Category: Geology

Darwinterm paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>The World of Great Thinkers:</p> <p>Charles Darwin</p> <p>The world of Charles Darwin is a very complex one. Filled with parables and mysteries, this man has captivated the ideas and hearts of nations of people worldwide. I chose to research Darwin because his proposals of evolution have intrigued my mind for quite sometime. Not that I struggle with the idea of creation vs. evolution, but the…

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Greg Graffin term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Greg Graffin The band Bad religion was formed in the early eighties and has now been around over 15 years and has released over eight albums, the lead singer has continued his schooling and now has one bachelors degree ,a masters and is working on his Ph.D. Greg Graffin was born in 1965 in Wisconsin. His mother and father were divorced after his birth. In…

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<p>Mount St. Helens stands on eroded remains of an earlier volcano active between 2,500 and 40,000 years ago. The upper part of the cone was built around 400 years ago. Mount St. Helens is composed of lava flows and fragmented material consisting of debris. A cross-section would show alternating layers of lava, ash, and rock debris. Lava Caves form when a crust develops on the…

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<p>The Extinction of the Dinosaurs Many millions of years ago dinosaurs became extinct due to a catastrophic disturbance of the balance of life on earth. Recent studies points to a collision of a meteor on the earth s surface. The collision would have hurled tons of sand and debris into the earth s atmosphere. This would have caused the sun s light and warmth to…

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<p>Every year the Lamont â€&ldquo; Doherty Earth Observatory holds an open house in which scientists share their studies and really let the public see what and how they do what they do. Scientists at this research center are working together studying different fields of the Geologic sciences ranging from Oceanography, Geochemistry, Seismology, and even Marine Biology share their findings with the public. This year like…

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<p>In the development of any one person, the people who touch their lives, in and out, day after day, and the thoughts and feelings that they stirred are summed and that quantity represents a large portion of the individual. When looking at the development of someone with as great an impact as Charles Darwin, the people with whom he kept aqaintence shine right through. From…

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<p>Hiking the Grand Canyon</p> <p>I spent 5 years traveling America and have been to 40 states. I kept a detailed</p> <p>journal of my travels. One of my favorite places I visited was the Grand Canyon.</p> <p>My husband and I took an 18-mile day hike. We spent the night in Flagstaff and</p> <p>arrived early at the South Rim entrance. Of all of the pictures I have…

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Nuclear Legacy term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Nuclear Legacy"There is 10 thousand tons of nuclear waste on Earth." Many scientist are insearch for new and efficient ways to dispose of these lethal by-products which candestroy life itself. Radioactive products can be either beneficial or devastating. It alldepends on how we use them. In the field of medicine, some benefit from radiationinclude, radiation therapy for cancer patients. Not all uses of radiation prove…

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<p>Now Showing Matches 1 To 19</p> <p>Field Guide to Geology</p> <p>A 6 page book report on "The Field Guide to Geology" by David Lambert.</p> <p>Lambert is known for his clear and unique style of cataloging information so that</p> <p>laymen can readily understand the subject. This book is no exception to that</p> <p>rule. It is a very clear and concise introduction to the world of geology,…

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Volcano term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>VOLCANOES</p> <p>Volcanoes are holes or vents in the Earth s crust, created when molten hot magma under the crust of the Earth is forced upward to the surface. Magma collects in a chamber beneath the crust, pressure builds up and forces it up through cracks or fissure and a conduit to the surface is created. Hot gases try to escape but are trapped in the…

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