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Niels Bohr Model Of The Hydrogen Atom
365 wordsNiels Bohr's model of the hydrogen atom, was the primary reason for the understanding of energy levels. Bohr was able to explain the bright line spectrum of hydrogen. Sparked by the recent discovery of the diffraction patterns, scientists believed electrons could be described as waves. Bohr hypothesized that energy is being added to the hydrogen gas in the electricity form, and then leaving the gas in the form of light. He figured the light rays to be quantized, meaning only certain frequencies ...
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Wind Blew Cool Water Life
938 wordsWater, the median of life. Growing up in a small town nestled tightly in the arms of the wasatch front, I learned early the importance of nature. There was a fine line drawn between religion and the outdoors, and the quest of my life was to determine an appropriate balance. Water, signifying the line between the spiritual and physical, played an important role in my secular teachings. Cutting through the center of town it was the very phenomenon that I had grown to love, the river. Soul restored...
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Ultraviolet Rays Good Health
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Altitude Problem Morning People
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Critique Of The Play Effects Gamma Rays
1,388 wordsOn Thursday April 11, 2002 the play, The Effects of Gamma Rays was performed in the Macfarlene auditorium at Utica College. The play was performed from April 11, 2002 through April 15, 2002. This play was written by Paul Zindel and was directed by Marijean Levering, a theatre teacher at Utica College. The play is another spin on the typical dysfunctional family. You have Beatrice, the unhappy mother whose hatred for life and its disappointments has led her to randomly torture her two daughters, ...
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Parts Of The Body Prostate Cancer
928 wordsProstate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland. The prostate is part of the male reproductive system. This gland is locates inside the body at the base of the penis, just below the bladder and in front of the rectum. It is composed of the glandular and fibrous tissue enclosed in a capsule of connective tissue. The prostate is in the shape of a donut and about the size of a walnut. It surrounds the first inch or so of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. Normal functions of...
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United States And Japan Carbon Dioxide
573 wordsThis affects Canada a great deal because then the government has to regulate how much energy and gases can be used. Industrial, transportation, electrical and fossil fuel productions had the highest cases of emission gas releases in nineteen ninety-seven. Since the issue of the Kyoto Protocol, Canada is trying to cut down emission gases by twenty-six percent. Even recently, the Canadian government has put together an action plan so that they use renewable and alternative sources of energy that w...
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Harmful Effects Skin Cancer
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Earth Surface Day And Night
1,063 wordsClimate has profound Climate Climate Climate has profound effects on us, and the world in which we live. In turn we as humans, and many other global factors contribute to our climate. Almost everything in our lives somehow impacts or is impacted by climate. We as humans can affect everything, from the food we eat to the air we breathe, including climate. This is through the alteration of the earth? s surface and the introduction of pollutants and chemicals such as carbon dioxide into the atmosph...
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Crocodile Physics Crocodile Crocodile Physics Crocodile Physics Light
394 wordsCrocodile Crocodile Physics Crocodile Physics Crocodile Physics is like a well-stocked physics lab where you can experiment to your heart? s content. Covering many syllabus topics, here is the hardware flattened for the small screen. There are masses, trolleys, lenses and electronic components to assemble, experiment and take measurements with. You can swing pendulums, change gravity, change angle of ramps to learn about forces. Excellent are the optics tools which let you split light into its c...
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Nuclear Fusion Level Waste
257 wordsLow-level Waste facility Nuclear Fusion, a process in which two light nuclei combine to form a single heavier nucleus. An example of this is the sunray's they are the simplest form of nuclear fusion. The use for this is fusion is used as a fuel. But the risks are radiation poising which is very deadly. Nuclear fission, a reverse process of fusion. So it? s a process in which a heavy nucleus splits in to two smaller nuclei. The simplest form is particles going into are atmosphere from space. We u...
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Average Life Span 20 Th Century
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Visually Impaired Blurred Vision
705 wordsPeople categorized as visually impaired range from individuals with mild visual losses to those with low vision to those who are totally blind" (Winzer, 370). Vision impairments does not necessarily mean a total loss of sight. Some visually impaired person can detect light, others can see shapes and forms, and others can see nothing at all. Generally, many different problems that interfere the retina to form image or the transmission of retinal images to the brain can cause blindness or vis...
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Speed Of Light Degrees Celsius
1,124 wordsThe Properties of Light Applied to Fibre Optics One of the basic properties of light is that it travels in straight lines and can have it? s direction changed. This is the property which is applied to achieve the purpose of Fibre Optics which is to carry light from one place to another. The way this is done can be explained by the principle of refraction. This is the principle which governs the behaviour of light as it passes from one transparent substance to another. It states; if a ray of ligh...
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Connective Tissue Severe Pain
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561 wordstitle: genetics type: Term Paper Genetic engineering is both good and bad for many reasons. The many affects of genetic engineering are seen on some species of plants such acorn; animals such as rabbits; and in humans in in vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, and cloning. Genetics may some day be able to let us clone dieing breeds of animals like the bald eagle. They might even some day bible to clone dinosaurs, as seen in the movie Jurassic Park. When breeding with plants, scientists ...
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Increase In Population Carbon Dioxide
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Polar Ice Caps Rise In Sea Level
817 wordsGlobal Warming Global Warming, aside from pollution is one of scientists biggest concerns. Global Warming is caused by the Greenhouse effect. There are 4 steps in the Greenhouse effect process. The first is, sunlight radiates from the sun, through space, to the Earth s atmosphere. The second is, sunlight enters the atmosphere and hits the Earth. Some of that sunlight turns into heat energy in the form of infrared light. Surrounding air and land, which in turn makes the heat warm, absorbs the hea...
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Upper Atmosphere Ozone Layer
591 wordsOzone, pronounced OH Zone, is a form of oxygen that is present in the earths atmosphere in small amounts. Ozone in the upper atmosphere is a major factor in making life on earth possible. But ozone in the lower atmosphere contributes to air pollution. Ozone is used commercially in water purification process and as a bleaching agent. Ordinary oxygen molecules have two oxygen atoms, ozone has three. Ozone is produced naturally through photochemical and electric discharge reactions. Photochemical p...
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