Essays Tagged: "Beak"

The effects of tetracycline on chick embryos

ormed to observe the effects of tetracycline onthe development in chicken embryos, such as bone and beak growth. Five control andseven experimental eggs were used for the experiment. The five control ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Brancusi's "Bird in Space"

"Bird in Space" wings and feathers are removed, the bulge of the body is extended, and the head and beak are condensed to a distorted oval top. Balanced on a slender conical footing, the figure's upwa ...

(1 pages) 138 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Mute Swan.

t from all other animals. No other creature possesses feathers. All birds also have a head with a beak. "Because the habitats and food of birds differ so greatly, a great variety of beak forms deve ... use the habitats and food of birds differ so greatly, a great variety of beak forms developed; some beaks are shaped like spoons or forceps, and others resemble stilettos or curved daggers." (1) The ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Television and Video Game Violence Affects Adolescent Aggression.

er Fudd and shrieks, "And I demand that you shoot me now!"Elmer takes aim and fires sending Daffy's beak whirling around his head like a roulette wheel. What does this say to children watching this? D ...

(10 pages) 255 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"Eskimo" or "Inuit" myths about how the world was created.

t in front of him. It was a raven. Raven stared intently at man, raised one wing, and pushed up his beak, like a mask, to the top of his head, and changed immediatley into a man. Still staring and coc ... s stranger was so much like him in shape.It is said that Raven made the world. He is a man with the beak of the raven. When the waters forced the ground up from the deep Raven poked it with his beak a ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Leda and the swan

red by the brute blood of the air,Did she put on his knowledge with his powerBefore the indifferent beak could let her drop?"Leda and the Swan" by William Butler Yeats is based on a Greek myth. The st ... on is presented to the reader."Did she put on his knowledge with his power...Before the indifferent beakcould let her drop?" This causes the reader to ponder the relationshipbetween the poem and histo ...

(10 pages) 85 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Continuation of James Joyce's "Araby"

for an answer in the dismal foreign avenue. In my wretched state, I fancied I heard a raven tap its beak against the door. I listened more closely, but there was only vacant silence. Something ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Technological advancements that have helped scientists identify the platypus

ands, although it has special glands that secrete milk. It has fur like other animals, but it has a beak like the bill of a duck, webbed feet and a tail like a beaver.A dried platypus skin has been se ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Book Report "The Dolphin, Cousin to Man" By: Robert Stenuit 167 pages

re very similar in appearance. Their chief difference occur in the snout and teeth. Dolphins have a beak like snout and cone shaped teeth. Porpoises have a rounded snout and a flat or spade shaped tee ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Men are Chauvinist Pigs" Speech

orning, my fellow women. I have a dream that one day women will be treated equally. That women will beak through the glass ceiling. That women from all over the world will be able stand up to dominati ...

(4 pages) 33 2 2.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Advice To Youth

ittle sparrow for so long. Feeling its body coming back to life the small little sparrow opened its beak and started to sing in glee. A nearby cat heard the small sparrow singing and walked over. The ...

(2 pages) 13 1 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Bird Of Pardice

ziacea. The name Bird of Paradise comes from the spectacular flower shape, which resembles a bird's beak and head plumage. The Bird of Paradise flower is a spectacular blossom. Long stemmed flo ...

(1 pages) 992 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

I Love Furby

eye lashes. He has a cute stubby little tail. Furby is very different he has, ears like a cat and a beak like a bird. He has all the best qualities of common house pets. He's so cute! Next I ...

(2 pages) 836 0 4.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effects Of The Studies Of Charles Darwin

ifferent species of plants and animals on each island. One example is the finches he observed, with beaks ranging from large to very fine ( He ... riations had to do with how the organism lived. If the bird fed on large seeds, then it had a large beak. If the bird fed on small seeds, then it had a small beak, and so on. He found other examples o ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Endangered Wisdom

r him to make a noise, any noise, a ?hoot? maybe, or a ?clicking? like my parrot used to do with is beak. But nothing, he makes not a single peep. I can only assume that this silent creature is huntin ... e time. He doesn?t appear to have any ears on his large round head, his dark eyes and his off-white beak are placed right smack in the middle of what seems to be like a dinner plate shaped face. The f ...

(4 pages) 753 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

The Frog and the Kookaburra

kaburra many questions about the world and how things are.“Kookaburra, why don’t I have a beak like you?” the frog asked.“Well because if you had a beak like me, then you wouldn ... a long tongue that you catch flies with, dear frog. You wouldn’t be able to hide it in a small beak like mine.” the kookaburra replied.Day by day, the frog would ask a different question, mu ...

(4 pages) 1282 0 0.0 Mar/2008

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

In the novel, 'A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove' by James Moloney,how are the Osprey and Carl are alike?

large sea eagle. 'It was a large bird, brown and grey, its head covered by a canvas' (page 62) the beak is its canvas it protects itself from predators. This bird was hurt by another pair of hands wh ...

(3 pages) 5026 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Eagle"- a descriptive prose I wrote for my English class

of sharp piercing eyes, a pair of might broad wings, a pair of spiky clenching claws, and a crooked beak. It's a brown-coated eagle that appeared in my eyes as I glanced into the deep blue sky. Soarin ... witness its final breath as the eagle stabs straight into the bunny’s neck with its knife-like beak. My heart is filled with pity but my strong curiosity allows me to observe the stonehearted ass ...

(1 pages) 12 1 5.0 Sep/2008

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

The doll house: Love and betrayal in dramas

ld. (1587)Helmer: ……My little songbird must never do that again. A songbird needs a clean beak to warble with. No false notes. (Putting his arm about her waist.) That’s the way it shoul ...

(6 pages) 1508 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and/or contrast the roles of male and female penguins in caring for eggs and chicks as shown in the film The March of the Penguins.

efully execute several dances, move back, and push the egg out onto the ice while the male took his beak to push immediately the egg onto his feet in order to prevent the egg from freezing. The proces ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays