Essays Tagged: "beads"

Ceramic Glazing

da compounds that are found in abundance in the desert areas of the Near East. The turquoise glazed beads, ornaments, and small sculptures, which are known as Egyptian paste, are probably the earliest ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

The History and Future of Computers

ter came about around 4000 BC; with the invention of the abacus, by the Chinese. It was a rack with beads strung on wires that could be moved to make calculations. The first digital computer is usuall ...

(4 pages) 189 3 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of computers in America

These date back to almost 2000 years ago. It is simply a wooden rack holding parallel wire on which beads are strung. When these beads are moved along the wire according to 'programming' rules that th ...

(10 pages) 212 1 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A short history of computers

rs old .1 The first computer was the abacus. This invention was constructed of wood, two wires, and beads. It was a wooden rack with the two wires strung across it horizontally and the beads were stru ...

(8 pages) 218 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of Computers

hese date back to almost 2000 years ago. It is simply a wooden rack holding parallel wires on which beads arestrung. When these beads are moved along the wire according to 'programming' rules that the ...

(10 pages) 176 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of the Computer Industry in America

hese date back to almost 2000 years ago. It is simply a wooden rack holding parallel wires on which beads are strung. When these beads are moved along the wire according to 'programming' rules that th ...

(11 pages) 170 0 3.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computers and Society

for business, education, research, and warfare.The first mechanical calculator, a system of moving beads called the abacus, was invented in Babylonia around 500 BC. The abacus provided the fastest me ...

(13 pages) 427 0 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

About Establishing With Aboriginal Communities and Fishing Rights In New France! Very Detailed!

ened and the value of the items traded weren't as important. Guns would be traded for 10 furs while beads were traded for 2.5. The Aboriginal people gladly traded for these items because they didn't h ... ss value to the aboriginal; it is said that when an explorer came to Canada with no food, he traded beads and other trinkets for food and gold. The Spanish settled in Central America where they found ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Enzymes - Lactose-Free milk

o see the difference in the amount of lactose present in each.HypothesisThe smaller the size of the beads in the column, the higher the concentration of the glucose produced after the milk has been po ... of the glucose left after the milk has passed through the column. This is because the smaller sized beads would have a larger surface area than those with larger bead size. The volume of the substance ...

(26 pages) 131 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An Experience of a Lifetime

aily chores. However, I grew shocked at the activities that the visitors participated in to receive beads. The outrageous behaviors of the "Mardi Gras Goers" will forever haunt my memory because of th ... themselves feel superior.Witnessing the extreme acts that out-of-towners participated in to receive beads frightened me because I found rich men and women dressed in suits and long dresses, waving bea ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The History Of The Calculator

bacus. The Abacus was an ingenious counting device based on the relative positioning of two sets of beads that move on parallel strings. The first Abacus was so underdeveloped that you could only coun ...

(4 pages) 44 1 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Reflection- Personal Fitness Course.

s nervous about this personal fitness program and the posters of athletes with gigantic muscles and beads of perspiration running down their face, certainly didn't help calm my nerves and rising heart ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Dippin' Dots.

oup that Dippin' Dots is aimed for is kids of all ages. Dippin' Dots are actually shaped in little "beads" rather than other shapes just for fun for kids. Kids of all ages can actually play with their ... s just for fun for kids. Kids of all ages can actually play with their food as they roll the little beads of Dippin' Dots around in their cups. Dippin' Dots are located where kids go like theme parks, ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.4 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Abacus: Saun-paun: The History and use of the Chinese abacus

other counters would be placed to mark numbers. Later it finally evolved into a framed device with beads sliding along bamboo rods. The abacus is thought to have appeared during circa 1200 A.D. in Ch ... 0 A.D. in China; in Chinese, it is called the suan-pan. The classic Chinese abacus has two types of beads on the abacus, those in the lower deck, below the separator beam, and those in the upper deck ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Computers: Past, Present, and Future

hese date back to almost 2000 years ago. It is simply a wooden rack holding parallel wires on which beads are strung. When these beads are moved along the wire according to "programming" rules that th ...

(11 pages) 128 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Gold Standard and Foreign Exchange-WIU

tely, when currency came into being the same question arose, how and why should a handful of coins, beads, or seashells be accepted in exchange for goods? The solutions to these questions are addresse ...

(4 pages) 162 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The Tongue Of Blades

ngue, the tongue was sweet yet sharp. Lilting, yet edged with the blades of hate. Her eyes were two beads of black stone. Alternating Red, Black, Red, Black. Cutting into your very heart, disecting yo ...

(1 pages) 395 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The History And Development Of Computers

oughout the history of the world, computers have evolved greatly; from primitive pieces of wood and beads which could only do simple math (Jones, 6), to 30-ton machines that would fill up entire rooms ... as divided into an upper and a lower section. Going through the abacus were rods, which held wooden beads. In the upper section, which is also known as "heaven," there were two beads, and in the lower ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Project Box

on was about two years old I began to put together a "˜project' box. I filled it with buttons, beads, and yarn, anything that would be fun to create with. Now and again, we sit together and sift ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Everyone wants to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day

to admit that at first, we were all very skeptical of the many loud men and women in green hats and beads who shouted phrases in the Irish dialect of English, and frankly, this was only because they w ... and more comfortable in this huge crowd of “Irishmen.” The man threw some green hats and beads to us, and one by one, we got into the spirit of the holiday, shouting the foreign phrases, an ...

(2 pages) 22 1 4.2 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology