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  • Eurycea Rathbuni Essay

    Eurycea rathbuni otherwise known as Texas Blind Salamanders are incredible creatures that do not get their fair share of attention compared to animals such as cheetahs and lions. Specifically, they are only known to reside within the dark water filled caves of Edward’s Aquifer in Hays County, Texas.5 Thus, this species was discovered by the San Marcos National Fishery, which is now known as Texas State University.5,6 In 1967, Eurycea Rathbuni was listed as an endangered species, and within ten years it was entered into a breeding program at the San Marcos Fish Hatchery.3,6 The Texas Blind Salamander is a Eukaryotic organism that belongs to the Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Amphibia; Order: Caudata; and Family: Plethodontidae.5 All members of the Class Amphillia contain a vertebrate and four legs.7 Animals within this classification must also lay their eggs in water otherwise they will die…

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  • Castillo De San Marcos History

    The remarkable and fortified stronghold that is Castillo de San Marcos is not only an extraordinary sight to see; it is a location with much historical significance in its past life. Although the fort may seem as a peaceful settlement to the citizens of today, within those walls lie the spirits of those who fought to protect this site. The Castillo de San Marcos began construction in 1672 under the order of Queen Regent Maria after a band of pirates attacked the small town of St. Augustine in…

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  • San Marcos Homeless Shelter Reflection

    Driving through Austin, it is almost commonplace to see people standing on the side of the street requesting food and items to get them through their day. These are the people we see with dirty clothes, a backpack, and cardboard signs requesting help. It is rather depressing to see so many desperate people wandering our city without places to call home. I thought I knew how hard their lives were. However, I had never had a conversation with them. Nor did I truly know what went on in their daily…

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  • Brief Summary: Castillo De San Marcos

    Castillo de San Marcos, is one of the first successful forts entirely made of stone. For tourists, everywhere you look you could see something that exist in the 16 hundreds. The fort has endured many wars and conflicts,but still stands tall in Augustine Texas . Castillo de San Marcos would be a very interesting memorial to visit. The fort is an oddly shaped memorial. It’s shape is a square with an empty center, and diamond shaped peers on each corner to look out on.The fort is…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Role Of Groups In Groups

    A person’s knowledge that some people will be on their side and others will not, helps to shape their social identity (Hinsz & Nickell, 2004). Through conformity groups are able to shape group members way of thinking and thus individuals will adjust their attitudes and conduct to that of the group (Hart, 1998). Previously, I had overheard two staff members discussing the short comings of the last director and their disappointment in how things turned out, so I felt it was odd they did not feel…

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  • Cofactor And Enzyme Reaction

    Introduction What are enzymes and how do they affect reactions? Enzymes force reactions, in cells, to maintain a speed necessary for life. Enzymes can also be considered catalysts because they require the reactions to arise faster without themselves changing. For this experiment, the substrate in the enzymatic reaction was sucrase, and it will be causing sucrose to change resulting in the following equation: Sucrose → Glucose + Fructose Where the arrow is in the equation indicates the enzyme,…

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  • Describe Acid-Base Synthesis

    Questions 1. What reaction was carried out in this lab and what reagents were used? 2. What techniques were used to purify and identify the product of the reaction? 3. Describe acid-base extraction and how it was being used in this experiment? 4. Describe recrystallization and how it was being used in this experiment? 5. Describe mixed melting point and how it was being used in this experiment? 6. What was the identity of the unknown acid? 7. What yield and percent yield were obtained?…

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  • Marco Polo Book Report

    Marco Polo Marco Polo was a journalist and an explorer. Throughout his life, he went on many journeys. A very important journey that he went on was to China. Marco Polo also had a book written about him. This book was written when he met a prisoner named Rustichello who was also a writer while they were prisoners of war. The book spread through different countries quickly and made Marco Polo famous. More people could now read about his many journeys and experiences. If that book had not…

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  • How Did The Silk Road Affect Europe

    Taking to the sea’s the explorers traveled along the southern coasts of Asia where they anchored at Samarkand; a major trading outpost along the Silk Road that Marco described as “a noble and great city, where there are many gardens with fruits in abundance. Muslims and Christians live side-by-side and they are religiously tolerant to each other.” Making note of the spread of Christianity one can see how it took hold in one of Asia’s most prominent market cities. Passing through Samarkand the…

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  • Aquino's Corruption In The Philippines

    a. One of the biggest sources of anger with the Marcos administration was the perception of widespread corruption and fraud which plagued the governmental process. Aquino and her revolution made campaign promises to “clean up the corruption and cronyism for which Ferdinand Marcos’ was famous” (Niu 93) though once she herself had won office, the revolutionary vigor and fervor of her campaign somewhat reversed themselves. In addition to the above policy positions which she made which notably did…

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