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    Aspirin Effects on Sunflower Germination TESTABLE QUESTION: What are the effects of different amounts of aspirin on sunflower germination? BACKGROUND: Aspirin is probably the most well-known pain killer. Aspirin is a salicylate, a bitter compound present in certain plants, and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin can treat headaches, pain, fever, and inflammation. It can also decrease the risk of a heart attack, strokes, and chest pain. It works by blocking a certain natural substance in the body to reduce pain. Esther Inglis-Arkell says “It was derived from willow and birch bark, and works by blocking a certain enzyme. Cyclooxygenase-2 is basically an alarm bell, ordering out the troops. It manufactures a chemical called prostaglandin,…

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    Clytie was a woman who was madly in love with Apollo though sadly, her love was not reciprocated. Though she knew Apollo didn’t like her, she couldn’t shake her feelings, so “ She pined away sitting on the ground out-of-doors where she could watch him, turning her face and following him with her eyes as he journeyed over the sky” (Hamilton 430). The events that unfold in the myth shows how the myth of Clytie was told to explain the existence of sunflowers. Among other things, Apollo was the God…

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    the same to a plant. Hypothetically, if caffeine is dehydrating a plant, than the plant would accumulate ABA (a plant growth regulator) and it would grow less (Davies and Tardieu et al, 1994). However, while caffeine causes more urine to be produced in humans, it doesn’t cause them chronic dehydration (Armstrong and Casa et al, 2007). So if it is less likely that caffeine would affect plants through dehydration, how else does caffeine affect plants? There have been a few studies researching…

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    Forgiveness In Sunflower

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    Concerning the circumstances in the story Sunflower: On the Possibility of Forgiveness, the possibility of forgiveness will vary based on the individual in question. In modern society, any being characterized with having a relation to or sympathy for the Nazi party would most likely be mocked or looked down upon, as it is our way of giving punishment to the misdeeds of the past. In reference to the Fascist regime’s social persecution of the Jews, one could even call this “an eye for an eye,” but…

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    Sunflower Oil

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    Discussion: The completion and analysis of the data produced by this experiment showed that sunflower oil will not serve as an affective pesticide. Sunflower oil did influence the C. maculatus’ ability to reproduce. Beans with 15ml/kg of oil were able to cut the number of eggs present by almost half. However, the analysis of the error bars showed no significance between the no sunflower oil and sunflower oil of either 5ml/kg or 15ml/kg concentration. This lead to the conclusion that while…

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    In the autobiography The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal, Simon, who’s the main character went through much heartache and confusion; throughout being separated from his family to being put into concentration/work camps. Simon witnessed many people brutally slaughtered, including close friends. While working one day on the line a nurse pulled Simon aside and took him to a school building that had been turned into a hospital. There he saw a man whose face was completely wrapped in bandages. This…

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    The Sunflower is a very interesting story about Simon Wiesenthal and a peculiar interaction with Karl, a dying SS officer while he was imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp. In his memoir, Simon describes how Karl requested his attending nurse to find “a Jew” as he wanted to confess and at the same time, ask for forgiveness from his crimes against Jews. Karl seemed to have experienced a change of heart and understood his acts were morally wrong. His tale began with his childhood and…

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    Forgiven In The Sunflower

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    Should one be forgiven for their horrendous actions? Should someone be forgiven if they really meant it? How could one be sure they are sincere? What if the atrocities were so unhuman, and disgusting? These are the questions I was left with when reading The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal. Mark Goulden a passionate British journalist that would not forgive Karl if it was up to him. I find myself agreeing with him due to the fact that anyone on their death bed is going to feel guilt, remorse, and…

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    The possibility of forgiveness depends on the people involved and the situation. Some people believe in the common saying “forgive and forget” and live up to it, but others never forgive people for their wrong-doings and definitely don’t forget. In the book Sunflower, the main character, Simon, was not able to forgive the SS officer for his participation in the torturing of the Jews during the Holocaust. This is understandable considering that the Simon was an imprisoned Jew himself. It…

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    Babbette Jaquish planted sunflowers and sell the seeds to support the cancer research. She was trying to help her self and other who get cancer, even when she knows that her “body decling over the years” White. She was live postive by trying to do something to her self, her family, and people who get cancer, not sitting and let other propition on her. It also shows how real love effact others, her family contenued what she starte doing. also how people feel heart by lossing someone who they…

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