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    Totem Poles

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    Totem Poles A totem pole is a well-known native artifact that was used by the Native Indians. Coastal Indians used giant cedar trees for carving totem poles. Totem poles were used for telling stories about a family, a clan or a person’s history. Therefore, totem poles were very similar to storybooks. Totem poles are very important to me because I enjoy the fact that they were used for telling the history of a family, a clan or a person, which taught younger generations the traditions of a family

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    The Physics of Pole Vaulting

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    The Physics of Pole Vaulting The very idea of flying through the air at 15-19 feet just to clear a little bar scares some people to death. Maybe even more if the only thing that you have to hold onto is a little piece of plastic. The purpose of this paper is to help put some of these fears to rest from the point of view of physics. The way that pole vaulting started was during WWII. The men in the army used bamboo poles to jump over canals and ditches. After the war some people found the

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    While watching the video “Planet Earth Pole to Pole” I have learned many things such as One hundred years ago, there were 1 billion people on earth, and now there are more than 6 billion on earth. There are still places on earth where people have yet to interfere. One of the main reasons this is so untouched by humans is because of the harsh climates in these areas. The sun controls the life on earth. If the sun’s rays are too strong things will not grow and if the sun’s rays are weak things

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    Pole Vault Training Program

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    Pole Vault Training Program OBJECTIVE The purpose of this program is to increase the strengths of a pole vault athlete by focusing on physical, mental and technical proficiency. This 12 week program is designed to split proper training into three four week intervals to most effectively and properly physically prepare a high school pole vault athlete for competition level. The program is designed to last between 60-90 minutes per session not including warm up/ cool down and the time of pole vault

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    An arid tundra; temperatures so cold that limbs become black and immobile, land so barren that hardly anything can survive, this is the South Pole. Why anyone would want to go there may be hard to understand. Traveling to the South Pole isn’t just a lengthy process and an uncomfortable experience, it is extremely dangerous as going to far south provides several life threatening conditions. To survive in such cold conditions one would need specially made clothing designed for such extremely cold climate

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    that wasn’t very popular, I might add. I started pole vaulting in January of 2015 , at first, I approached it warily. It was unusually risky. Merriam-Webster defines pole vault as afield event consisting of a vault for height over a crossbar. Pole vaulting is a part of the field aspect in “Track and Field”, and I became hooked on it. My brother, Nicolas Bernal, encouraged me to try it. I was excited because it could be something that we shared, pole-vaulting. Afterward, I talked to the coach, Coach

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    The Romantic Hero in Fall of the House of Usher, Rip Van Winkle, and May-Pole of Merry Mount Hero n. a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. Though this is the definition of hero according to Random House Webster’s Dictionary, the Romantic interpretation of hero is quite different. A Romantic hero is usually somewhat innocent and carefree, separate from the masses, and is almost always on some type of journey. This hero is idealistic, non-conforming

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    Roald Amundsen was the first man to reach both poles – a very significant achievement considering the technology and knowledge available at the time. There are many aspects that both parties had to consider in preparing for the journey – an analysis of the weather conditions, land, soil type, flora and faunae, and route to be taken, as well as the logistics involved in packing necessary clothing, food, scientific and navigational equipment, and what to pack this on to – since the type of transportation

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    Mitosis and Meiosis

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    The centrioles in animal cells, fungi, algae and some other ferns double and a pair move toward each pole and the chromosomes begin to move toward the equator of the cell. The second stage is called the metaphase. In this stage the centrioles move to the poles. The chromosomes line up at the equator of the spindle and the spindle fibers are attached to the centromeres connecting them to the poles of the spindle. The third stage is called the anaphase. By this time, the centromeres split apart. The

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    Physics of Dipnetting

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    the picture below. The dip net pole can be compared to a lever of class 1 and the lever principle can be applied, similar to the applet at http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph11e/lever.htm.� As stated in the applet from the Contemporary College Physics Simulation Library a lever is in balance if the total left side torque is equal to the total right side torque.� Applying that statement to the picture above the person must apply a much greater force on the pole in order to maintain torque equilibrium

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    experiment is divided into two parts. In the first part, I measured static equilibrium and in the second part, I measured the period of oscillation known as dynamic oscillation. Apparatus: The equipment was pole with a spring attached to top at its arm. Metric ruler was attached to the pole, which was used to measure the extension of the spring from its initial position to its final position. On the bottom of the spring, there was a hook that was used as the index point where the measurement was

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    Fishing with Daddy

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    While Marina was still searching and getting ready her Dad was outside in front of the house hooking the boat up to the van and getting all the fishing equipment ready to go. He needed to pack the emergency kit, the tackle boxes, paddles, fishing poles, and he could not forget to pack LUNCH! Pg. 6- When Marina was Finally all dressed and ready to go she went outside and jumped in the van. From the back of the boat, she could hear her Dad yell Don’t forget to buckle up, you need to be safe”. Pg

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    Donovan's English Essay

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    from Germany. Germany thinks of Poland as, “Loveable dolts” and when said in Germany it is widely thought to be a joke. Polish people, however, don’t take this word and stereotype as much of an insult. In the polish language the word literally means pole, so you can see how, even when said as an insult, they are calling the...

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    natural recourses from the environment, for example: solar energy (from the sun) and hydroelectricity (where electricity is gathered by rushing water) Hydroelectricity is when electricity is generated by rotating coils of wire (rotors) between the poles of a magnet. The rotors are turned by rushing water falling over them. In a hydroelectric plant, water in usually stored in a damn. As the water falls down and rushes over the vanes connected to the rotors it looses gravitational potential energy and

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    National Pride and Polish Literature

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    Polish culture. Events such as the Great Emigration of the Polish political elite and the failed January Uprising of 1863 had brought down hopes for the recovery of the independent Poland out of the oppressing partitions. As the national pride among Poles was diminishing, the ideals of the Polish romantic literature trembled. That is when the positivism originated from the quills of the Polish writers. Bolesław Prus and Aleksander Świętochowski are pointing out the faults with life in Poland during

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    Matthew Henson

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    the hundreds of men who had lost their lives in their effort to reach it [North Pole], I felt profoundly grateful that I had the honor of representing my race.” With these words, Matthew Henson planted the American flag on the North Pole. During the past, black Americans have not received the acknowledgement they deserved. Such was the case of Matthew A. Henson. He was the first person to discover the North Pole, although Robert Peary is usually credited with this feat. Henson passed away

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    Beach Survey

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    meters out. We used survey poles - 3 meters apart - making sure they were vertical. At each survey pole we took a trowel and measured the depth of the beach. We did this by digging until we met the clay and then noted down our results as we got them. Whilst measuring the depth of the beach we also did the angle. We obtained the results by using a clinometer. To use the clinometer we lined it up against a line of the first pole and pointed it towards the second pole, using the sights to line

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    Pole Climbers

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    POLE CLIMBERS Ringing Bell Company has to redesign the selection process for the position of outdoor craft technician due to an adverse impact on employment opportunities for women. Currently the failing rate is at 70% for women compared to 30% for men. The reasons identified for high failing rate for the installation school's training program include physical inability to climb poles, fear of height, an accident during pole climbing while at training school, strenuous work involved and some women

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    On Tanabe's Logic of Species Tanabe Hajime (1885-1962), another pole of the so-called Kyoto-School of Philosophy of modern Japan, attempts to construct a dialectical, triadic logic of genus, species and individual as a creative synthesis between Eastern and Western philosophy. Although the formal pattern of his method is influenced by the Hegelian dialectic, the way of his thinking is rather prevailed by Kantian dualism. This makes a sharp contrast to his mentor Nishida Kitaro, whose logic of

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    The Caged

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    I’ll never forget that summer in 1951, when six kids in the area came up missing. It was fourteen-year-old Rebecca who lived down the road, whose face appeared first on the front cover of the Turtle Creek Daily News. I knew her, like most kids did in that small farm community. The towns people talked and suspected that she ran away from home. We knew better. She was down by the old railroad bridge, on the banks of the Turtle Creek River with the rest of us. That was the last day any of us saw her

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