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Selina and Gordon's Friendship in A Patch of Blue by Elizabeth Kata

- In her novel, A Patch of Blue, Elizabeth Kata tells a story of Selina, an eighteen year old blind girl who meets and develops a relationship with Gordon, an older black man. Gordon helps Selina realize many hopes and dreams, though not without some drawbacks. One of the disadvantages of Selina and Gordon's relationship is that he is able to withhold telling her about the colour of his skin. Selina hates black people because the only colour that she can see is black, and she has grown to despise it....   [tags: A Patch of Blue Essays]

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Is the Ortho Evra Patch Worth It

- Ortho Evra Patch Worth it. More than 99% of women aged 15–44 who have ever had sexual intercourse have used at least one contraceptive method (Daniels, Mosher, and Jones). Women use birth control to prevent the chances of getting pregnant. It’s a drag to take a pill every day to decrease the chances of getting pregnant and no one wants to worry after intercourse if you took the pill. A more convenient and easy to use contraceptive method is the Ortho Evra patch. It’s one less to think about but is the Ortho Evra Patch a reliable birth control method....   [tags: alternative birth control methods]

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Patch Adams : A Mental Hospital

- Patch Adams is a movie about a person named Henry “Patch” Adams that self-committed himself to a mental hospital because he was struggling with depression. After seeing how people are treated he is inspired to go to medical school so he can treat patients better. While in the mental institution he notices abnormal behaviors in his roommate. While at medical school he experiments with conditioned social responses in people. He defines the norms in medical school by being one of the oldest people there and breaking the rules to go and see patients before his third year, and did not conform to the student body....   [tags: Classical conditioning, Ivan Pavlov, Behaviorism]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

- Everybody throws away trash with little or no thought about where it’s going. What you might not know is that a lot of trash goes into our ocean. You may think it is not a big deal and that it’s just a little bit of trash in a really big ocean, but it’s not just a little bit of trash. In fact, it’s a whole lot. There is a place between California and Hawaii called the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, but is better known as the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. This area is the largest landfill in the world and is completely in the ocean....   [tags: trash, ocean, rubbish, plastic, glass]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

- The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an accumulation of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. Marine debris is trash that culminates up in oceans, seas, and other sizable voluminous bodies of dihydrogen monoxide. Its also known as the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch and the Pacific Trash Vortex. It’s located in a high-pressure area between the U.S. states of Hawaii and California. This area is in the middle of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. For many people, the conception of a “garbage patch” displays images of an island of trash floating on the ocean....   [tags: marine debris, trash, ocean floor]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

- While a beautiful sunset on the beach can be astounding, a spectacular scene is not the only benefit oceans provide. Without the oceans, we would not have adequate amounts of oxygen to breathe or enough protein to eat. The Earth's climate would not be inhabitable for human beings and many animals. The oceans supply medicines, food and drinking water which arise from ocean processes. Out of the five oceans, the Pacific Ocean is the world’s largest and deepest ocean. It spreads over an area of 165.2 million square kilometers....   [tags: Environment, Ocean, Plastic Pollution]

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Mission Statement Of Pumpkin Patch

- Question 1: (15 marks, 150 words) Answer: Mission statement: A proper summary of the purposes and morals of a business, group, or company. Mission Statement of Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Patch to be established as a brand of belief and assurance in our customers mind (www.pumpkinpatch.co.nz). Vision statement: Defines the prime preferred forthcoming future/status of an business wants to attain over a tenure, It expresses direction and motivation as to what an business is focused on achieving in future longer period....   [tags: Marketing, Customer, Sales, The Profit]

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The Kids Patch Learning Centre

- ... The Kids Patch provide Child Care Benefit (CCB) is a payment from the Australian Government that helps parents and carers with the cost of child care to receive CCB you must fill out forms that The Kids Patch provide as they must be checked and approved. You may choose to receive CCB as an annual lump sum payment or as reduced child care fees throughout the year.To be eligible for CCB you as a parent or guardian, The Kids Patch make sure you have meet the following requirements:you have a child in your care who meets the immunisation requirements you or your partner (if you have one) meet residency requirements your child attends CCB approved or registered care you have the liability to...   [tags: government assistance, children]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

- Plastic If you look around your house right now, I can almost guarantee that you will see plastic somewhere. It’s used in just about everything nowadays, from your toothbrush, to the clothes on your back. In fact, without plastic life today probably wouldn’t even be possible for most of us. Plastic seems like such a great material; its strong and very durable, but it’s these traits that make plastic so harmful. Plastic to our knowledge does not biodegrade; and since nowadays it’s one of the most common materials used by man this poses a huge problem....   [tags: material, recycling, waste, environment]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

- The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Today, scientists believe the world's largest garbage dump isn't on land but it is in the Pacific Ocean. It is known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, stretching 10 million miles from the coast of California to China floating on either side of Hawaii and swirling beneath the surface. It's estimated to be twice the size of the state of Texas. It consists of 100 million tons of discarded plastic such as water bottles, bags, DVD cases, toothbrushes, toys, shampoo bottles, plastic wrap, Tupperware, credit cards, plastic plates and cups eyeglasses just to name a few items....   [tags: Environment, landfill]

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