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    Oldcastle Precast Mid-Atlantic Group is making change possible by raising donations and volunteering their time at the Allentown Rescue Mission, which aids and feeds the homeless, provides emergency shelter, and offers programs to aid the homeless transition to being productive members of society. These services provide rehabilitation and restoration for people in crisis. On October 15th, 2016, employees from Oldcastle Precast Mid-Atlantic volunteered to help prepare the dinner, assist the handicapped, hand out T-shirts, and greet attendees at the Allentown Rescue Mission’s 12th Annual Spaghetti Dinner, one of three fundraisers held each year, which raises money to support their programs. Held at Asbury United Methodist Church in Allentown, Pa, the event served 906 dinners and raised a grand total of $107,700 for the Mission.…

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    Key Question The key question for this research project is: what is the relationship of earthquakes and volcanoes along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge compared to Iceland? Introduction Iceland is located over the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the North American Plate and the Eurasian Plate, and is an example of a mid ocean ridge seen on land. Iceland has divergent and transform plate boundaries, which are also seen along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The North American plate, with respect to the Eurasian…

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    1.1 Juan de Fuca Ridge - case study In Salmi et al. (2014) they deployed thermal blankets in a 450-700m area of a segment on the Juan de Fuca Ridge to examine the effects of hydrothermal circulation on very young oceanic 2 crust. The Juan de Fuca Ridge is a tectonic spreading center located off the coast of Washing- ton in the United States. The ridge is considered an intermediate spreading ridge as it spreads 5.6-5.7 cm/yr.
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    Plate Tectonics is an example that attempts to explain the beginning of patterns of deformation in the crust, continental drift, earthquakes, and mid-ocean ridges. Two major properties of plate tectonics are the lithosphere, and how it's broken into numerous segments in constant motion and evolution. The prime theory of plate tectonics, seafloor spreading, states that the new lithosphere crust is formed at ocean ridges and moves away from ridge axes with a motion like that of a conveyor belt as…

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    In 1912, German meteorologist Alfred Wegener proposed the theory that all the continents were once all one continent and then later drifted apart and separated leading to the seven continents we have today. He thought that 200 million years ago there was one large continent that he called Pangea, which means “All-Earth.” During the Jurassic period the continents were believed to break up into two smaller continents which were called Gondwanaland and Laurasia. The continents were breaking into…

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    Pange Plate Tectonics

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    The theory created by scientists that describes the past movements of our continents is called Continental Drift. This theory is supported by plate tectonics, a relatively new idea that explains the constant movement of Earth's crust. Two-hundred million years ago, our seven continents fitted together, as if part of a puzzle. These continents made up one supercontinent, known as Pangea. When Pangea began to disperse into the current continental positions the process of plate tectonics began.…

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    The Harvest Moon Festival is an Asian holiday that celebrates the union of families and friends while observing the full moon and giving thanks for the harvest. The Asian American Student Association and the Vietnamese American Student Association observe this day and created a festival here, at Oklahoma State University. I enjoyed the festival, even though the festival did get a bit disorganized, you could still tell that the organizations and the audience all had a fun time regardless of the…

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    The Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, Asthenosphere, and Lithosphere, or, as more colloquially known, the five layers of the Earth. Although each layer is important, each living thing resides on the Lithosphere, which happens to rest on the Asthenosphere, the upper part of the Mantle. Forces caused by these two layers both contribute to the theory of Plate Tectonics, which happens to be interconnected to Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Without Plate Tectonics, the other two occurrences simply cannot…

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    Karuna Thapa History 1301(63404) Lesson 7(Q.2) Enrichment Idea 2 9 February, 2017 Comparison Between Kent State University and Boston Massacre Shootings History doesn’t repeat itself. We are the one who make history ingeminate its past story again and again. I believe that history is the academic discipline which analyze the past events along with the memories and discovery. In the journey of repeating those stories I got chance to study and research about the two most misfortune gun firing in…

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    Exactly. From Shounai the mountain does not seem to be round shaped, but it can be seen a clear round shape from the upcountry. On the other hand, the purpose of the fire festival in on December 31 to January 1st is to burn away the year’s plagues. New year is the point when the power of fire burns down, so people need to fuel the fire for all of the people living in the 33 countries in Haguro territory. Bright sunlight is necessary for a rich harvest. In this way, Mount Haguro represents…

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