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    States of Matter

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    Matter is defined as anything that occupies space and can be perceived by one or more senses; a physical body, a physical substance, or the universe as a whole. There are four distinct states of matter: solids, liquids, gases, and plasma. There are other states of matter such as Bose-Einstein condesates and neutron degenerate matter, but those states can only be found under extreme conditions. These phases can go from one to another when affected by certain things, which is known as phase changes

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    Traditionally in school we are taught that there are only four states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Fortunately this is not true as that would be boring. There are also at least 4 other-less common states and Icontest a fifth. These are Bose-Einstein condensate, photonic molecules, quark-gluon plasma, superconductors, and superfluids. They all have unique properties that clearly distinguish differences between them and the traditional four states. These breakthroughs could help us in the future and

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    The Fourth State of Matter Loss can leave us with the feeling that we are no longer in control of our lives, a strong feeling of instability. We must understand our loss to cope and deal with what has happened. Jo Ann Beard the narrator and author of “The Fourth State of Matter” struggles with several losses throughout the text. She appears to deal with her instability by caring for her aged dog as if she was a sick child, when in reality Beard just wants her problems to disappear. When

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    The three fundamental phases of matter are solids, liquids, and gases. They are also called “the states of matter which are the physical forms of a substance.” (Physical Science Textbook page 110) The motion of particles is needed to understand how the states of matter behave because scientists need to know how they move about. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules. Atoms and molecules are constantly bumping into each other while vibrating or moving about. The movement of the

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    Compare/Contrast Paper

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    In Jo Ann Beard’s “The Fourth State of Matter” and Jay McInerey’s “It’s Six A.M. Do You Know Where You Are?”, two completely different main characters find themselves recently separated from their spouse and alone. Throughout both of these stories, we see the struggles that these individuals face as they cope with their grief after separating from their significant other and accepting their new realities. The narrator in “The Fourth State of Matter” consumes her time in caring for her ailing dog

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    Monsters Chasing Monsters

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    Victor begins to change. By only using the chapter which Elizabeths dies, it can be proved that the accumulation of other deaths and her death lead to the dehumanization of Frankensteins mental and physical states as well as his obsession with the monster. This dehumanization and change in Victor matters because it shows the growing connection between Victor and the monster he is chasing. The dehumanization that Victor experiences, is described in a specific way, using the Oxford English Dictionary definition

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    Identity Conditions for Indicator State Types within Dretske's Theory of Psychological Content Naturalization ABSTRACT: Within the context of Dretske’s theory of psychological content naturalization, as laid out in Explaining Behavior, the concept of an indicator state type plays a pivotal role. Providing a general (and non-circular) description of the identity conditions for being a token of an indicator state type is a prerequisite for the ultimate success of Dretske’s theory. However, Dretske

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    extreme environments they are presented with. Thus, resulting in comparisons between their mental states (internal challenges), and contrasts between their physical states (external challenges) by Louie Zamperini and Piscine Molitor Patel (Pi). To inaugurate, it is lucid that Louie from Unbroken and Pi from Life of Pi share reflecting qualities in their mental state. For example, in the text Unbroken, it states,”His vibrant body had shrunken until only the bones remained, draped in yellow skin, crawling

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    Black Lives Matter The United States has been struggling with racism since the 17th century (sound). In the United States today, we deal with many different groups of racism. One group is called “Black Lives Matter.” This is important in our society because this group of people is causing many problems. It is necessary to ban Black Lives Matter because police officers are getting hurt, no one thinks about black on black lives, and white officers are getting blamed for their police work. The first

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    Race and ethnicity is a main factor in the way we identify others and ourselves. The real question here is does race/ethnicity still matter in the U.S.? For some groups race is not a factor that affects them greatly and for others it is a constant occurrence in their mind. But how do people of mix race reacts to this concept, do they feel greatly affected by their race? This is the question we will answer throughout the paper. I will first examine the battle of interracial relationship throughout

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