Friedland/Relyea Environmental Science for AP* was once written specifically for the AP* Environmental Science (APES) course, in an instant addressing the needs of APES students and teachers from starting to end. Lead creator Dr. Andrew Friedland of Dartmouth College was once the founding Chair of the College Board committee that created the APES course. He continuously teaches Introduction to Environmental Science at Dartmouth and is actively researching environmental science topics related to air pollution and carbon accumulation in forests. The Friedland package uniquely prepares students for the quantitative aspects of the APES course in a way no other text does. As well as, it explores and explains each topic throughout the APES course description whilst offering a scientific and balanced approach to the important thing concepts. The Friedland text is praised for its accessibility and for familiarizing students with the findings that inform environmental decision making at all levels—from personal choice to national and international policy.