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Making a Wet Mount Slide - Making a Wet Mount Slide Purpose: The purpose of this lab experiment is to learn how to make a wet mount slide and observe it under a microscope. Materials: The materials used in the lab experiment were… 1. Microscope 2. Microscope slide 3. Coverslip 4. Newspaper 5. Scissors 6. Medicine dropper 7. Water 8. Forceps Procedure: The procedure followed in this experiment were… 1. Cut a small "d" from the newspaper and place it in the center of a clean microscope slide so that it is in normal reading position....   [tags: Papers] 606 words
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Narrative- Water Slide Experience - Narrative- Water Slide Experience I was so excited. I could hardly breathe through the hour drive it took to get there. I was squished between my two ten-year-old best friends in the back seat of a white Saturn, but I didn't care. I was practicing over and over in my head what I was going to say to all the smart-alecky adults who would tell me I was too young to ride the water slides. I was simply going to reply, "Actually I'm ten, going on eleven." On the right of me sat the girl I met in preschool, the swimmer who was named after a state like me: Tennessee....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1157 words
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Swing-N-Slide - Child’s play is serious business at Swing-N-Slide, manufacturers of wooden outdoor playground equipment. Twenty years ago, the only quality playground products designed for back yards were expensive, pre-cut wooden swing sets priced over $1,000. Swing-N-Slide recognized an unmet need, and began selling strong, durable and lower-cost playground projects. Today their line of do-it-yourself wooden playground equipment is the market leader in the United States, sold worldwide through 6,000 home center, building supply and hardware stores....   [tags: essays research papers] 586 words
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Can Siebel Stop Its Slide - In the fall of 2001, business software pioneer Thomas M. Siebel was giddy as he looked ahead. Sure, the recession was hurting. But he claimed his company, Siebel Systems Inc. -- the leader in software for managing sales forces and customer-service departments -- would be more resilient than its competitors. ``Everybody is going to be naked,' Siebel said with relish. ``We're going to find out who are the dilettantes. We're going to find out who are the scumbags, and who are the sleazeballs. Everybody is going to be exposed for who they are....   [tags: Recession, Case Study, solution] 1495 words
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Lawsuit for Wrongful Death, Negligence and Breach of Warranty - ... § 1207 (1978) (§ 1207), a Federal safety standard applicable to all swimming pool slides (Universalhub.com). The Massachusetts Supreme Court’s jury found that Toys R Us was liable for wrongful death, negligence, and breach of warranty and awarded the plaintiff $2.6 million in compensatory damages. The jury also found Toys R Us grossly negligent and awarded $18 million in punitive damages (caselaw.findlaw.com). Legal Issue There are multiple legal cause of action associated with the case. Firstly, based on the implied covenant of merchantability, Aloe could allege that Toys R Us breached the implied warranty of merchantability because the slide pool was unreasonably dangerous to be sol...   [tags: million dollar lawsuits, Toys R Us]
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Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells - ... However, plant cells have cell walls, chloroplasts, and plastids that are not present in the animal cell. In this experiment, yogurt bacteria will be observed. Yogurt is a fermented milk product. The milk is heated to concentrate the sugars, cooled, and then injected with two different species of bacteria. By first observing bacterial smears, should be able to describe the species of bacteria in the yogurt. It is predicted that all three morphological types of bacterial cells in the yogurt will be seen....   [tags: termite gut, unicellular microorganisms, bacteria]
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Letter “e” and The Cheek Cells through a Microscope - Microscope are useful in viewing the letter “e” and the cheek cells. It shows a close visual image, which help to observe the two objects. Following the methods is important, because it provides the necessary materials and the steps of the procedure. It’s extremely important to wear a apron , goggles, and gloves. Also, be cautious in using the materials. The purpose is to observe and how to use the microscope under the specimen. For the results each figure image shows the differences between the low-power and the high-power objectives....   [tags: Microscopes, science experiments,] 910 words
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PowerPoint Process - PowerPoint Process What is PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a graphics program created to make it easier for the user to produce a quality presentation. Every few years Microsoft, the company that owns PowerPoint, will release a new version of the program. This is done to keep up with any new technology or to add new visual effects to the program. Just as most innovative pieces of technology do, PowerPoint has undergone a process to become what it is today. Background Information PowerPoint, formally known as Presenter, was originally created by two PhD students of the University of California-Berkeley in 1984....   [tags: Microsoft, Graphics Program, Presentation]
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PowerPoint Design Guidelines - Introduction Language teachers make use of images because they find them effective (Stevick, 1986). Research shows that the visual is the strongest of the senses (Medina, 2008) and supports the use of visual support for instruction. Research further indicates the visual element can contribute considerably to retention and transfer in learning (Mayer, 2005). PowerPoint or other similar programs like Endnote and Impact, is a software application for making slide shows that offers teachers the capability to make lessons visually powerful....   [tags: Information Technology]
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The City of Detroit - Slide Two: The History of Detroit · Antoine Cadillac founded the city of Detroit in the year 1701. · It was named after the Detroit River, with Detroit meaning “Strait”. · Detroit is where Henry Ford formed the automobile industry. Slide Three: 12th Street Riot: July 23 · The Detroit Riots of 1967 began when police officers carried out a raid on a drinking club in a black neighborhood located at Twelfth Street. · They were expecting to round up a few people, but instead found 82 inside. · The officers tried to arrest everyone who was at the club....   [tags: Presentation Outline] 1239 words
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Presentation on Lead in Cell Phones - Slide 1: This is my presentation on lead in cell phones. Slide 2: Smart phones have dramatically changed the way we communicate. I know for certain that after seeing my friends during the day that when I get home I can immediately text them or snap chatting or any of the ways we communicate. I can’t imagine living in a world without being able to communicate with my friends across the room or across the globe at the click of a button. Sitting in my room I can check the news, play a game and talk to my friend in America all at the same time....   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 951 words
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Physics Prac - Mesuring Wavelengths Of Light - Aim: To determine the approximate value of l for red light using a diffraction kit. Theory: Diffraction of light is one explanation of the wave theory of light. Francesco Grimaldi first observed this type of behvaiour from light. However, Thomas Young was the scientist that was able to derive a mathematical formula where l can be calculated. The original experiment involved sending white light into a screen with two small holes to serve as point sources. The light from these sources was then projected onto a screen and light and dark bands were observed....   [tags: essays research papers] 431 words
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Presentation on How Sports Brings People Together - I'm going to respond to the view of sport as foul and as a thing that separates people. I think that sport does not always have to be a negative thing. Sport can act as a unifier between many people around the world supporting the same team. My speech is going to show the other side of the argument. SLIDE 1: Sport can act as a unifier as when many people support the same team they instantly become friendly even if they do not know one another. Joe Humphrey said that “sport is essentially anti-family and encourages unethical, discriminatory behaviour”....   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 523 words
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3 tests to identify Escherichia coli - In order to identify an unknown bacterium a variety of tests can be performed. The unknown bacterium that underwent a few of these tests was determined to be Escherichia coli. A Gram stain, citrate utilization test using Simmons citrate agar, and a urease detection test with phenol red were performed on the assigned bacterium. The unknown bacterium was determined to be E. coli because the tests concluded that the specimen was Gram-negative, bacilli, citrate utilization negative, and urease production negative....   [tags: unknown bacterium, tests, E Coli]
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imperialism in Ecuador - ECUADOR Before becoming Ecuador in 1830 it was known as the Vice royalty of Granada. Western imperialism and exploration led Spain to inhabit this Gold mine. Thesis: Slide 1 The year 1492 brought about many changes in the Old World that forever altered the way we understand and perceive the New World. Imperialism and Colonialism soared to new heights and brought two completely different worlds into a crash course forever entwining cultures, laws, religion, and customs in North and South America....   [tags: essays research papers] 1058 words
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Applying Staining Techniques to View and Identify Bacteria - Abstract The main objective of this lab was to identify different bacteria by simple, negative, and gram staining. To view each bacteria cell, the bacteria was transferred aseptically to a slide, and they were then viewed by using oil immersion, by a light microscope. From this lab, it was determined that E. coli and B. megaterium are gram negative and B. subtilis and S. Marcesans are gram positive. Introduction The purpose of this lab was to view the different characteristics of bacteria by applying various staining techniques....   [tags: Bacterial staining methods] 688 words
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Anorexia Presentation - Slide 1 • Anorexia stems largely from the perception of the sufferer that they will not be happy until they lose the weight. It is a condition where individuals feel that their worth is measure by how they look. o This means that overcoming anorexia comes from understanding that weight loss is not the key to success, confidence and happiness o It is about individuals discovering who they are beyond their body image, eating habits and weight. Slide 2 • Exact treatments may vary from patient to patient o Generally the treatment process will follow this structure 1. Ask for help from loved ones or professional 2. Find a specialist 3. Address health problems o Some individuals may be chronicall...   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 1034 words
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Powerpoint Versus Pecha Kucha - PowerPoint and Pecha Kucha are both tools for slideshow-based presentation, but they present information in drastically different ways. The key difference between their formats is in the timing of the resulting slideshow. This time difference gives each program its benefits and disadvantages. PowerPoint is a Microsoft program used for presentations. The presentations consist of a number of slides, which are individual pages, generally shown in landscape orientation. Text, pictures, videos or whatever else can be incorporated into any given slide....   [tags: Information Technology]
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PACE II Portfolio - PACE II Portfolio Big Idea Technology and Communication Unit Topic “All About Me” Presenting Ourselves with Technology I. A. Overarching Essential Question(s): (1) How can technology be used to communicate. Enduring Understandings: (2) Students will know understand that… 1. Communication can be enhanced using technology and computer applications. 2. Presentation software applications are tools for communication. I. B. Topical Essential Questions: (3) 1. What are the various forms of communication....   [tags: Lesson Plan] 1327 words
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Hong Kong and Malaysia Presentation - o Hong Kong and Malaysia are different in many ways. o Hong Kong is a major city, the Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. It is located in eastern Asia, on the southeast coast of China. As a city it has no capital. o On the other hand, Malaysia is a country. Its capital city is Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is located in Southeast Asia. o It has 2 distinct parts: o West or Peninsular Malaysia AND o East Malaysia Slide 3 - Physical Environment - Area and Topography o Hong Kong’s Land area is 1,104 square kilometers....   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 623 words
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biology presentation for the skeleton - Intro – slide 1 – acetate 1 The skeleton of a human foetus is formed from tough but flexible cartilage that acts as a blueprint for bone construction. During ossification ( the changing of cartilage to bone) which begins before birth, the cartilage is broken down and the resulting space is filled by bone building mineral salts and protein fibres secreted by bone cells. Humans have a bony endoskeleton made up of 206 bones, although we are born with up to 300, but many of these fuse during childhood....   [tags: essays research papers] 667 words
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Portfolio Reflection on Hematology - The first department that I completed my check offs in was Hematology. I work in Hematology on a regular basis, but there were still things I learned by going through my check off sheet with the hematology supervisor. One of the first things I learned was the proper way to count a fluid on a hemacytometer. Recently our lab purchased two new Beckman DXH Hematology analyzers that believe it or not will do the cell count on a fluid for you. You can check the count on a hemacytometer if you want, but no one does that anymore....   [tags: liquid, platelets, urinalysis] 2140 words
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Sports and Professional Athletes - ... Female athletes, on the other hand, are mostly portrayed for their physical appearance. They are placed on magazine covers and television to show off their bodies. This can be seen in slide two with the two magazine covers shown. Cover 1 portrays Jennie Finch, a softball player, in a short skirt and sexy pose. Cover 2 consists of a photograph of Jean de Villiers, the Springbok’s captain. He is facing the camera directly in his Springbok uniform. This leaves the reader with the perception that he is professional and a good athlete....   [tags: discriminatory behaviour, sexism] 731 words
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Experiment on the Functions of Passive Transport in Red Blood Cells - Introduction Because of cell's composition, the plasma membrane has to be selective to its materials that passes through it. In other words, the plasma membrane is semi-permeable that it allows nutrients to enter the cell but keeps out undesirable substances. This property allows the cell to segregate its inner cytoplasm from the external environment. There are two different ways to pass though this membrane: active and passive transport. Active and passive transport are both biological process that move oxygen, water and nutrients into cells and remove waste products; however, these two processes happen in a different mechanism....   [tags: osmosis, water, membrane] 1772 words
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Use of Social Media to Improve Education - SLIDE 1: Today I am going to present to you about the effectiveness of the use of social media as a way to improve education. SLIDE 2: Huffington Post, called “Social Networking In Schools: Educators Debate The Merits Of Technology In Classrooms”, which drove me to question whether the merits really outweigh the demerits or not. The article provides both pros and cons about using technology, specifically social media websites, as a method of providing information and resources for educators and students....   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 1191 words
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Wheelock College Website Review - “The Impact” slide, links the visitors to a new page which focused on the hospital-based child services programs. The student who acts as a spoke person for this area described her personal academic journey. Wheelock College progressive twenty-first century curriculum emphasizes multiculturalism, practical and intellectual engagement across societies and cultures. The individual learning strategies and approach molded her to become a culturally sensitive public health advocate for children. The opportunity provided by the school and community hospitals gave her a chance to practice in real life situations....   [tags: Information Technology ] 974 words
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Cognitive Dissonance Theory - People experience cognitive dissonance on a day-to-day basis at varying strengths. Think about the number of times that you have felt conflicted with a choice or in a situation in your life. Some choices or events weigh heavily on our consciousness because of the prominence of the decision that must be made, while others may be less significant. Think about an addiction you may have such as smoking, or chocolate candy. I love chocolate candy but face cognitive dissonance when I am faced with the choice of eating the chocolate and experiencing the delicious taste for five seconds but also the fact that I will gain weight because chocolate is very unhealthy for me....   [tags: Festinger’s Theory] 2433 words
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A Comparison of the Water Potential of Potato and Sweet Potato Tubers - A Comparison of the Water Potential of Potato and Sweet Potato Tubers Aim The aim of this experiment is to compare the water potential of two different plant tissues, potato and sweet potato tubers, by measuring the gain or loss of water when samples of the tissue are placed in a range of concentrations of sucrose solutions. Background information Osmosis is the movement of water molecules from a region of their higher concentration to a region of their lower concentration through a semi permeably membrane....   [tags: Biology Lab Report] 1827 words
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Mechanical Decapsulation of Microelectronic Packages with the PetroThin - Decapsulation of die packages, made simple. Mechanical Decapsulation of microelectronic packages with the PetroThin, offers numerous advantages.  Metal and ceramic packages that are resistant to chemical attack can easily be prepared  Multiple packages can be decapsulated at the same time  Decapsulate large packages up to 2”x2” in size  Multilayer stacked die are quickly removed The PetroThin allows for a quick, accurate, repeatable way of thinning within +5 microns, before a final chemical etch....   [tags: Electronics] 878 words
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Family Outdoor Activities in Winter Park Resort, Colorado - Getting ready for a summer vacation at the Winter Park Resort. You’re on the right track. We’ll provide some tips and advises too; regarding all the family outdoor activities you can do there. Colorado has breathtaking sceneries which are truly amazing. It can mesmerize your heart. In fact, the sceneries are so surreal that they actually look like paintings. These are maybe the reasons why people are flocking to Colorado for an extraordinary vacation. The mountains are so inviting. It feels like a magnet attracting you to taste its natural beauty....   [tags: Travel, Tourism, Marketing] 1469 words
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Persuasive Speech: Abortion Ends Innocent Human Life - Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to chose life Abortion is when a mother decides to terminate her pregnancy. Many people have different opinions about this ethical and moral issue....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech] 812 words
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Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton Opposing Opinions - In today’s governmental system, it is rare when two cabinet members who serve together have opposing opinions on political and economical views. But this was the case when George Washington was president of the United States in the 1790s. Choosing Thomas Jefferson to be the head of the Department of State, as well as turning to Alexander Hamilton, and appointing him as Secretary of the Treasury (Henretta et al 195). These two men were extremely intelligent, Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and Alexander Hamilton served as Washington’s secretary and advisor during the Revolution as well as being the leading person of the Constitution (Johnson165)....   [tags: us history, george washington, cabinet members]
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Analysys of The Mid-Life Crisis of Walmart - A Midlife crisis is a term coined in 1965 by Elliott Jaques, stating a time where adults come to realize their own mortality and how much time is left in their life (Lavietes, 2003). Similarly to an individual experiencing a midlife crisis, Wal-Mart, in its fourth decade of existence, has hit that transitional period. After excellent growth, the company has become stagnant and shows signs of wear. Wal-Mart must take this period of crisis, refocus and look within to turn around these difficult times before present issues take a turn for the worst....   [tags: sam walton, low prices, walmart]
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The Effects of Adolescent Substance Abuse - ... The whole brain is developing during this age. More importantly, the hippocampus is the region that develops memory/learning and the prefrontal cortex involves coordination and the process of emotions (Spear, 2003, figure 7). The severe interruptions in growth are dependent on the amount of consumption. (slide #5) I chose Erikson’s Development Model to formulate a nursing plan of care for an adolescent that suffers from alcohol abuse. Erikson’s theory consists of eight stages and places large emphasis on adolescent growth and development, which I find appropriate for this type of patient....   [tags: alcoholism, adult, abuse, drink] 1235 words
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The United States Constitution and Government - Slide One As ratified in 1788, the United States Constitution created the foundation for the United States federal government. The preamble clearly states the mission of the constitutional framers: “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”(1) The founding fathers, authors of the Constitution, had experienced the injustice of tyranny and sought to establish a governmental structure that would not allow for any...   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 2643 words
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PROGRESA Presentation - I will be introducing PROGRESA, going over the benefits, the costs or the cash transfer schedule. Evaluating the demand and supply side interventions and conclusion. Introduced by the federal government of Mexico in 1997. Before Progresa, poverty was so severe, especially in rural areas, that a third of the Mexican people could not afford adequate food. Unlike other earlier social programs in Mexico, PROGRESA contains focuses on 3 objectives. Improve the educational, health, and nutritional status of poor families....   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 1152 words
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Child Poverty Presentation - Slide 1- what is child poverty: When you hear the term child poverty what comes to mind. ( first ask the audiences opinion, then state my own opinion) Child poverty denies children with the basic needs to survive, expand and flourish, it also deprives children from having equal opportunities such as attending school, having a roof over their head or having a warm meal to eat. Children that unfortunately face poverty have a higher chance of being abused, discriminated or exploited due to their poor living circumstances....   [tags: Power Point Presentation]
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Linking Verbs Presentation - This presentation will explain the basic concept of linking verbs. Linking verbs are verbs that do not perform any action. For example is, was, were, are all part of linking verbs. COPULAR VERBS OR LINKING VERBS Add copula verb is also called a linking verb. It is a word that connects the subject to the complement. It has the function of describing the subject. It is a verb denoting a sensation or existence. Verbs can be classified as primary verbs, auxiliaries and full verbs. Full verbs can be classified as transitive, intransitive and copular....   [tags: Power Point Presentation] 738 words
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Assessment of Technological Proficiencies - Technology Infusion The current trends in improving educational achievement address specific concerns that focus on increasing student’s achievement. Teachers, administrators, parents and community stakeholders want the educational environment conducive for learning. The use of technology will assist students in the workplace and increase their high order thinking skills needed to effectively function in our global society. Harvey –Woodall (2009) suggests that educators of the 21st century must become knowledgeable of different facets of technology available for the classroom to enhance instruction....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Celebrations Throughout the Year - Celebrations Each year at Christmas, my employer goes to great lengths to gather everyone together for a formal sit down dinner and party to celebrate the values and victories of our organization (Johnson, 2014, slide 6) throughout the year. This tradition started back in 1960 when my employer, North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue was first founded. Our founding members set of core values were simple, service above self and humility at all times. With the passing of time, these traditions and values have been managed to be passed on to generation after generation of both career and volunteer employees....   [tags: Holidays, Traditions, Home, Family, Christmas]
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Purposeful Curriculum Plan: Observation - ... Mrs. R was helping the children build both gross and fine motor skills, by encouraging them to run around the playground, climbing the ladder to go down the slide, and playing with the attachments on the tree yard. She encouraged character building and language development by role playing, which allowed the children to be creative, and through communication, whether with the adults or with their peers; both building up socialization. An example of role play that was taking scene in the play-yard were the children playing “House” in the tree yard as well as a restaurant, having some children ask what they wanted to eat....   [tags: playtime, children, class] 1068 words
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Data Link Control (internet) - Society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across vast distances quickly. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global network allows a person to send E-mail across the world in mere fractions of a second, and enables even the common person to access information world-wide. With the new advancements in technology there must be a set of “rules” or better known as protocols that must be established and utilized at all times....   [tags: essays research papers] 2656 words
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Parents Must Control The Types Of Video Games Their Children Play - Video games will turn thirty-eight in 2010. The industry the started with Pong is now a 10 billion dollar industry. These days, video games have become extremely popular, especially amongst children. Games of violent content are what children today like to play. Though some people say that it is a good way to relieve anger, others say it is desensitizing the youth. My presentation shows the risk parents take if they don’t control the type of games their children play as well as the amount of time that they play....   [tags: Video Games] 846 words
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Two Nursing Theories: Theory on Human Caring and Theory of Adaptation - Jean Watson is a well-respected American nursing theorist who created the Theory on Human Caring. Watson’s concept on caring for a human being is simple, yet has much depth and meaning, and holds strong for nurses to work with compassion, wisdom, love, and caring. The Theory on Human Caring is necessary for every nurse, as it is our job to care for others in a genuine and sensitive way. The theory is extensive; its core foundation is based on nine concepts all interrelated and primarily focused on a nurse giving a patient care with compassion, wisdom, love, and caring (Watson, J., 1999)....   [tags: Patient, Care, Illness] 971 words
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Identification of Pathogens is Critical in a Clinical Setting - The identification of pathogens is critical in a clinical setting. Proper identification allows medical professionals to decide the appropriate course of treatment for infected individuals. Additionally, knowledge of characteristics of microbes that are present in everyday life is essential in protecting oneself from infection. A series of differential and biochemical tests was performed in order to identify an assigned unknown specimen. The bacterium to be identified was sample B from wounds. Materials and Methods Prior to the performance of biochemical tests, a Gram stain was performed in order to label the unknown bacterium as either Gram positive or negative....   [tags: Gram negative, biochemical tests, catalase]
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Analyzing and Improving Multimodality in the Memory Artifact - The purpose of my memory artifact is to argue that epic poetry is a form of memory representation used to portray the collective memory of a nation and a civilization. An Epic poem is a long narrative poem that deals with an event significant or important to a culture or nation. I believe my presentation was quite successful since I was able to get my message across and make a connection with the audience. However, my presentation only incorporated the visual and oral components of WOVEN and failed to stand alone by itself....   [tags: Technology ] 1496 words
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A Playground for Children of All Abilities - Children laugh and run as the sun beats down on them. Parents push their kids on the swings, and children take turns on the slide. One child falls down and runs crying to his mother. A typical day at most any playground, but this is no ordinary playground. This is the Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Play Park, a playground "for children of all abilities that allows for physical as well as mental development" (Always Dream Play Park). Kristi Yamaguchi was born with a club foot, which inspired her to start the Always Dream Foundation in 1996....   [tags: Child Development] 1159 words
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Insurance in the US Industry Market Research - Allstate insurance is the second largest property and casualty insurance company by premiums in the United States. Allstate insurance handles about 12% of the U.S home and auto insurance market. (Allstate, 2014). Many of Allstate’s customers fall under what one could refer to as a traditional selection of insurance for automobiles. Recently, Allstate has noticed a major shortcoming in lifestyle insurance, which includes coverage for motorcycles, boats, and other recreational vehicles, in comparison to its competitors....   [tags: insurance company, allstate,insurance market]
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Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451: A Cautionary Tale - Henry David Thoreau, a famous American author, once said that “What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?” Essentially, Thoreau believed that even though most individual people are tolerable, society as a whole is not. Ray Bradbury reflects upon Thoreau’s ideas in his novel entitled Fahrenheit 451. In the novel, Guy Montag, the protagonist, realizes that his supposed utopia society is actually a dystopia. Montag finally realizes this when Clarisse, his young neighbor, asks him if he is happy....   [tags: Farenheit 451 Essays]
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Eyewitness Testimony is Not Completely Accurate - Eye Witness Testimony In my opinion eye witness testimony is not completely accurate. The human memory is a very complicated system and is not always correct. I feel that eye witness testimony is not a fair way to determine if a person is guilty of a crime or not. The longer time it takes to go on trial the more a person can forget. If you do not practice things over and over you soon forget it, so how can you expect someone to go on trial and use eye witness testimony for a crime that happened months or even years ago....   [tags: trial, memory, convictions] 871 words
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Cotton-Top Tamarin Habitat - The animal I chose to make a habitat for is the cotton-top tamarin. From my knowledge, I was able to make judicious choices that would suit a cotton-top tamarin’s likes and dislikes. Zoo exhibits already are equipped with supplies tamarins need. But the picture I drew is how I think a habitat for a cotton-top tamarin should be in a zoo exhibit. Cotton-top tamarin is a SSP (Species Survival Plan) animal who’s critically endangered animal due to deforestation and wildlife trafficking. These animals are supposedly ideal captive animals, but they really aren’t and they shouldn’t be....   [tags: Animal Research ] 835 words
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Histology Tissue Tracking - ... This process would then lead to the tissue manually loaded, into a tissue processing machine, and latter pulled out of the machine by a histology technician. The histology technician would then manually embed each patient’s dissected tissue into wax, and then placed back into the cassette in which the tissue originally came out of. After this process was completed, the tissue would then be cut into microscopic portions, and placed on glass slides, and the slides would then be hand-relabeled with patient information, and cassette number....   [tags: computerized systems, pathology specimens] 897 words
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