Essays Tagged: "score"


ort, usually played on an indoor court in which two competing teams of five players each attempt to score by throwing an inflated ball so that it descends through one of two baskets suspended, at each ... re redrawn, making it more like the men's game. Games are supervised by referees, umpires, official scorekeepers, and timers.PlayThe game commences with the tip-off, when the referee tosses the ball i ...

(6 pages) 154 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Essay about relating quote to the poem "The Hangman"

ent people. If there is no resistance to evil, it is just like a football team allowing a player to score a touchdown without trying to tackle the player with the ball. In each case, it is extremely e ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Linking Media With Fitness Perceptions, A Study on the Affect of Media on Fitness and Body Image

ered between those who viewed the thin package and their attitudes on social fitness. However a low score in the self-acceptance scale in all three groups suggests a low self-concept within all partic ... o athletic images, and Group C, those exposed to no images or the control group, whereas the groups score was the dependent variable. The surveys were distributed to thirty students, ten in each group ...

(5 pages) 207 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Gender Bias in Math and Engineering, What is being done?

er, and, future teacher, I am worried about the future of young girls. Female students consistantly score lower then boys on standardized tests and take fewer advanced math courses. Some schools have ... ities, ensure that students have a non-biased classroom.Up to the high school years, girls and boys score equally in overall achievement. However, by the end of high school, the majority of girls take ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Homework too time consuming ans stressful

n't really go over the methods of solving those homework problems. This would leave me to get a low score on my homework assignments. Then the next day he would only go over four problems when the ent ...

(2 pages) 122 4 3.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is about skateboarding and rollerblading

of tricks are flip tricks, grabs, and spins. In all vert skating the higher the air the better your score in competitions.As I have mentioned before some of the types of tricks are the same. Grinds an ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Race and Intelligence - Are different races more intelligent than others?

craniometry was to the 19th century, intelligence testing has been to the 20th." On average Whites score about 15 IQ points higher than Blacks on the IQ tests. These Intelligence Quotient tests were ... tests. In the article by Dean Hamer and Peter Copland, "Inheriting Intelligence", it is Asians who score 3 points higher then Whites on the IQ test. Hamer and Copland write "Asian Americans on averag ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


the Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant combo. Many people call Shaq and Kobe "ShaKobe", because they score the majority of their points for their team, and dominate the court. However, don't let the na ... r team, and dominate the court. However, don't let the name ShaKobe deceive you. Although they both score a lot of points, they are two very different players.Shaq is a 7'1", 315 pound center. He is a ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


is a game played on a rectangular court, which is usually indoors. The objective of the game is to score more points than the opposing team by putting an orange, round ball through a hoop called a ri ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How To Play Better Golf.

"How To Play Better Golf"In the sport of golf the lower the score the better. So obviously the goal in this sport, is to get a low amount of stokes. With that i ... not go as far, then your short game will help. All these key points will help you improve your golf scores.In the game of golf the most important thing is the setup. The setup consists of the grip, ba ... to you. What ever feels more comfortable then use that grip. Practice in these areas can keep your score low and make you a better player.In conclusion, these key points will make you a better golfer ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The American Dream is Alive and Well.

verty such as priesthood, scholarship, teaching, or civil service, because money is the way we keep score. This feeling has been a long time in the making. It goes away sometimes in depressions, when ... nd large strive for wealth and equates becoming rich with success "because money is the way we keep score." The "ought to" means Americans generally believe that becoming rich is within the grasps of ...

(9 pages) 92 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What was different about Stephen Sondheim musicals.

First performed in 1957 it shook audiences with its powerful and aggressive dancing, storyline and score. It destroyed many preconceptions about form and content of American musicals. It was met with ... dult pantamine and was hugely successful among critics and audiences. With a razor sharp script and score the show was funny whoever performed it, whether it be Broadway stars or high school students. ...

(10 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Capital Punishment of the Mentally Retarded in relation to A Lesson Before Dying - includes parenthetical citations and works cited.

ed, takes an IQ test, he is likely to purposely perform poorly on the test (Sharp).Furthermore, the scores for an IQ test can change up to ten points from test to test (Sharp). The lowest score can be ... from test to test (Sharp). The lowest score can be taken and used in a court of law even if another score is higher that 65. The idea that the mentally retarded should be punished less is arguable. Be ...

(3 pages) 52 3 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Future Time Orientation

ty to anticipate, shed light on and structure the future of one's career. (Gjesme, 1983)" Those who score high in the construct are likely to spend more time thinking about their future career and eng ... and engaging in career development activities for the benefit of their future career than those who score low in the construct.The construct being measured is an important assessment tool for the work ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managing Stress and time

ntly happening problem in my current working life. In the checklist of stress symptoms on P.126, my score is 32 that signify I am in the "panicked" stress state. And in the self-assessment exercise on ...

(12 pages) 321 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Defining the term "Sacrifice"

position the batter can choose to hit a sac-fly or bunt in order to advance the runners, help them score, or maybe even get on base himself. If choosing the sac-fly, the batter must try to hit the ba ... l deep enough into the outfield so that the base-runner has time to tag up and advance the bases or score. If choosing to bunt the batter must first decide which way to bunt the ball, either towards 1 ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Lord of the flies

good .in the lord of the flies ZGolding tries to prove that man is inherently evil. He shows what a score of british intelligent boys do when they are left on an island all alone. At first they try to ...

(1 pages) 84 8 1.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

New Economy Depression Syndrome

s visit and that the only reason you sat down in the first place is because you wanted to check the score of your favorite team's game that day. You become angry or embarrassed with the fact that you ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Reflection on Learning

that didn't really interest me that I could doodle, play, and sometimes sleep during the lesson and score in the 90th percentile on tests.My intelligence caused many problems between my teachers and m ...

(2 pages) 89 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

As explained in the last email the first step in the hiring process is going to be the written exam

process is going to be the written exam. It is absolutelyCRITICAL that you do everything you can to score as high aspossible.-->>>A difference of ONE point can literally matter as towhether y ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions