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    James Watt and His Revolutionizing Invention James Watt was a prominent Scottish scientist who invented and discovered many significant things during the Industrial Revolution. One such breakthrough was the invention of the so-called “most efficient” steam engine, which not only impacted technology at the time but also helped industries during the nineteenth century. As stated earlier, the steam engine revolutionized technology during the 1800s. “Steam power is one of the most important key aspects of the Industrial Revolution. The invention of the steam engine created many changes and additions to the technology of the time, including steam-powered locomotives” (Carl Lira). Such locomotives were steamboats, steam trains and some types of cars. However, steam engines were not only used in steam-powered vehicles. This invention was commonly used in factories and “industrial settings such as mines” (Transportation History). In such mines, these engines could help pumping out water, which would make the mining process much simpler. Although it was used in industrial settings and in locomotives, steam engines created an even…

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    Wind Turbines Essay

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    average cost for industrial wind turbines is estimated to be $149 per megawatt-hour. This figure accounts for $23 per hour in federal policies and subsidies paid for by taxpayers, the cost of $15-$27 to build new transmission to the wind turbines, and the mechanical capital costs of running the windmills themselves from $48 to $88. As well, the wind turbines require backup plants to compensate for times of less wind – which can add a cost from $2-$23 per megawatt hour. What is a megawatt? How…

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    Microbes In Horticulture

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    Pollutants are becoming more prevalent in the field of horticulture due to the mass production of harmful chemicals, and other toxic material that somehow find their way into the ground. With this in mind botanists are ever increasing their knowledge of how to combat against the ever looming threat of toxicity by using microbes. Microbes are living bacteria that are found naturally on pretty much everything you have ever touched. So using microbes instead of harmful pesticides, and fertilizers…

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    Lifestyle Change Project

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    Lifestyle Change Project For the lifestyle change project, I chose to reduce my energy consumption. The primary reason for choosing this was to save money. Energy consumption was one aspect of the environment that had not paid much attention to. This change is also universal. Anyone can make a conscious effort to reduce his or her electricity consumption. It essentially requires awareness to the issue. Electricity use has “environmental implications, a reduction in electricity use by any means…

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    Theorist Roland Warren identified five locality relevant functions which a community must have to survive. The first function is production-distribution-consumption states that a community can not survive if it does not provide a way for people to make a living. The Watts community had no thriving businesses to bring about economic growth. There were no available instItutions to help with resources. Residents who traveled by bus had to wait 2 hours or more. There was no trust between the…

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    Geography affected the people of Watts greatly. Watts was such a small town, that most of the people who lived there are very poor. Since the removal of Native Americans west of the Mississippi River, the town of Watts had become vastly populated with Native Americans(specifically Cherokee Indians). The Second World War had taken quite the toll on the already small population of Watts, Oklahoma. This war drafted many of Watts hard working people which affected the economy of Watts. Unlike Watts,…

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    James Watt Steam Engine

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    from burning coal to drive water pumps that were used to drain the water from mines that would fill up with water. These steam engines would later be modified by a man with the name of James Watt. Watt was working in a factory that was used to produce instruments when a model of a steam engine was placed on his desk for repair. Upon investigation Watt discovered how truly inefficient the design of the steam engine was. Watt became overwhelmed by his interest in the steam engine, little did he…

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    to flesh. Near by is, the child of Aphrodite, Eros the god of love and human desire. The artist does well in not only creating a beautiful piece of art, but capturing Pygmalion's own desire and search for beauty. Moving into a more modern era we look at Keith Sonnier's and Simon Rodia works. Sonnier creates pieces that are meant to involve the viewers as well the surrounding environment. In his work Motodom he has fashioned neon colored lights to a building's outside lobby. He is trying to…

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    We are testing different watt light bulbs and how it affects how fast the chads rise. We are using 300, 200, 100 and 60 watt lights bulbs. We are timing how long it takes for the chads to rise with each different light. Photosynthesis is a chemical process through which plants, some bacteria and algae, produce glucose and oxygen from carbon dioxide and water, using only light as a source of energy. Photosynthesis converts massive amount of Sunlight into electrical and then chemical energy. The…

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    Imagine a world where everyone was the same. Wouldn’t that be uninteresting? Everyone would walk, talk, and dress the same. There would be NO creativity! Luckily every individual is unique and spontaneous in their own way. Like many others I have numerous talents, stories, hobbies, and dreams. On August 19, 2001 it was a rainy morning. On this magnificent day a princess was born and that is me Jade Rachul Cazeau. I was born in Crystal River, the gemstone of Florida’s nature coast. I am the…

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