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  • Thematic Mapping History

    Albane Valenzuela History 95N Thematic Maps and Maps as Products: A Social Story All maps tell stories that have either shaped or were shaped by history. During the age of exploration and discovery, cartography was primarily a political enterprise that helped the state assert its colonial and imperial endeavors by drawing the boundaries of newly claimed territories. Gradually, these topographic maps evolved into more specific, accessible objects. The numerous social, economic and technological changes of the last few centuries have modified and diversified the production and consumption of maps. Since the nineteenth century, thematic and commercial maps have not ceased to proliferate. Since entering the digital era,…

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  • Introduction To Cosmography Essay

    Cosmography is the study of the known world and its place in the cosmos. This study played a significant role in our understanding of how the New World was discovered. In 1506, two men by the names of Matthias Ringmann and Martin Waldseemüller, collaborated together on a magnificent map that depicted something no one had ever seen before. Through the descriptive letters from a Florentine merchant, Amerigo Vespucci, Ringmann and Waldseemüller were able to formulate a textbook titled, Introduction…

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  • Bubble Maps

    In the article entitled “Map It Then Write It!” by Kimberly Lott and Sylvia Read, I learned a lot about how beneficial mapping can be before a student begins to write about a certain topic. “Primary students have many options for graphic organizers to help develop writing skills in science” (Lott and Read, 46). This quote from the article really seems to sum up what the article was about because children have so many opportunities to use mapping to make their writing better, especially since…

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  • Geography Quiz Answers

    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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  • Map Of Africa Title Analysis

    Maps serve as powerful objects that can change the way viewers think or perceive the world. When maps contain lies, people can be led into a false sense of belief. A New Map of Africa from the Latest Authorities, was created by cartographer John Cary- a former apprentice of William Palmer- reinforces this idea. The map was created in 1805, at the height of European colonization and exploration of Africa. Most explorers were not familiar with Africa’s landscape while undertaking these long…

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  • Ergonomics: Human Engineering, Human Factors

    Merriam-Webster defines ergonomics as “an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely —called also biotechnology, human engineering, human factors”. “Process improvement is the proactive task of identifying, analyzing and improving upon existing business processes within an organization for optimization and to meet new quotas or standards of quality.”…

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  • Disadvantages Of Critical Thinking

    Outcome 3 explores what it takes for a writer to produce complex, analytical, persuasive arguments that contribute to the conversation of existing research and matter in academic contexts. It is important for a writer, when developing a complex and analytical claim, to implement the stakes of the argument, and why the argument matters to their field of research. If the argument has no purpose, then the writers desired audience have no reason to read it. It is also vital for the writer to…

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  • Why Study Diagrams

    Studying is one of those things that each person does differently. In my past I have found that I work best with diagrams and pictures for studying since I am a very visual learner. I have also used list and steps or rewriting my notes to help me study. In classes like anatomy and microbiology; diagrams, pictures, and videos have always helped me study processes or steps. Science classes happen to be most of my classes since I am a nursing major so I am using diagrams a lot. When I am taking my…

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  • Persuasive Academic Argument

    Outcome three asks the student make a persuasive academic argument. Step one to having a complete complex argument is having a claim. The claim is important to the argument because it encompasses the thesis and roadmap of the paper, along with stating the stakes and the counter argument. Every effective argument needs such a complex claim. The stakes are important because they let the reader know why the argument matters and should be thought about. In major paper one I was successful in having…

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  • Reflective Essay 'The Side You Don T See'

    Reflective Letter on MWA #2 There are many strategies and elements that should be used in an argumentative paper, the most important three of these strategies are ethos, pathos, and logos. Although you do not necessarily need to use all three of those strategies to make an effective argument, a writer does need a strong foundation in all three if they wish to write a strong argumentative paper that can be given out to the public (such as a newspaper editorial). In my paper “The Side You Don’t…

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