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    The hippie movement was the common title Americans used to define the out casted individuals and their actions that began to take place in the early 1960s and continued on through the 1970s. The movement started as vocal opposition to the United States taking part in the Vietnam War. Soon after, this generation ultimately transformed into a liberal counterculture. A counterculture is a subculture that has values and behavioral norms that are substantially different from those of the mainstream society, or what society expects of individuals. This culture often opposes the mainstream cultural customs. They also wanted to make it clear that they wanted all Americans to share equal rights. Considered an anti-war movement, it began mostly on college campuses among the youth of America. The movement later traveled throughout the rest of the world. The vast majority of the American population still supported the administration policy in Vietnam, a small but outspoken liberal minority was making its voice heard by the end of 1965. This minority included many students as well as prominent artists and intellectuals and members of the hippie movement, a growing number of young people who rejected authority and embraced the drug culture. The movement is known for the hippies promoting their strong beliefs and support of various ideals including, but not limited to, Harmony with Nature, Communal Living, and Artistic experimentation, especially in music, recreational drug use, Technicolor…

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    Flora and Fauna – Crystal flowers – These crystal flowers were first stumbled upon in Warrett Forrest when a group of Crofters were searching for farming resources. They initially got the flowers with the intent to admire the beauty of it, not the intent of getting them useful abilities, until a man named Charlie Rosene noticed it’s strong, sweet scent. He was so captivated by the smell that he bit into it, and only moments later did he notice the change in atmosphere— this is the point in which…

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    The Flowers The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind. The loss of a young girls’ innocence by being shown the evils of the outside world is portrayed in the story “The Flowers” by Alice Walker. In the last sentence of the short story Walker writes “And the summer was over” which is stating how the awareness of the things outside Myop’s universe have ended her summer, her innocence. Alice Walker illustrates in “The Flowers” how easily “the snakes” can be…

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    colour pigments in the leaf separate to reveal the hidden colours Integrated Experiences: Health: Discuss what the digestive system does and how it is similar to the photosynthesis process Creative Arts: Have children add pressed flowers and leaf rubbings to their…

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    The Garden Party Symbolism

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    Title Here “The Garden Party” is both a coming of age tale and a look at the class disparity in New Zealand at the time. The story follows Laura on the day of her family’s big garden party as she interacts with members of both classes and prepares for the big event. It is no surprise that a short story called “The Garden Party” is full of descriptions of plants and various flowers. However, Katherine Mansfield utilizes them for more than just the setting. Each plant mentioned holds a deeper…

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    Isabella returns back wrapping the head of Lorenzo in a silk scarf, perfumes it with Arabian flowers, and place it in a garden pot with soil and seeds of basil of Salerno are sown. She feels relax after seeing the plants grow from the flesh of his beloved. She spends all of time caring for the basil and waters them with her tears. The basil grows beautifully and gives fragrance. In Keats’s poetry nature is always considered to be female and he describes it beautifully: And, furthermore, her…

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    Reiman Gardens Case Study

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    Reiman Gardens is a beautiful place not only filled with many different flowers, but with many trees and stone designed pieces of art throughout the entire garden. The natural beauty of the garden is one that has been around since 1914. Since 1914, the garden has been allowing students, faculty, and even guests to visit the pleasing garden. Reiman Gardens not only serves for its natural beauty, but also serves as a learning and research sanctuary for students and faculty. Reiman Gardens’…

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    Are Bees Worth Saving

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    The number of hives in the United States is at the lowest point in the last 50 years and will only continue to diminish if nothing is done. Awareness must be raised to save these insects that contribute so much to our daily lives. There are many ways to help save the bees such as; plant bee friendly flowers and shrubs, stop the use of pesticides, and buy only local honey. Think about the Lourenso 6 sheer amount of plants and animals that rely on these under-appreciated insect, and you 'll…

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    In order to understand the necessity of the honeybee, one must know their function in the agricultural industry today. The process that agriculturalists must take to produce a quality crop would not be possible, in many cases, without the use of a pollinator, such as a honeybee. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), “U.S. honeybees pollinate about 100 flowering food crops… responsible for more than $15 billion in increased crop values each year” (Honey). This means…

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    Germination Essay

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    Germination is the transition from mature embryos to an actual plant containing both a root and a shoot. This involves having a visible root and shoot as well as cotyledon elongation. (Attree 1990) Once the seed germinates, both a root and a shoot forms, and the seed capsule is pushed up, out of the dirt by the stem before it falls off. The different treatments used in this study affected the overall germination of the Picea mariana seeds. The seeds which were only treated with distilled water…

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