Essays Tagged: "Ice"

Effect of road salt on the environment

mobility for motorists, commercial vehicles and emergency vehicles.Salt is used as the principal deicer because it is the most available and cost-effective deicer. Rock salt is preferred because it i ... cing salt is used each year in the U.S. and about 3 million in Canada.Salt is used to keep snow and ice from bonding to the pavement and to allow snowplows to remove. When salt is applied to ice and s ...

(6 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Snowmobiles

he all time recreational winter vehicle. It has a tremendous ability of traveling on terrain and on ice. With all these marvelous and exciting things this machine must have its limits to safety, for i ... igh danger ratio. When riding a snowmobile anything can almost happen, you could break through thin ice, or your coat could get stuck in the belt and suck you in, breaking all your bones. Yes, the sno ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Information on how hail is formed. The process in which it is created.

HailHail is rain is the form of ice lumps that are usually round. Hail usually happens during storms, although not all storms bring ... to the size of a grapefruit.I have learned that hailstones are a lot more complicated than falling ice chunks. There is a process that determines that size and the amount of layers they have. Althoug ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Driving safely in bad weather.

Driving Safely In Bad WeatherThe snow and ice that drape the land in the winter can be beautiful, but that same snow and ice may cause acciden ... der giving your car a winter check-up, that you can do yourself of have performed at your local service station.Which this means you should switch to winter-weight oil if you aren't already using all- ... n your survival kit1.A bag or bucket of sand2.Salt or cat litter (for traction)3.Small snow shovel4.Ice scrapper or snow brush5.Flashlight6.Blanket7.Flares8.Rags or paper towels9.First aid kit10. Spra ...

(7 pages) 71 3 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Does WARM water freeze quicker than COLD water!!!

n depth so there are not clear answers to the cause.Thermal contact argumentThe hot water melts the ice under the tray and when it refreezes there is more surface area in contact with the ice tray. Ai ... ore surface area in contact with the ice tray. Air is a reasonably bad conductor of heat - water or ice are much better so if you have a solid layer of ice touching the ice tray any heat is conducted ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

How America Kept the British Cool

Nowadays, people are no longer afraid torrid weather because ice can bring cool for them. Thus, ice is a required thing in people's life, and people may get and ... a required thing in people's life, and people may get and keep it by many ways. However, blocks of ice from the lakes and rivers of Massachusetts were shipped across the Atlantic to London during the ... ter was frozen in the lakes and rivers about one or two weeks in winter. After the water was frozen ice, people needed to test the thickness of ice which was a depth of eighteen inches or more. Then m ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An essay describing why water/gallium expand when frozen.

s to form an open-ended hexagon. Because of the empty spaces into the middle of these hexagons, the ice takes up more space than the same amount of liquid water. The net result is approximately 9% mor ... reezing occurs.The advantages of water expanding are also many and important to life itself. If the ice were to get denser than its liquid form, then ice would sink to the bottom of a pond, and the fi ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Experiment: Does salt assist the restoration of melted ice cream?

INTRODUCTION:It is said that ice-cream will freeze faster if there is the assistance of some salt, whilst rolling the ice cream a ... freeze faster if there is the assistance of some salt, whilst rolling the ice cream along with some ice. This experiment is to test if this statement is true or false.If this is true it could help the ... t if this statement is true or false.If this is true it could help the 'general public', especially ice cream retailers who continually need they're ice cream frozen completely. Hypothetically speakin ...

(3 pages) 15 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Experiment: Does salt assist the restoration of melted ice cream?

INTRODUCTION:It is said that ice-cream will freeze faster if there is the assistance of some salt, whilst rolling the ice cream a ... freeze faster if there is the assistance of some salt, whilst rolling the ice cream along with some ice. This experiment is to test if this statement is true or false.If this is true it could help the ... t if this statement is true or false.If this is true it could help the 'general public', especially ice cream retailers who continually need they're ice cream frozen completely. Hypothetically speakin ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Salt Polution

nter environment. It provides safety and mobility for travel during the winter months when snow and ice forms on the roadways. Salt is used as the principal deicer because it is the most available and ... oadways. Salt is used as the principal deicer because it is the most available and cost-effective deicer. Rock salt is preferred because it is cheap and effective. It costs 20 dollars a ton where as a ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Creative writing for Area of Study - Change.

The seats are packed, the change rooms full with ice skating teams going through last minute checkups – Hair, make up, tights, costumes, and ska ... eckups – Hair, make up, tights, costumes, and skates! And as the top NSW junior team the “Ice crystals” stand in a huddle five minutes before we skate, I remember back to when we first ... in a huddle five minutes before we skate, I remember back to when we first skated as a synchronized ice skating team.I remember learning the routines, those early morning practices with the on – ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

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The Very Basics Curling is played on ice with (approximately) 42-pound granite stones. The size of the playing surface (a 'sheet') is 138 ... Curling Stone The curling stone originated in Scotland from large chunks of rock bowled across the ice, none having any particular size or shape (see curling history). They evolved into what are now ... e of concavity is different on both sides to allow for reversing the stone for 'faster' or 'slower' ice. A handle, usually on a circular plastic disc, is bolted onto the stone through a channel runnin ...

(7 pages) 324 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Use of Salt on Road Assignment: Write a research paper on using salt to help road conditions in the winter.

n use it on their driveways, but few know what the road salt actually does and how it helps to melt ice. The melting process is not hard to understand, but few people take the time to learn what road ... re actually doing on our roads. Unlike sand, which is commonly used on roads during the winter, the ice actually helps to melt the ice and keep it in a liquid state.The freezing point of water, the te ...

(2 pages) 787 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

pizza

Vernier computer interfacewaterLogger Pro10 mL graduated cylinderTemperature Probeicering standsaltutility clampstirring rodtest tubePROCEDURE Part I: Freezing 1. F ... clampstirring rodtest tubePROCEDURE Part I: Freezing 1. Fill a 400 mL beaker 1/3 full with ice, then add 100 mL of water. 2. Put 5 mL of water into a test tube and use a utility clamp to fast ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays