Essays Tagged: "Sand"

Where is Your Special Place gives an indepth description of how one feels while at the beach, or when at home in their own "quiet place."

laxing. A spontaneous crab hurries on his way to get back home. Lying there on my soft blanket, the sand caving in to make the perfect shape of my body, I look up into the remote distance. How vast an ... sounds around me, thinking of them as the sounds of the sea. The cars are the waves crashing on the sand. The occasional quiet chirp of a cricket is that faint foghorn far past where my eyes can see.L ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is based on the use of abstract and concrete description. The object of the essay is to provide a concise description of a place using abstract and concrete words.

lightened my senses. Immediately, I felt the cool ocean breeze caressing my skin. Driving along the sandy beach, I was awestricken by the suns brilliant fire as it as extinguished by the oceans horizo ... walk around to the shore and sample the ocean water. My steps were hindered by the immensely thick sand, for it seemed as though I was walking in the snow. The wind carried the salty breath of the oc ...

(3 pages) 161 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The hour glass

e Hour GlassThe hourglass - an emblem of human life. It symbolizes the eternal passage of time, the sand slipping away until there is no more, and therefore a continual reminder that life is finite, a ... lot of meaning for me. It is a time capsule. Showing me how precious life is and how each grain of sand represents moments in my life.Have you ever looked closely at an hourglass? The sand moves slow ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Secluded Sand" .

"Secluded Sand"It was a warm summer day. The beach was terrific! Quiet and secluded, not a living soul in sigh ... there - it was pointless. At least he thought so until he came across this paradise of a beach. The sand was very fine, not so hot now. Only its colour poked at his consciousness, reminding him of som ... ish, nothing definite of a colour, but what the hell - the shells here once were like this, and the sand they produced had such a disgusting colouring.It was between five-thirty and six; the heat of t ...

(13 pages) 36 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Paradise - A Descriptive Narrative Of a Painting Brought To Life.

place to relax and "reset" yourself, as you watch the bright deep-orange of the beautiful sparkling sand, or the clear radiant blue sky, not forgetting the gleaming teals and light blues of the calmly ... sparkle of the crystal clear glasses. The sun shining down upon your face. the feeling of the warm sand beneath your feet. You walk forward and feel the refreshing water wet your legs and you are tic ...

(4 pages) 85 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A Day at the Beach

the tiny cramped bathroom to change.I sprinted out of my beachfront hotel and onto the golden brown sand of the beach. The sand wasn't too hot since it was still morning. I love the feeling of the rou ... beach. The sand wasn't too hot since it was still morning. I love the feeling of the rough, grainy sand sliding through my small toes and I smell the gentle breeze of the clear, blue ocean.In my mind ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Science Fiction Story PART 8.

The warm rays covered the planet like a blanket, warming everything. I stretched and jogged up the sand dune. Looking out at the view, I saw the sun glinting of the spaceships in the distance, like c ... ds the nearest spaceship. It was totally demolished. The once gleaming metal was dusty with the red sand and scratched. I noticed deep scratches in the side. Looking closer, I noticed they were deep c ...

(4 pages) 55 2 4.9 Jun/2004

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

In this chemistry experiment are objective was to separate the following materials depending on their physical properties. The materials are as follow; sand, salt, lead and iron.

parate the following materials depending on their physical properties. The materials are as follow; sand, salt, lead and iron. We had to use the following materials to separate each after they had bee ... the most noticeable and biggest material that was the lead bebes, we used the aluminum screen. The sand, salt, and iron were much smaller than the lead bebes, so they fell into the other empty water ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The beach, objective: go to public place and write present tense obvervation essay

t be 110 degrees but the news said it was 87. I make my very first step off the ledge into the silkysand to feel thousands, maybe even millions, of pearl white shells and particles sand squeeze throug ... overhead sweeping by. The blades whoosh loudly no more than 200 feet above my head. A small mist of sand stirs up as the helicopter makes its way down the shoreline, perhaps in hopes to save someones ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Present tense beach onbservation essay

the littlegirl in her pink bathing suit gets so excited with a fairly large hole already dug in the sand.Many people feel that there is very little activity at the beach and it is just a laid backplac ... or the man made waves to appear. As I look atthe water it seems like an ocean full of diamonds. The sand almost has the same affectonly instead of diamonds it is a ground drenched in glitter because o ...

(1 pages) 15 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biology HL Practical The "capture-mark-release-recapture" technique as a means of measuring population size

ray Colored beads (2 colors) Sieve 2 plastic beakers Hand shovel SandMethod:Fill a large plastic tray about ¾ full with sand from outside.Take two jars with t ... different group than you to count the beads in one of the jars.Pour all the counted beads into the sand and mix thoroughly. Then take a scoop with the hand shovel placing it in the sieve to remove an ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The ballad of the desert surfer

n my four wheel drive, old and rusty,All I see for miles on endIs an infinite expanse of desert and sand.My dog is panting with his head out of the windowAnd his tongue flapping around in the wind,All ... all around the beaches of Australia and every oceanAnd I'm getting a little bit bored!The same old sand, the same old blue,I'm wanting something new.''They lift their eye brows and look aroundThey pr ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.7 Aug/2006

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

Coastal Management Report

een placed near the beach, it is evident that the landscaping has affected the stabilisation of the sand dunes that have not been suppported by development of paths that lead onto the beach. This resu ... by development of paths that lead onto the beach. This results in people walking over the unstable sand dunes and collapsing them.Vegetation in the park is sparsely planted, the types of vegetation t ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Beaches

to go for peace and to unwind. It is a place where I can stroll and frolic, within the ivory grainy sand. Tingling my feet as they sink into the scorching sand. The dunes scattered on the beach, looki ... terious moon shines down on the shimmering calm waters. the relection making a glow in the sky. the sand cold and damp, on your feet. The rough washed up shells crunching under you feet. the water dar ...

(1 pages) 341 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sorting Out Elements

Write Up on 1-1 Procedure: Before our lab group attempted to separate the iron, sand, salt, and poppy seed from one another we ran tests on all four of them. We tested if each one ... er), and if they were magnetic. We found that poppy seed floated in water, salt dissolved in water, sand didn't float (and therefore it sunk in water), and iron sunk in water and was magnetic. With th ... le Jack and I were doing this, Kelly used a stick and pulled out the remaining poppy seeds from the sand. After the gravity filtration was complete, we now had all of them separate and spent the rest ...

(3 pages) 1113 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Untitled

he largest suppliers are the United States, China, Denmark, and Japan. China supplies about 350 thousand metric tons, Denmark extracts 375 thousand metric tons, and Japan, 190 thousand metric tons. Ab ... tons, Denmark extracts 375 thousand metric tons, and Japan, 190 thousand metric tons. About 725 thousand metric tons of diatomite are extracted from the US Worldwide about 2,150 thousand metric tons a ...

(5 pages) 375 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Summer

veryone would gather their things and get ready for the walk back. Sometimes if you forgot shoes or sandals, the sand would get so hot that it burned your feet, and you would run faster than you ever ... trails to see if anything new had appeared. The longest trail led to a place that we all called the sand pits. This was just a giant open area with the biggest mounds of sand you have ever seen, they ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

THE BEACH

NLY THING THAT MATTERS IS YOU AND YOUR THOUGHTS AS YOU UNWIND ON THE FINE, GRAINY, WHITE BLANKET OF SAND .I RELAX AS I STARE AT THE DARK BLUE WATERS THAT GO ON FOR MILES. THE CHEERFUL COLORED SAIL BOA ... EP AS I MAKE OUT THE RUSTLING OF PLAYFUL PEOPLE AROUND ME.AS I MOVE SMOOTHLY ACROSS THE WARM GRITTY SAND, MY TOES DIG INTO THE GLITTERING BITS OF GRAIN. IT MAKES ME RELEASE ALL OF MY EMOTIONS AND SETS ...

(1 pages) 534 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sounds, Sights and Feelings At the Beach

Imagine walking on a soft, moist bed of white sand. The cool breeze is gently blowing, the chirping of the birds flying around can be heard in the ... ing of the birds flying around can be heard in the background. As you look down in the smooth white sand, slightly discolored by the cool, crystal clear water from the ocean, you see thin, snakelike t ... y discolored by the cool, crystal clear water from the ocean, you see thin, snakelike trails in the sand left behind by the gentle erosion from the waves. Ahead of you in the distance is a wet, dark, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

heyyyy

WW1. It's me and Ted crawling through the hot but soft cushioning sand. They're up there! I called to Ted. He couldn't see anything, and then he saw them in a puff of ... ent with him so if he would go and check what it was I would too. So then he left and goes over the sand hill running away over the horizon. Can you see anything! Ted? TED!! I ran away, looking over m ... ol of the border. There were hundred of them and hundred of us. There were mangrove trees and muddy sand along with its spikes. The sound of the waves hitting the rock cliffs as if it was a battle of ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts