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  • Lewis And Clark: The Corps Of Discovery

    Washington – In 1732 on February 22, an American soldier known as the name of George Washington was born. He’s famous for achievements like (The First United States President, Battle of Monongahela, Battle of Necessity, and Battle of Jumonville Glen), he was born into a Colonial Virginia family of wealthy planters. The family owned tobacco plantations and slaves, which later on in life he inherited. Washington was a senior officer in the colonial militia an in the French and Indian War, he than…

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  • Callistemon Viminalis Essay

    29212, Proteus vulgaris PTCC 1079, Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 10031, Escherichia coli ATCC 25922. The leaves of C. viminalis were collected from the decorated trees in the city of Fasa in April 2015. The plant identity was confirmed in Department of Botany, Darab Payame Noor University, Iran. After cleaning, leaves…

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  • Albin O. Kuhn Library Case Study

    Location of the Facility The Albin O. Kuhn Library (AOK) and Gallery can be found on the campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). UMBC, an honors college, is located at 1000 Hilltop Circle in Baltimore County, mostly in the community of Catonsville. Spanning across over 500 acres of land, UMBC is three miles outside the Baltimore City limits and is surrounded by BWI Airport, Amtrak train station, bus lines, business, restaurants and other conveniences. The library is…

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  • Summary Of Wicked Plants By Amy Stewart

    I chose Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart over the others on the list of approved books because it sounded more interesting and more relevant than some that just focused on one branch of Botany, instead of the entire wicked spectrum like Stewart does. I like how she breaks up the world of devious plants into seven distinct categories. The plants are reported on alphabetically with relation to their crime, but with a heading that falls under one of the seven wicked categories; deadly, destructive,…

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  • Write An Essay On The Role Of Forensic Science In Criminal Justice

    Forensic applies to courts or the judicial system, combine that with science and forensic science mean applying scientific methods and processes to solving crime. Forensic Science deals with the application of the knowledge and methodology of various disciplines of science to legal matters. It involves the use of multiple disciplines such as physics, chemistry, biology, computer science and engineering for evidence analysis. For instance, physics is used to understand the pattern of a blood…

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  • Ophelia Willow Tree Analysis

    Ophelia was painted with oil on canvas by Sir John Everett Millais (The Story of Ophelia). Millais was known for his great attention to detail when it came to the botanical aspects, so much so that a professor teaching botany would take his students to see Ophelia because the representations of the flowers were so close to nature (The Story of Ophelia). The concept of this painting was born out of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. In Hamlet, the title character’s love interest, Ophelia tragically…

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  • Edward M. Goolish

    Edward M. Goolish is an astrobiologist and the Deputy Director of the NASA Astrobiology Institute, which is a position that he has held for many years ever since 2006. He has served N.A.I. (NASA Astrobiology Institute) or about six years, and he has been the Assistant director for research from February 1, 2013 to August 11, 2014. In 1994, Goolish came to Ames Research Center to conduct research on how the small forces within space can change aquatic organisms, vertebrates and behaviors. He…

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  • Women's Education In The 1800s

    topics which often contained topics like Geology, Botany or Chemistry. “Until the 19th century, girl´s education was restricted to informal learning at ‘Dame Schools’.”(Barnett, p.6) These schools were often run by all female teachers and provided a basic education in reading and writing for upper-class female students. These schools often used books written by male scientists published especially for women like the popular book “Familiar Lectures On Botany” which sold until 1872 in just 50…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Qualities

    You are a literary scholar and expert on the mystery genre. You have been asked to deliver a guest lecture for a college course in criminal justice; specifically, you must discuss the qualities of a good detective. Write a lecture that compares two popular detectives, one of whom must be Sherlock Holmes. The other detective can be from another work of literature, a film, or a television series. Evaluate the fictional detectives’ positive and negative qualities, their strategies, and their…

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  • Comparing Rappaccine And The Tell-Tale Heart By Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Four Character Contrast / Comparison Essay In the following paragraphs are four different stories regarding four different characters. These characters are Rappaccini, in the story Rappaccini’s Daughter, Aylmer, in the story The Birth- Mark, Vere, in the story Billy Budd, and the Unnamed Narrator in story The Tell-Tale Heart. All these characters are individuals with complex personalities. However, each with their own circumstances and motives, paint a different picture in their…

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