Essays Tagged: "scientific knowledge"

Ceramic Glazing

least 5000 B.C. Since glazes were made in many parts of the world long before the beginnings of any scientific knowledge of chemistry, it is clear that the processes involved must have been simple and ... ng their pottery. Their results were achieved by strictly experimental methods that had no basis in scientific knowledge or theory, but their results were in no way inferior to the best of present-day ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Predator/Prey relationships. In depth view of predator prey relationships. Covers mutualism, defense mechanisms, and coevolution.

een predators and their prey is an intricate and complicated relationship; covering a great area of scientific knowledge. This paper will examine the different relationships between predator and prey; ... mpany,89-101.Brooke, Michael and Nicholas B. Davies. 1991. Coevolution of the Cuckoo and Its Hosts. Scientific American, 264:92.Brum, Gil, Larry McKane, and Gerry Karp. 1993. Biology, Exploring Life. ...

(17 pages) 227 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

What price knowledge. En experimentation on Humans.

h immoraland unethical; there is no reason to harm a normally healthy person for someadvancement in scientific knowledge .In doing research for this paper I have found many examples wherehumans were u ...

(2 pages) 117 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Metaphysics. Consciousness, the Self, and Personality Theory A critical survey of theories of philosophical arguments and modern psychological personality theories.

of the self, and inner and outer reality. Also, it will discuss six personality theorists and their scientific and philosophical developments.Psychology, science, and philosophy are interconnected and ... ted and rooted within each other. In the book Metapsychology, the author, Sam Rakover, states that 'Scientific knowledge grows and changes with time, and all three of the subsystems of science-the phi ...

(2 pages) 408 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Arguments by Linda Schaffer and Lynn White Jr. On the early development of south asia and a theory on westernization and the ecosystem crisis.

tarted seriously damaging the environment. He argues that the acceptance of the Baconian creed that scientific knowledge means control over nature around the 13th century may be the most important eve ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Leonardo Da Vinci one of the greatest artists pertold in history. He created several tremendous and infamous art pieces including "The Mona Lisa." This was only one of his several extradinary works.

world and to illustrate it in a series of voluminous notebooks. Unfortunately due to his pursuit of scientific knowledge he had to leave many of his artistic creations unfinished. He stayed in Milan f ... in the planning stage--in sketches that he drew but that never became paintings or statues--but his scientific work flourished. He continued his notebooks with observations and drawings of human anato ...

(3 pages) 148 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Does Technology Dictate Change, or Change Dictate Technology?

Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes (Burton-Jones, 1999). Adoption of technological developm ... ect.org, accessed 07/11/02Cottrill, C. A., Rogers, E. M., & Mills, T., (1989), 'Analysis of the Scientific Literature of Innovation Research Traditions', Knowledge, 11-2Dunnett, Andrew, (1997), Th ...

(5 pages) 540 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Fitness coursework

g relevant information in the form of graphs and charts. At the end of the investigation I will use scientific knowledge and understanding to explain as well as to analyse my findings.Prediction:"As t ... rated with oxygen; the blood supply must be increased. This is achieved by a rise in the heart rate.Scientific knowledge:During exercise the heart beats faster and there is an increase in Cardiac Outp ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Security In Ancient Religion.

fort their uncertainties and find answers to the many mysteries of life. We have to understand that scientific knowledge is far more advanced now than when people believed in the gods of Mount Olympus ... ned by angry Olympian gods. We now understand that extreme weather and natural disasters happen for scientific reasons (not because of angry gods) but the fear of our existence after life still has to ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An investiagtion to establish the isotonic point of potato cell sap

se my findings and work out the isotonic point of the potato cell sap.PredictionI have looked at my scientific knowledge from the background theory I carried out and I will base my prediction upon thi ... and that our measurements were accurate. I think that we have collected enough data to support the scientific knowledge and that the results collaborated with the prediction.

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Muslim Cultural Influence on Africa and Europe

of the greatest and most wide-spread religions in the world. Through the crusades, their culture, scientific knowledge, and religious beliefs have spread to these two large continents, engulfing the ... imately, Muslims have influenced European and African societies in three distinct ways, culturally, scientifically, and religiously.Muslims have had several effects on both African and European cul ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Does falsification provide an answer to the problems of induction?

say aims to clarify and alliterate the differences in the arguments and theories of the alternating scientific procedures expressed by the empiricist philosophers Hume and Popper.Additionally, I have ... he main philosopher to start a controversy regarding the validity of the origination of all general scientific knowledge. His arguments against the use of various methods were answered and developed b ...

(7 pages) 157 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The effect of temperature on the cell membrane of a beetroot.

transmission using a spectrophotometer. Once I have obtained my results, I will justify them using scientific knowledge explaining what I have observed whilst carrying out the experiment.Factors to b ... in my table. All the other results showed that it was too low to fit in the general trend. Based on scientific knowledge I have explained possible reasons for this anomaly;"h There may have been a sli ...

(10 pages) 132 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Achieving sustainability may be difficult, even impossible, but our aim to reach that goal should always be taken seriously. Do you agree? Provide clear arguments to support your position.

cological cycles and the earth's ability to support living things.While human impact has increased, scientific knowledge and public awareness of the environment and our dependence on it have increased ... have achieved allot of success in resolving many local and regional environmental problems by using scientific knowledge and technological tools on a case-by-case basis. For example in my field of wor ...

(3 pages) 180 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Importance of Science in our Lives

changed over the years from solely thinking logically to reading classics to experimenting, the way scientific knowledge is used has not been changed. When there is an epidemic, medicine is used to ca ... trains. Our greed, hatred, fear, wickedness, and stupidity have produced terrible uses of what our scientific knowledge has put together. As we all know from Spiderman, "With great power comes great ...

(1 pages) 22481 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Wystan Hugh Auden

trong political, social, and psychological orientations. In his work, Auden applies theoretical and scientific knowledge to traditional verse forms and metrical patterns while incorporating the indust ...

(4 pages) 84 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Historic development of the atom and its implications

a clear picture of the nature of the atom or any possible structure because of limitations to their scientific knowledge. Dalton was a scientist who suggested in 1810 that the principal feature of ato ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Human Genome Diversity Project- Opinion

t because the information it gathers may help clarify the history of our species as a whole.This scientific knowledge and evidence interests all human groups. This Project is important because by u ... nswered questions about humans as a species. The HGD project can also help resolve some fundamental scientific issues about how genetic change takes place in humans, how quickly humans adapt to change ...

(1 pages) 36 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Factors affecting the stretching of springs and rubber bands

Aim:To investigate the factors affecting the stretching of springs and rubber bandsScientific Knowledge:Before doing the experiment I came to the conclusion that this experiment relat ... 's Law and the extension will increase directly proportional to the force applied to it, as from my scientific knowledge I have learnt that if you stretch something with a steadily increasing force th ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How does the drop height of the marble affect the size of the crater in sand?

AimTo determine whether the height at which a marble is dropped affect the size of the crater.Scientific knowledgeImpact craters are geologic structures formed when a large meteorite, asteroid o ... By doing this experiment I have proved my prediction to be correct. My prediction was based on the scientific knowledge that as the marble gets higher it gains more energy; therefore there is a bigge ...

(9 pages) 86 1 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics