variable can take diff…
places an individual into one of several groups or categories.
take numerical values for which it makes sense to find an ave…
Individuals
the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be pe…
Variable
any characteristic of an individual. A variable can take diff…
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