Essays Tagged: "National Geographic Society"

Petrified Forest, Written for a Freshman level Geography Class.

Petrified Forest National ParkThe Petrified Forests located in Arizona and has six forests of petrified wood in the p ... were books, internet sources, and the encyclopedia all including information about Petrified Forest National Park.The wood is made up of tree trunks and fallen logs that were buried in volcanic ash, m ... east from the Grand Canyon in a "sweeping Arch" along the little Colorado River to petrified Forest National Park ( Thybony, p.27). The Painted Desert is a vast wasteland of "sedimentary layers of roc ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Deforestation - Review of the article "Loss of our World Forests," edited in National Geographic Society Magazine and written by Jesse Richardson Hildebrand in 1937

ent destruction or removal of woodland and forest. The article Loss of our World Forests, edited in National Geographic Society Magazine and written by Jesse Richardson Hildebrand in 1937 talks about ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Stem Cell Research

a clump of cells. These cells being totipotent have the ability to develop into any kind of tissue (National Geographic Society NP). As the cells multiply, they become less totipotent (Scott 60). Afte ... ys, the cells are known as a blastocyst. Inside is the inner cell mass where stem cells are found. (National Geographic Society NP) These cells are pluripotent, meaning they can form into many differe ...

(6 pages) 61 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Leather-Back Turtles"

I am writing this letter informing you, The Research and Exploration committee of the National Geographic Society, about the current issue concerning endangered animals. One current enda ...

(1 pages) 6 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Untitled

Leakey realized that his lack of scientific qualifications hindered his progress. Leakey asked the National Geographic Society for funds to run his own excavation at Lake Turkana in Kenya. From 1967- ... a born in 1974(Encyclopedia Americana).Leakey was appointed, administrative director in 1968 of the National Museum of Kenya and was promoted to director in 1974. Fossil hunting expeditions continued, ...

(2 pages) 502 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Scientific Taxonomy and Earth's Biodiversity

ering that it is an herbivore, while an armadillo uses its sharp claws to dig for grubs or insects (National Geographic Society, 2008).The elephant belongs to the Proboscidea, which only contains one ... rsity Web. Retrieved February 21st, 2009, from http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.htmlNational Geographic Society (n.a.) (2008) Armadillo Profile. Retrieved February 21st, 2009, from htt ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Scientific Taxonomy and Earth's Biodiversity

ering that it is an herbivore, while an armadillo uses its sharp claws to dig for grubs or insects (National Geographic Society, 2008).The termite and butterfly are part of the insect group which has ... Diversity Web. Retrieved April 15, 2009, from http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.htmlNationalGeographic Society (n.a.) (2008) Armadillo Profile. Retrieved April 16, 2009, from http://an ...

(3 pages) 1461 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Lifestyle of Red Pandas

. "EURASIA; Red Panda." torontoZOO. Association of Zoos and Aquariums. 15 May 2009 .4. "Red Panda." National Geographic . 1996-2009. National Geographic Society. Web.17 May 2009. .5. "Red Panda." Wiki ...

(4 pages) 2047 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Maotivation and the Brain

nd Ed.). Mayfield Publishing Company: MountainView, California.Simpson, K. (2009). The Human Brain. National Geographic Society: Washington, D.C.

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Motivation and the Brain

nd Ed.). Mayfield Publishing Company: MountainView, California.Simpson, K. (2009). The Human Brain. National Geographic Society: Washington, D.C.

(5 pages) 70 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Global Warming - An essay using facts that show what increases Global Warming.

temperatures due to global warming have led to longer summers, later winters, and earlier springs (National Geographic). Sea levels, because of this imbalance, have greatly risen over the past couple ... an be contaminated, flooding will happen, and habitats for fishes, birds, and plants would be lost (National Geographic). Polar bears, on the other hand, are continuously drowning due to the increase ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Birds of Prey

pher, M; Middleton, Alex, L. A., eds. The Encyclopedia of Birds. Guild Publishing. (1984). pg. 102."National Geographic Featured Animal Videos." National Geographic. 1996-2013. National Geographic Soc ... Videos." National Geographic. 1996-2013. National Geographic Society. 8 February 2013, http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/animals/Hoefnagels, Marielle. Biology: Concepts And Investigations, Sec ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology