Essays Tagged: "centimeters"

A Day in the Life of a Gnome

atchdog.One day Knob went to visit his grandmother in the land ofGnollie which is about a guzillion centimeters away fromGnomania. On his way to his grandmother's house he ran across agarden. Upon stu ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Portuguese Man-of-War

ion of the man-of-war's body is an oblong gas-filled bladder. The bladder is usually nine to thirty centimeters long, and is a translucent pink, blue, or purple. On top of the bladder is a crest. This ... tood.The fish Nomeus gronvii lives among the tentacles of the man-of-war. This fish, which is eight centimeters long, is mostly immune to the man-of-war's toxin. It will eat the tentacles, which will ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/1992

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Kidney

rol blood pressure.Kidneys are paired, reddish-brown, bean-shaped structures. They are about eleven centimeters long. Kidneys are located on each side of spine, just above the waist. They are loosely ... kidneys. The urine then passes into a hollow tube, called the ureter, which is forty to forty-five centimeters long. The ureter extends downward, emptying into the urinary bladder. A single tube, cal ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This essay is about the rose sea star (crossaster papposus), or starfish. The Rose Sea Star by Jacklyn Beaver

es usually have anywhere from eight to thirteen arms. The arms can reach from twenty to thirty-five centimeters. At the end of each arm they have things called eyespots. These eyespots are sensitive t ...

(1 pages) 40 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Chocolate: the historical background of the cacao plants origin.

t climate that is never lower than fifteen degrees Celsius and one hundred to two-hundred and fifty centimeters of rainfall distributed evenly throughout the year, with no less than ten centimeters a ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Poland:My country of Origin.

reatest in the summer. The rain ranges to about fifty three inches in the mountains, and about five centimeters in the low lands. The annual rainfall is about twenty five inches. I find the climate of ...

(3 pages) 86 0 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An active super volcano lying underneath Yellowstone Nation Park.

a under the park and have calculated that in parts of Yellowstone the ground has risen over seventy centimeters this century. Which means that as the pressure and the heat in the caldera begins to inc ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The controversial use of steriods in athletics.

top of each sport the difference between first and second place may be measured in millimeters, not centimeters, and fractions of a second rather than any feasible amount of time. When athletes rely o ...

(5 pages) 191 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is an essay about a new type of poisonous dart frog that was recently discovered that alters a chemical from the food they eat to create their poison and make it stronger.

. There are at least three species of what are called the Dendrobates frogs. They range from 4-to-5-centimeters long and they can be found in the New World tropics. The frogs modify an alkaloid to cre ...

(1 pages) 27 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gynecological Problems at a Young Age

around four o'clock in the morning and they found what they thought to be a cyst about four to five centimeters in diameter on my right ovary. Dr. Hasan wanted to perform a laparoscopy to remove the f ...

(3 pages) 125 9 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Itsa sceince lab

linder and water was weighed. The weight was recorded.The length of the plastic box was measured in centimeters. The length was recorded.The width of the plastic box was measured in centimeters. The w ... x was measured in centimeters. The width was recorded.The height of the plastic box was measured in centimeters. The height was recorded.The weight of the empty plastic box was recorded.The box was fi ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Process in Water Treatment Plant

ion tanks is filtered through a bed of graded gravel and sand. Sand is usually spread from 61 to 91 centimeters deep in the filter basin. A jelly-like surface mat gradually forms on the sand from cont ...

(1 pages) 49 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Kyoto Accord Should we ratify it?

t 10,000 years. Global sea levels could rise by at least fifteen and perhaps as much as ninety-five centimeters. Surface temperatures could increase by between 1.0 and 3.5 degrees Celsius.With climate ...

(5 pages) 118 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Anatomy:The Male Reproductive System

descend through a inguinal canal and into the scrotum. Each testis is an oval structure about five centimeters long and roughly three centimeters in diameter. ( These are only averages and estimates, ...

(5 pages) 50 0 1.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Effects of rising sea levels on costal areas

the warming of the oceans and melting of the polar ice caps, sea levels are expected to rise twenty centimeters by 2100 (7). Many have not given thought to this information and it's inherent ramificat ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Digestive System- My directions were to start with the stomach and describe what happens to the food as it goes through the digestive system

duodenum, the first part of the small intestine. The small intestine is 7 meters long and about 2.5 centimeters in diameter, it is made up of three structures the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum. The sma ... ending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, and sigmoid colon. The large intestine is about 6 centimeters in diameter and 1.5 meters long. The large intestine absorbs water from the material rem ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

The History of Volleyball

these two forms have very similar rules. The ball is round and is made with leather. It measures 21 centimeters in diameter and weighs 9.5 ounces. The court measures 59 feet long and 9 meters wide. A ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions: Protection versus Prediction.

nd flow out as lava. However, the mantle material as a whole is moving, too, if only by a matter of centimeters a year, dragging the brittle crust above it along with it. Because of its movements in d ...

(6 pages) 50 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Mariana Fruit Bat

pes).They are of considerable size; the length from snout to fundament being at largest twenty-five centimeters. Startlingly, the bat does not in actuality have "wings" but webbed fingers, with an unu ... inarily emaciated wrists. Their fingers have an impressive span measuring up to one hundred and ten centimeters. The abdomen is a black color with generous hints of gray, and the neck is usually of a ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Correlation between height and hand and foot size

hand and foot size, we measured them with a ruler. It was decided that it was more effective to use centimeters opposed to millimeters or inches. It gives us a more accurate reading and is easier for ...

(1 pages) 3571 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology