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Help Advanced Placement Biology Students Earn a High Score on the AP Bio Exam with Labster

Alyson Aiello
Biology
High School
Teaching with Labster

The Advanced Placement Biology exam is May 11, 2022. Now is the time to prepare your AP Biology students to earn the highest score possible with help from Labster virtual lab simulations. Labster’s biology simulations are aligned with the AP Biology curriculum and support core skills needed to perform well, including interpretation and evaluation of scientific experiments and conceptual understanding.

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Virtual labs support AP Biology learning and review

We know your students have spent countless hours in the lab over the past year practicing inquiry-based learning. But we also know reviewing the lab experience is not as simple as studying course material from a textbook—notes only go so far when it comes to reviewing lab work completed months ago. With Labster, students return to the lab virtually. They’ll step back into their lab coats, slide on their protective eyewear, and re-experience investigation, analysis, and scientific concepts and hard code their learning. Throughout each simulation, students receive guided explanations when they’re curious or get stuck, which helps identify areas they may need to brush up on while providing them the language they may need answering long-form questions on the exam.

Labster simulations align with AP Biology curriculum

Labster offers a variety of virtual lab simulations across the following AP Biology curriculum units:

  • Chemistry of Life

  • Cell Structure and Function

  • Cellular Energetics

  • Cell Communication and Cell Cycle

  • Heredity

  • Gene Expression and Regulation

  • Natural Selection

  • Ecology

Here’s a detailed breakdown of Labster virtual labs available by each unit.

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Screen capture from Cell structure Cell theory and internal organelles

Students who perform well are better prepared for college and more likely to succeed

Doing well on the AP exam has many benefits for students. According to College Board, the national non-profit supporting high school students’ college success and readiness, “85% of colleges and universities report a student’s AP experience favorably impacts admissions decisions.” In a recent post, College Board reports that students who take AP exams are more likely to perform better in their introductory college courses. Plus, those who earn a 3 or higher on the exam can earn college credits, which ends up saving them time and money [Resource: College Board].

Labster is here to help you support the success of your AP Biology students with comprehensive course materials that you can offer now to help them study for the AP Biology exam. We’ll also help you integrate Labster next year to give students a leg up in their lab learning throughout the year. Access a free 30-day trial today, and explore Labster for yourself and let your students take a test run. 

 


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