Essays Tagged: "specimen"

Decomposition of Organic Material.

degrees. Subject B was to be stored at room temperature. My question was, would the weight of each specimen decline in weight, increase in weight, or stay the same? My guess was that the weight of ea ... ions. Every seven days, each bag was weighed, and documented. The results were as I suspected, each specimen did in fact decrease in weight, and control A did loose mass at a quicker rate than subject ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus).

The Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus)The Tasmanian Tiger is assumed extinct. The last known specimen died in a Hobart, Tasmania zoo in 1936. Humans were responsible for the extinction, which o ...

(3 pages) 37 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

More Bio notes from next lesson on Cells and Microscopes.

se a beam of light passing through one or more lenses to produce an enlarged image of the object or specimen being viewed. Microscopes that use sets of lenses are called compound microscopes. The ocul ... opes. The ocular lens is placed near to the viewer's eye. The objective lens is positioned near the specimen being viewed.Cells appear to be transparent, although there are some variations in thicknes ...

(3 pages) 82 2 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Interesting facts about the montezuma cypress tree, with bibliography and quoted text.

Montezuma Cypress: A Fascinating SpecimenThe Montezuma Bald Cypress (Taxodium mucronatum) is a large, dioecious, semi-deciduous tree ... of this tree can be used as a chest rub to ease bronchitis and other chest ailments.The most famous specimen of T. mucronatum is the tree at Santa Maria del Tule in Oaxaca, Mexico. It has reached a he ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Overview of the phsyical appearance, human uses, and interesting facts about the Velvet Mesquite tree, with bibliography.

ora var. velutina (velvet mesquite) is native to the Southwest region of the United States. Another specimen of P. velutina was found at Saguaro National Park East, located on the far east side of Tuc ... tems of the tree. These pods were also heavily fallen around the base of the tree trunk (unlike the specimen on the Old Main plant walk), ready for dry storage for a nearby ground squirrel, spotted sn ...

(2 pages) 25 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The Road Least Traveled. Harriet Tubman was not afraid to fight for the rights of African-Americans. Her story is one of dedication and inspiration.

, and giving a hand to those in need Harriet Tubman has greatly influenced my life. A more ordinary specimen of humanity could hardly be found among the most unfortunate -looking farm hands of the Sou ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Module 1 biology notes

re close together. This is called resolution.ľOptical microscope passes light through a specimen to be viewed. Maximum magnification is about 1500 times and its limit of resolution is abou ... of resolution is about 1nm. A transmission electron microscope passes beams of electrons through a specimen to be viewed. A scanning electron microscope bounces beams of electrons off the surface of ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Work Dilemma

mes and perhaps always will. There is no perfect human being, though we wish there were the perfect specimen. I have dealt with these issues many times within my career. These situations set challenge ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Biology: Human Evolution

s and create out own evolutionary tree based on our findings.The following is my analysis of the 11 specimen we were presented with. I have organized them by genus and in each genus by evolutionary ch ... d to this evidence, this species was found in same area as ancient tools were.In conclusion, the 11 specimen branch into three genus: Igium Magnus, Pithicus Parvis, and Hominus Protus. The first genus ...

(6 pages) 119 1 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Notes on Cell Structures

hoek- first to view living cell and sperm) no finer than 0.2 micrometer* Visible light pass through specimen-lenses-(light refracts)-projected into eye, film, video screenCell ultrastructure- a cell's ... n the wavelengths of visible lightScanningEM- surface coated with a film of gold, topography of the specimen, depth of field, 3-DTransmissionEM- internal, electron beam through specimen, electromagnet ...

(7 pages) 84 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Naturalism Analysis Through "Ethan Frome" and "Moby Dick"

dissect human behavior with complete objectivity, in the same way that a scientist would dissect a specimen in a lab. This is easily shown in Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome. The narrator in the book is ...

(2 pages) 20 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pond Water Life Lab - Science Probe 10

Collect microscope from trolley.2. Set up microscope and switch on the microscope light.3. Collect specimen and handouts.4. Sketch 4-6 different species on medium power setting.5. Try to estimate siz ...

(1 pages) 13 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Short tailed albatros, endangered animals

ort tailed albatross, or phoebastria albatrus, is one of the many endangered species of birds. This specimen was legally listed as endangered on July 31, 2000. The reason being for the short tailed al ...

(1 pages) 37 1 3.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Serial Dilutions

ions in the development of creating cures for pathogen diseases such as malaria. Using himself as a specimen, he used serial dilutions for quick and readily available methods of experimentation. With ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

I'm Ok; You're A Bit Odd

y and which is not with each of these models. The Platonic Ideal model refers to the perfect specimen of psychological health. Everyone needs to describe what the ideal is, but ¿D ...

(1 pages) 911 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Math Teacher's Head

My findings are quite strange and unusual, as I will explain later. Many of the parts found in this specimen were very different than what would be expected inside a normal head.When the contents of t ...

(2 pages) 289 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Colonialistic Bias Of The Heart Of Darkness

s characterized by the "noble cause" the "jolly pioneers of progress" and the "improved specimen." The third class is used to lash out against colonialism. "The African natives, vict ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Super Heros Then And Now - A Short Camparitive Book Report

ideal "primal man". Tarzan is extremely strong, nimble, quick minded, and is considered a "perfect specimen" of the human race in the book. Tarzan also is and has what every man in the early 1900's w ...

(1 pages) 243 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effusive Extrovert

dle and the blankets collapsed and unfolded. I didn't say anything figuring I should just study the specimen. He took the blanket and headed back to the couch, wrapping it around his body and over his ...

(4 pages) 705 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues