Essays Tagged: "pebbles"

Calculus

' originated from the Latin word meaning pebble. This is probablybecause people many years ago used pebbles to count and do arithmetic problems.The two people with an enormous contribution to the disc ...

(2 pages) 211 1 3.1 Sep/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Hologram Essay

HologramsToss a pebble in a pond -see the ripples? Now drop twopebbles close together. Look at what happens when the two setsof waves combine -you get a new wave! ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Contraception

s life, sosex once a month was considered more than enough. In the ancient Middle East, Arabsplaced pebbles in the uteruses of female camels when they set off on long journeys. Theythought that a fore ...

(4 pages) 119 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Friends Till the End

back and forth along the isolated stretch of the narrow beach. Now and then he would kick at loose pebbles along the muddy grey shoreline. For the moment, Bobby was still in his private world, consis ...

(5 pages) 148 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Sugar Ants

nest2. Different types of food3. Sunlight4. Temperature changes5. Stopwatch6. Small stones such as pebbles7. Peanut butter jarPROCEDURE:1st ExperimentFind the Food that Ants Favor1. Food is placed ou ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Variations in ocean tides.

like the minnow. They have tough, rubbery, slippery skin that prevents damage by waves and rolling pebbles. Sea plants also need adaptations. Plants along the coast consist mainly of algae called sea ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Scary essay.

ghtly into his black cape, and ventured forward into the night. The sounds of his feet crushing the pebbles underneath, the ravens spilling out their haunting call, his own breath quivering in the icy ...

(3 pages) 43 1 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Ancient Rome" Tells about some things they made and some famous rulers.

n walls and buildings. Also, they were the first inventors of concrete, which they used (along with pebbles, crushed rock, and gravel) to make the Roman roads. These roads stretched from everywhere in ...

(1 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Coastal Proccesses

ied by the waves are thrown against each other and broken into pieces.Corrasion - Sand, shingle and pebbles carried by the waves are thrown against the cliff and gradually wear it away.Corrosion or So ... Material carried along the coast is dumped. This may form beaches.Longshore Drift - The movement of pebbles and sand along the beach. The waves move the pebbles up the beach (swash) and down the beach ...

(1 pages) 41 2 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Aggresion of Women in Relationships - A Review of recent women's liberal attitude toward relationships by using an episode of "Sex in the City" from the 4th seaon as an example.

Why is it when a guy stands beneath a girl's window and throws pebbles to wake her up, its considered romantic, yet when a woman does the same thing, it is seen as ... the City" where Carrie tries to get Aidan back, she asked this question as she herself was throwing pebbles late into the night to get his attention. Although we are living in times where we've expand ... re we've expanded what is considered okay for a woman to do, there are still acts, such as throwing pebbles to a window, that are still not easily acceptable.Being a woman in today's society, we must ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

History of art. compare and contrast.

he earlier Stone Age people. It was said that the "earlier Stone Age people were content to collect pebbles in whose natural shape they saw something that made them special " (Janson, 2001, p.35). As ... he earlier Stone Age people. It was said that the "earlier Stone Age people were content to collect pebbles in whose natural shape they saw something that made them special " (Janson, 2001, p.35). As ...

(4 pages) 97 2 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Transformation In Prison, and How It Dehumanizes It's Inmates.

only person that got handcuffed, and taken off, is one guy, while sitting down, tossed a couple of pebbles at some other inmates. That's how petty they got."- This happened on B yard., the letter is ...

(9 pages) 150 2 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Why some soils vary over space and time?

rials which the soil is composed of, e.g. the rocks, can vary greatly in size. They vary from large pebbles to small particles of sand or clay. This parent material also controls the characteristics o ...

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

"One Last Chance" Short story

hard bitumen of the road. I quickly scrambled to my aching feet, with trembling fingers brushed the pebbles indented with blood in the scrapes on my knees. I looked back over my shoulder, my eyes dart ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Entire week long unit of Lesson plans for fourth grade science. Water cycle activities included.

water erodes landforms, reshaping the land by taking it away from some places and depositing it as pebbles, sand, silt, and mud in other places (weathering, transport, and deposition).AssessmentStude ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Geting Older

eem about ten times more difficult to complete. Moistened cotton balls inserted in the ears, pebbles in the shoes, and latex gloves over the hands are all removable after the completion of this ... person" was making my bed in the morning. Not only did I find it troublesome to walk with the pebbles in my shoes, but I was also very tired and trying to make my bed, tired me out even more. I ...

(4 pages) 548 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dover Beach Vs Duchess

y" and an internal battle within oneself. The speaker feels as there is a battle "of granting pebbles which the waves draw back and fling" against the shore. He now only hears a "melanchol ...

(2 pages) 411 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eden No More

take of his assessment that his world is the "best of worlds". Gold and precious jewels are "common pebbles" in the hidden kingdom. However, Candide's adventures demonstrate that the plentiful jewels ...

(2 pages) 584 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Play"

the play is very thoughtful and we can witness his imagination at its best. He becomes one with the pebbles that he had collected. He describes the pebbles as little war dancers whom he also talks to. ... ng girl's realistic fantasy of being one with the horse and the young boy's fantasy of dancing with pebbles, we see that in their point of view, their fantasies are not unusual but rather, usual and f ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What Is Curling?

her. When they want the stone to turn, or in curling terms curl, they don't sweep and the miniature pebbles on the sheet make the stone turn. A game of curling consists of 10 ends, or rounds, with eac ...

(2 pages) 481 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports