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  • Medical Technicians and Needle Sticks

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    Hello, doing research on my major made me realize there is a lot that can happen in the field I want to major in. Did you know in the medical field 600,000 -1 million needle sticks and other sharp injuries happen every year according to centers for Disease Control and Preventation. Imagine how many technicians get stick end up with disease that wasn’t from them just because they were stuck by someone else’s needle. Medical technicians have to deal with a lot of DNA, whether they are sick or not

  • Why Band Directors Stick with it and Teach

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    Why Band Directors Stick with it and Teach It’s a question we all ask ourselves from time to time: "Why am I doing this? Is it really worth it?" For band directors, the question comes up a little more FREQUENTLY. The long rehearsals, hours of preparation and planning. Budget, buses and banged up tubas. Counseling and consoling. Lesson planning to tour planning." Why are you doing this?" Someone asked me once, "It’s only band". It’s only band? Studies show that those high school students least

  • Different Types of Hockey Sticks

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    use a hockey stick to play the game. The hockey stick is the most rebought piece of equipment you use. There are even three different types of hockey sticks. These are wood, graphite, and aluminum. Wood was the first ever stick used and now is probably the least stick used. Wood is the cheapest stick you could probably find, when it comes to buying a hockey stick. You won’t find anything cheaper then a new wooden stick, unless it’s on sale. The wooden stick is the heaviest

  • History of Glow Sticks

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    A glow stick is a self-reliant, instant light source. It consists of a translucent plastic tube containing secluded substances when combined can produce light. It does not require any extra external energy sources. The light cannot be turned off after it is “lite”, but it is said that glow sticks can actually be used again by putting it in the freezer overnight then cracking it once more. Glow sticks are used in many ways some for emergency settings, recreation, entertainment, and in the military

  • Why We Should Stick To Qwerty

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    Why We Should Stick To Qwerty Computer Science 10 The Qwerty keyboard - named Qwerty because the letters q, w, e, r, t, y are arranged next to each other - has been the universal standard since the beginning of the 1890s. Since then, there have been many proposals by other keyboard makers to market products that would enable users to type faster. Other proposals put the most frequently used letters - dhiatensor - in the middle row.i Although these keyboards enable users to type far faster than

  • Critique of Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun

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    Critique of Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun The Book “Fist Stick Knife Gun” by Geoffrey Canada is a biographical account of his childhood in the south Bronx. He and his 4 brothers were raised by only their mother. She would survive on no more than ten dollars a week. He moved several times as a child until finally landing on union avenue, the place were many of his life lessons were learned and at times applied. He learned about the ranking process of kids on union Ave. and how the only

  • Effects of Temperature on Glow Sticks

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    Glow sticks are made up of many different elements. These elements include sodium carbonate, luminol, ammonium carbonate, copper sulfate pentahydrate, distilled water, diphenyl oxalate and hydrogen peroxide. Temperature has a huge effect on glow sticks, cold or warm. It is said that the warmer the temperature the brighter the glow stick but the chemical reaction time isn’t long and the cooler the temperature the dimmer the light but the chemical reaction time lasts way longer. So how does a glow

  • The Thing on the Stick

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    The Thing on the Stick What would happen if a group of school boys were stranded on an island, with no adults? What would they do? These are some of the questions posed in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, where a group of British school boys are stranded on a small, deserted island, and where order slowly breaks down into chaos and savagery. Even though the movie adaption of Lord of the Flies changes many elements of the story, they both still demonstrate the same theme of evil in human nature

  • Sticks and Stones

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    Freedom of Speech is possibly the most respected American ideal. Envied by citizens of countries where self-expression is a right of some and stricken from others, we uphold this concept with defensive pride. However, we must ask ourselves if this freedom can ever go too far. When does lenience turn into naivety? If speech is abused so freely that it enslaves the minds of another should it become a privilege, rather than a right? In his essay “On Racist Speech”, Charles R. Lawrence III argues for

  • sticks and stones

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    As a child, I was always told, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” however; I have come to disagree with this adage. While some people choose to express their feelings, others would rather hide them. Neither person is “right,” but they are both affected by words. My personal experiences, literary events, and my observations support that words hurt people. In my fifteen years of life, I have been hurt by words countless times, causing me to lose my self-confidence

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