Essays Tagged: "dinosaurs"

A Case Of Needing Serious Revision. For History of Forensic Science class.

hey make up for in crisp plotting and edge-of-your-seat suspense. From alien viruses to regenerated dinosaurs, from evil Japanese monoliths to the insidious maneuverings of the modern corporation, Cri ...

(8 pages) 98 1 4.1 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

Nothin New

and construct with the resources that have been provided here on earth. For example, in the time of dinosaurs, all the raw materials were here to construct a automobile. Before time was recorded, elec ...

(3 pages) 82 1 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Raptor Red" by Robert T. Bakker

dge of mud flats and river beds. The eyes follow every movement among the greatherd of plant eating dinosaurs that mills around in the open meadows, feeding high in the treesand sniffing the air for d ... y language. Yet they manage to bring down the animals that are tentimes bigger than they are. These dinosaurs hunt in packs of one to three animals. They have instinct thattells them where to attack f ...

(2 pages) 44 1 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Jurassic Park

Jurassic ParkThe Dinosaurs were not to blame for the destruction of Jurassic Park 'Nature won't be stopped ... ... Japanese investors, who are the only ones willing to wait years for uncertain results) -- to clone dinosaurs from the bits of their DNA recovered from dinosaur blood inside the bodies of insects that ... .) The project is the dream of John Hammond, a billionaire capitalist with a passionate interest in dinosaurs, who comes across in the novel as a bizarre combination of Ross Perot and Ronald Reagan -- ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.9 Feb/1997

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

"Lost World" by Michael Crichton

takes place on a remote island not farfrom Isla Nubar (the last island) and was actually where the dinosaurs whereconceived and where they were checked against any diseases before beingshipped to the ... e, Arby, Kelly,Eddie Carr, Dr. Thorne, and Sarah Harding, matches wits with the mostfearsome of the dinosaurs in their home territory and in his time period. Tome, this was the perfect addition to his ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Immigration to the United Statea

liar land.The US of A came to be what it is today because of the immigrants who came here. From the Dinosaurs to the Indians to Columbus and then the Pilgrims and last but not least those who came bet ...

(12 pages) 634 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Jurassic Park" by Michael Crichton

ure, and a terrifying nightmares of science run wild, packed with humans and genetically engineered dinosaurs, including mesmerizing, fast paced action. It is a world where the reader where the reader ... nology and entertainment. Until everything goes wrong. The electric fences stopped working, and the dinosaurs escaped. Ian Malcolm's opinion of this world is that it won't survive, or the humans won't ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Lost World. Interview with dr Ian Malcolm

1. Dr. Malcolm, what is it about dinosaurs that interests you?Well, for me it's the primitive nature. The way they hunt, seek and kil ... . The way they hunt, seek and kill. We have learned so much from that island about the way in which dinosaurs live together and how their behavior is so much different from what we had theorized. That ... ime.2. Why did you go back with Dr. Levine to the island, which of course you knew was inhabited by dinosaurs and very dangerous?To begin I'd like to say I did not know the island was inhabited by din ...

(5 pages) 34 0 1.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Lost World" by Michael Crichton

company named InGen (Short for International Genetics Corps.), genetically engineered and contrived dinosaurs which were extinct since 65 million years. This island was used as an incubator for the di ... lled Isla Nublar. Isla Nublar was leased by InGen for a biological preserve for tourists to see the dinosaurs at a certain cost. After a tremendous tragedy at Isla Nublar, the company went bankrupt an ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The classification of Ophidia Serpentes. A classification essay on snakes. The essay mostly places them into 2 categories, venomous and nonvenomous

they kill their prey to name a few. Snakes have long been thought to be the living ancestors of the dinosaurs. The separation of continents, along with thousands of years of isolation and evolution, h ...

(2 pages) 121 0 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Animal Rights

killing an animal for food. Animals have been killing each other for food in order to survive since dinosaurs roamed the earth. Human beings, as we all know, are also animals. So how is it wrong for a ...

(3 pages) 105 0 3.8 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Humans Extinct? Can it be?

y McLean (1978) proposed a dinosaur extinction theory that states that a climatic change killed the dinosaurs, it has become the single most accepted theory for the dinosaur extinctions within the sci ... reenhouse extinction theory. It says that a climate change via the greenhouse effect killed off the dinosaurs. My paper takes this proposed theory and relates it to the world today. Some of the things ...

(11 pages) 85 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Were Dinosaurs warm-blooded? Evidence supporting the claim that dinosaurs were warmblooded from strongest to weakest...

1.Dinosaurs had vascularized bones very similar to bird bone structure and unlike ectothermic reptilia ... r, from embryo to adult. Through comparative anatomical studies of micro-thin sections of bone from dinosaurs, modern birds, and reptiles, the men found that both the dinosaur bones and the modern bir ... sted that there is a very significant similarity among bird and dinosaur bone, which indicated that dinosaurs had fast-growing bone. According to Horner, rapid growth and vascular bone development are ...

(7 pages) 136 5 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The American Alligator" its diet, mating habits, predators, and daily rituals.

The American AlligatorThe American Alligator is still living since the prehistoric time of the dinosaurs. Living in the wild this alligator is an endangered species. It has a wide range of food t ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Why the Sun and Moon Revolve Around the Earth and Why Seasons Occur

e age, Sirius would have to try extra hard and take the sun back on its course. He figured that the dinosaurs would die by that time, so he was furious. Sirius took all the jewels from Archoness and t ... ee Sirius staying away from Archoness. This simple cycle has been around for a long time, since the dinosaurs became extinct. Since the sun moves, people have learned to live all over the world, so th ...

(1 pages) 52 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Amphibian Population Decrease"

always been survivors. They did, after all, survive two extinction episodes, including that of the dinosaurs. With this in mind, it is understandable how surprised and alarmed a group of scientists w ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The analysis of the character of John Hammond as portrayed in the film and the book.

ammond portrays a greedy, arrogant, and pompous old man with a dream to build a park full of cloned dinosaurs using DNA found in preserved mosquitoes. Hammond's character changes severely from the nov ... children of the world ... Or, at least, to the rich ones."Hammond desires to have control over the dinosaurs no matter what the cost ends up being. The selfishness of Hammond's character also led to ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jun/2003

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

A critical analysis of Elspeth Davie's short story, "Sunday Class" with a Bibliography

y's response to her question of what God wants them to be thankful for? The young boy replies with "dinosaurs", annoyed that all the other children have already blurted out all the good answers. Immed ... for" in an authoritative way thus warning the youngWilliams 2boy. Her tone suggests that she deemed dinosaurs are not worthy of being categorized as "things to be thankful for". The manner of her stat ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the cinematography of Jurassic Park

the movie Jurassic Park that make the movie interesting. This film plays with the question What if dinosaurs were alive today? The director, Steven Spielberg, uses sound, lighting, camera angles, com ... ectacular one. Not only that, but it is a unique kind of action/adventure movie because it is about dinosaurs, which makes it even more interesting.The sound in the movie was used fantastically. There ...

(4 pages) 95 1 3.7 Dec/2003

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

Creationism in Schools

the Bible the earth is only 6,000 years old. We have proof that the earth is much older than this. Dinosaurs roamed the earth millions of years ago and left fossils for scientists to study. So how di ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays