Ecological Systems Theory: How The Surroundings Can Affect The Development Of The Child

For this research, the researcher relates to the ecological systems theory to explain the experiences of child headed households and how they survive in their everyday life where they are exposed to abuse, hunger, poverty, harm and lack parental-guardian relationship or guidance which is vital for child development. Ecological systems theory Bronfenbrenner developed his ecological … Read more

Scrap metal

Scrap metal originates both in business and residential environments. Typically a “scrapper” will advertise their services to conveniently remove scrap metal for people who don’t need it. Scrap is often taken to a wrecking yard (also known as a scrapyard, junkyard, or breaker’s yard), where it is processed for later melting into new products. A … Read more

Plant innate immunity

Plants are infected by a huge number of pathogens of which only a few succeed in causing disease. The attack by others is responded by a sophisticated immune system possessed by the plants. Entry of phytopathogen is a vital step in causing disease. Especially in viral infection, entry is possibly through physical injuries induced either … Read more

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS & PROTECTION: CAUSES AND EFFECTS

Natural contamination has existed for a significant long time yet just started to be imperative after the mechanical rebellion in the nineteenth century. Contamination happens when the consistent living space can’t destroy a segment without making devilishness or damage to itself. The parts included are not made by nature, and the beating system can contrast … Read more

The goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni): rare species of deep-sea shark

The goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) is a rare species of deep-sea shark. Sometimes called a “living fossil”, it is the only extant representative of the family Mitsukurinidae, a lineage some 125 million years old. This pink-skinned animal has a distinctive profile with an elongated, flattened snout, and highly protrusible jaws containing prominent nail-like teeth. It … Read more

Winter Driving Tips

Follow these tips to help make your commute safe and uneventful. Jack Frost has visited the Flint area several times recently. Those of us in Michigan are used to sunshine one day and a foot of snow the next. But that doesn’t mean we look forward to driving in it. As you hit the road … Read more

A Study of Plastic Pollution in the Pacific Ocean

Over the past few decades, human activity has resulted in severely detrimental ocean pollution, affecting marine ecosystems, our communities, and the environment in general. The spread of oil, industrial/agricultural waste, and chemicals continue to harm the Pacific, but plastic remains one of the most destructive forms of pollutions, killing one million seabirds and one hundred … Read more

Character Analysis of Camillo in the Winter’s Tale, a Play by William Shakespeare

In The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare, failure, particularly in regard to any major character’s shortcomings in fulfilling their obligations, is a consistent theme throughout the narrative, and which underpins every major plot event and its rippling effects among the characters. Camillo is perhaps the best example of what consecutive failures can do to someone … Read more

How to stop Global warming

What is the issue? Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system and its related effects. Multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming. The effects of global warming can be can be catastrophic to the world as we … Read more

The Miocene Epoch Climate

During the Miocene period earth’s climate, had changed from cold to warm. In the Miocene epoch kelp forests appeared and became part of the earths most productive ecosystems. The Miocene epoch began 23.8 million years ago, and ended 5.3 million years ago (“The Miocene Epoch”. The Miocene Epoch. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2018.). Many … Read more

The Retreat of the Elephants

Is written and published in 2004 by a well-known Australian professor – Mark Elvin, who specialized in Chinese economic, cultural and environmental history. Chinese environmental history is comparatively tardy not only to the development of other categories of Chinese historiography but also to the western environmental history. Mark Elvin has given out a relatively concrete … Read more

About the Mpemba Effect

Hot water can in fact freeze faster than cold water for a wide range of experimental conditions. This phenomenon is extremely counterintuitive, and surprising even to most scientists, but it is in fact real. It has been seen and studied in numerous experiments. While this phenomenon has been known for centuries, and was described by … Read more

Ozone Layer and Causes, Effects and Solutions to Ozone Depletion

Ozone layer depletion is the destruction of ozone gas of upper atmospheric layer (stratosphere), caused by substances formed from breakdown of ozone-depleting substances (ODS). The ozone layer plays an ultimately significant role in absorbing ultraviolet radiation that are hazardous to living creatures on the Earth. It was until 1974, chlorine was found to be the … Read more

The Influence of Nature in "Far from the Madding Crowd"

In Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy uses nature to influence the actions of his shepherd and shepherdess protagonists, Bathsheba Everdene and Gabriel Oak, in two separate episodes involving rain storms. The conflict of Hardy’s Far from the Madding Crowd centers upon Bathsheba Everdene’s battle with and between her three suitors, Gabriel Oak, William … Read more

Earthquakes Definition

To begin with, according to U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 9th congressional district Jan Schakowsky an earthquake is “There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick … Read more

Migratory Workers

The images of the Dust Bowl migrants, made famous in John Steinbeck’s best selling novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939), tend to dominate the historical memory of migrant workers during the Great Depression era. However, while thousands of Okies and Arkies did take to the road in search of survival, they joined migrant workers who … Read more

Character Analysis of Camillo in the Winter’s Tale, a Play by William Shakespeare

In The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare, failure, particularly in regard to any major character’s shortcomings in fulfilling their obligations, is a consistent theme throughout the narrative, and which underpins every major plot event and its rippling effects among the characters. Camillo is perhaps the best example of what consecutive failures can do to someone … Read more

Ecological Analysis Of Mango Pollination: The Impact Of Arthropods On Pollination And Fruit Set Of Keitt Mangoes

Upon anthesis, wind and insects play an important role in the pollination of mangoes. The exact species of insects, however, is unexplored, and there is no connection between specific insects and the amount of pollen being transported. Minimal pollen deposition rates and differences in environmental conditions leads to differentiating insect importance. In response to these … Read more

What is Shark Finning?

“Shark finning refers to the removal and retention of the shark fins and the discard at sea of the carcass. The shark is most often still alive when it is tossed back into the water. Unable to swim, the shark slowly sinks toward the bottom where it is eaten alive by other fish.” (http://www.sharkwater.com/index.php/shark-education/ ) … Read more

Review Of Smart Meter Data Analytics

With growing populations and economies globally, in addition to climate change impacts to the most vulnerable parts of the world, being able to better quantify, and assess our current electrical consumption will be crucial for our security and long-term sustainability. According to the United Nations latest statistics, half of humanity – 3.5 billion people – … Read more

Basic Hydraulic Systems

Every hydraulic system has a minimum number of basic components regardless of its design and function. The fundamental components of the hydraulic system include pump, reservoir, directional valve, check valve, pressure relieve valve, selector valve, actuator, and filter. An open center system has fluid flowing, with any pressure in the system when the actuating mechanisms … Read more

Transpiration or the Loss of Water Vapor

Transpiration, or the loss of water vapor from the leaves and stems of plants, is a process that assists in evaporative cooling, gas exchange, and the absorption and distribution of minerals and water throughout the plant. The process is fundamental to photosynthesis because it supplies a plant with the water needed to synthesis glucose. Glucose … Read more

The Disadvantages of Consuming Bottled Water Compared To Tap Water

The article “Why Tap Water is Better Than Bottle Water” by Sovie Karlstron and Christine Dell’Amore, National Geographic’s Green Guides, discusses why the population should choose tap water over bottled water. According to the article, bottled water may actually be doing more harm than good. Dell’Amore and Karlstron bring awareness to the detriment brought to … Read more

What mechanisms produce high precipitation in the tropics?

“The Global Circulation can be described as the worldwide system of winds where the necessary transport of heat from tropical to polar latitudes is accomplished,” (metoffice.gov.uk).These atmospheric heating and circulation patterns are controlled by three cells of air flow between the Earth’s poles and the equator. These three cells are the Polar Cell, Ferrel Cell, … Read more

Environmental pollution

Environmental pollution has been a matter of concern for many years. The Mellon Institute of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, sponsored the first broad scientific study of smoke abatement, which resulted in legislation designed to decrease the effects of smoke. It is now well known that environmental contamination impacts on health; the World Health Organization estimates that … Read more