Essays Tagged: "ferns"

Fractal Geometry

erse.Fractals occur in swirls of scum on the surface of moving water, thejagged edges of mountains, ferns, tree trunks, and canyons. They can beused to model the growth of cities, detail medical proce ...

(5 pages) 114 0 3.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Diversity of Plants

scular plants; the latter group consists of nine divisions that have living members. Bryophytes and ferns require free water so that sperm can swim between the male and female sex organs; most other p ... y nutritionally dependent on The gametophytes and mostly are brown or straw-colored at maturity. In ferns, sporophytes and gametophytes usually are nutritionally independent; both are green. Among The ...

(11 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Some general info on the plant kingdom... & ... info about bryophytes & seedless vascular plants.

ly wet-and-dry shoreline environments, eventually giving rise to such later forms as the mosses and ferns. From some remote fern ancestor, in turn, arose the seed plants.The plant kingdom traditionall ... phyta, are extinct. The remaining divisions include the dominant vegetation of the earth today: the ferns (see Polypodiophyta), the cone-bearing gymnosperms (see Pinophyta), and the angiosperms, or tr ...

(7 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Father James Dixon Bibliography (Short).

n was described as a "kind and inoffensive man, rather wanting in energy and decision". A priest of Ferns diocese, he was not the stuff of rebels, and was friendly with the local Protestant gentry and ...

(3 pages) 25 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Review of Literature-this is the paper i wrote for science fair in 7 grade. The subject is: "What is the effect of Coca-Cola on Marigolds", so it has info about coke and marigolds.

ingdom (Gale encyclopedia of science, p. 2893-2894). Theearliest know plants that occurred were the ferns, and they appeared about 400million years ago (Myatt). Plants get their energy from the sun by ...

(5 pages) 65 4 2.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Review of Literature-wrote this in 9th grade for science fair. got all the way to state wit it tho so be careful. its about marigolds and what the effects of zinc, borax, and citric acid has on them.

are in the Plantae Kingdom (Plants, p. 2893-2894). The earliest know plants that occurred were the ferns, and they appeared about 400 million years ago (Plant, 1996). Plants get their energy from the ...

(6 pages) 37 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

How the landscape shaped Australia

nts she chooses to discuss are the sky, any living things, animals, plants, trees, forests, bushes, ferns and gardens. Then she also mentions other elements, the land itself, mountains and rising plai ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

My Favorite Place

tly peaceful quietnessThe glimpse of water all roundSquirrels scampering up the treesSoft ferns gently blowing in the windThe beauty of God's creationA pure scent of the lakeMixed ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.0 Jan/2006

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

Zip USA

ive? The 50-year old school teacher hiked up the top of the hill, then hiked past head high ferns. Where he had a garden that had streams and created a garden that would make Eden blush. " The ...

(2 pages) 440 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The truth about the big two he

saw that it was untouched by the fire that had burned the town down. He started to walk through the ferns and jack pines and Nick was becoming exceedingly content. Nick was thinking that, "…the ...

(3 pages) 561 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The truth about the big two he

saw that it was untouched by the fire that had burned the town down. He started to walk through the ferns and jack pines and Nick was becoming exceedingly content. Nick was thinking that, "…the ...

(3 pages) 1323 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Succession

id which begins the process of soil formation. Lichens are possibly then replaced by mosses or even ferns.After the ferns and mosses die and grow and there is enough soil on the ground they may then b ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Structure of Ferns and their reproduction

The Structure of FernsFerns and flourish plants are so-called 'higher' plants which differ from the 'low' plants, for ... there construcion. They consist of 3 basic organs, the root, shoot or trunk and leaf. Our open land ferns are hardy herbaceous plants which lost their leaves either in autumn or are winter-green or ev ... eaves either in autumn or are winter-green or evergreen. They grow from a rhizom which is like most ferns more or less arising erect above the ground. Some species also form short creeping rhizoms, sp ...

(9 pages) 14 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

SCI 275 Mitigation Strategies and Solutions

60 to 286 million years ago. At that time, the land was covered with swamps filled with huge trees, ferns and other large leafy plants. The water and seas were filled with algae. Some deposits of coal ...

(7 pages) 41 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science