Essays Tagged: "food source"

Why had the potato become the staple diet in Ireland in the 1840s?

subdivision system, helping to increase the population and forcing the Irish to rely heavily on one food source.The potato originated in Cuzco, located in the Andes of Peru. It was brought to Spain in ... tle point in trying to save up by waiting to get married. A small plot on the farm on which to grow food and a house built with stones and 'mud kneaded with straw' was the most any married couple coul ...

(12 pages) 180 3 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Hemp - The Truth About The Earths Greatest Plant

emp Exclellent - A-In a perfect world there would be a product that could serve as a fuel source, a food source, a paper source, a textile source, and this product would be easy to produce in any of i ... way that soy beans can. Hemp oil can also be used to make butter, cheese, and tofu. In addition to food products, hemp oil can be used to make paint, varnish, ink, and plastic substitutes.One of the ...

(3 pages) 75 1 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This talks about how different drinks affect our bodies at a chemical level.

itamin C, is a good source of folate, is naturally fat, cholesterol, and sodium free, and is also a food source of potassium." They also say that their orange juice meets the American Heart Associatio ... he brain and nervous system. We can get an intake of calories without the needed nutrition from our food with even the slightest amount of dehydration. Even how much energy we have is affected by wate ...

(5 pages) 216 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Fighting Irish.

is is the worst period in the history of Irealand. It was the time from 1846-1850 when the greatest food source in the country, potatoes, were wipped out completely. There was an unusual disease which ... isease which killed most all of the crops in Irealand. "Subsistence-level Irish farmers found their food stores rotting in their cellars, the crops they relied on to pay the rent to their British and ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ancient Greece report

ding. If I had to take into account all the different aspects of their own civilization (Geography, Food Source, Culture, Permanent Settlements, Government, Economy) I would rate them on a scale of on ... ars. Greeks used the Aegean, Mediterranean, and Ionian seas to their advantage. Fish was their main food source as well as other seafood. Sheep was the meat eaten most. The main grains they harvested ...

(11 pages) 145 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The importance of fungi in our world

ts and animals. Fungi obtain nutrients by secreting digestive enzymes break down or digest onto the food source. The enzymes break down or digest the food. The nutrients are then released into the env ... e plants with water and minerals, and the plants provide the fungi with photosynthetically produced food. As acid rain destroys mycorrizal, many forest are dying. Without mycorrhizae, most forest tree ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Bald Eagles

t stronghold. They flourish here in part because of the salmon. Dead or dying fish are an important food source for all bald eagles. In July of 2000, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was proposing t ... A captive eagle in West Stephentown, New York lived to be 48 years old.Eagles are at the top of the food chain, making them more vulnerable to toxic chemicals in the environment, since each link in th ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Lummi Indians (A report on a Native American tribe of Washington)

e Lummi tribe lives in western Washington, and had easy access to the Pacific, fish was their major food source. They designed the reef net, the weir, and the purse seine. They had a sacred relationsh ... e the Lummi netted herring spawn and used them for bait to capture fowl. Camas root was yet another food source for this tribe. Berries, Fruits, elk, deer, clams, and mountain goats were also food sou ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Blackfeet- Tell me about the food, clothing, religion, recreation, shelter, transportation, and the location about the blackfeet.

FoodThe blackfeet tribe was always grateful for the food and other materials the buffalo provided. S ... ther materials the buffalo provided. Since the buffalo was plentiful in the plains, it was the main food source. Wherever the buffalo went, the blackfeet went. They would only hunt buffalo is they nee ... ffalo's stomach was used as a cooking pot, which they hung over a fire and cooked and prepared they food.As said before, they tried not to waste any part of the animal. The skin was tanned, the bones ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Explain the main features of the Spartan Economy. This essay explains the features of the Spartan economy in ancient sparta that contributes to their austere lifestyle

hich were captured by Spartans (and the Laconians and Messenians enslaved/subjugated) became a good food source for Sparta.These two regions had good agricultural land which provided crops in abundanc ... to pay for armour and equipment. This was achieved through the exploitation of Helots who produced foodstuff that : paid the mess dues, and was used to trade with Perioikoi that provided the armour a ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Good Things Do Not Always Come in Small Packages

been a widely accepted breakfast cereal for over fifty years, it is nonetheless a nastyand unlikely food source because it is flavorless, aesthetically displeasing and dangerous.Firstly, you will find ... aesthetically displeasing and dangerous.Firstly, you will find after placing some of this so-called food in your mouth that you will behard pressed to discern any palatable or even unpalatable taste. ...

(2 pages) 11 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Fruit Fly Experiment: Conclusion.

One experimental error that occurred during the experiment was that some flies became stuck in the food source and died. The main cause of this was the fact that the fly vials were stood up (vertical ... r experiments by ensuring that all adult flies were either removed from the vial or pushed into the food source inside the vial.It is also possible that some of the maggots and pupa in the vials were ...

(9 pages) 66 1 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ancient Civilizations.

t only on native society in Egypt?Mesopotamia struggled a bit more than Egypt in having a dedicated food source and other commodities. Because of this, they were more divided and had city-states with ...

(3 pages) 98 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Was the Neolithic Revolution inevitable?

xisted, they would be uncivilized because they would still be nomadic, as they would need to find a food source. Another factor that would've changed our lives today if this revolution had not happene ... and care for the children because like their predecessors, the whole clan would need to forage for food and resources.The Neolithic Revolution was inevitable as it was required for the survival of ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Pill Bug Lab Report

Food Preferences in the Sow Bug (Porcellio Laevis)PurposeThe purpose of this experiment is to determ ... in the Sow Bug (Porcellio Laevis)PurposeThe purpose of this experiment is to determine what kind of food the sow bug prefers; decaying leaves, potatoes, grapes, or sow bug food.HypothesisIf a sow bug ... ow bug is placed in a choice tray, and has access to decaying leaves, potatoes, grapes, and sow bug food, the sow bug will choose the decaying leaves over its other options. This hypothesis was based ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Breast milk is better than formula for your baby.

Breast milk is the best food source for a baby. Although infant formula does try to mimic breast milk nothing can take the p ... allergic to an ingredient in it e.g. lactose. To resolve this problem the mother can eliminate the food her baby is allergic to from her diet so it will not be ingested by the baby through her milk.A ...

(2 pages) 37 2 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nutrients: Fats, Proteins. Carbohydrates, Water, Vitamins & Minerals

A nutrient is any food substance that is necessary for contributing to an organism's growth and metabolism. There are ... of these are very important because they cannot be produced in the body and have to be taken from a food source. Nutrition is the taking in and use of nourishing materials by the body. Different organ ... tween diet, health and disease. For example, deficiencies and disease occurs with the imbalance and food excess in diet. It has negative health impacts, and if no action are taken, can lead to disease ...

(1 pages) 59 1 3.4 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Drosphilia

nd Procedures: a. A plastic tube 1x3 inches.b. Plastic Screen c. Yeast as a food source d. Sponge lid e. Agar f. Water g. Ebony/Wild Flies h. ... olution. Add a small amount of yeast to the agar this way the flies are provided with the necessary food requirements. To transplant flies from tube to tube a small swab of ether is placed in their tu ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Plants And Fungi

us attached to the roots. An example of how the fungus benefits is that the fungus get carbon and a food source from the carbohydrates produced during photosynthesis.Other benefits that plants get are ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bald Eagles

and they can weigh a ton. The bald eagle is a carnivore. The eagles teach each other to forage for food. They even steal food from osprey. The Migration is mainly U.S. based. They migrate duri ... the upper states. Then they move to the lower warmer states like Texas.They also migrate because of food source. They always travel in the day except in the rain. Their routs of travel Are avoiding oc ...

(2 pages) 431 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays