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  • Essay On The Laramie Project

    The Laramie Project is a verbatim film directed by Moisés Kaufman and was originally a play created by the same director. The play was first performed in February 2000 and then the film debuted in January 2002. “Moisés Kaufman and members of New York's Tectonic Theatre Project went to Laramie, Wyoming after the murder of Matthew Shepard. This is a film version of the play they wrote based on more than 200 interviews they conducted in Laramie. It follows and in some cases re-enacts the chronology of Shepard's visit to a local bar, his kidnap and beating, the discovery of him tied to a fence, the vigil at the hospital, his death and funeral, and the trial of his killers. It mixes real news reports with actors portraying friends, family, cops, killers, and other Laramie residents in their own words. It concludes with a Laramie staging of "Angels in America" a year after Shepherd’s death.” The directional concept that Moisés Kaufman motivated during the development of The Laramie Project was to embrace the deep emotional emotion that came from the audience’s response, as he took real life interviews and presented them in a way that is shocking and can possibly make some…

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  • Australian Architecture Analysis

    transition from stereotomic to tectonic architectural concepts. This transition was initially responding to exigencies, however poetic functional forms evolved which, in Australia fashioned a variety of uniquely Australian types of Architecture. These Australian types also differed depending on the local climate, with one well-known vernacular Australian architectural type, the Queenslander, developing from several existing styles, and adapted to Queensland’s climate. Tectonic aspects of the…

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  • Chihuahuan Desert Essay

    Potrillo volcanic field. It is typical to find lime calcareous soils throughout the dry hot desert. As mentioned before the Chihuahuan Desert is mainly surrounded by the Sierra Madre Oriental (east) and the Sierra Madre Occidental (west). There are many more mountain ranges that have built up over time, including: the Sierra del Carmen, the Organ Mountains, the Franklin Mountains, the Sacramento Mountains, the Sandia-Manzano Mountains, the Magdalena-San Mateo Mountains, the Chisos Mountains,…

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  • Chile Earthquake Essay

    M., Melnick, D. D., Rosenau, M. M., Baez, J. J., Klotz, J. J., Oncken, O. O., & ... Hase, H. H. (2012). Toward understanding tectonic control on the M (sub w) 8.8 2010 Maule Chile earthquake. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 321-322152-165. Moscoso, E., Grevemeyer, I., Contreras-Reyes, E., Flueh, E. R., Dzierma, Y., Rabbel, W., & Thorwart, M. (2011). Revealing the deep structure and rupture plane of the 2010 Maule, Chile earthquake (Mw=8.8) using wide angle seismic data.…

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  • PZT Case Study

    4.2.1. Material: Lead zirconate titanate (PZT) PZT is a short for lead zirconate titanate inorganic compound that has a chemical formula of Pb [ZrxTi1-x] O3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1). PZT is made and composed of the two chemical elements lead and zirconium combined with the chemical compound titanate while formed under extremely high temperatures. The dielectric constant of PZT can range from 300 to 3850, depending upon orientation and doping. PZT possesses piezoelectric effect meaning that it changes shape…

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  • Anthropology Case Study Essay

    Zealand, is the case study for this essay; it is going to discuss two mechanisms that influenced the geomorphology of the Eastern side of the North Island; plate tectonics and Quaternary climate changes. The dominant features that will be discussed are; hikurangi…

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  • Why Volcanoes Are Formed

    discussion with the class. Ask if any students have ideas why the earths outer layer is constantly changing. Lesson: (20 minutes) This lesson will teach the student about fault lines and boundaries where two separate tectonic plates meet, and why volcanoes are formed. Begin with a brief introduction of the theory of plate tectonics. Explain to the class that plate…

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  • Essay On Wegener's Theory Of Continental Drift

    The evidence of continent shape, rock formations, fossils, and Paleoclimate evidence are all good enough proof to accept this theory as true. Also, with this new information that Alfred Wegener failed to provide with his theory of why the continents move will complete the theory, making there no reason to deny this theory. Tectonic Plates have a large amount of scientific evidence proving that they are real and that they do move which explains why Pangaea eventually split into separate…

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  • Horrific Wreck Of The City Analysis

    Have you ever been in a bad Natural disaster? If not maybe you should try reading “Comprehending the Calamity” By Emma Burke and “Horrific Wreck of the City” By Fred Hewitt. They are both first hand eye witness accounts of the San Francisco earthquake and fire. The San Francisco earthquake was one of the biggest and most traumatizing events of all time. It all started April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM. The first tremor lasted about 1 minute and others continued to strike through out the morning. Water…

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  • Mt Pinatubo Essay

    Mt. Pinatubo, Philippines: Impacts and Human Actions The stratovolcano Mount Pinatubo began showing signs of erupting on the 15th of July 1991. Through a series of events Mt. Pinatubo erupted and effected the surrounding areas. Throughout this paper will be discussed the impacts, including primary and secondary, along with impacts changed by humans. Mount Pinatubo eruption was the second largest eruption in the 20th century, making it have many impacts not only locally but globally. Mount…

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