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A Paper On A Pencil

- A pencil Listeni/ˈpɛnsəl/ is a writing implement or art medium constructed of a narrow, solid pigment core inside a protective casing which prevents the core from being broken or leaving marks on the user’s hand during use. Pencils create marks by physical abrasion, leaving behind a trail of solid core material that adheres to a sheet of paper or other surface. They are distinct from pens, which instead disperse a trail of liquid or gel ink that stains the light colour of the paper. Most pencil cores are made of graphite mixed with a clay binder which leaves grey or black marks that can be easily erased....   [tags: Pencil, Graphite, Pencils, Dixon Ticonderoga]

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Not a Pencil

- “Not a Pencil” Everyday millions of people around the world use some form of writing. When they send an e-mail, sign a check, or read a billboard these people are utilizing a technology that has been around for centuries. Like the wheel, writing is hardly ever viewed as a technology when compared to HD televisions, cell phones, and X Box. However, the way people write and what they use to write are more complex technologies than they seem. For nearly as long as writing has been around there have been those who have discussed, challenged and praised this technology, but these kinds of theories can sometimes be difficult for a literate person to consider....   [tags: Writing Technology Invention Essays]

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The Pencil Box

- THE PENCIL BOX Nobody liked Jane. As soon as Emily Sweet found that copy of Anne of Green Gables—a three-hundred-page-long book. —in Jane's faded purple kindergarten backpack, that was it. Any hope Jane had for a normal life, for swing on the swings, for making a life long friend, someone to share secrets and giggles with, someone to teeter totter with, was over, because nobody likes the smart girl. Nobody likes someone who totes a three hundred page long book to read on the bus....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal of the Tingonderoga Numeber 2 Pencil

- ... Its straight grain qualities making it ideal for smooth sharpening. The graphite, on the contrary, is mined in China and Sri Lanka. These raw materials are later exported to factories. The metal used in the ferule part of the pencil consists of Zinc, Aluminum, and copper which are mined practically all over the world. Similarly, the rubber used in the eraser is also fabricated around the world using synthetic chemicals such as fillers, accelerators, oils, curing agents, color, and rubber. In consequent, the extraction of these materials is an interdependent process that requires an international effort....   [tags: common consumer items]

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Waving his Withering Pencil as if it were a Pirate's Cutlass

- Waving his Withering Pencil as if it were a Pirate's Cutlass There have been precious few consistencies in my life, very few things I have been able to hold on to for stability. When people ask me where I’m from it is impossible to tell them with any degree of accuracy. My parents split up when I was four, and from that time I have never lived in the same place for more than two years. I attended over twenty different schools before I graduated high school. I’m thirty years old and I have lived with my ten-year-old dog for more consecutive years than any other creature on Earth....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Grading Up An Activity Is Increasing The Activity Of A Person While He Or She

- Grading up an activity is increasing the activity demands on a person while he or she is performing the activity (Thomas, 2015). Grading down an activity is decreasing the activity demands on the person while he or she is performing the activity (Thomas, 2015). Activity demands consist of the objects and properties, space, social, and sequencing and timing. Grading up or down is used to allow the person to develop the skills needed while still ensuring he or she can be successful. Adapting is making the activity easier and is made to allow for immediate independence....   [tags: Pencil, Graphite, Writing, Stationery]

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Writing And Teaching Mean The Zone

- Visiting ‘The Zone’ with Mr. Ezzard Mr Ezzard, or Mr. E, as he likes to be called, is The Write Room teacher at BMS. Writing and teaching mean the world to him. Even as you enter The Write Room, you get the idea that the written word is a huge part of who Mr. E. actually is. “The world provides inspiration, the rest is up to you,” is neatly typed on a poster he made which is right beneath fanciful, wooden Indonesian masks. Walking around his room, any student can better understand this teacher who has chosen to merge his love of writing with his career at BMS....   [tags: Education, Writing, Pencil, School]

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Investigatiing Whether the Thickness of Lead Inside a Pencil Affects the Resistance

- Investigatiing Whether the Thickness of Lead Inside a Pencil Affects the Resistance Aim The aim of this investigation is to find out whether the thickness of a lead inside a pencil affects the level of resistance when connected to and electrical circuit. Prediction I think that lower resistance will be shown in the results from pencils with thinner lead because the current will ba able to pass through the lead easier. Preliminary Test Our preliminary test was for the purpose of finding out whether doing the investigation in different ways would affect the results....   [tags: Science Experiment, Informative]

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Analysis Of Brent Sommerhauser 's Arch

- A pen and a pencil are not merely tools used to create something, it’s a barrier between the actual artists and their work; stated an artist called Brent Sommerhauser. One of his artworks is called “Arch,” and it technically wasn’t even created by him; Sommerhauser created a machine that produced what he calls “Arch.” The machine was a vacuum like cylinder that would create a small wind storm inside the cylinder when activated. Sommerhasuer would tape paper on the inside of the cylinder and would toss in pencils after....   [tags: Pencil, Graphite, Art, Meaning of life]

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Coming Into Language By Jimmy Baca

- Jimmy Baca’s story “Coming into Language” describes his emotional childhood and what he went through while in prison. At seventeen Baca still didn’t know how to read or write. Throughout the story, he shares his struggle with language and how prison eventually brought himself to learn how to read and write. Jimmy Baca then uses examples in his story explaining how he admired language and used it to free himself from the cruel world he grew up in. Jimmy Baca used examples from his childhood of the embarrassing punishments his teachers made him do and how he felt because he didn’t know how to read or write....   [tags: Writing, Sentence, Creative writing, Pencil]

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Everything About Pencils

- The pencils are then put through a machine that will smooth the wood and then placed in a machine that gives the pencils its color and shiny look. The process of coloring the pencil is done a number of times to make sure it gets the desired color. Not all pencils are colored yellow. For example, most pencils in Germany are green, while in Australia pencils are colored red with black bands. Next, depending on the company, a ferrule is added to one end of the pencil. The ferrule may be glued on or clamped to the end of the pencil....   [tags: green pencils, germany, color, look]

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Macromolecules - Graphite in Pencils

- Throughout the history of mankind, there have always been tools which allowed us to write, such as quills, charcoals, ink, styluses, and many more. There were many purposes with these writing tools, where they could be used to write documents or letters. However, they were inefficient as they can break easily, they do not last as long as pencils do, and they are typically not erasable. Until 1795, Nicholas-Jacques Conte invented the modern pencil everyone know today [M. Popova, n.d.], which solved many of the inconveniences caused by the prehistoric pencils....   [tags: world changing writing tools]

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The Use Of Pencils As Weapons

- Violence in our schools has always been a problem, now more than ever before. Each year many students are injured and some are even killed during so-called 'school-yard brawls.'; In fact, more than 1,000 students are seriously injured per year during school violence in California alone. ( In most cases of serious injury, weapons were involved, including common school supplies such as pencils and pens. Historically, the school systems response to possession of weapons on campus has been at the very least confiscation of said weapons and suspension of the possessor, more commonly expulsion of the possessor and occasionally the bringing of crimi...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet Security Problems: The Case of Penzil Vintage Autoparts

- ... Both stores network via wireless link to the Osborne Park warehouse for inventory. In addition, each store has an access point so that the staff at each store can use handheld devices (PDAs) to take inventory, and another Access Point (AP) so that managers can use laptops in their office. The incident Last month, the company had to sack its IT Administrator for accessing illicit material (explicit pornography) after her 3rd warning. The administrator became hostile and had to be ejected from the premises by the police....   [tags: network analysis, vulnerabilities ]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Keyboards Versus Pencils

- ... Handwriting is very outdated. “Many educators and policymakers have been questioning...teaching handwriting to students who have been born into-and will live and work in- a digital world” (Handwriting Debate). The world is slowly becoming more based on technology. As it does, handwriting becomes more and more obsolete. “The vast majority of business communications are through digital media, college instructors expect papers and reports to be typed, and more and more tests are going online”(Handwriting Debate)....   [tags: typing, cursive, handwriting, benefits]

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Diversity Is Recognized And Highly Encouraged

- We have come to a point in our evolution where diversity is recognized and highly encouraged. Segregation has nearly reached its demise and other forms of discrimination will always exist in some individuals however other open minded, peace seeking communities have eradicated it from their their dictionary. Although we as a species are incredibly diverse, whether it be by age, gender, ethnicity or social class, the flaws and the beauty that make us human is found in every single one of us. This repetition of behaviour throughout history is what is referred to as our intellectual heritage....   [tags: Epic of Gilgamesh, Enkidu, Humbaba, Cedar Forest]

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Science Project Using Paper Chromatography

- Goal of this project is to use paper chromatography to see which dyes are used in the coatings of your favorite colored candies. Why do different compounds travel different distance on the piece of paper. How is an Rf value useful. What is chromatography used for. Candy with colored coatings- Skittles and M & M’s At least 30 strips of paper- coffee filters or chromatography paper 3 cm by 9 cm Wide-mouth jar Pencil Ruler Tape Water Toothpicks Food coloring ( red, green and blue) 1. Do your background research so that you are knowledgeable about the terms, concepts and questions above....   [tags: chemistry, science experiment]

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The Hypothesis, Facial Expression And Its Effect On The Dependent Variable

- Unlike the hypothesis, facial expression had no significant effect on the dependent variable. There was no clear difference between results of participants smiling, frowning, or having a neutral facial expression. It was hypothesized that participants would perform better when placing the pencil between their teeth to create a smiling expression. Although the literature suggests that having a positive facial expression, artificial or genuine, may impact mood as well ability to perform well at tasks (Strack et al, 1988), the present study did not come to the same conclusions....   [tags: Scientific method, Hypothesis, Smile, Perception]

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A Research Project On Student Teaching Placement

- For my student teaching placement, I was placed at Overbrook Elementary in second grade, fourth grade, and in an Autism classroom. My second grade placement was with Dr. Mayo, my fourth grade placement was with Mrs. Singleton, and my Autism placement was with Mrs. Pray. I completed my action research project in my second grade placement. It was the youngest grade I have taught, so I was a bit nervous when I received my placement. My action research project was complicated at first because I did not know where to start....   [tags: Education, Learning, Teacher]

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Technology Is An Effective Tool

- Almost everyone attends a school at one time in their life whether the classroom includes technology or not. Research shows that technology isn’t used as often as one might think. The article, “High Access and Low use of technology in High School Classrooms” illustrates the use of technology by stating that only one in ten of elementary and middle school teachers are daily users of computers (Cuban, Kirkpatrick, Peck). Most schools now have classrooms that use technology throughout the entire class time and even at home to do homework....   [tags: Education, Classroom, Teacher, Laurent Cantet]

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Drawing is Essential to Architecture Skills and Techniques

- Architectural Skills and Techniques: Proper and Basic Uses and Handling Drawing Drawing the most essential and most productive thing that we can do ,to express our own . Drawing is just like ,your creating a house that full of ideas and passion .Drawing is the feelings that we feel and encounter every time we walk,sleep,eat and etc. Drawing is an overall proportion of the figure ,quickly fixing the mood,the sweeping action of the pose ,and the underlying rhythms that give animation and like to a figure drawing .A good gesture of drawing swings like a song and serves as a foundation that keeps all of their later....   [tags: replica, sketching, construction]

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My Journey Of Literacy

- My Journey of Literacy Literacy: noun/ lit·er·a·cy the ability to read and write. -Merriam Webster Dictionary, 1828. My ongoing journey of literacy began in 1993. I was four years old. The memories I have of my first few years of school is very blurred, as they happened over twenty years ago. However, these early years of my life is where I believe my literacy journey began to take form. I remember attending kindergarten round-up, the yearly process wasn’t as routine for me as it is for most five and six-year-olds....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Writing]

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Using a Compass

- Introduction how to use a drawing compass: In this article we are going to see how to use a drawing compass for the construction of geometrical shapes. Compass is an instrument with two arms, one arm is sharp and other one carries a pencil. It used for the construction of circles, arcs, and also draw perpendicular bisector. Let us see how to draw the circles, arcs and perpendicular bisector using compass. how to use a drawing compass: How drawing compass looks: Compass is a basic geometrical tool with two arms and looks like an alphabet “V”....   [tags: Geometry]

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St. Thomas Aquinas 's Theory Of God 's Existence

- St. Thomas Aquinas, a catholic priest, was a philosopher, theologian, and scholar. Along with some of his own ideas, he was also influenced by the previous famous philosopher- Aristotle. Under the influence of Aristotle, Aquinas asked himself the question of whether we can have knowledge of God’s existence or not. Then he forms the argument of the five proofs of God’s existence. In order to prove these five existence he also includes Aristotle’s four causes- material cause, formal cause, efficient cause, and final cause....   [tags: Aristotle, Causality, Metaphysics, Existence]

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My Computer Will Not Turn On

- There are many ways to fix a bent pin. The most common technique that many people use to fix their bent pins is using their cards they can find in their wallet (i.e. credit cards, gift cards, and ID’s). Before anything, you would want to make sure to take one of the cards, stand it on the edge of the CPU, and run it through the row of pins. The reason why you would want to do this is because you need to make sure the card is the right thickness, it should be able to slide between the pins with slight resistance and no bending of the pin....   [tags: CPU, bent pins, sewing needle]

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Cornell Box

- A Cornell Box that would represent me would be a simple, yet very complex box. It would have items inside that represent me in their own unique ways. Ranging from small to large, simple to complex, literal to abstract. This Cornell box would represent who I am as a person, who I see myself as, and who I am in the world. The interpretation of each item inside and the box itself is up to the viewers, but I have my own intentions for each. Starting from the outside, the box would be the first item that I would concern myself with since it would hold everything that represents who I am....   [tags: Autobiography, Reflection]

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Computer And Psychological Testing Programs

- The last few decades have brought about significant advances in technology, especially in the domain of computer technology. Due to these technological advances, computer-assisted psychological assessment (CAPA) is replacing paper-and-pencil as the norm for psychological testing (Cohen, Swerdlik, & Sturman, 2013). These psychological tests can be purchased on discs that can be administered and scored online. These online tests provide relative simplicity and convenience when testing individuals, as well as provide a large range of testing activities (Cohen, Swerdlik, & Sturman, 2013)....   [tags: Clinical psychology, Psychology, Psychometrics]

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Accessorize Your Casual Look

- The smoky eye is a makeup trick that should be in every woman's repertoire. This is a dramatic look that can be worn day or night. It takes a few tools, namely an eye shadow brush, an eye contour brush and a concealer brush. You will also need several shades of eye shadow in the same color. Eye makeup is often sold in sets for just this look. You'll need to have a darker shade, a medium shade and a highlighting shade. You'll need a face powder in the same shade as your skin. For the most dramatic of looks, you will also need an eyeliner pencil in the color of your shadow but several shades darker....   [tags: fashion tips]

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Comparing Apples to Androids

- The massive technological advances in the last 30 years have brought about very stiff competition in the realm of digital technology. In the mid to late 2000’s, the smartphone and exploded into the arena of technology competition; yet soon after, the tablet, such as Apple’s iPad, entered the arena as well. In the last few years, Samsung and Apple, who both develop similar mobile technology, have been competing against each other. February 19th, 2014, Samsung released a TV commercial for their tablet, the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 in attempt to compete with Apple’s iPad Air, by creating a parody of Apple’s ad....   [tags: technological advancements, digital age]

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How Scents Affect The Consumer

- How Scents Affect the Consumer Retail stores have many tricks up their sleeves when it comes to the five human senses. However, scent may be one of the most overlooked yet most effective senses in marketing and selling a product. Smell is directly linked to emotions because of the positioning of the olfactory cortex. It forms a direct link with the amygdala-hippocampal complex of the limbic system. Two synapses separate the olfactory nerve from the amygdala(Aggleton & Mishkin, 1986). This connection is critical to experience any emotion and no other sense makes this strong of a contact with the forming of an emotion (Aggleton & Mishkin, 1986)....   [tags: Olfaction, Sense, Olfactory system, Odor]

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Determining the Identity of Unknown Substances by Using the R Factor Found with Chromatography Paper

- Determining the Identity of Unknown Substances by using the Rƒ Factor found with Chromatography Paper   Purpose To separate molecules that are attracted to one another using the principles of intermolecular forces as well as a scientific ratio to find the identity of unknown substances. Theoretical Background Chromatography corresponds to the solubility of substances in a mixture, as well as, its ability to separate in different solvents. The level of separation is measured by a relative amount, Rƒ, which compares the distance that the molecule travels to the distance the solvent travels....   [tags: chemistry, laboratory analysis]

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Assessment Plan For Pre Assessment

- Assessment Plan Pre-assessment Assessment Objectives Accommodations Carousel brainstorm: This assessment is a form of oral questioning. There will be four questions posted around the room asking various questions about weather and the atmosphere for example: What is atmosphere. Why does weather happen. Where does weather happen. Where does come from. The students will walk around the room and write an answer to each question on the butcher paper below it. This assessment will not be graded. I will use the children’s answers to correct their misconceptions about weather and the atmosphere in future lessons. 1. Define the atmosphere as being made of air and water All of the desks would have...   [tags: Precipitation, Water, Rain, Fog]

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Invent Your Own Technology

- Invent Your Own Technology When my grandmother used to tell me that I took everything for granted, I think that she was right but in an even bigger way than she could have imagined. This experiment could be compared to when we would lose our electricity as a result of a storm. While this loss really only lasted a couple of days, it seems like eternity when you are without such modern conveniences such as a refrigerator, a microwave, and even your blow-dryer. Sometimes, it is hard to really understand the connivance of something until you are left without it....   [tags: Writing Essays]

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An Interview with an Experienced Educator on Assessments

- This educator has being teaching elementary school for approximately forty two years. Her many years of teaching were devoted to three schools in the capital. The present institution of employment is E. P. Robert Primary School – from 1979 through to present – located Lincoln Boulevard and Balfour Avenue. This elementary institute caters to learners between the ages of five and eleven years old. According to this instructor, there is a great amount of love for the content area, but there is an even greater concern for the academic development of these young learners....   [tags: evaluate, absorb, students]

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What’s Nature Got To Do With It?

- What’s Nature Got To Do With It. I am taking a course in writing technology, and the last thing you would imagine as a topic is how natural writing can or cannot be. Our teacher for this course had us come up with a writing project. We were asked to make twenty words or less using any tool that was natural and did not involve high technology. This means we could not use computers, paints, or markers. In discussing what we could use, the class quickly broke down the options. It appeared almost impossible....   [tags: Writing Technology Essays]

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Scientific Experiment: Will Coke, Water or Vinegar Take off Rust the Quickest?

- I am going to see which liquid- coke, water, or vinegar, will clear rust the fastest. I am doing this to make old and rusty nails look better and become stronger. This will result in better buildings and projects. It will also help recycling. When we throw out nails, rusty or not, we waste iron and steel. This project might help that problem. I believe vinegar will clear rust the fastest since my family sometimes uses vinegar to clean our jewelry. I will do this project by dropping rusty nails in water, vinegar, and coke....   [tags: Metal, Nail, Hypothesis]

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Couloruism in American in 1800´s: The Paper Bag test

- ... Europeans and African Americans came up with the silliest things. This test was to see if a person was lighter than a brown paper bag. If one was darker they were considered an African American. If they were lighter or equal to, they would be considered Caucasian. The handful that was lighter than the paper bag also received special privileges, “if your skin color was the color of the brown paper bag or lighter you were given access to certain privileges and conversely if your skin was darker than the paper bag you were denied those same privileges”(Steward)....   [tags: skin, caucasian, african americans, slaves]

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How to Create a Pen And Ink Drawing

- This type of art focuses on drawing skills, and as such takes time in learning the basics of illustration. Color is secondary to form in a pen and ink drawing, and simply reinforces and fills out the inked in portion of the work. Simply put, you really need to know how to draw to pull off this type of art. Drawing A student artist will probably draw long before he ever takes brush in hand. A pencil and a notepad are all that is needed to practice and develop this skill. There are many fine books and magazines devoted to drawing, as well as countless web pages and articles....   [tags: Process Essays]

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Graduation Speech On Young Men And Young Ladies

- As part of our new generation, while growing up young men and young ladies are expected to learn the basic skills to fulfill the basic roles of their gender. For young men this includes learning all of the routine maintenance on a car, to work out, and be stronger than the girls. While at the same time young ladies are steered towards learning how to cook, clean, and look pretty. All of the roles done by females require a lot of trial and error before they can be mastered, but the most time-consuming skill to learn is applying makeup....   [tags: Cosmetics, Eye, Mascara, Lipstick]

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Beauty Products For Make You Look Ramp Ready

- 10 Beauty Products To Make You Look Ramp Ready Are you having a celebration party this weekend. Then you ought you look glamours like a runway model. From on point attire, accessories to makeup there should be not a dull moment in your look and that is why we are here to help you with your makeup. Your makeup can either break or make your look and it is essentials to choose products that would effortlessly make you look sensational like a diva for the party. Interested to know about the products....   [tags: Cosmetics, Human skin color, Eye color, Mascara]

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The Teacher Passed Out The Piece Of Paper

- The teacher passed out the piece of paper, which contained the poem. She directed the students saying, “Please read through the poem one time on your own then we will come back together as a class and read it together.” T was sitting with his legs crossed on the carpet. When T received the paper, he began to look at it and read. After a minute had passed, T began to rock back and forth on his bottom. He put the paper down on the floor and began looking off in the distance. T then looked at his hands and began picking at his nails....   [tags: Question, Poetry, Rhyme, English-language films]

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Chemistry Experiment : Mixtures And Pure Substances

- Experiment #3 - Mixtures and Pure Substances HYPOTHESIS: My hypothesis is that none of the Crayola colors are pure colors because they are a mixture of other color components. PURPOSE: The purpose of the experiment is to determine the specific types of pigments found in water-soluble marker pens by using paper chromatography and water as a solvent. RAW MATERIALS:  coffee filter  pencil or other rod to use to hang the paper from  different colored water-soluble marker pens (Vis a Vis pens and Crayola water soluble work well....   [tags: Color, Green, Purple, Red]

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The Effects Of Noise On The Workplace

- When Sounds Get Annoying Sometimes, even the smallest sounds can feel like they are being yelled through a megaphone. I don 't know why, but I 'm very sensitive to noise. This can be any level of noise - bar noise, shopping mall noise, or just someone chewing too loudly or dragging their feet noise. It 's all noise to me. I get caught up in it, it physically hurts my ears, and I get cranky, annoyed, and miserable. In short, noise makes me negative. I actually have noise-cancelling earmuffs that I used to use at a doggy daycare I worked at, and I use those things everyday while I 'm working at home or the library, or when I 'm doing something that is too loud for me, such as cutting the lawn,...   [tags: Sound, Ear, Acoustics, Noise]

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Behaviorism or Social Cognitive Learning Theory

- Behaviorism and social cognitive theories are two great theories to use when setting up a behavior management plan in the classroom. They both offer reinforcements to get desired behaviors. Social cognitive theory focuses on observations that can be used to understand what and how people learn and how they take control of their own behavior (Ormrod, 2011, p. 323). Behaviorism focuses on environmental stimuli that changes individual’s behaviors (Ormrod, 2011, p. 285). Observing and taking care of own behavior and environmental alteration to change a behavior are the key differences between these two methods....   [tags: environment, classical conditioning]

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Narrative: How to Make a Portrait

- In the middle of the night I was rummaging every corner of my cabinet, seeking for materials to secretly draw another birthday card for my mom. I did this for her yearly, and she had always been happy. Pencil, eraser, colored papers, crayons, markers, a portrait – all materials were ready. “A portrait?” It must have been hiding behind the colored papers layer all the time. And a flow of memory took me back to my first drawing class nine years ago. Miss Huong, my teacher, cheerfully welcomed me when I arrived....   [tags: birthday card, drawing]

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Psychology : Psychology And Everyday Life

- Psychology in Everyday Life I never noticed how much psychology could be incorporated into everyday life. But really, any decision or action you take is related to it. I have personally been extremely interested in social psychology: why people do things because of social norms, what people do in order to look socially acceptable, etc. Others topics I also find interesting are sensation and perception; how past experiences can influence how you perceive the things around you, states of consciousness; how things that have happened in your day can be transferred into a mash of events in your dreams, motivation and emotion; what makes a person do something or what makes a person start or stop...   [tags: Psychology, Personality psychology, Sociology]

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Student Interest Survey For Career Clusters

- There are so many assessment tools out there that can be used to evaluate a student in many aspects of their life. These assessment tools can be used by teachers to learn about their students and the individual people that they are. There are a variety of online and paper tests that can be taken, which can help a teacher to learn the different interests, ability/intellectual levels, achievement levels, and personality types that their students might have. Some assessment tools (tests) that have been found to help teachers discover these differences (to name a few) are: the Student Interest Survey for Career Clusters, the Phelps Kindergarten Readiness Scale, the Woodcock-Johnson III Normative...   [tags: Educational psychology, Psychology, Education]

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Descartes View on the Senses

- Descartes first meditation included a few arguments that Descartes studied and analyze. The one I choose to analyze was his argument of sense deception. The actually argument is the following: (1) My senses sometimes deceive me. (2) If my senses sometimes deceive me, then they might always deceive me. (3) If my senses might always deceive me, then I cannot be certain about any beliefs acquired through my senses. (4) If I cannot be certain about any beliefs acquired through my senses, then I must suspend judgment on those beliefs....   [tags: Descartes]

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Notes On Stress And Strain

- STRESS VERSUS STRAIN Equations (1) and (2) were used to convert the force and extension data collected in the lab to stress and strain data used to create Figure 1.1: A=w_0*t_0 σ=F/A (1) ϵ=ΔL/L_0 (2) where w_0 is the width of the gage section before the tensile test, t_0 is the thickness of the gage section before the tensile test, F is the force data taken in the lab, ΔL is the extension data taken in the lab, and L_0 is the nominal distance between the blades of the extensometer (the numerical values for w_0 and t_0 are shown in Table 1.1, L_0=1 in....   [tags: Tensile strength, Elasticity, Linear elasticity]

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Comparison of Two Paintings

- For this assignment I chose two paintings that captivated me: “Nothing I do is Ever good enough” and “Green Matisse Night Fish.” When I looked first time on these pictures they looked for me very different, but then I cached a connection between them. First of all, they were painted with the same technique and they both have some energy inside, you can’t catch it, if you just take a look on them, but if you look carefully, you can figure out that an author had the same feeling when he was writing them....   [tags: Art]

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My First Year Teaching At A High School

- 2015-2016 is my first year teaching at a high school. I already had experiences of teaching college level students but not the high school students. I have so many amazing experiences during my first year teaching. When I first accepted the position, my expectations were teaching grown up students in high school where the students are ready to learn and I just need to teach the lesson. My hope was that I don’t have to deal with anything else but just teaching mathematics. I expected that all students in the class be very curious to learn and no motivation is required to draw their attention to the lesson....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, School]

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The Influence Of CAD On Society

- Before computers there were hands and tools. Before hands and tools there were just hands. Humans have always been designing and throughout human history drafting is what became of it. With new technology in building during the earlier years drafting needed to be changed to accommodate it. Humans have always been able to find better ways to accomplish things. Drafting is no different. Before people used tools to draw something they went to what we call now a “General Contractor” with an idea and he had to come up with the rest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Unintentional yet Strikingly Identical: Henry David Thoreau and Douglas Coupland

- July 12, 1817, a man by the name of Henry David Thoreau entered the world. His father was a manufacturer of lead pencils, and Thoreau made it a personal goal to make the best pencil possible. After accomplishing the feat of developing a better lead pencil, he swore to never make another pencil again (Emerson 654). Stating, “Why should I. I would not do again what I have done once” (Emerson 654). This led to his life studies involving nature, and his never-ending pursuit of personal perfection. In pursuit of self-perfection, H....   [tags: Walden, Generation X]

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High School Is Not The Best Time Of Your Life

- High school is often regarded by people to be the best time of their lives, and they tell their youth to cherish it, the experiences I had prove that high school is not always the dream people make it. Ever since I was in elementary school I would complain about school to my father and my father would say to me “you might not like school now but wait until high school it will be the time of your life”. Many people in my family felt the same way, but somehow I knew they were wrong. It was August 23rd 2010, it was the last day of the summer before I started high school....   [tags: High school, School, English-language films]

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Behavioral Intervention Plan For Teaching The Replacement Behavior

- 1. Behavioral intervention plan: a. Specify goals and objectives (conditions, criteria for acceptable performance) for teaching the replacement behavior(s). Goal #1 During academic tasks, George will remain in his seat (unless permission is given). Teacher will collect data and document it accordingly (i.e. work completed, number of cues given). Objectives: • When provided with a desktop activity, George will complete the task with three out-of-seat behaviors (bathroom use, tissues, sharpen pencil, throwing away trash, etc.) • When provided with a desktop activity, George will complete the task with two out-of-seat behaviors (bathroom use, tissues, sharpen pencil, throwing away trash, etc.)...   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Human behavior]

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Developing An Efficient and Convenient Mousetrap Car

- Creativity of the mind is a powerful source, which shows innovation is creation. Engineering is the foundation to enforce yourself in applying discipline and knowledge towards a design. Our task was to develop a mousetrap car which was difficult basically it was something we had never performed before. The process of the design was based on attaining materials, designing the appearance of the car and even modifying the defects of the design. So our duty towards the car was to gather a vast amount of information to develop a efficient and convenient mousetrap car....   [tags: Engineering]

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Creating Ways For Supply Elementary Schools

- Over the course of the next school year, countless elementary school teachers will be spending their own money stocking their classrooms with supplies which may not last more than a few months. Unplanned, new students will arrive throughout the year with little more than a pencil and a backpack, certainly not enough to get themselves engaged in active learning with the rest of their marker-wielding classmates. At recess, students will likely not have enough playground equipment including balls, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk, and the like....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education]

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Personal Narrative: My Secret Place

- Once upon a time, I saw the world like I thought everyone should see it, the way I thought the world should be. I saw a place where there were endless trials, where you could try again and again, to do the things that you really meant to do. But it was Jeffy that changed all of that for me. If you break a pencil in half, no matter how much tape you try to put on it, it'll never be the same pencil again. Second chances were always second chances. No matter what you did the next time, the first time would always be there, and you could never erase that....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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My Day Of First Grade

- When I was young my life didn 't start like other kids. I was brought up in a shack deep in the Colombia’s dark jungles. My family didn 't have much opportunity to go to school due to the lack of money. When my parents had pass away I was put into an orphanage and was able to go to school. I was to old to be placed in kindergarten so they just put me in first grade. Had no clue what school was or what it would be like. First day of first grade was announced on the speaker of my orphanage. I was so scared to go because I didn 't know what it was like to be in a different building than the orphanage....   [tags: Educational years, High school, Fifth grade]

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Trying to Create a Writing Technology

- Trying to Create a Writing Technology Creating a writing technology is a much more difficult task than I first anticipated. I thought it would be rather simple to create text within nature, but my first attempt failed miserably. I found something to act as the "paper" rather easily, but my problem was finding something that would act as the "ink" on my writing surface. I wanted to create something impressive that could be considered a new way to write. Trying to find something in nature, without the help of modern conveniences, was more of a chore than I first anticipated....   [tags: Writing Writers Education Essays]

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Bone Density Scan

- Bone Density Scan Introduction Bone density generally refers to the strength of a bone and its ability to bear weight. Doing a bone density scan therefore measures a bone’s strength, its ability to bear weight, and its risk of fracture. The most common and accurate way to measure bone density is to use a Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan. (Medlineplus, 2014). Before the use of DEXA was introduced, osteoporosis could be determined only when a patient broke a bone, and by then, the bone may have become very weak....   [tags: x-ray, fluorscopy, dxa scan]

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Tablets Vs. Textbooks

- ”Books will soon be obsolete in the schools...Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye. It is possible to touch every branch of human knowledge with the motion picture” (Thomas Edison). An idea that was destined for failure has now been made into the key source to get students and teachers more interacted while in a classroom setting. Tablets such as the iPad and the Microsoft surface have made this idea possible, showing students that there is another alternative to the traditional method which would be a printed version of the textbook....   [tags: obsolete, ipad, e-books]

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Explorations of Modernity and Excitement in Two Poems: The Teachers and In Mrs. Tilscher's Class

- Poems- ‘The Teachers’ and ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’ I am going to be comparing two poems, ‘The Teachers’ by Liz Lochhead and ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’ by Carol Ann Duffy. The two poems talk about the same thing, which is teachers, but in different ways and the way that the poems' structures are created for the reader. Both the poems recall parts of their school days and talk about memories of teachers they once had. Carol Ann Duffy talks about her fond memories of a teacher she once had, saying about how playful her school day was, she uses ‘skittle of milk’ to describe the joy of being able to have milk, also, she relates many parts of the poems to toys, including her teacher, ‘Mrs...   [tags: poem analysis, poetry, poem comparison]

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Analysis Of The Concrete Operational Stage Of Piaget Stages Of Development

- Brayden falls in the concrete operational stage in Piaget stages of development. I placed him in the concrete operational stage based on his logical responses to questions about conservation, his manipulation of variables, and his response to hypothetical situations. When I asked Brayden to explain the saying “Don’t cry over spilt milk”, his response was, “it means cheer up.” I also asked him to explain the saying “Better to light a candle than to curse the dark.” He responded “it means to not be afraid.” Although these answers may have not been correct, he still answered them by giving his own figurative explanations....   [tags: Theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget]

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The Story Of The Bintl Brief Letters By Isaac Metzker

- This past semester I had the opportunity to grasp a better idea of Jewish literature. I cannot begin to fathom how much I have learned or felt as I read each story. Through each story we saw the challenges, drastic changes that the Jewish people had to endure. One common theme that each story brought up was the theme of doubt and uncertainty. There were three stories that not only show this theme, but they also resonated within me and left a mark. The story of the Bintl Brief letters by Isaac Metzker which are a series of letters that were written in Yiddish to an editor of a magazine expressing their concerns as they were migrating to another country....   [tags: Judaism, Jews, Jewish population, Zionism]

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A Drawing is a Line Going to a Walk

- What is Drawing. “A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.” Paul Klee (Klee, 2010) Drawing is to create a picture, image or diagram with a pencil or pen by making lines or marks on a piece of paper or other material. The common theory I have found, after questioning several people on what their definition of drawing was, is that drawing is a method to convey feelings or emotions onto a piece of paper, using a pencil or pen so that others can see what they are thinking or feeling. This is correct but is this the only way drawing is used....   [tags: communication, designers, draftsmen]

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My Family Tradition Of Going Hunting On Opening Morning

- On the 8th of November 1997, my mother’s family headed out of the woods early and made the three hour drive up to St. Cloud Minnesota. What could make them miss the family tradition of going hunting on opening morning you might ask, the birth of a freaking legend, that’s what. On this day I, Caleb Eric Hagedorn, was born to my mother Nicole, daughter of Jan and Larry Erich, and my father Jason, son of Doris and Robert Hagedorn. At this point in time I was my parents only child, and for the first three years of my life it stayed that way until my brother Kyle was born on June 18th 2000....   [tags: High school, Friendship, Middle school, Family]

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A Walk to Wachusett by Henry David Thoreau

- “It not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see” once stated Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was not famously recognized while he was living; however, as his work matured he was noticed more and more as a prominent writer and is now cherished by millions of readers today. Thoreau's work reflected his rugged individualism and living close to nature, protesting America's move from an agrarian society to the Industrial Revolution, people who shared his concerns of a changing world were inspired and valued his work, therefore, flourishing his reputation....   [tags: american literature, waldo]

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The Two Perceptions of Computer Use in Architecture

- This paper reviews the two perceptions of computer in architecture. Some criticize computer use because computers—by their nature mechanistic and algorithmic—support only uncreative thinking and production. However, some increasingly view computers as valuable tools of creative production. Educational research indicates that there is no single "effect" of the computer on creativity; technology can support either uncreative drill or creative production. In recent years, contemporary architecture has been changed by the evolution of digital technologies not only as production process and design techniques but also as the way of thinking....   [tags: promote creativity, algorithmic, mechanistic]

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Illinois Artists: Roscoe Misselhor, Helen Hokinson, Edward Kemeys

- Illinois Artists Artists come from all over the world and a few of them are from illinois. Artists can sculpt, draw, paint, carve, or do just about anything. Having an idea of what artists can do might help in understanding what they draw and why. Artists like Roscoe Misselhorn, Trygve Rovelstad, Nate Collier, Hellen Hokinson, and Edward L. Kemeys live in illinois. The artists are very unique in their personality, but in their artwork as well. Even though they do their artwork in illinois, it doesn’t always stay in illinois; they go through the whole U.S....   [tags: sculptors, painters, ]

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The Impact Of Carter On Development Across Domains

- Purpose The purpose of this child study was to collect information about Carter to assess his development across domains. The specific domains I had hoped to study were cognitive, language, physical and aesthetic. I wanted to determine his status in a variety of content areas to identify his strengths and needs across the curriculum. My central question was, is Carter meeting the goals set forth by the common core and/or the developmental continuum. Background I found out from the parent interview that Carter comes from a single parent household and currently lives with his mother, thirteen year old sister and maternal grandparents....   [tags: Educational psychology, Assessment, Language]

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A Personal Statement By Milton And Rose Friedman

- Free to Choose: A Personal Statement by Milton and Rose Friedman is a book about the analysis of economics, which has an emphasis on the strong belief in free markets and capitalism. The focus of this belief is observed with three economic concepts: human freedom, economic freedom and equity. The power of the market is controlled by a system called the command principle which signifies that there is a large enough number of people to make the system work. In this type of system everyone receives commands from someone higher up than them and can work with anything from large corporations and small companies, to even families....   [tags: Capitalism, Economics, Market economy]

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The Joker From The Dark Knight And Batman

- Many Americans like to watch movies, specifically comic book based movies. Watching super heroes and villains with abnormal powers bring pleasure, excitement to numerous Americans across the country. The Joker is one of the many villains Americans enjoy watching. Movies like The Dark Knight and Batman have been created based on the Batman comic books, though, the villains in both films have a couple similarities and differences. Through analyzing both villains, it can be evident which Joker is more like the original Joker from the Batman comic books....   [tags: Batman, Two-Face, The Dark Knight, James Gordon]

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Technology is Taking Over and Replacing Humans

- The robots are taking over and planning to destroy humanity as it currently stands. They’re smarter, faster, and stronger making them superior to humans in every way. Because humans were too lazy and put all their faith in technology it was easy for the machines to rise up and take over. Soon all of humanity will be enslaved by robots and computers. This is the plot for thousands of science fiction movies and novels in which humans make computer, personal robots servants, and other technology that are so advanced and make life easier that in the end humankind has lost most of its intellect and physical abilities dooming the world to a fate that has inspired many armageddon theories....   [tags: computers, robots, calculators]

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My Life Lesson Learned The Hard Way

- An event in my life that taught me an important lesson was to not draw inappropriate things accordingly to the school policy. It was back in the third grade. The sun was so bright. The chirping birds in the tree. I figured it was time to wake up for school. Elementary it was. I do my usual thing, take a shower, brush my teeth, and dress up. While I was taking a shower, I reminisced the time my third grade teacher talked about the school policy. I ignored my cognizance and continued scrubbing my body....   [tags: inappropriate, gun, policy]

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Flight Of Warfare During The Great War

- The introduction of flight to warfare has altered the way wars are waged forever. Flight warfare was first widely used in the Great War and has played key roles in most of the wars since. Throughout the years aerial tactics have evolved to attain dominance in the war field. Using aircrafts in war has changed the purpose and design of aircrafts. Flight has forever changed the outlook of war from tactical strategies to the purpose and design of aircrafts. From the Great War to now, flight warfare has played key roles in most of the wars since it was first used....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Nuclear weapon]

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Photogenic Drawing: William Henry Fox Talbot

- Photogenic drawing is an invention which is an early photographic procedure made by William Henry Fox Talbot. According to Malcolm Daniel his invention, which was made during the industrial revolution, opened up a whole different world for photography (Malcolm Daniel, William Henry Fox Talbot (1800–1877) and the Invention of Photography, Moreover, Talbot’s innovation became the foundation of 19th and 20th century photography. The photogenic drawing concept led through many impacts on modern world....   [tags: invention, industrial revolution]

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Materialism versus Non-Materialism in Western Science

- In regards to ontology and Metaphysics, there has always been the question of whether or not the nature of reality is fundamentally material or phenomenal, or whether or not mental states emerge from material causes thereby making them causally inert in themselves or whether or not material things are subsets of an underlying phenomenal realm where this has given rise to two branches of philosophy – materialism and non-materialism. Materialism was adopted as philosophy ontologically privileged to exhaustively describe everything that is by Western philosophy starting with an axiom put forth by the Stoics; everything that exists is material where there is nothing that exists that is immateri...   [tags: axiom, examples, physicalism]

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The Theories Of Operant Conditioning Theory

- An infant whom I have observed was a 2-year-old boy. When both naturalistic and structured observations took place at 5pm at the infant’s house, at his playroom filled with his toys and books, he was with his mother who is 32 years old. During the naturalistic observation, the infant and the mother played with a bead maze, which is made of a variety of colors, shapes, and textures. During the play, the infant sat close to his mother and stayed calm and focused when running one bead from one end of the wire to the other....   [tags: Attachment theory, John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth]

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Natural is Relative

- Natural is Relative In his essay "From Pencils to Pixels," professor and author Dennis Baron wrote, "We have a way of getting so used to writing technologies that we come to think of them as natural rather than technological. We assume that pencils are a natural way to write because they are old…" (51). When assigned to develop my own writing technology, however, I discovered that this common human conception is wrong. Dead wrong. And the word "natural" - as we use it today - is relative. My mission was to forego modern writing tools (pencils, pens, paper, chalk, etc.) and write 20 words or less with natural materials of my choosing....   [tags: Invention Writing Technology Papers]

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