Essays Tagged: "Potatoes"

Underground to Canada : Mammy Sally's Version

talking about what's for diner,' 'So Said Massa Simms 'what's for dinner', 'well' said Mammy Sally 'potatoes and corn' 'what else' said Massa Simms Mammy Sally had a scared look on her face 'What else ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Biology experiment on osmosis for gcse very good got an A* as course work so do not miss out

The effects of osmosis on potatoes placed in different salt concentrationIntroduction:Osmosis is a movement of water across a ... ituents of a solution to pass through; only a few allow a selective flow. That is why I have chosen potatoes as my semi-permeable membrane.In osmosis, a solvent (often water) moves from a region of lo ... ize. As the strength of the concentrated solution increases the more water will leave the cell. The potatoes cell wall will only shrink because it is only the cell wall that will dehydrate or plasmoly ...

(15 pages) 314 2 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The Greek Economy

, oranges 780000, corn 2.1 million, sugar beet 1.9 million, grapes 1.6 million, olives 1.5 million, potatoes 850000 and cotton 222000. Livestock included some 10.8 million sheep, 3.5 million goats, 80 ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Travel with Charley Essay. What opinions did John Steinbeck use over the course of his trip across the United States.

out u trade yours in and get the new one.The Canucks from Canada were in the United States to farm potatoes. After a hard day of work they sat down for dinner and made soup. Steinbeck generalized tha ...

(1 pages) 60 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Vitamin C

in C found?Vitamin C is found in many foods including citrus fruits, green vegetables, tomatoes and potatoes. It is best to consume them fresh because food processing may destroy some of the vitamins. ...

(3 pages) 90 1 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Experiment to investigate the effect of osmosis in potatoes" A GCSE experiment looking at the effects of the concentration of sucrose solution on osmosis in potato tubers.

Experiment to Investigate Osmosis in PotatoesThe aim of this experiment is to investigate the movement of water in and out of plant cells ... rease or decrease in mass. Mass, I feel, will be a more accurate way of recording the change of the potatoes as when measuring length, it does not take into account the change in diameter of the chip. ... ncrease the accuracy by taking more repetitions which should make the average more accurate. As the potatoes were left over night, the temperature changed which may have affected the results, but it s ...

(11 pages) 191 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Osmosis

lution, through a partially permeable membrane. In this case, the tiny holes in the membrane of the potatoes will allow the water molecules to pass through in and out of the solution and the potato, d ... and most importantly, we will have to get the measurements and the weights of the solutions and the potatoes as exact, and as accurate as possible. We will try and get the measurements of the potatoes ...

(7 pages) 210 3 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is an art description of the works that Vincent Van Gogh created.

objects and people. Paintings such as "The Potato Eaters," which show a group of people feasting on potatoes, and "Starry Night," which shows Van Gogh's imaginative side, are among those that make him ... se people. There is not one smile among the group. The group of people are sharing a sparse meal of potatoes and broth. One can almost see Van Gogh's sympathy for these people. The hungry looks among ...

(8 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Osmosis, of potato chips, got real good mark.

Investigation into the Rate of Osmosis in Potatoes and to find out the Sucrose Concentration of the Potato.IntroductionIn order to carry out t ... ant cell in a concentrated solution:HypothesisThe aim of the investigation is to explore osmosis in potatoes and find its sucrose concentration. With regard to the osmosis, it will be taking place acr ... or diffusion of water takes place. From my own general knowledge, I know that the water content of potatoes is approximately 70%. This is a large quantity of water found in nature e.g. the compositio ...

(13 pages) 118 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Economics: Oligopolies and Oligopsonies

understand how an oligopsony works was the McDonald's example. It stated that the biggest buyer of potatoes in the world is McDonald's and some other well-known fast food restaurants. These buyers us ...

(2 pages) 85 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Translations(Brian Friel)is best read as an elegy for a doomed culture. The only response it elicits is to mourn that culture depicted in the play as forever lost. Do you agree?

ce in history to relate to. They are also used for dramatic irony, Maire remarks 'Sweet God did the potatoes ever fail in Baile Beg? ' She talks about how people sniff around for disaster waiting for ...

(6 pages) 76 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An investiagtion to establish the isotonic point of potato cell sap

ect the different concentrations to show fairly noticeable effects on the lengths and masses of the potatoes, with the water diffusing into the potatoes at a high rate in the sucrose solution and ther ... ter solutions become stronger, I expect the rate of osmosis to increase (and, as a result, make the potatoes themselves comparatively bigger at the end). Also, the potatoes will be quite turgid at the ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay discusses the importance and effects of the potato throughout history, both positive and negative. Economy, politics, folklore and much more are talked about in detail.

nce of the potato on world history as we know it. Additionally, it shows what an intricate part the potatoes plays in the past, present and future of the human race. Opposing these positive aspects, m ... egative aspects exist as well, which deserve to be recognized.The most commonly remembered fault of potatoes relates to the Irish Potato Famine. During this period in history, a plague ravaged the pot ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Osmosis investigation

solution is concentrated in water the more water particles there will be in the solution*Different potatoes. This will affect the actual potato chip as the amount of water in the potato would be diff ... has been used to act as a partially permeable membrane. The tiny holes in the cell membrane of the potatoes will only allow small molecules like water to diffuse in and out of the solution. We will b ...

(12 pages) 54 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

List the enzymes needed for the digestion of carbohydrates

and sugars are represented by a variety of foods such as honey, flour, beet, fruit sugar, rice, and potatoes. Carbohydrate intake should supply over half a persons daily calories. If that doesn't happ ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Famine in Ireland

ed lucky if you had a few hens and/or a cow but not many people were fortunate to have that luxury. Potatoes, nearly everybody grew them and for good reason at that. Potatoes had everything anybody ne ... 't even flinch or turn in shock; they were all too used to it. Once again we are back to the potatoes and the reason for it was that they could be planted anywhere, you name it. You just plant ...

(7 pages) 41 0 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A to Z atkins

a few facts:There are two types of carbohydrates, simple and complex. Sugar is a simple carb; rice, potatoes, pasta, breads, fruits, and vegetables provide complex carbs.When dietitians like me recomm ...

(1 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

COLLECTIVIZATION IN SMOLENSK essay on impacts of collectivisation under stalin's 5 year plans

ply; population pressure and the expanding needs of home consumption led to a considerable shift to potatoes, grain and fodder groups, and livestock breeding. The NEP years registered significant gain ...

(13 pages) 42 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An Investigation Into The Factors Affecting Osmosis

is with potato tissues. The different sugar concentrations will be changed to see the result of the potatoes when placed in sugar solutions placed in different molarities (strengths).Dependent Variabl ... gs that I'll be measuring in this experiment on osmosis is the mass change and length change of the potatoes placed in different molarities of sugar solutions. I will record the masses in grams by usi ...

(14 pages) 72 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Compare American beliefs or values with your country. List some differences such as culture, relegion, food, etc.

made food and a lot of liquids like various kinds of soups with different kinds of ingridience like potatoes, carrots and tomatoes, which are very healthy. In America there are a lot of various ...

(1 pages) 53 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays