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Light Breathing, By Ivan Bunin

- In Ivan Bunin’s short story Light Breathing, Olya LAST NAME manages societal views of women and rape. The way Bunin describes her rape illustrates it to be a satanic act. In order to cope with rape, Olya acts and dresses like a woman because that is how she views herself. However, this further damages her emotionally because she faces societal consequences from acting so far beyond her years. She understands how society views her and uses this understand to commit suicide in the form of homicide....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Woman]

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The Traffic Light Turns Yellow

- The traffic light turns yellow then quickly turns red, you stop and look to your right. You see her, both hands gripping the wheel at 10 and 2 o’clock staring straight forward silently mumbling to herself. As you examine, she looks as if she was well put together this morning, but as the day ticked away her make up slowly started to smudge away, more than one hair Locke moved out-of-place. Trying to stay optimistic, she has a look of emotions from; worry, anxious, regret, hesitant, limited, as if the world is on her shoulders....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Sick leave]

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Efficient New Light Bulbs

- Efficient New Light Bulbs Introduction When Thomas Edison invented the light bulb in the late 1800’s people were too amazed by the fact that they could effectively light up the night to bother considering how much energy was required.1 As time has marched forward, the priorities and desires of mankind have evolved. With growing concerns over world energy reserves and power production, many around the world have searched for ways to reduce energy consumption. One of the explored ideas was the LED light bulb....   [tags: Radioactive Electric, Lights, Thomas Eddison]

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Blue Light Acne Treatment

- Blue light acne treatment has become a well known option for the people whose acne refuses to go even under different ointments and medications. This therapy not only gentle on the skin but is also non-invasive when used alone or as part of any laser therapy. This treatment involves the use of high density and a narrow band of blue light to treat mild to moderate acne. When this treatment is used for treating the acne, the blue light rays kills the acne causing bacteria from inside the oil producing glands and stop the breakouts....   [tags: Health]

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Aurora, The Northern Light

- What is Aurora. Aurora, the northern light, is a collision between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth 's atmosphere which is predominantly seen in the high attitude area like Antarctic or Alaska region. Aurora usually appears in many colours while pale green and pink are the most common colours. Shades of red, yellow, green, blue, and violet have been reported. The lights also appear in many forms from patches or scattered clouds of light to streamers, arcs, rippling curtains or shooting rays that light up the sky with an eerie glow....   [tags: Earth, Solar wind, Sun, Earth's magnetic field]

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The Light Bulb Conspiracy

- In the past few decades, humanity has seen the fastest and most expansive development in its technological capabilities. Cities roaring with skylines higher then mountains, people traveling from land masses thousands of miles in a matter of hours, and even tiny tablets weighing about a pound are able to contact someone half way across the globe. Times are changing, and the new age is undeniably upon us. The competitiveness in a free market has allowed companies to expand and reach for humanity’s untapped potential....   [tags: planned obsolescence, consumerism economy]

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Hampton Roads Light Rail

- The Hampton Roads region has had a stable economy for the past couple of decades. Back in 2007 the city of Norfolk had foreseen a need address the transportation issues, a case study was launched in 2007 at address the visibility of Light Rail in Hampton Roads. With a large military presence, defense spending dominates economic industry in the region. More than 45% of the region’s economic value comes from defense spending. Between 2008 and 2010 the Hampton road population was approximately 1.67 million with a gross regional product of $81 billion annually....   [tags: economic industries, stable economy]

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Exposure Of The Shadows : An Analysis Of Joseph Conrad 's Manipulation Of Light And Dark

- Exposure of the Shadows: An Analysis of Joseph Conrad’s Manipulation of Light and Dark Beckoning readers closer, the gloomy foreboding of a mysterious darkness has typically been indicative of an antagonist or a horror that is to follow, and the glory of a shining light has signified a positive connotation. The pair is often utilized to express an author’s ideas and theme and Joseph Conrad uses the two paradigms liberally in his interpretation of European colonialism in Heart of Darkness. While Conrad employs the typical binary of light and darkness as positive and negative forces, respectively, he also challenges this notion by exposing the contradictions of misdeeds done in light and the...   [tags: Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, Colonialism]

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Quakers: The Light Within

- On Easter Sunday, a dozen adults and half that many children gathered at the Perry City Friends Meeting an hour before their usual worship time. They came, bringing plates of food for a time of fellowship before worship. The children had an Easter egg hunt, while the adults visited over coffee and snacks. After a while, the group moved to the meeting room for a time of singing. The meeting room, a plain room with a stage at one end and a few small tables holding brochures along the wall, has simple benches arranged in a circle around a central space....   [tags: Religion]

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Ancient Gods of Light

- Light is an important concept in many religions, including Judaism and a sect of ancient Egyptian religion. While many people are familiar with the God of the Bible, most people have probably never heard of the Egyptian sun-god Aten. The sun god of Egypt and the God of Israel bear striking similarities, though the worship practices of these deities were markedly different. For centuries the Egyptians worshipped a pantheon of deities who supposedly controlled all natural phenomena and the underworld....   [tags: aten, yahweh, worship]

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Star Light, Star Bright

- Today there are numerous places where one can look up a daily horoscope: magazines, newspapers, and a plethora of online websites. Horoscopes are not just randomly thought up each day by the writer. They are carefully researched, interpreted, and written by analyzing the placement of the stars and planets on a given day. The growth of astrology, and the resulting knowledge, is closely tied to the study of constellations. Astrology has grown from the past and by researching the history of astrology and constellations one can infer that they have a similar history and future to the world....   [tags: Astrology ]

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Star Light, Star Bright

- “Here we are. Finally, after so long. Do you remember when the last time we camped?” Said Adrian as he parked his jeep close to our camp site.“Not that long ago, a year, I guess.” He just nodded and loading out the stuffs. “First time, Miss?” “Here, yea but I made out some camp before when I was in the university. I love this place. Isn’t it dangerous to camp here?” “No, there’s always police around this area and I think we are not the one who camp. See there?” Answered my twin, pointing his finger at the other side of the lake....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Star Light, Star Bright

- Camping. Something I fond of. Since I was a kid, I solely love being with the nature as if I was born best friend for them. When I was in the primary school, I joined the Young Scouts Club, which was my favourite until I reached fifteen, but, the activity had to be forgotten since I move to the private school. A well-known, prestigious school which somewhat brings a weird feeling inside me. Honestly, I liked it more to study in my previous school, a public government school. I met some cool mates there, ordinary friends who came to school by foot, by bicycle, by bus with an innocent goal to study....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Light Detection And Ranging

- LIDAR, stands for Light Detection And Ranging, is an active optical remote sensing instrument. It is an innovative technique that uses laser for probing the planetary atmosphere [1, 2, and 3]. Atmospheric LIDARs use narrow pulsed lasers. Flash-lamp pumping is generally employed in generation of Q-switched lasers. Flash-lamp pumped (FLP) systems produce lasers at low repetition rate with high pulse energies. Several problems such as limited life-time of flash-lamp and requirement of pump motors for driving deionised (DI) water to cool the laser cavities limit the applications of FLP systems in strategic fields....   [tags: planetary atmosphere, lasar, boundary layer]

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Family Feud in Anita Desai´s Clear Light of Day

- Until a child is eighteen years old, the parents have full responsibility. They provide a stable and loving environment for their children. As the leaders in a household, caring and loving parents also maintain the bonds that hold the family together. However, absence of loving parental guidance can create tension between family members. Anita Desai’s Clear Light of Day shows how war, specifically the partition of India, affects a particular family. The partition of Indian in 1947 created the separate countries of India and Pakistan, consequently ripping families apart....   [tags: patents, guidance, war, family]

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Long Band Red Light Phototherapy On Perennial Allergic Rhinitis And Nasal Polyposis

- Having read and studied the trial by Ittai Neuman, MD and Yehuda Finkelstein, MD titled “Narrow-band red light phototherapy in perennial allergic rhinitis and nasal polyposis” a meta-analysis was carried out to evaluate it. The trial was analysed under the following ten headings. Patient Characteristics There were strict guidelines that needed to be followed in terms of inclusion and exclusion of participants. For patients to be included they must have allergic rhinitis or nasal polyposis of which they must have daily symptoms and they must be between the ages of 12 and 68....   [tags: Alternative medicine, Medicine, Acupuncture]

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The Light In the Forest

- It is the fall of 1764, and the relations between white settlers of western Pennsylvania and Indians of the Ohio area are strained. Nevertheless, the ambitious white Colonel Bouquet and his troop of 1,500 men march into Indian country and demand the return of whites who have been kidnapped by the Delaware Indians. True Son, a fifteen-year-old white boy who has been raised by Indians since the age of four, is one of the white prisoners who is going to be returned. True Son loves his Indian way of life and considers himself to be Indian; he has been raised to view whites as enemies and cannot imagine living with them....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Light Intensity

- By looking at Table A in the microscopic light results, it can be seen that the results would obey the inverse square law. This was because as the distance increases the light intensity of the microscopic light decreases. The graphs that demonstrate the inverse square law can be seen in figure 1 and 3. Thus, it is evident that the relationship between light intensity varies inversely with the square of the distance holds truth in real-life situations and or under laboratory conditions. The reason for this was because figure 1 was tested in the dark room (under laboratory) whilst figure 3 was tested with other sources of lights (real-life situation) such as sunlight....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Beauty Is Consider As You Have A Good Figure, The Looks, And Style

- What is beauty. Beauty is consider as you have a good figure, the looks, and style. According to the book “Plato Symposium” by Robin Waterfield, Socrates argues that beauty comes from love to desire of getting back what is taken from them, where they lack in beautiful or good things. As where Agathon thinks love is a beauty from what you see in your eyes. For Diotime, the priestess, who “…argue that knowledge of beauty begins with direct experience of particular cases and knowledge of the abstract form of beauty is the highest and final stage, distilled from everyday experience” (Ilien)....   [tags: Beauty, Aesthetics, Human physical appearance]

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Frederick Douglass Cuts Through the Lincoln Myth to Consider the Man

- Frederick Douglass goes on a journey to help stop slavery. Anti-Slavery movement. February 1818 – February 20, 1895. Frederick Douglass, Anna Murray, African American people, Slaves. To stop the people from being slaves. Frederick Douglass Cuts through the Lincoln Myth to Consider the Man. Frederick Douglass. 1849. Ireland, Britain, United States. Learning to be equal with others. In Frederick Douglass “Cuts through the Lincoln myth to consider the man”; he motivates his/her intended audience during the Anti-Slavery Movement by using the rhetorical devices or tone and imagery....   [tags: anti slavery movement, abrahama lincoln]

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Frederick Douglass Cuts through the Lincoln Myth to Consider the Man

- ... You are a man, and so am I. God created both, and made us separate beings. We are distinct persons, and are each equally provided with faculties necessary to our individual existence.” (Ramsey, William) (Frederick Douglass, Southerner). This point talks about how Frederick Douglass feels like everybody is made by the same type of person and how everybody is born the same type of person. Frederick Douglass goes on to feel that we are given equal types of responsibilities to fulfill our life as a human being....   [tags: notorious American presidents]

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The Nature of Light

- The Nature of Light Thomas Young Theory. Thomas Young was the first person to produce evidence on the wave nature of light although he was not the first person to suggest that light had a wave theory, this was also suggested by Christiaan Huygens. Experiment: Young’s double slit. Thomas Young proposed that when two light beams interact they create interference which can be constructive or destructive. The places where constructive and destructive interference occur are subjected to constant change, since electromagnetic waves emitted are capable of varying phase....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Who Do You Consider a Hero in In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

- ... What's more important, romance or revolution. But a little voice kept saying, both, both, I want both. Back and forth my mind went, wearing a yes by night and unraveling it by day to no", Minerva stated Pg 58. In this quote you see that Minerva is conflicted about her feelings, in other words, passionate."Still, when left, I was hurt that he hadn't even said goodbye", Minerva stated pg 58. As you can see in this quote Minerva indeed has a softer side under her tough shell. "What did I want ....   [tags: perspective, passionate, wonderlust]

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Do We Play Video Games? Do You Consider Yourself A Gamer?

- A Gamers Choice Do you play video games. Do you consider yourself a gamer. Maybe a child in your household does. Well as a gamer or parent of a gamer you have many options on what kind of system a customer might want to buy. The current gen systems are the: Wii u, Xbox one, and the PlayStation 4. What are some things to consider when buying them well one is price or how much are you going to invest, the games that are for each system as in exclusive title, and last but not least if the system online feature like online gaming, apps or other uses besides games....   [tags: Video game console, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3]

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Should We Consider Sustainability Ebooks Be Considered For A Fair Companion?

- Demise of the paper books has been predicted many times over last couple of years. [1] Popularity and adoption rate of ebooks have seen ups and down in a last decade. Cost, portability, availability, interactive features, sustainable, text searchability are the advantages of ebooks over paper books. Moreover, if we consider sustainability ebooks have a really good advantage over papers. To argue in defense of the statement, we can consider the fuel that will be saved by eliminating printing and transporting paper books as a major plus in favor of ebooks....   [tags: E-book, Book, Digital rights management]

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Basic Knowledge Of Fractions And Consider More Advanced Thinking Algebraic Thinking And Computation

- Introduction Fraction Friction is the title of this series of lesson designed for year seven students. It will build on previous basic knowledge of fractions and consider more advanced thinking including algebraic thinking and computation. Fractions have always represented considerable challenges for students and a lack of understanding is then translated into difficulties with fraction computation, decimals and percentage concepts and the use of fractions in other areas especially algebra. (NMP, 2008) as cited in Van De Walle, Karp & Bay-Williams 2010....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Cognition]

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A Parent Should Consider Other Means of Discipline Than Spanking Their Child

- Whenever a parent disciplines (means of correcting) a child, they are teaching them, and letting them know there are boundaries in life. Often time, children misbehave for one or several reasons: they want attention, do not know right from wrong, or do not know how to express their feelings, or simply want to see how for they can go outside their boundaries. Even though spanking a child may be a quick way of discipline, the effects sometimes do not accomplish the goal a parent is trying to convey....   [tags: discipline, child development,]

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What Factors Do Courts Consider When Setting Precedent?

- 1. What factors do courts consider when setting precedent. -Precedent is a previous decision of a court that has special legal significance. When setting precedent, courts consider the followings: a) how the cases are similar or different compared. b) it has to be regarded as theoretical authority over the content of law thus, provides good reasons for believing the decision to be correct in the law. If there are infact good reasons to believe that an earlier case was correctly decided and if facts in later cases are the same as those in earlier cases then there are good reasons to believe that the same decision would be correct in later cases....   [tags: Common law, Law]

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Underground Hazards to Consider before Buying Your Dream House

- Underground Hazards To Consider Before Buying Your Dream House Owning a home is one of the major investments one can have. Due to the amount of funds that you will have to put into the investment, it is good to ensure that you get the very best that there is. You should against the possible risks that you may face when you own that dream home. Unfortunately, most people only have their houses checked for obvious risks such as the building’s structural integrity, environmental hazards and water resources but fail to check on underground risks....   [tags: owning a home, major life investments]

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A Study On A Restaurant Manager Should Consider Like The Design And Layout Of The Kitchen And Menu

- This report is a detailed study which looks at different aspects that need to be kept in mind while operating a restaurant successfully. For a business in which success isn’t guaranteed, the only accomplishments attained are due to a well-trained, dedicated staff who possess the knowledge, skills and attributes enabling them to work to the best of their abilities. Through extensive research using sources like text-books and journals, the points that a restaurant manager should consider like the design and layout of the kitchen and menu, choosing a supplier and commodity identification, are highlighted....   [tags: Food, Cost]

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Why Should We Consider The Rootless As Well As The Those That Are Homeless?

- What is rootlessness. Why should we consider the rootless as well as the those that are homeless. We normally use the word rootless to describe a state of not having what most people would associate as having a home. To most people, a home apart from being a physical place, is also a place where one is relieved of both emotional and physical needs. If these needs are not met we would then refer to such a person as rootless. The term is used since it expresses a feeling of not having a place to call home or a place to belong....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Arranged marriage, Korean War]

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Four Crucial Factors to Consider in Choosing the Right Beds for Kids

- Shopping for your kid’s bed is not as easy as ABC. It may seem like a simple task; but, the truth is, there’s more to it than meets the eye. For some parents, they based their choices on their kids’ favourite colours, shapes and themes. But this should not be the case. Beds are not created equal. So choosing one from the other can make a difference to your child’s comfort and safety. A quality bed and mattress plays a crucial role in your child’s health. It allows your kids to get proper rest and sleep....   [tags: comfort, safety]

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Four Crucial Factors to Consider in Choosing the Right Beds for Kids

- ... Opt for a bed that will not collapse or get damaged easily. If possible, when you go shopping, take your youngster with you so that he or she can “test rest” the bed. The beds should be strong enough to withstand stress, especially since kids love rough-and-tumble. To ensure that any type of injury is avoided, select high quality beds with timber bed frames like what we have here at Beds for Life. Affordability Shops offer different prices on beds and bedroom furniture. That’s why you need to get a quote and compare prices before selecting the ideal one....   [tags: bed shopping, mattresses, design]

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My Building Principal And An Experienced Teacher Who I Consider A Mentor

- I had the opportunity to interview both my building principal and an experienced teacher who I consider a mentor. I feel very fortunate to have two very strong, hardworking, and intelligent women to look up to in a career that I love. When speaking with both of these people, I found that they had very similar ideals when it came to classroom rules, goals, and creating a welcoming learning environment. Gathercoal (2004) tells us, “Bringing about a feeling of community in a classroom begins with an educator’s belief that all students are capable of proper social interaction” (p....   [tags: Education, High school, Welcome, Teacher]

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Graduation Speech : An Opportunity That Every High School Graduate Should Consider

- ROTC; An Opportunity that Every High School Graduate Should Consider According to CollegeBoard.com, the average cost of tuition and fees during 2015-2016 school year was was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. We live in a society where higher education is a wonderful opportunity to gain knowledge and experience. However, college does come at a price and many high school graduates are restricted from pursuing higher education due to the overwhelming cost of tuition, room and board, and several other factors that would prevent young adults from reaching their academic intent....   [tags: College, High school, Higher education]

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Light Control

- Nowadays, it's important put the focus on how you can save energy and ways to do this cheap. It's true that people maybe have another issues to care but in fact energy cannot be replaced so the most important now is think forward and find solutions. Light control is a market which is growing up and has a lot of benefits. It's essential not only to innovate and save energy but also to make easy a life of a people bringing facilities, comfort and security. As yours needs during the day, the light can adapt on the way you want which means that will create a comfortable atmosphere and less stressful....   [tags: Energy ]

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Consider How Gender Can Impact Upon Teachers’ Experiences

- 1.0 Introduction Teaching career in education setting is commonly seen with a greater numbers of females rather than males. Paton (2013) mentioned that researches have identified, ‘men are being put off applying for jobs in primary schools because working with young children is seen as a woman’s profession’. This perception leaves a questioned on the existence of male teachers especially at primary level. Jamieson (2007) mentioned on the huge difference between women and men at the primary level, ‘women outnumber men four to one’....   [tags: career in education, female, males]

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Why Americans Should Consider Awareness Regarding Diversity Acceptance

- There are many reasons that Americans should consider awareness regarding diversity acceptance especially with the transgender population as it is the upcoming phenomenon that the world needs to acknowledge. Although, Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013, ENDA - (Sec. 4), Prohibits covered entities (employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, or joint labor-management committees) from engaging in employment discrimination on the basis of an individual 's actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity....   [tags: Gender, Discrimination, Transgender]

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The Path to Redemption in The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

- Imagine a pitch black forest, where everyone scatters around trying to find a way out. Few people hold their own spark of light and easily get by, while the majority start out blindfolded and find the luminosity through other ways. Similarly, in The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, the protagonist, Sidney Carton, starts out without any sense of direction or purpose, but he eventually finds aspiration and meaning to his life. The author uses light to highlight Carton’s journey through his redemption of recalling to life....   [tags: light, success, happiness]

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Microscopic Light Results

- By looking at Table A in the microscopic light results, it can be seen that the results obeyed the inverse square law. This was because as the distance increases the light intensity of the microscopic light decreases. In the results table, the constant value shows how the light intensity of the microscopic light decreases as the distance increases. Figure 1 and 2 demonstrated and obeyed the inverse square law. Thus, it is evident that the relationship between light intensity varies inversely with the square of the distance in real-life situations and under laboratory conditions....   [tags: Lab Analysis]

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Measuring Light Intensity

- Abstract: To investigate whether the relationship between light intensity varies inversely with the square of the distance holds truth in real-life situations and or under laboratory conditions. Furthermore, techniques utilised in the experiment included measuring the distance from the light source to the light sensor, recording the light intensity of a light source and recording observations with accuracy. The light from the light source that passes through the cardboard cylinder tube changes as the distance from the light sensor increases....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Properties and Organization of Elements in the Periodic Table, a chapter summary

- In chapter seven we learned about the electron structure of an atom. We learned about the Bohr model, electromagnetic energy, and many other related topics. In this essay I will explain in further detail what light really is and how we describe it. I will describe the behavior of electrons in both a hydrogen atom and all atoms. I will explain the arrangement of the elements in the periodic table, state which electrons are chemically important in atoms, and lastly I will describe the properties of atoms and their relation to their electron arrangements....   [tags: light, Bohr, electrons]

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I Have Spent My Eight Week Practicum At The Woodstock High School Where I Was An Educational Assistant

- I have spent my eight week practicum at the Woodstock High School where I was an Educational Assistant (E.A.). I was expected to help students in various classes with various subjects. We (the students and I) worked on regular class assignments and projects. I also participated in some outings such as grocery shopping for culinary class, bowling for gym class and a special day of town beatification where we picked up garbage in an effort to help clean up the town. While working at the high school I was able to use some of the skills I had learned while in class such as active listening, token economy....   [tags: High school, Education, Laboratory]

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Light, The Primary Source of Energy in Photosynthesis

- Light has a wave nature and particle nature. The smallest parts or units of light are called photons and the amount of photons absorbed per unit time determines the brightness of light. Wavelengths are a certain amount of energy each photon possesses as they vibrate. Chlorophyll reflects the wavelengths green part of the light spectrum because it is green and the plants that contain chlorophyll are green as well. This article may not be reliable because there was no date or author noted. This article clearly examines in what form light is absorbed and the process thereof....   [tags: carbon dioxide, wavelength, absorb]

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What Are The Three Purposes For Which People Communicate? What Percentage Of A Manager 's Time Is Spent

- Review Questions #2 1. What are the three purposes for which people communicate. What percentage of a manager’s time is spent communicating. Give examples of the types of communication managers use. People communicate for three purposes which are: to inform, persuade and entertain. Most managers use 60-80% of their time communicating in many ways which include: be present in meetings, listen and contribute in decision making and problem solve; compose various types of memos to inform and influence others about your viewpoints along with the services and products offered by one’s organization; presents information and influencing messages to large and small groups either face to face or virt...   [tags: Communication, Organization]

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I Spent The Morning Revisiting The Film Stepmom Starring Susan Sarandon And Julia Roberts

- I spent the afternoon revisiting the movie Stepmom starring Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts. When the movie first was released, it was Christmas 1998. I was the stepmother to 2 stepdaughters and one stepson. In addition, I had added to our brood by becoming a biological mom to a daughter (3 years) and a baby boy (4 months). I had the crazy notion that maybe this would be a perfect movie for me to see with my two stepdaughters, Danielle and Nicole over the Christmas break from school. Both resisted, and I recall that I never did see the movie in the theaters....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Susan Sarandon]

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Fluorescent Light Bulbs

- Fluorescents Light Bulbs For beautiful views, buildings lighting up in the night, and even shows that rely on special effects so the programs can go on; all of these things and more are possible because of lights. Although fluorescent light bulbs are inexpensive and provide good lighting, they may have serious negative effects on a person’s eyes after prolonged use. It is amazing how the use of fluorescent light bulbs has become so popular and taken the world by storm. Whether it is in offices, businesses or even at home, these light bulbs are replacing the regular more expensive bulbs....   [tags: Technology ]

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Technology Has Proven Possible For The Real World

- An increasingly common attribute of modern videogames is a character 's ability to utilize some variety of technology to see through opaque walls. This technology is employed most often for stealth missions, like in Batman 's Detective Vision in the Arkham series, or Promethean vision, which made its debut in the fourth instalment of the Halo series. As the Halo centered wikipedia article describes, “Promethean vision ... creates a short-range spectrum wave which allows the user to detect shapes and movement through solid walls and objects” (halo wiki)....   [tags: Electromagnetic radiation, Light]

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The Importance of Color in Our World

- A world without color is an interesting scenario to consider. We would be left with a white sky, a black sea, and grey buildings. If you considered to imagine this, most people would imagine a black-gray-white world but aren’t they colors too. The absence of color is an impossible concept to imagine for those who have lived with color, and never really considered it to be such an important topic. Color is always a concept that we take for granted, and frequently fail to notice its wonderment. Now, let’s all take a moment to ask ourselves these questions....   [tags: color, illusion, categories, light]

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Choosing the Light Bulb that's Good for You

- Efficient Lighting Introduction: There have been many electric light bulbs made in the world, all using different amounts of electricity, some better then others. Today we have the choice between many, but it all started with the first electric light bulb invented by Humphry Davy in 1800. Since then many more have been made and we have the best use of light there ever was today. A light bulb is a glass envelope that provides light by passing an electric current through a filament. The filament creates the energy that makes the light show....   [tags: efficient lighting]

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The Effect Of Photosynthesis On The Light Reaction Of Photosynthesis

- In this experiment, we will look at the concentration of sodium bicarbonate in the light reaction of photosynthesis. This will be carried out using three different colored filters to identify the effect on the light reaction of photosynthesis. Since, photosynthesis is the process whereby light energy is captured by plant, algal, or bacterial cells and is used to synthesize organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water. Although, photosynthesis is atmospheric carbon dioxide is removed and transformed into oxygen and carbohydrates....   [tags: Photosynthesis, Carbon dioxide, Green]

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The Importance of Light in A Streetcar Named Desire

- This paper will discuss the use of light in the play, "A Streetcar Named Desire", by Tennessee Williams. Blanche’s relation to light is quite obvious because she tries to avoid bright light of any kind. Her reaction to light can be regarded as an attempt to hide her true nature as well as her vanishing beauty and youth. By hiding from the light, she tries to escape reality. She covers the naked light bulb with a Chinese paper lantern, saying, “I can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action” (Sc.3 p....   [tags: A Streetcar Named Desire Essays]

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The Time Spent on Technology and Teenagers

- Everywhere you go, teens seem to be glued to their phones, tablets, or computers. Technology is an addiction that does not seem to be going away any time soon. According to the Washington Post, teens can spend up to seven or more hours on their digital devices a day and the usage is still increasing. Not surprisingly enough, more than a third of all teenagers own a cellphone, ranging from a smart phone or just a plain old-school flip phone. But can spending all that time on their computers and smart devices be such a bad thing....   [tags: internet, computer, smart devices, education]

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The Importance of Light During the Photosynthesis Process

- Photosynthesis is a chemical process by which green plants use the radiant energy to synthesize certain nutrients using water and carbon dioxide. This process to happen efficiently it requires the presence of light, water carbon dioxide, chlorophyll and enzymes. During the process of photosynthesis, carbon dioxide plus water in the presence of sunlight, enzymes and chlorophyll produce glucose and oxygen as waste product. The radiant energy is broken down the water into hydrogen atom and oxygen atoms, these atoms combine with carbon dioxide to make glucose and oxygen....   [tags: green plants, chlorophyll, radiant energy]

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Hasan Ibn Al Sulaym The Optics Scholar

- Hasan Ibn Al Haytham: the optics scholar In Islamic Golden Age, the time where the Islamic civilization advanced, during this period, Engineers, Scientists, and Merchants of the Islamic world contributed significantly to different fields such as Art, Agriculture, Economy, Literature, Navigation, Philosophy, Science, Technology, and Astronomy. At that time born a brilliant child in 965 AD, south of Iraq, Basra called Abu Ali Muhammad Al-Hasan Ibn Al-Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham, known as Hasan Ibn Haytham....   [tags: Book of Optics, Light, Alhazen]

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Treatment of Messages from Araby by James Joyce

- In our ever changing and evolving lives, experiences teach us lessons throughout. When new experiences are present there is usually something gained or lost from that certain situation. Although sometimes these lessons aren’t easily recognized; once they come up, they become instilled in our brain. These lessons can plan an important role in the way we act and react to certain things in life. Some experiences can be an eye opener and take us away from something we had been doing which we now know is a bad thing and should get back on the right track....   [tags: darkness, light, blindness]

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The Serpent and the Eagle: From Darkness to Light

- Yet as we journey from the dark to the light in Aeschylus, we cannot leave the dark behind – the darkness breeds the light. ⎯ Robert Fagles and W. B. Stanford, “Introduction: The Serpent and the Eagle” It is without fail that throughout Aeschylus’ trilogy, The Oresteia, the presence of light and dark can be found in the characters, the plot and the themes. The trilogy follows the House of Atreus its emergence from darkness into the light. However, the light and darkness are often presented symbolically throughout the trilogy and often appear as pairs, which are constantly at odds with each other like Clytaemnestra versus Orestes and Apollo verses the Furies....   [tags: literature, Aeschylus trilogy]

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Comparing the Use of Light and Dark by Melville, Poe, and Hawthorne

- Use of Darkness and Light by Melville, Poe, and Hawthorne Melville, Poe, and Hawthorne all tend to focus on the darker side of humanity in their writings. In order to allow their readers to better understand their opinions, they often resort to using symbolism. Many times, those symbols take the form of darkness and light appearing throughout the story at appropriate times. A reader might wonder how light functions in the stories, and what it urges the reader to consider. If we look carefully at these appearances of light, or more likely the absence of it, we can gain some insight into what these "subversive romantics" consider to be the truth of humanity....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Sound Light And Ocean Biochemical Processes

- Sound Light and Ocean Biochemical Processes Propagation of sound and the transmission of light within water Sound All sounds come from vibrations causing sound waves. Sound waves will travel better through solids and liquids than they will gas. “Sound or acoustic energy involves the actual vibration of the actual material through which it passes and thus, in general, propagates best through solids and liquids, less well in gasses and not at all in a vacuum” (Wright et al., 1995, p. 70) Objects in water vibrate and cause sound-pressure waves that compress and decompress water molecules as the waves travels through the water....   [tags: Photosynthesis, Adenosine triphosphate, Redox]

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Charles F. Brush and the Invention of the Arc Light

- Charles F. Brush and the Invention of the Arc Light Charles Francis Brush is a well-known inventor from Euclid, Ohio. He lived from 1849-1929. Throughout his life he invented many electrical machines and gadgets. These inventions included the electric arc light (which is his most famous invention), a storage battery, and the electric wind turbine (also known as an electric windmill). Charles Brush was born on his parents' farm in Euclid, Ohio on March 17, 1849. His childhood was mostly spent on the Walnut Hills Farm, which is just east of Cleveland....   [tags: Papers]

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Light and Dark of Colonialism and Imperialism in Heart of Darkness

- The Light and Dark of Colonialism Exposed in Heart of Darkness     In Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad, challenges a dominant view by exposing the evil nature and the darkness associated with the colonialist ventures. It is expressed by Marlow as "robbery with violence, aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind - as it is very proper for those who tackle a darkness." The European colonialists are portrayed as blind lightbearers, people having a façade of progress and culture, yet are blind of their actions....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Affect of Light Intensities on House Crickets

- In this experiment there were two hypotheses formed. The null hypothesis stated that different light intensities will not affect the response of the house crickets, Acheta domesticus. In contrast, the alternate hypothesis stated that A.domesticus will be affected by different light intensities which will then hinder its response. The prediction made initially was that A. domesticus will be affected by light and it will prefer a brighter environment because of the potential heat that could be generated from the light source....   [tags: Experiment Analysis]

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How to Make a Match Light Charcoal

- During the summer, we often see people barbequing using different methods. Some people use gas grills, and some use charcoal grills. Kingsford has many different brands of charcoal; however match light has proven to be its most popular brand. The match light brand has variations that other brand don’t have. The match light is distinctive because of the higher concentration of ignite added, and the retort char. The match light brand is a small, square briquette with lighter fluid already infused into the briquette, allowing it to light instantly....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay]

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Light and Dark in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Light and Dark in Heart of Darkness    Every story has a plot, but not every story has a deeper meaning. When viewed superficially, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is a tragic tale of the white man's journey into the African jungle. When we peel away the layers, however, a different journey is revealed - we venture into the soul of man, complete with the warts as well as the wonderful. Conrad uses this theme of light and darkness to contrast the civilized European world with the savage African world in Heart of Darkness....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Light and Dark in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Light and Dark in Heart of Darkness     Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is a tragic tale of the white man's journey into the African jungle. When we peel away the layers, however, a different journey is revealed - we venture into the soul of man, complete with the darkness of depravity as well as the wonderful. In this essence Conrad uses this theme of light and darkness to contrast the civilized European world with the savage African world in Heart of Darkness. As aforementioned, within Heart of Darkness, Conrad uses light and dark to symbolize good and evil, respectively....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Light, Darkness, and Idolatry in The Damnation of Theron Ware

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Hyperreality Marketing Strategies Of Bud Light

- Kylie Smith Professor Renee Culver IDC. 301 20 April 2015 Hyperreality Marketing Strategies of Bud Light It is undeniable that marketing plays a major role in the success of consumer products, and that campaign tactics have changed throughout the years. One company, though, is changing the game and has become a new leader in the industry. Bud Light, has transformed the consumer products market through the new, extensive use of hyperreality. These hyperreal campaign strategies differ from the traditional campaigns in that they now focus on concepts like energy and experience rather than interest and action; and have had tremendous success in appealing to the millennial generation....   [tags: Marketing, Marketing strategy, Generation Y]

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Explore Shelley’s presentation of the impact of the Creature in the light

- Explore Shelley’s presentation of the impact of the Creature in the light of this comment. The Creature is described as ‘ a fiend of unparalleled barbarity’, yet many modern readers may sympathise with him. Explore Shelley’s presentation of the impact of the Creature in the light of this comment. It is my view, that the Creature may be seen from two main perspectives, on the one hand he may be seen as a “Monster”, “a fiend of unparalleled barbarity” and on the other he may be seen as a victim with whom the reader may sympathise....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Story Of The Sky

- The sky was a deep blue, the kind of blue you can only see with a clear sky. A blanket of fresh snow thinly veiled the grass beneath. The camp was meager in contrast to the arcaic mountainous surround. She watched as he exited the small insulated hut where he had spent the past three weeks. He left and returned daily, it was routine. She watched as he left this time, his movement was slower, methodical even, yet maintained an air of elegance despite the cold. He looked up and saw her, as he had done most days....   [tags: Sun, Sky, Light, Blue]

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lighthod Light and Dark in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Light and Dark in Heart of Darkness        Joseph Conrad's repeated use of darkness in his novel Heart of Darkness has been widely interpreted. Readers have arrived at many different conclusions about the use of darkness throughout the novel. The critics themselves cannot agree what the darkness means.         The critics draw different conclusions about the use of darkness. For some critics, the use of darkness is seen as an intentional literary device. For example, Gary Adelman and Michael Levenson discuss the use of darkness and comment upon Conrad's purpose....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Biography of Thomas Alva Edison

- Thomas Edison was an inventor. He enjoyed creating new inventions to share with the world. He soon started to pay more attention to his new bride, Mary Stilwell. They got married on Christmas day. They had two children, Madeleine and Charles. Yet Edison still preferred to work night jobs. Over the years, Edison produced a variety of phonographs for home use. Another invention that he developed was the electric pen. Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan Ohio. When Edison was just seven years old his family moved to a house in Port Huron Michigan....   [tags: inventor, light bulb]

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Refraction of Light

- Refraction of Light Aim: To find a relationship between the angles of incidence and the angles of refraction by obtaining a set of readings for the angles of incidence and refraction as a light ray passes from air into perspex. Introduction: Refraction is the bending of a wave when it enters a medium where it's speed is different. The refraction of light when it passes from a fast medium to a slow medium bends the light ray toward the normal to the boundary between the two media....   [tags: Papers]

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Mathematics of Light

- Introduction Up to the seventeenth century, most theories attributed color to some sort of modification of light that was thought to occur when light interacted with matter. Light, in its purest form (such as sunlight) was thought to be colorless. However, progress in understanding color was made by Isaac Newton when in 1666 he was able to show that normal white light already contained all the colors of the spectrum, which could be separated using a prism. He also concluded from his experiments that objects have color because they selectively reflect certain colors of the spectrum while absorbing light of other colors....   [tags: Math]

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This essay will consider four of this type of story, by short story

- This essay will consider four of this type of story, by short story writers of the period; Dickens’ The Signal Man, The Monkeys Paw’ by W W Jacobs, H G Wells The Red Room and The Dream Woman by Wilkie Collins. LOOKING AT THE ATTUTUDES OF THE PERIOD, EXAMINE HOW A RANGE OF 19TH CENTURY WRITERS CREATE MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE IN THEIR SHORT SHORIES The rise in popularity of magazines in Victorian times and the era’s fascination in the unknown and supernatural led to immense interest in the short story genre....   [tags: English Literature]

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Consider the theme of loneliness in 'Of Mice and Men'. How does it

- Consider the theme of loneliness in 'Of Mice and Men'. How does it affect the friendships and relationships in the novel. This novel that was written by John Steinbeck which was set in the 1930s in Salinas Soledad which is in California. The novel consists of many historical factors which have affected the characters in this novel and one of them includes "the great depression" Which leads the novels inspiration for the famous writer John Steinbeck which he mainly based on his own experience. In those days people travelled a lot differently to how we travel now....   [tags: English Literature]

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Consider The Theme Of Loneliness In The Novel Of Mice And Men. How

- Consider The Theme Of Loneliness In The Novel Of Mice And Men. How Does It Affect The Characters. I will be looking at the theme of loneliness, how it effects the characters, how the scenes roll in with what's happening etc. When you read about George and Lennie you realise that they have a history. You think that they are a perfect pair. One is smart, aggressive, quick and looks out for the other (George) while the other one (Lennie) is slow, dumb, big, strong, kind, caring and needs to be looked out for....   [tags: English Literature]

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Consider Why Visions of the Future are Common in Literature. Make

- Consider Why Visions of the Future are Common in Literature. Make Specific Reference to The Chrysalids and at Least One Other Text. In this essay I will try to explain why visions of the future are so common in literature. To do this I will make reference to "The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham, "Brother In the Land" by Robert Swindell, "Z for Zachariah" by Robert C. O'Brien and also a television series called "Futurama", created by Matt Groening. This essay consists of three main parts: an introduction, an explanation on why visions of the future are abundant and a conclusion....   [tags: English Literature]

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Discuss and consider the role of women in Stephen Dedalus' creative

- Discuss and consider the role of women in Stephen Dedalus' creative process, how is this reflected in the language and narrative of the novel. From the very first page of "A portrait of the artist as a young man", where Stephen Dedalus writes in simplistic and linear style and uses inarticulate expression and description in his story of the "moocow", to the last where he writes in journalistic form with a vast array of vocabulary and complex language, there is a progression, a maturing, a creative development; and this is influenced by the experiences, relationships and personal growth Stephen goes through as he grows up....   [tags: English Literature]

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Aspect of love: consider the different approaches taken by the poets

- Aspect of love: consider the different approaches taken by the poets in their examinations of love and loss. First love: john Clare A birthday: Christina Rosseti Remember: Christina Rosseti How do I love thee: Elizabeth Barret Browning My Last Duchess: Robert Browning La Belle Dane Sans Merci: john Keats Love has been awed and talked about throughout the centuries. No one person can describe it as one thing as it has many aspects. I will be comparing the aspects of love in the poems above....   [tags: English Literature]

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HOW EFFECTIVE A LEADER DO YOU CONSIDER AENEAS TO BE?

- HOW EFFECTIVE A LEADER DO YOU CONSIDER AENEAS TO BE. On meeting Aeneas for the first time, he appears to be in a very vulnerable situation as he is the middle of a storm. This is emphasized the phrase, “his limbs grew weak” as it puts forward the fact that Aeneas, despite his power and status is like every other normal human being. My first speculation on whether or not Aeneas is a good leader comes from the use of the word “I”. In his first speech he says, “Why could I not have fallen to your right hand and breathed out my life on the plains of Troy”....   [tags: Classics]

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