Essays Tagged: "young children"

Jonas Salk

or fame, instead, it found him. Duringthe time before the vaccine, many people, mostly parents with young children, were veryscared. Dr. Salk's vaccine was a great relief to everyone. Yet, today polio ...

(9 pages) 81 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Censorship in America

Pornography is another hotly debated issue. Parents have long wanted stricter laws to help prohibit young children getting a hold of magazines, videos and other pornographic materials. With the develo ... pornography. What many groups are trying to do is make it less accessible to people and especially young people. What is happening is that the term pornography is which a broad word used in many diff ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Two Kinds of Girls in Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Girl'

luence. Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Girl' both deal with the relationshipbetween a young girl and the guiding force in her life. Amy Tan tells of a mother's expectation for herdaughte ... girl how to bea 'good' girl. Both essays illustrate an authority figure that has expectations for a young female and whyand how those expectations will come about.As young children growing up without ...

(3 pages) 259 0 3.7 Nov/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

the holocaust

eparate the distinct needs of three different age groups: (1) infants and toddlers up to age 6; (2) young children ages 7 to 12; and (3) adolescents from 13 to 18 years old. Their respective chances f ...

(5 pages) 198 3 4.6 Apr/2002

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

this essay is about television violence and it's effects on young children.

Violence on TelevisionIn "television violence and its effects on young children" Betty Jo Simmons, Kelly Stalsworth, and Heather wentzel describe how television viol ... w 98% of all households have at least one television set in the household. They also described that young children watch at least 28 hours of television each week and before the age of 12 the average ... re has been a lot of public attention towards violence on television and the effects that it has on young children. There have also been studies done by the National Institutes of Mental Health, (1983 ...

(4 pages) 192 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Internet Censorship

.' n.p.). The goal of this bill is to try to make all public discourse on the Internet suitable for young children. The issue of whether is it necessary to have censorship on the Internet is being arg ... ll force content providers to make access more difficult, which will affect all users, not just the young' (Corn-Revere 70).Censoring the Net is technically and politically impossible; it will damage ...

(4 pages) 121 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Mavis Gallant story, "Bernadette"

Fear, it has a way of controlling everything that it comes in contactwith. As young children we are introduced to this intimidating desirewith intrigue and suspicion. As we age, ... undation of the Mavis Gallant story 'Bernadette'. In this storywe are presented with the image of a young French Canadian girl, whofinds herself pregnant and without a husband. The context of the stor ... thatshe is one hundred and twenty-six days pregnant. At this time in historyit was quit common for young rural girls to bare children at a youngage. However, Bernadette is a single French Canadian gi ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

it is a research paper that takes a look at stereotypes among young children.

ce is Based on Social Interactions Among Specific Age Groups and Their Perceived AffiliationAbstractYoung children's attitudes toward cross-gender typed toys were measured in this experiment. Due to t ... easured in this experiment. Due to the fact that, children are receptive to societal pressures at a young age, two experiments were conducted to test whether or not gender specific toys influenced bot ...

(7 pages) 350 1 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

this genetic disorder to study because when I read that Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is diagnosed in young children, my heart went out to those affected by it. This sounded like an interesting subject ... when female carriers can experience mild symptoms. DMD is the most common lethal genetic disease in young children of all ethic backgrounds and ancestries. Children first start showing DMD symptoms ar ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Fairy tales

Since old ages, they have been the fundamental source for information and entertainment for young children. They occupied pretty huge space in children's leisure time. People say that they tea ... pposes him and mentions that maybe they have little effects on some children only when they are too young to distinct, but "the fifteen year old boy may not believe anymore in..., but he has become mo ...

(4 pages) 135 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Child Labor on "Walt Disney"

the world. Unbelievingly enough, "the happiest place on earth" not only focuses on marketing to the young children, but also uses them as slaves to produce their toys and clothes. The Walt Disney Comp ... hundreds are pumped out of various child labor factories. Not only are the work demands large, the young children work in conditions that are unfit for any human.Haiti hosts a couple large child labo ...

(3 pages) 374 8 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Alcohol abuse in high schools

lcohol abuse is an escalating problem facing high schoolers today. High school is the foundation of young adolescents in many ways, especially "experimenting" with different things such as alcohol. Te ... "experimenting" with different things such as alcohol. Teachers must think of ways of helping these young children. They have to be on the cutting edge on techniques to save the lives of teenagers fro ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Violence on TV

Does watching violence on television truly harm young children? Some experts say that televised violence has a profound effect on children. However, ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane. Anlyzes the use and necessity of violence by Crane in the novel

ents of the Bowery to become violent toward each other. There was so much violence in the air that young children fought even younger children; parents beat their own children; and even children foug ... rhood. This fight could have been similar to one Crane had witnessed, or even participated in as a young child. He obviously felt that it accurately portrayed the working class part of New York City ...

(3 pages) 57 1 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Development of Literacy Amongst Young Children

these aspects help to aid a childs overall literacy development.The Development of Literacy Amongst Young ChildrenFrom the day children are born they require a form of communication in order to functi ... d style.Research and theoretical developments in recent years have dramatically altered how we view young children's transition into literacy. Traditionly, only those children who could approximate ad ...

(9 pages) 415 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

how did life change for christians and jews during the rise of the s?

uth. People living in countries that were neighboring Germany were ed or sent away for slave labor. Young children who didn't have principles instilled in them and did not have moral deeply rooted in ...

(2 pages) 40 2 3.8 Mar/2003

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

Everyday life in Germany and Holland for jews

much to do. All they could do was either read or speak in whispers.At the Concentration camps, very young children and elderly people were immediately sent to gas chambers, where the s . Older kids an ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Gun Control.

violence.(Quick synopsis of support reasons) Adults can kill each other in a moment of great anger. Young children have been known to have accidentally found their parents' gun with fatal consequences ... d as well as a strict ordinance against concealed firearms are twoways to confront such situations. Young children have accidentally found their parents' gun with fatal consequences. Stricter rules an ...

(8 pages) 346 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

An algorithm which allows the user to input a variable number of examination marks, calculates the average and prints the average.

n 1A primary school teacher requires a program that can be used to play a number-guessing game with young children; the aim being to develop logical strategies and practice their understanding of numb ...

(5 pages) 69 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Lord of The Flies" by , William Golding.

ty. In my opinion, Golding superbly captured the essence of what the thoughts of different types of young children would be if they were to be put on an isolated island. At the start of the story, we ... on with his devoted job.While exploring the land, Jack tried to capture his first hunting target, a young piglet, but he was unsuccessful in doing so. He was only able to injure the pig with his knife ...

(12 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding