Essays Tagged: "Variation"

Darwinism - The Theory That Shook The World

ies with genetics,Darwin has by far contributed the most to our modern science.From his theories on variation of species to his explanation ofnatural selection Charles Darwin has shocked the world by ... The leading scientists of the day said that Darwincould not prove his hypothesis and the concept of variation couldnot be proved. Darwin was to be doubted for the next seventyyears until the rediscove ...

(7 pages) 200 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Q: Evaluate the impact of humans on evolution in society and the environment. Compare Darwin/Wallace and Lamarchin theories of evolution. Discuss how society has reacted to these two theories.

the extinction of plants and animals alike. Another downside of the clearing is that it reduces the variation in species because they all need specific features to live without the things that have be ...

(2 pages) 133 0 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Sex in Anthropology

of the person?Over the years anthropology has evolved to an ever expanding world that has more of a variation in thoughts and beliefs, so that all cultures are recognized and respected. Although many ...

(4 pages) 185 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Investigation of a simple pulley system through comparison of experimental and theoretical models.

is to find out how similar experimental data is to this model, at the same time accounting for any variation in the results.A simple pulleyAssumptionsBefore conducting any experiments, or considering ... ring this, I looked at the variance of times with each weight combination. I have decided that this variation between times is not sufficient to cause any inaccuracies in my calculation, and so I have ...

(9 pages) 60 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The nature/nurture debate

iour. The individual animal throughout its life learns this type of behaviour. There is often great variation among a species because it all depends on the environment and experiences of the individua ... ic influence on traits and behaviour is partial because genetics account on average for half of the variation of most traits.Researchers are finding that the balance between genetic and environment ...

(3 pages) 263 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How important are ethics and social responsibility?

cement of policies (Mittelstaedt and Mittelstaedt, 1997).In the business ethics literature, ethical variations among marketers/managers from different nations are documented in many empirical studies ... us types of ethical issues (e.g. Armstrong et al., 1990; Graham, 1985; Becker and Fritzsche, 1987). Variation in ethics across cultures was evidenced in a cross-national study of industrial salespeopl ...

(23 pages) 2441 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Legal Drugs In Sport - study note format.

rengths of established adaptations are diluted because they are many more than the simple few. That variation and reduction in training trials/exposures means that fine motor skills are less refined a ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay compares and contrasts the sin in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories "The Birthmark," "The Minister's Black Veil," and "Young Goodman Brown."

en wrote using the recurring theme of sin. Though sin is present in all of his works, there is much variation on the ways in which his characters come to understand the inherent evil that lurks inside ...

(4 pages) 128 1 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Effective ways to teach

purpose.Ask questions of the participants and audience.Reenact the role play, if necessary, using a variation of the situation, new participants, feedback provided to improve a skill. . .Suggested sit ...

(2 pages) 111 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Exploring a Change in Views on the Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics.

they merely had different ideas about the mechanisms behind the process. Lamarck believed that the variation of animals was caused by their changing needs related to environmental stimuli. He also be ... come bigger and stronger or smaller and weaker, respectively (Price 1996, 46). Darwin said that the variation is due to the heritability of traits. He states clearly in The Origin of Species that he d ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Bourdieu and Jean Baudrillard.

based on their own, unique set of experiences of the world, is never more than a slight structural variation on a 'class habitus' , which consists of structures that integrate all the experiences sta ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is Politics?

all of the areas that politics may cover. Politics is not something easily defined and in fact much variation exists within this definition from one country to another. Several factors that influence ... tic societies are obviously different. Even between countries with the same type of system however, variations still exist. For example, Canada and United States both have democratic societies, but Ca ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This paper is a analysis of the case "Scott Trucks".

uld be considered "conventional/polite" while McG has a more "aggressive/argumentative" style. This variation in leadership styles is resulting in decreased satisfaction and productivity of the engine ...

(7 pages) 184 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

War Poems - Brooke vs Sassoon.

considerably, both in the way it is written and the attitudes that it brings forward. Much of this variation becomes clearer and more understandable when you delve into the different experiences of t ...

(5 pages) 86 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The similarities between Neanderthals and Upper Palaeolithic people.

n different. Of coarse there are some differences but "Neanderthal man's and modern man's ranges of variation overlap" (Howell 1966:124).When one look at a Neanderthals appearance compared to modern h ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays


orms of creationism in many cultures.One of the most popular tenets in cultures around the worldare variation of pair of male and female that parent theentire earth of humans. They indicate generally ... a formoften called Neo-Darwanism. Neo Darwinism gave a deeperexplanation for the genetic origin of variation withinindividual species and for how species are formed.Darwin's work had a tremendous imp ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The passage is about inequalities from the short story of Kurt vonnegut.

he greatest inequalities attract no attention. When everything is more or less level, the slightest variation is noticed. Hence the more equal men are the more insatiable will be their longing for equ ... rcise equality is the general rule in society. No matter. What everything' s level is the slightest variation is noticed. Hence the more equal men are the more insatiable will their longing for equality."

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

What is cross-cultural communication about?

to make friends with another person whom they are familiar with, so it's pretty hard to cluster the variation of people who have different background and culture into one group together. For instance, ...

(3 pages) 226 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Rates if Reaction GCSE Cousrework

t can be put into. There are three types of values (which in turn can be split into 3 categories of variation depending what part in the experiment they play):"h Continuous Values- This variable is on ... I did do my tests within the same hour and I didn't artificially heat any of the solutions, slight variations might have affected the results. These would have shown as anomalous results. My results ...

(13 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Basic Theories to the Conceptualizations of Job Analysis Accuracy.

at a "true score" esists for a given job and that true scores are stavle over time. Any measurement variation error are eliminated or aggragated across time or sources. Through this, researchers have ... b information.Interrater reliability is the consistency across different raters and indexes arate covariation while interater agreement refers to the levle of agreement across different raters. Discri ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management