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    Ecological Pyramids

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    chain, the number of organisms at each level gets smaller. 10. How does mass and energy flow are related to ecological pyramid? Answer: An ecological pyramid (also trophic pyramid or energy pyramid) is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or biomass productivity at each trophic level in a given ecosystem. Biomass is the amount of living or organic matter present in an organism. Biomass pyramids show how much biomass is present in the organisms at each trophic level, while productivity pyramids show the production or turnover in…

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    TTW assess the students’ prior knowledge by asking for examples of sources of food energy and why organism depend on food. 2. TSW share their responses. 3. TTW read the chapter aloud. 4. TSW read the vocabulary words aloud, repeating the teacher. 5. TSW share definitions of these words and TTW record responses on the board. 6. TTW divide students into small groups and have students create a food web. 7. TTW discuss how an environment could be affected when a new organism is introduced. 8.…

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    occasionally it flooded, ziggurats were built very tall for that reason. One reason a Ziggurat was used was for the priests to worship their gods in. It was also believed some where built just for the gods. They thought that it brought the gods closer to the people in the city of which the ziggurat was located in. The priests duty to go inside the Ziggurats that were only for the gods so they would be able to care for them, but only priests were allowed in them and no one but the priests. One…

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    Carnival Triumph

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    We get off port and see a street vendor selling some excursions to the pyramids. We purchase nine excursions for fifty dollars each, which was incredibly cheap. My brother and I, being the fearless persons we are, we had the chance to climb an ancient two hundred feet Aztec pyramid. The climb up was incredibly scary. The steps up were about at a foot high and very steep. Climbing up felt like a small gust of wind could just blow you over and send you tumbling down the pyramid. Upon reaching the…

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    I selected the Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi) from The Brooklyn Museum’s Collections: Art of Africa. It was difficult to narrow the choice to only one. Each piece had so many eye catching elements. Each piece had its own story to tell and teach us about its history. The Nkisi Nkondi demanded my attention by the aggressive stature and glaring eyes. To fully appreciate this piece we need to learn its history. The Power Figure also known as Nkisi (in-KEE-see) Nkondi (in-CON-dee) came from the Kongo…

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    Ziggurats Research Paper

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    The very word stands as the pinnacle of ancient and exotic, and the structures themselves are some of the most impressive and monumental traces of civilizations long past. Built throughout Mesopotamia by several different cultures including the Sumerians and Babylonians, ziggurats are some of the world's first huge architecture. Their creation and purpose has long been of interests to archeologists studying the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent. Building Zigguat's was a complex, gradual and…

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    idea of an ecological footprint is becoming a popular topic among advocates of sustainability. An individual’s ecological footprint is the coined phrase that relates their use of the Earth’s natural resources to the amount of land needed to support their current lifestyle. When calculating ecological footprint, there are several different factors that are taken into account. These factors can range from the amount of locally grown foods consumed to the average number of miles driven on a daily…

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    agricultural output as well as the ability for the ecosystem to absorb the waste that is generated by humans. Ecological Footprint on the other hand is how much area of biologically productive land and water is required per individual to produce all of the resources it consumes and to absorb the waste it generates. The biocapacity of a region is likely to change over time for many reasons. The first could be a change in climate. The more productive land is, the higher the biocapacity of the area…

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    Should we all be locavores? Each day hundreds of types of imported foods come in from boats, trains, and even planes. In grocery stores alone there are many labels that are proud to claim they offer foods from other states or counties. In today’s society, few people claim to be locavores and even fewer have ever heard of them. In the article, “Locavores Dilemma,” Christophe Pelletier successfully demonstrates what locavores are and explains what life would be like living as one. Pelletier better…

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    quality of life for the society. 4.3. Economic sustainability The economic sustainability is related with the practice or use of several strategies for employing existing resources optimally resulting a beneficial and responsible balance with the environment. It is also involved in jobs prosperity wealth creation, development and social equity. According to the Sustainable Sydney 2030, some of the strategies, actions and planes that can be taken to create an environmental construction, and even…

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