Essays Tagged: "Tornado"

Black Friday

your worstnightmare!' said Mary Grandish. Most people think they will die when they see,or hear ofa tornado heading their way.Although all the details of the formation of a tornado are not yet underst ... way.Although all the details of the formation of a tornado are not yet understood, it isknown that tornados are the result of great instability in the atmosphere and often appearduring severe thunder ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


TornadoesTornadoes are the most violent of all atmospheric events. A tornado is a rapidly rotating c ... tating column of air attached to a thunderstorm and in contact with the ground. In the most intense tornadoes, winds approach 290 miles an hour.Those winds exact a terrible toll on texas each year, in ... s and many more people left homeless. From 1916-1993, over 1100 texans have lost their lives due to tornadoes.From 1950-1993, approximately 5300 tornadoes have been reported throughout the state, or a ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

The effect of Hip Hop on Modern Culture

hion from the decorative and elaborate to the simple and plain. Hip hop music has created a musical tornado that has heavily influenced the global musical village. Hip hop culture has also been respon ...

(8 pages) 358 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

English translation to the 9th and 10th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Jay' CD.

9) Tornado (Long Juan Feng)Love is like a gust of windIt leaves after it has blownThis sort of rhythmWo ... It's like my world has been ripped apart by violent wind and rainLove came too quickly, just like a tornadoCan't leave the storm and it's too late to escapeI can't think about this againI can't think ... can't think about this againI can't think about this againI can'tLove left too quickly just like a tornadoI can't take it and I have no where to hideI don't want to think about it againI don't want t ...

(1 pages) 35 0 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Approaching Storm

inguished by the rain. As I look across the vast expanse of land from my perch on my horse, I see a tornado spinning round and round. Then all of a sudden, I see an invisible barrier racing towards me ...

(1 pages) 43 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Aftermath of WWI

never quite the same after this travesty. All across the globe, "There was nothing but one terrific tornado of noise." (Kishlansky, Storm of Steel.)With the breakout of the war, civilian life was touc ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Tornados, cyclones and hurricanes

Tornado (Latin tonare, "to thunder"): violent whirling wind, characteristically accompanied by a fun ... el-shaped cloud extending down from a cumulonimbus cloud. Commonly known as a twister or cyclone, a tornado can be a few meters to about a kilometer wide where it touches the ground, with an average w ... he center of the funnel. The same condensation process makes visible the generally weaker sea-going tornadoes, called waterspouts that occur most frequently in tropic waters. Most tornadoes spin count ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Review of the film 'The butterfly effect'

The Butterfly Effect "The flap of a wing of a butterflyCould ultimately cause a tornado" Chaos TheoryThese are the words that greet you in the fir ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Speech: The Force Of A Tornadoe.

golf balls are smashing on top of your car. Do you keep going or stop and wait for that unexpected tornado to hit?Good afternoon, teacher and fellow students. I'm here to talk to you about tornados. ... t the speed of 300 miles per hour or faster. It is however difficult to measure the peak speed of a tornado accurately because it is so powerful and quick. Tornados come in 5 categories: F1, F2, F3, F ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Surviving Chaos - A paradigm switch

"The flapping of a butterfly's wings in Brazil may make the difference between calm weather and a tornado in Texas next month."(Gleick, 1987).In a shrinking world, enabled by technology and typified ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The essay about physical journey in the film "Cast Away" by Isaac Sohn

ften arduous by nature. Many physical journeys can get harder by the power of nature such as storm, tornado, hail and flood. In the film Cast Away, the plane crashed into the sea near the island where ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What Parents Have Done

teenager. She had her parents, a place to live and her dog, Toto. She ran away and was swept up by tornado and taken to a far away land. She left her home because her parents did not listen. The lack ... method of ignoring a child makes it harder on the child and the parents.When Dorothy got out of the tornado she was scared. She wanted to go back home and stay with her mom and dad. When she finally g ...

(2 pages) 283 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Lies We Told

her itself is mostly just a matter of pressure differences in the air. It is perfectly normal for a tornado to "slowly descend" and to produce "a guffawing peal of thunder"¦ and fantastic ... one of "the monks of old [who] slept in their coffins" (591). His last prayer is met when the tornadoes "break forth and wash the slime from this earth" (595). Perhaps an act of nat ...

(2 pages) 308 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


rfew, No rules, No adult supervision. How much better could it get? The week flew by like a tornado. It was fast and left a big mess. I guess the taste of freedom was too much for me. A ...

(7 pages) 394 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


he meantime ill give a description Black Hair, Braided sometimes 5'8", 5'9" Light Skin Nice smile A tornado tongue What IM looking fo in a girl: Gotta have a nice personality Keeps herself clean Can k ...

(2 pages) 571 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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


they will always remember that shes the first person to teach them English.In the 2nd passage, the Tornado Drill. The teacher taught the children one of the best skills that they will ever know. It w ...

(1 pages) 512 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Im Scurrred

d saw spider webs everywhere. The broken fence surrounding the backyard of the house looked as if a tornado had passed by. The grass was damp and muddy, and you could see nobody had mown it for a long ...

(3 pages) 398 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

What Is A Hero?

od role so when Michael Jordan and Harrison Ford risk lives saving a mother and her children from a tornado then they will posses the qualities of being a hero. Also policemen and firemen are at times ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Effects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

t, being in combat, being sexually assaulted, and being in a fire or a disaster like hurricane or a tornado. These traumatic experiences can cause an extreme illness called Posttraumatic Stress Disord ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Storm: My experience as a photographer in a lightning storm.

ling towards us, heavy with rain. The straight line winds produced gusts that were as powerful as a tornado. It was about 8 o’clock on that Montana summer evening, and even though night did not o ...

(2 pages) 2283 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays