Essays Tagged: "salt water"

Osmosis and Diffusion Lab

ation, by putting objects in different concentrations of a substance; in this case elodea leaves in salt water. In both cases, the objects in a greater concentration of the substance were stripped of ... nce were stripped of their water. However, where there was a little or no concentration of sugar or salt, the objects did not lose their water, and in the case of the raisin, became saturated with exc ...

(9 pages) 300 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Dredging the Hudson River for PCBs - The history of the Hudson, Pros and Cons of Dredging,

Hudson takes on the properties of the ocean as well as a river. As the tide rises in the Atlantic, salt water is pushed upriver" ( During the dry season the salt water travels only ... s as far down river as Tappan Zee. The reason for this is that the runoff of fresh water pushes the salt water downstream. All though the entire river doesn't contain ocean water, it is affected by ti ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


An estuary is a coastal area where fresh water from rivers and streams mixes withsalt water from the ocean. Many bays, sounds, and lagoons along coasts are estuaries.Portions of riv ... aries are tidally-influenced ecological systems where rivers meet the sea andfresh water mixes with salt water. Estuaries provide habitat;tens of thousands of birds,mammals, fish, and other wildlife d ... ion;water draining off theuplands carries a load of sediments and nutrients. As water flows through salt marsh peatand the dense mesh of marsh grass blades, much of the sediment and nutrient load isfi ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Short Descriptive of Pike's Market in Seattle.

written mainly in fragments.A Walk through Seattle's Heart (Pike's Place Market)The strong smell of salt water in the cool, brisk air. The clippety-clop of shoes on the sidewalk. The delicious smell o ...

(1 pages) 82 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Temptation and desire in Pearl Buck's book "The Good Earth."

soul that a person cannot get enough of them so it is as "though a man, dying of thirst, drank the salt water of the sea which, though it is water, yet dries his blood into thirst and yet greater thi ... for Wang Lung and he can not get enough of it so it is as "though a man dying of thirst, drank the saltwater of the sea which, though it is water, yet dries his blood into thirst and yet greater thir ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Power of oil"

il. Some two thousand years ago the apparently came upon oil and natural gas while drilling for the salt water from which salt would eventually be obtained through evaporation. French and British expl ...

(2 pages) 157 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Does Salt Affect The Freezing Point Of Water?

In part one of my project you learned about how salt affects the freezing point of water. In my science project I wanted to see if salt affected the ... ng point of water. I started by doing some experiments.My first experiment was whether tap water or salt water would freeze first. I first started by mixing up the salt water warming it for one minute ... experiment was what ice cube would melt fastest. I started by gettingtwo bowls. Two ice cubes, and salt. I began by sprinkling salt on the ice cube in one of the bowls but not the other to see if the ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

THe basic mainpoints of A Seperate Piece by John Knowel including the Setting, background info,characaters, plot summary,and themes

gh the school's campus, one is the Devon River (fresh water) and the other is the Naguamsett River (salt water, swamp like consistency). Some of the work's action revolves around a predominate oak tre ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chemistry 10 Study Notes for Matter and Bonding / Bond Types.

or more things that can be separated) Solution (completely mixed 2gether, can't distinguish: salt water, drinks) Mechanical (2 different things: cereal in milk, rocks & sand) ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Investigating The Factors Which Affect The Rate of Reaction Between Limestone and Acid Rain(Hydrochloric Acid)

ralize the acid being deposited, damage occurs. When an acid is neutralised by a carbonateA SALT, WATER, and CARBON DIOXIDE.Acid + Carbonate à Salt + ...

(8 pages) 31 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Osmosis Lab Report

oncentration to an area of low concentration (Brown 1999). Hypertonic is the solution with a higher salt concentration. Hypotonic solution is the solution with the lower salt concentration. My hypothe ... 692g to .732g. As the potatoes were being trimmed and weighed, I prepared five various solutions of salt water. When the potatoes and water we both prepared, we put the potatoes in the salt water and ...

(2 pages) 31734 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Water Conservation

ugh water is the commonest substance on earth, only 2.53 per cent of it is fresh, while the rest is salt water. And of the freshwater, two thirds is in the form of glaciers and permanent snow cover. W ...

(9 pages) 209 2 3.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Deep Sea Creatures Project

f a gymnasium. I had to install super thick glass so the shark wouldn't break through. I had to put salt water inside of the tank with lots of coral reefs, sand and dirt. We had to do everything while ...

(3 pages) 23 1 3.4 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The other side of the line

I remember tasting a mixture of salt water and chlorine on the tip of my tongue on that hot summer's day. The chlorine taste came fr ...

(4 pages) 391 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


le in biological systems. Some species are able to survive in diverse environment such as fishes in salt water, Cactus plants in dry land and mammalian cells in aqueous surrounding because of the spec ...

(2 pages) 3294 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


er is the number one drinking source for all people, yet that is just the fresh water there is also salt water. Everybody needs water. We use it to cook, bathe, clean, and farmers use it to water the ... ow per year replenish the states 6,500 miles of streams and rivers. Seventy percent of the earth is salt water. This accounts for all the oceans on the earth. Right now we are still trying to look for ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Tempest a look at reality and

his spell Gonzalo states that their clothes are better than new, and that they are not stained with salt water. Gonzalo also brings up that the island is in excellent shape and is adequate for living ...

(6 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Once More To The Lake

Once More ?I have since become a salt-water man,? says White, commencing the journey through time, his son accompanying him. He conti ... e the ?cottages sprinkled around the shores,? and the one-lungers that ?bobbed and fluttered.? This salt-water man?s vocabulary boasts words such as placidity, imperceptibly, and phrases like ?The sec ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Once More To The Lake

however, he seems to have strayed away from his youth to a certain degree, and now calls himself a ?salt-water man,? no longer able to enjoy the pleasures of a fresh, youthful life (lake). While this ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Should Surfing Be An Olympic Sport ?

e there would be no need to paddle out through the current to the waves. Also, most surfers surf in salt water and the salt water boards are different then a fresh water board, so the movement of boar ...

(1 pages) 1198 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports