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AP human geography chapter 1 vocab

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agricultural density the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture
arithmetic density the total number of people divided by the total land area
base line an east west line designated under the land ordinance of 1785 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the U.S.
cartography the science of map making
clustered/centralized pattern where houses and/or buildings are situated very close to each other
concentration the spread of something over a given area
connections relationships among people and objects without being connected
contagious diffusion the rapid widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout a population
cultural ecology geography that emphasizes human environment relationships
cultural landscape changing natural landscape by a cultural group
culture customs or beliefs shared amongst a group of people
density the frequency within which something exists within a given unit of area
diffusion the process of spread of a feature or trend from one place to another over time
dispersed isolated farms rather than clustered villages
distance decay the diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin
distribution the arrangements of something across earths surface
environmental determinism 19th early 20th century approach to the study of geography arguing that the general laws found by human geographers were in physical science was therefore the study of how the physical environment caused human activities
expansion diffusion the spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process
formal region an area that everyone shares in one or more characteristics
functional region an area organized around a node or focal
geographic information system (GIS) a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displays geographic data
global positioning system (GPS) a system that determines the precise position of something on earth through a series of satellites tracking stations and receivers
globalization actions that involve the entire world and result in making something into a worldwide focus
Greenwich mean time (GMT) master reference time for all points on earth
hearth the region from which innovative ideas originate
hierarchical diffusion the spread of feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places
international date line an arc that mostly follows 180 degrees longitude
land ordinance of 1785 a law that divided much of the US into a system of townships to facilitate the sale of land to settlers
latitude used to indicate the location of parallels drawn on a globe and measuring distance north and south of the equator
location the position of anything on earth
longitude used to indicate the location of meridians drawn on a globe and measuring distances east and west of the prime meridian
map a two dimensional representation of earths surface or a part of it
mental map an internal representation of a portion of earths surface based on what an individual knows about a place containing personal impressions or what is in a place and where places are located
meridian an arc drawn on a map between the north and south poles
nodal region a region characterized by a set of places connected to another place by lines of communication or movement
parallel a circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and at right angles to the meridians
pattern the geometric or regular arrangement of something in a study area
physiological density the number of people per unit of area of land suitable for agriculture
place a specific point on earth distinguished by a particular character
polder land created by the dutch by draining water from an area
possibilism the theory that the physical environment may set limits on human actions but people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of actions from many alternatives
prime meridian line designated at 0 degrees longitude that passes through the royal observatory at Greenwich England
principal meridian a north south line designated in the land ordinance of 1785 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the US
projection a system used to transfer locations from earths surface to a flat map
region an area with a unique combination of trends or features
regional studies geography that shows the relationships among social and physical issues in a particular area
relocation diffusion the spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another
remote sensing the receiving of data about earths surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or other long distance method
resource a substance in the environment that is useful to people is economically and technologically able to access and is socially acceptable to use
scale the relationship between the size of an object on a map and the size of the actual feature on the earths surface
sections a square normally one mile on a side the land ordinance of 1785 divided townships in the US into 36 sections
site physical character of a place
situation the location of a place relative to other places
space the physical gap or interval between 2 objects
space time compression the reduction in the time it takes to diffuse something to a distant place as a result of improved communications and transportation systems
stimulus diffusion the spread of an underlying principle even through a specific character is rejected
toponym a name given to a portion of earths surface
township a square normally 6 miles on a side the land ordinance of 1785 divided much of the US into townships
transnational corporation company that conducts research operates factories and sells products in many countries not just where its headquarters are located
uneven development the increasing gap in the economic conditions between core and peripheral regions as a result of the globalization of the economy
vernacular region an area that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity

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Is AP Hug a hard class? ›

AP Human Geography is often labeled as moderately to highly difficult, primarily for its unique course content. While the concept of human geography may seem foreign to many students, chances are they've already explored some of the course's tenets on their own.

Is it hard to get a 5 on AP Human Geography? ›

10.8% of students earned the highest possible score of a 5, which was the smallest percentage of any of the scoring groups of 1-5. AP Human Geography was also the only AP Exam in 2019 where a third of students earned the lowest possible score of a 1. 34.

How many people got a 5 on AP Human Geography? ›

AP Score Distributions
Exam54
AP Human Geography14.4%19.7%
AP Macroeconomics18.0%19.6%
AP Microeconomics18.5%24.0%
AP Psychology14.1%21.2%
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How can I get a 5 on AP hug? ›

How to Get a 5 on the AP Human Geography Exam
  1. Learn the Models & the Inventors.
  2. Know the Vocabulary Inside & Out.
  3. Learn Where Each Country Is Located on a Map.
  4. Make a Current Events Journal.

Which AP is the easiest? ›

Top 10 Easiest AP Classes by Exam Pass Rate
  • Physics C: Mechanics. 84.3% 41.6%
  • Calculus BC. 81.6% 44.6%
  • Spanish Literature. 75.1% 17.6%
  • Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism. 74.4% 40.4%
  • Physics 2. 73.3% 14.0%
  • Computer Science Principles. 71.6% 10.9%
  • Psychology. 71.3% 22.4%
  • Computer Science A. 70.4% 25.6%

What is the easiest AP exam? ›

The five easiest exams for self-study are as follows:

AP Human Geography. AP Psychology. AP US Government and Politics. AP Comparative Government and Politics.

What is the most failed AP Exam? ›

All AP exams have a passing rate of at least 50%. The most failed AP exams are Physics 1 (failed by 48.4% of all students), Environmental Science (failed by 46.6% of all students), and Chemistry (failed by 43.9% of all students).

Is a 2 on AP test passing? ›

Students who earn AP scores of 2 are well prepared to succeed in introductory college coursework. Compared to academically similar college peers who did not take the AP course, AP students who earn scores of 2 perform as well or better when they take those introductory college courses.

What is the hardest AP? ›

AP Physics 1 is considered one of the hardest AP classes, covering topics like Newtonian mechanics and electrical charge and force. Students also spend about 25% of their class time performing college-level lab experiments and writing reports.

Is a 3 passing on an AP Exam? ›

AP Exams and Earning College Credit

Students can score a 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 on the AP Exam, and a 3 is considered passing. Post-secondary institutions that offer college credit for AP Exam scores typically begin offering credit to students with a score of 3 or higher.

Is a 4 A good AP score? ›

Is 4 a good AP score? For most students, a 4 is a good AP score. However, if you're applying to a prestigious, highly selective school like Duke, you may need a 5 to earn credit for certain subjects. The best way to determine what scores you need is to ask your target schools about their AP policies.

Do colleges care about AP scores? ›

Will Colleges Look at AP Scores for Admissions? Typically, AP scores don't go on your college application. Because they don't count towards your GPA or become a part of your transcript, there isn't actually any place on the application where they are required.

What happens if you fail the AP Human Geography exam? ›

If you fail the AP® Human Geography exam, you will not receive college credit for the course. Most colleges will not award college credit for any score lower than a 3 (some schools require a 4 for college credit). If college credit is your goal and you failed or scored lower than a 3, you will need to retake the exam.

How do I pass the APHG exam? ›

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  2. Mark up keywords and commands in the question. ...
  3. Don't skip any questions. ...
  4. Form a plan to take practice tests. ...
  5. Don't spend too much time on any one question. ...
  6. Know the types of multiple-choice questions. ...
  7. Know how to interpret graphs, maps, charts, and illustrations.
1 Mar 2022

How long is the APHG test? ›

How Is the AP Human Geography Exam Structured? The AP Human Geography test is two hours and 15 minutes long. It contains a multiple-choice section and a free-response section. The next AP Human Geography test will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2022, at 8:00 AM.

Is 4 APs too much? ›

Unless you're applying to the most selective universities, 4 to 5 AP courses over your high school years is more than enough. For students applying to the most selective colleges, you might need 7–12.

How many AP classes should I take for Harvard? ›

Going up the selectivity chain, the average at Harvard is eight AP classes. To be competitive at some of the most highly selective colleges in the country, 8-12 AP courses may be the sweet spot amount, assuming the student can handle that level of rigor.

Should I take APUSH if I hate history? ›

However, if you think you'll need to work extra hard on the STEM APs, focus on getting good grades there and pass on APUSH. I just took it and it was a pretty eye opening course (I usually hate history not going to lie), definitely would recommend taking it even if you don't take the AP test.

What is the hardest AP test to get a 5 on? ›

What are the Hardest AP Classes and Tests?
Exam NamePassing Rate (3+)5 Rate
United States History52.10%11.70%
Chemistry52.30%9.70%
European History53.60%7.90%
English Literature and Composition54.60%7.40%
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1 Mar 2022

Which AP class is harder? ›

United States History, Biology, English Literature, Calculus BC, Physics C, and Chemistry are often named as the hardest AP classes and tests. These classes have large curriculums, tough tests, and conceptually difficult material.

Do colleges like self study AP? ›

First off, colleges measure students' coursework and performance based on the curriculum offered and the grades earned. Not the AP exam scores. Hence, self-studying for additional subjects is irrelevant because it isn't the same as taking a class and earning semester grades in it.

How many APS should I take junior year? ›

eAchieve Academy recommends your student take core AP classes such as AP Sciences or AP Foreign Languages come junior year. It's a good idea to take two to four AP classes junior year, but students should be careful to not spread themselves too thin.

Is it better to take an AP test and fail or not take it? ›

Basically, nothing happens if you fail an AP exam. Whether you get a passing or failing AP exam grade, you can still go to college. Colleges do not take a look at the AP exam as the only a criterion for accepting or rejecting a student.

What is a 3 on an AP exam equivalent to? ›

AP Score Scale Table
AP Exam ScoreRecommendationCollege Course Grade Equivalent
5Extremely well qualifiedA+ or A
4Very well qualifiedA-, B+, or B
3QualifiedB-, C+, or C
2Possibly qualified----
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Do AP graders get paid? ›

Readers are paid an hourly wage and are expected to earn $1,639 for an entire seven-day reading session, Carayol said. Faeh, who teaches AP U.S. history and AP European history at South, has graded the AP history exam essays since 2001.

Does failing an AP exam hurt you? ›

AP scores have very, very little impact on college admissions, especially if the exam has nothing to do with your major. If you don't report, they probably won't really notice. They can't assume you failed, as maybe you never took the exam in the first place. They care more about your grade in the class.

Do colleges See AP Exams? ›

Do Colleges Look at AP Scores for Admission? While you don't typically need to send official AP score reports to colleges you're applying to, some schools will have space on their applications for you to self-report your AP scores. And if your scores are on your application, admissions committees will see them.

Does Harvard prefer IB or AP? ›

Does Harvard prefer IB or AP courses? Harvard does not explicitly state a preference for IB or AP courses. To receive credit for IB classes, accepted students must earn an IB diploma. Incoming students must earn a score of 5 on at least four AP exams to earn college credit at Harvard.

Is IB harder than AP? ›

AP and IB have very different program structures, curriculums, and aims. The overall IB curriculum is more comprehensive and hence more demanding than the individual AP coursework. That doesn't necessarily mean than any given IB course is more difficult than an AP course in the same subject.

What percent is a 5 on an AP exam 2022? ›

14.7 percent of students who submitted an AP Art and Design: Drawing scored a 5. The highest percentage of students, 38.3 percent, who submitted a portfolio earned a 3. Of 19,000 students who participated in the AP Art and Design: Drawing portfolio, 342 earned a perfect score across all components.

What is a 75 on an AP test? ›

Here are the basics of the AP English exam: it has 55 multiple-choice questions, worth 45% of your score, and three essays, worth 55% of your score. Each essay is graded between 1 and 9.
...
Step 3: Use the Chart to Estimate Your Scaled Score.
Composite Score (0-100 or 0-150)Scaled Score (1-5)
76-913
50-752
0-491
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21 Mar 2020

What AP scores do colleges accept? ›

Colleges are generally looking for a 4 (“well-qualified”) or 5 (“extremely qualified”) on the AP exam, but some may grant credit for a 3 (“qualified”). These scores mean you have proven yourself capable of doing the work in an introductory-level college course.

Does AP exam affect GPA? ›

Does the AP exam affect GPA? No, the AP exam does not impact your grade for the class or your cumulative GPA. Only your final grade in the AP class will affect your GPA. However, if you do well enough on the AP exam you may be awarded a class credit for the corresponding intro-level class in college.

What APs does Yale accept? ›

Yale accepts scores of 4 and 5 on the AP® exams for credit. The score requirements vary by department. You can use your AP® credits to “accelerate” your Yale education. With the professor's permission, you can use your AP® credits to take higher-level classes sooner.

Do Ivy Leagues accept 4s on AP exams? ›

It is a fact that five out of the eight Ivy League colleges give college credit for AP exams in which students have scored at least a 4, or in some cases, the score must be a 5.

Does Harvard care about AP scores? ›

While Harvard will not grant college credit for your AP tests, the school does want to see that you have taken advantage of all of the opportunities that are available to you, including AP courses and tests. Some schools offer international baccalaureate classes.

What happens if you fail the AP exam but pass the class? ›

Your class grade will not be affected

A poor AP exam score will not affect your class grade. Typically, you receive your AP score far after your semester grades have already been submitted. So, you don't have to worry about failing the course as a result of failing the AP exam.

Should you report a 3 AP score? ›

An AP Score of 3 or 4 will likely not get you any college credit or respect at a top school like Stanford/Ivies/MIT. A score of 5 may not either — top colleges like to think that their courses are more rigorous than APs and thus should not be passed out of, and earning a 5 is simply expected for top admits.

Do colleges prefer AP or honors? ›

Colleges like them both. Both honors and AP courses are rigorous courses that most high schools weight more heavily on your transcript. AP courses, however, culminate in the AP Exam. Good AP scores show colleges you are ready to succeed at college-level work and can even earn you college credits.

What happens if you get an F in an AP class? ›

You Will Not Receive Credit for the Class: Failing the AP class means there's no chance you'll be able to claim college credit for the class once in university. There's also the issue that it won't give you any high school credit either, which might mean…

What percentage is a 3 on the AP hug exam? ›

For reference, 59% of test takers passed with a score of 3 or higher in 2020.

Does failing an AP class affect GPA? ›

If you fail an AP exam, you will not receive college credit for that course. The good news is that a failed exam does not affect your GPA.

How should I study for frq? ›

AP Free-Response Questions: What to Know
  1. Read each free-response question carefully.
  2. Maximize points on multiple-part questions.
  3. Share your thought process.
  4. Be clear and concise.
  5. Use proper penmanship.
4 May 2015

How many questions are on the AP Human Geography exam? ›

In addition to the 60 multiple-choice questions, the AP® Human Geography exam also consists of three Free Response questions, which make up 50% of a student's score.

What is on the 2022 AP Human Geography exam? ›

The 2022 AP Human Geography exam will test students on the whole course content, so be prepared to answer questions on these topics: Unit 1: Thinking Geographically. Unit 2: Population and Migration Patterns and Processes. Unit 3: Cultural Patterns and Processes.

Is AP hug easy? ›

AP Human Geography is often labeled as moderately to highly difficult, primarily for its unique course content. While the concept of human geography may seem foreign to many students, chances are they've already explored some of the course's tenets on their own.

What percentage is a 5 on the AP Exam? ›

The score distribution tables on this page show the percentages of 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, and 5s for each AP subject.
...
AP Score Distributions.
ExamAP Art History
512.0%
419.6%
323.8%
230.1%
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What percent do you need to get a 5 on AP Human Geography? ›

To earn a score of 4 or 5, you'll need to get at least 40 of those 60 questions correct. You've got this.

What are the easiest AP classes to take in high school? ›

The Three Easiest AP Classes
  • AP Psychology. With a reputation as one of the easiest AP classes, it comes as no surprise that AP Psychology is also one of the most popular—288,511 students took the exam in 2021. ...
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics. ...
  • AP Environmental Science.
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What happens if you fail the AP Human Geography exam? ›

Basically, nothing happens if you fail an AP exam. Whether you get a passing or failing AP exam grade, you can still go to college. Colleges do not take a look at the AP exam as the only a criterion for accepting or rejecting a student.

Is 4 APS too much? ›

Unless you're applying to the most selective universities, 4 to 5 AP courses over your high school years is more than enough. For students applying to the most selective colleges, you might need 7–12.

How many AP classes should I take for Harvard? ›

Going up the selectivity chain, the average at Harvard is eight AP classes. To be competitive at some of the most highly selective colleges in the country, 8-12 AP courses may be the sweet spot amount, assuming the student can handle that level of rigor.

How many APS should I take junior year? ›

eAchieve Academy recommends your student take core AP classes such as AP Sciences or AP Foreign Languages come junior year. It's a good idea to take two to four AP classes junior year, but students should be careful to not spread themselves too thin.

Is IB harder than AP? ›

Is IB harder than AP? It depends. Some students argue that IB is more challenging because of the emphasis on critical thinking and the more application-focused evaluations. However, both IB and AP classes are considered college-level courses that many students find challenging.

What is the most popular AP class? ›

1. AP English Language and Composition. AP English Language and Composition is by far the most popular AP test, with over half a million students taking the exam in 2021.

Should I take APUSH if I hate history? ›

However, if you think you'll need to work extra hard on the STEM APs, focus on getting good grades there and pass on APUSH. I just took it and it was a pretty eye opening course (I usually hate history not going to lie), definitely would recommend taking it even if you don't take the AP test.

How many people fail AP exams? ›

According to a recent study by The College Board, nearly 50% of high school students taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses do not pass the exams to qualify for college credit.

Are late AP exams harder? ›

Is the late AP exam difficult? No, it is set according to the same curriculum, it is just a different set of questions than the first exam. The late AP exam questions are different from the first test for security reasons.

What is a 4 on an AP exam equivalent to? ›

This table shows the recommendation that each AP score offers about how qualified you are to receive college credit and placement if you earn that score.
...
AP Score Scale Table.
AP Exam ScoreRecommendationCollege Course Grade Equivalent
5Extremely well qualifiedA+ or A
4Very well qualifiedA-, B+, or B
3QualifiedB-, C+, or C
2 more rows

Should I retake an AP exam if I got a 2? ›

If you got a 2 on your AP® English Language exam, it is definitely worth trying to retake it. Make it worth the added time and expense by taking these steps to improve your score. Track your scores on the multiple choice section. As you prepare, carefully note your score on the multiple choice section.

What percent is a 5 on an AP exam 2022? ›

14.7 percent of students who submitted an AP Art and Design: Drawing scored a 5. The highest percentage of students, 38.3 percent, who submitted a portfolio earned a 3. Of 19,000 students who participated in the AP Art and Design: Drawing portfolio, 342 earned a perfect score across all components.

What happens if you get an F in an AP class? ›

You Will Not Receive Credit for the Class: Failing the AP class means there's no chance you'll be able to claim college credit for the class once in university. There's also the issue that it won't give you any high school credit either, which might mean…

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