Essays Tagged: "Alaska"

Sustainable Development

development is being ignored in Chile, the Philippines, and Siberia, practiced in Madagascar and in Alaska, and examined in the Lake Baikal region of Russia. These Countries must learn from each other ... erms of planning.In contrast the U.S. has developed a different policy in it's North. Like Siberia, Alaska has a lot of resources centered environmentally sensitive lands. Similarly, Alaska also has i ...

(6 pages) 241 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

This essay is critiquing the work of James Baldwin in his short writing "On the Painter Beauford Delaney ". It is a rhetoric analyisis of his work.

al meaning of the empowerment of light and connects it to the acclaimed work of Beauford Delaney.In Alaska the winter days are long, cold and dark. On some days it is only light out for three hours. A ... e his artwork, is a skill that Baldwin praises. The light that is available is scarce, like that of Alaska, and Delaney learns to capture the light into his paintings. Baldwin notes how Delaney has th ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The differences of teaching certification in Pennsylvania and Alaska.

dard vary in requirements.I am currently interested in becoming a teacher in either Pennsylvania or Alaska when I receive my teaching degree. Therefore, I wanted to get knowledge of the criteria that ... et and used books to help me figure out the specifics of teaching certification in Pennsylvania and Alaska.One of Pennsylvania's highest priorities of state government is the education of its children ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay refers to how polar bears live, and where they live. It also refers to many charecteristics of both male and female polar bears.

ar.Spanning throughout the world, there are 27,000 polar bears in 19 different areas of the planet. Alaska provides 5,000 of there bears, almost one fifth. Polar bears on average travel 5,500 miles ye ...

(1 pages) 37 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"To Build a Fire: Does it meet Poe's requirements for a short story?"

th.London shows man's utter helplessness in the fight against nature by illustrating the setting in Alaska along the Yukon River. It is close to the end of winter, the sun not yet in the sky. "There s ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Should We Drill in the Arctic?

lecting. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an enormous piece of land located in the Northeast of Alaska, is believe to contains about a billions of barrels of oil. If the United States are willing ... his would help cut the budget deficit. Not only would the government gain profit out of it, but the Alaskan would also. If the Alaskan are willing to split the profit of the oil drill, they would gain ...

(4 pages) 76 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

History of the Yellowknives native americans

n land area is immense, and extends across the whole northern top of Canada and extends westward to Alaska. The Sub-arctic culture area stretches from the Labrador Sea to within a few miles of the Ber ... iles of the Bering Sea, and encompasses six Canadian Provinces, two Territories, as well as much of Alaska. The northern boundary between Arctic and Sub-arctic shows up in the vegetation change from t ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Into The Wild

of the national park shows how unprepared Alex was for his journey out into the cold, harsh wild of Alaska. As an educated, young, and intelligent, individual, Alex in a straight line of thinking had ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on the role of ANWR in the artic

conservationists, and everyday people alike is the debate on whether drilling should occur in ANWR (Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge). One of the largest wildlife refuges in Alaska, ANWR is 19 ... risk American lives just to get oil. The only problem lies with environmentalists who feel that the Alaskan wild is an environmental gem and only natural home to the caribou. They feel that drilling c ...

(7 pages) 103 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Bald Eagles

most endangered species in North America. The bald eagle is found over most of North America, from Alaska, to Canada, and northern Mexico. About half of the world's 70,000 bald eagles live in Alaska. ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Research comparing the fines of reckless driving to other states in the US

d nothing less than $300 nor more than $1,000, or be imprisoned no less than 30 nor more Delaware / AlaskaDefinition of reckless driving:~No person shall drive any vehicle or wanton disregard for the ... hol related, it will appear on your motor vehicle records. ~ A punishment for the second offense in Alaska is not stated in the statue.Other subsections that ably to either state:~ In Delaware the per ...

(3 pages) 29 1 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Book report of The Call Of The Wild, by Jack London

e law of the club, the law of the fang, and the laws of nature.At this time, gold had been found in Alaska, and thousands of men were going there. This Gold Rush in the Yukon and Alaska prompted the n ... s sold to Francois and Perrault, two agents of the Canadian government. They must travel to Dawson, Alaska and then back to Skaguay. While in camp, Curly is killed for trying to make friends with a hu ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mel Slugbate

t Opportunities for the New Millennium. Slugbate and Mossbutter have properties in Florida, Nevada, Alaska, and many other states. The space we live in is called Euclidean space. Hyperbolic space is r ...

(1 pages) 15 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Comments on Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

olf-dog, who seems courageous, because he was not afraid to travel in the gloomy frosted weather of Alaska not even to follow the old-timer from Creek recommendation, who warned him of traveling alone ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Drug Legalization: My View

t's not true, there could be a likely chance that more people will be doing drugs. For instance, in Alaska, they had legalized drugs in the 1970's, this led to many teens using marijuana at more than ... ed to many teens using marijuana at more than twice the rate of youths nationally, so the people in Alaska decided to re-criminalize marijuana in 1990. For a fact, the legalization of drugs has been t ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Compares and contrasts How Krakauer's life (the novelist) parallels Chris McCandlesses's in the Novel Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer. Includes 3 in text citations and 3 works cited.

g man named Chris McCandless, from a prosperous and loving family, hitchhiked across the country to Alaska. He gave $25,000 of his savings to charity, left his car and nearly all of his possessions. H ... sessions to go after a dream they had. Ones dream was to live off the land in the remote regions of Alaska, the other too climb the Devils Thumb, a mountain peak that had never been scaled by man. Eac ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alaska Aviation Capstone Program

The Capstone program was a joint effort between the Federal Aviation Administration and the Alaskan aviation community to improve aviation safety and efficiency by putting cost effective and n ... tone, and the future of Capstone.There was a real need for Capstone in the nation but especially in Alaska. There was an average of 1 aircraft accident every other day in Alaska during the past 10 yea ...

(2 pages) 42 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Electoral College

e he lost the electoral votes. What are more important billions of voters or the small 538 electors?Alaska, Delaware, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Wyoming and the district of Colombia have 3,1 ... as 9,614,000. Both of these groups have 21 electoral votes combined. This means a voter's vote from Alaska is 3 times more than that of a Floridian. In some cases one person's vote can be up to 4 time ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Narrative Essay: When School was Completely Boring and Irrelevant

irrelevant, it was after I went to school at home.I went to pre-school through second grade in Alaska. I had lots of fun and lots of friends. I loved going to school both for the social and lea ... l for two years. They were the best years to date.When we moved from Colorado, we went back to Alaska. I wasn't happy about leaving such a good school, but I was happy to go back to my friends. ...

(3 pages) 49 1 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What is the Bering Land Bridge, how did it come about and why is it important to the peopling of the Americas?

of the Americas?The Bering Land Bridge or also known as Beringia was a piece of land that connected Alaska and Siberia during several times during the Pleistocene. The distance between Asia and North ... level dropped considerably up to as much as 100 - 150 meters and the shallow Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia became a natural land bridge on which grazing animals, and the humans that hunted ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History