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  • Elements Of Culture: The Elements Of Culture

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    Essay 2 The Elements of Culture Culture can be summed up as the behaviors, attitudes, customs, and beliefs combined in a society at a given time and place. Culture joins people by establishing a common ground. There are many common elements that result in the formation of cultural subgroups such as religion, family traditions, and the arts. The two most important cultural elements that have influenced my own social group (for better or for worse) would be communication styles and roles within the

  • Elements Of Hydrocarbons

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    physical or chemical means are called elements. The smallest particle of a specific element is called an atom of that element. Atoms are made up of nuclei which contain protons and neutrons and an area surrounding the nucleus where electrons exist. Protons are positively charged particles and the number of protons that an atom contains defines what element it is. Neutrons are neutral particles that help to hold the nucleus together. Two atoms of the same element may have different numbers of neutrons

  • The Fifth Element

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    often then not portrayed as young fairly good-looking men dressed for an adventure where ultimately they will be the heroes. They will deliver the treasure and rescue the young beautiful damsel in distress, which is not the case in the film The Fifth Element. The movie opens with an older man who has a scruffy white beard and white hair with a thick European accent on an excavation. He is in what seems to be either an old Egyptian cave or pyramid deciphering old drawings and inscriptions. He has a minimal

  • The Element: Chlorine

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    The Element: Chlorine General Information We researched the chemical element known as chlorine. Chlorine has an atomic number of 17 and an atomic weight of 35.453. It has a valence number of 3. The element has 3 energy levels. Chlorine exists as a greenish-yellow gas at normal temperatures and pressures. Chlorine is second in reactivity only to fluorine among the halogen elements. Chlorine is a nonmetal. It is estimated that 0.045% of the earth’s crust and 1.9% of sea water are chlorine. Chlorine

  • The Element Iron

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    magnetic, bendable, shiny white metallic element. Pure iron has a hardness that ranges from 4 to 5. It is soft and ductile. Iron can be easily magnetized at ordinary temperatures and at 790°C the magnetic property disappears. Pure iron melts at about 1535°C, boils at 2750°C, and has a specific gravity of 7.86. Chemically, iron is an active metal. When exposed to humid air, iron forms a reddish-brown, flaky, decay known as rust. Iron is the fourth most abundant element in the Earth’s crust. Because it is

  • Elements Of Culture

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    What are the major elements and dimensions of culture in this region? Germany is located in Central Europe, and the capital is Berlin with a max population of 83 million (Germany - Language, Culture, Customs and Business Etiquette, 2015). These elements and dimensions of culture distinguish one group of people from another, as this is true of the unique ethnic make-up of Germany. The major elements and dimension of culture in Germany is how they communicate, a belief system, the cultural

  • Exposure to the elements

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    working on her thesis, she was determined to find out why the uranium ore, pitchblende, was emitting more high energy rays than could be explained by the presence of uranium itself. In 1898, her efforts paid off when she discovered the two new chemical elements polonium and radium. She gave the emissions, of the then unfamiliar form of energy, the term radioactivity. Marie Curie won two Nobel Prizes: one for physics in 1903 and one for chemistry in 1911 ("Marie Curie - Biographical"). She started a chain

  • Elements of Journalism

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    beginning this was not the case and even in today's society journalists are making a solid effort to fight that stereotype that so many bad journalists have left. One of the ways that journalists are trying to fight back is through instituting the nine elements of journalism: journalism's first obligation is to the truth, its first loyalty is to citizens, its essence is a discipline of verification, its practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover, it must serve as an independent monitor

  • The Elements of Literacy

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    What is Literacy? “Literacy is the quality or state of being literate” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). The traditional element of literacy can be coached however in today’s society that is not the case because within this millennium the digital age has taken over. Literacy starts from an early age so therefore, having the ability to be literate has a strong impact on ones future, the traditional forms of literacy are also being erased and replaced with digital forms, literacy is something that can

  • The Element Sodium

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    Sodium is an element on the periodic table with the chemical symbol as Na. Sodium, discovered by the English Chemist Sir Humphry Davy, is in the Alkali Metals group on the Periodic Table and it is a soft, silver/white color. Sodium, which is found in the Earth's crust, is important to society. Sodium originated from the Arabic word “suda” meaning headache because sodium carbonate was used as a headache remedy. It is also one of the most well-known compounds to ancient people (Newton). It is a component