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  • Personal Narrative: How Costco Changed My Life

    carts piled with frozen burritos, cheese puffs, tubs of ice cream, and weightloss supplements. Perusing the aisles gave me time to ponder. Who needs three pounds of sour cream? Was cultured yogurt any more wellmannered than its uncultured counterpart? Costco gave birth to my unfettered…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Global Warming

    In the words of President Barack Obama “…Science, accumulated and reviewed over decades, tells us that our planet is changing in ways that will have profound impacts on all of humankind…those who are already feeling the effects of climate change don’t have time to deny it—they’re busy dealing with it.” Global warming is already beginning to alter life on Earth with rising sea levels, poor air quality and increasingly severe climate changes. To help slow global warming, the government should set…

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  • Ethyl Cinnamate Lab Report

    shaken and vented until 2 separate layers were formed, an ether layer and an aqueous layer. Extraction of Glucose: The aqueous layer, containing glucose, was drained into a 50 mL flask, then was placed into an ice bath to form crystals. After 15 minutes passed, the flask was taken out of the ice bath because it was unsuccessful in forming crystals. The glucose then was allowed to dry for 1 week, but it was still moist. A hot plate was utilized to evaporate excess water. The product was…

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  • Ammonia Analysis

    assay; b) avoid serum, because during the coagulation process ammonia could be produced; c) collect the blood from the veins without stasis; d) prohibit smoking to the patient before sampling; e) after collection, samples should be immediately put in ice and, after centrifugation at 4°C, the test should be performed within 20-30 minutes of…

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  • Similarities Between Yeast And Yeast

    Molds are multi- or unicellular while yeasts are unicellular in structure. Molds grow in the form of tangled mass called the mycelium which is composed of filamentous hyphae while yeasts are spherical or oval-shaped. Molds are colourful while yeast are colourless. Molds can reproduce through small spores sexually or asexually while yeast reproduce asexually by budding or binary fission through mitosis in which a nucleus is divided into two or more nuclei. Mould can grow on food with low pH…

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  • Arctic Circle Conflict

    in the Arctic have very little control over what is happening within their environment and the governing bodies in place are not adequately prepared to deal with it. The biggest contender for change is the force driving the quest for oil as the sea ice melts. However, taking a look at recent history, oil companies tend to take the least responsibility when things go wrong in the environment. Specifically looking at the British Petroleum oil spill of 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, spanning 87 days…

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  • Personal Narrative: Observation In Latin America

    It’s Monday, December 9th. Today just seems unusual, like something big is going to happen! I wonder what it will be for a split second, then go back to studying for the Latin America quiz we have tomorrow. Mr. Fielder announces what questions we should highlight on our worksheets. I watch him go back to his desk. I look up and out the window, I see the glistening shimmer of fresh snow dancing in the sky. I cherish every second of it, wishing the time would go by slower. As time creeps closer…

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  • Summary Of Doug Struck's Disappearing Forests

    Look ahead to a world where the rainforests have been devastated. As a shadow of its former self, deforestation has reduced the Amazon to a third of its current size. Over forty-percent of the species once native to the region have gone extinct. Undiscovered plants, with the potential to yield new medicines and cures, are no longer in existence. Thousands of new animal and insect species, unknown to the outside world, have all died off. Look ahead to a world where finding clean water is rare. A…

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  • Causes Of Marine Pollution

    life cycles of other organisms. This gives rise to rival clashes within the ecosystem damaged due to pollution already.  Land Runoff – when water infiltrates the soil to the maximum tolerance level & the excessive water from rain, flooding or melted ice flows into the ocean along with those impurities dissolved in them. It picks up the man – made, harmful contaminants polluting the ocean. These impurities are accounted for by the fertilizers, petroleum, pesticides and other soil contaminating…

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  • Planet Taco: A Global History Of Mexican Food Summary

    In, "Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food," student of history and creator Jeffrey M. Pilcher contends that globalization has been inconvenient, and extended Mexican sustenance. Pilcher claims that the nearness of worldwide impact of America has taken away the true Mexican cooking from their nation.Pilcher encountered how Taco Bell had the distinctive varieties direct. He went to this well known fast-food chain to complexity it, to a nearby taco truck to see which one was really fast…

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