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  • Pinchot Land Use

    Pinchot Land Use

    Visit Land Use in Pinchot Lab (accessible through the Labs section of Contemporary Environmental Issues) and complete the virtual lab. In this lab you will apply the scientific method to examine how thresholds of land use changes such as deforestation and urban sprawl can impact communities, predator/prey relationships, species diversity,

    Essay Length: 346 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2012
  • Pinchot Land Use

    Pinchot Land Use

    WEEK 2 LAB 1 SCI 207 Lab Questions 1. What are the 3 everyday products and practices that contribute most to your environmental footprint? Home energy use, Natural gas and the use of Electricity, Food ( buying Pre-packaged products over farm fresh items) excessive Vehicle emissions, driving to work and

    Essay Length: 854 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 7, 2012
  • Plague


    Risk factors: The following conditions may increase the likelihood of a person contracting a plague infection. o Living in a rural area and especially in areas where plague is common o Having contact with sick animals, small rodents, or other possible hosts o Participating in wilderness activities (such as camping,

    Essay Length: 887 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 11, 2011
  • Plainview Energy Technology Upgrade

    Plainview Energy Technology Upgrade

    Plainview Energy Technology Upgrade The following proposal identifies technology upgrade requirements for Plainview Energy. Systematically this proposal will identify existing business practices and systems currently in use at Plainview Energy, recommend technological solutions that will address business needs not currently being met. Additionally this proposal provides an analysis of how

    Essay Length: 4,834 Words / 20 Pages
    Submitted: June 11, 2012
  • Plan for Restaurant

    Plan for Restaurant

    When it comes to the plan of building a new restaurant in my neighborhood, someone maintained that it is so convenient for us to eat outside. However, others hold a point of view on contrary that a new restaurant makes it chaos for living. As far as I am concerned,

    Essay Length: 254 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 11, 2011
  • Planet Earth in Danger - Essay

    Planet Earth in Danger - Essay

    Can you imagine that the planet Earth we are now living on is in a serious danger? No you don't, right? We are all living comfortably, at least most of us do. Every time, we go somewhere, we lift up our hand and just say "taxi" and a car will

    Essay Length: 435 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2011
  • Plankton, Puget Sound

    Plankton, Puget Sound

    Plankton, Puget Sound In the Puget Sound during the spring months, fast current environments provide a great deal of plankton, which in turn feed numerous species of marine wildlife. Some of the organisms benefiting from the plankton, are tube worms, barnacles, clams, mussels, oysters, several fish species, as well as

    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 19, 2011
  • Planning Case

    Planning Case

    So, what is poverty and how does it affect and take lives of millions? Poverty is the state of being poor, and lack the means of providing material needs or comforts. Unfortunately, I have to say that this is still happening in many parts of the world. Partly, this has

    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2012
  • Planning for Rapid & Scott Negotiation

    Planning for Rapid & Scott Negotiation

    Planning for Rapid & Scott Negotiation In any negotiation, preparation is crucial; and having a set, outlined process to follow when preparing helps mitigate a potential oversight of any significant issues within the negotiation. Following a set process also helps one stay on task and in-line with what the important

    Essay Length: 2,083 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: June 15, 2013
  • Plant Genetics

    Plant Genetics

    This document is not meant to be a substitute for a formal laboratory report. The Lab Report Assistant is simply a summary of the experiment's questions, diagrams if needed, and data tables that should be addressed in a formal lab report. The intent is to facilitate students' writing of lab

    Essay Length: 515 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2012
  • Plant Genetics

    Plant Genetics

    Plant Genetics Abstract In the first exercise I grew tobacco seeds in a Petri dish. I also created a Punnett Square to show the possible outcomes from a cross between heterozygous males and heterozygous females and used the data to determine a hypothesis on the approximate number of seedlings that

    Essay Length: 1,046 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2013
  • Plant Genetics Lab

    Plant Genetics Lab

    Plant Genetics Raphael Van Oostrum Biology 1/2 Experiment 6 9-21-12 Abstract: There are three purposes to this lab, the first purpose of this lab is to predict the genetic frequency of offspring in a monohybrid cross. The second purpose of this is to predict the outcomes of genetic crosses using

    Essay Length: 811 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 24, 2012
  • Plant Pathology

    Plant Pathology

    The main function of a fiber is to support the plant. In a cross section, fiber cells are very randomly placed together and the cells look very unorganized. Fiber tissue was found in the stem of the plants and all the flowers had fibers. They are all similar because the

    Essay Length: 310 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 20, 2011
  • Plants Case

    Plants Case

    I did a research on how plants are useful to humans; well I found that plants are the backbone of all life on earth and an essential resource for human kind to live. Plants provides; food either directly or indirectly, help to regulate and filter water cycles, some of them

    Essay Length: 464 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2013
  • Plasma Sources

    Plasma Sources

    Plasma Sources Plasma, the fourth state of matter, is a very high- temperature gas that exists in the sun and other stars (Holtzclaw, Odom, & Robinson, 1991). It is formed through the dissociation and ionization of atoms. The argon ions (electrically charged particles) formed in the plasma are used to

    Essay Length: 475 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 11, 2012
  • Plastic Pollution: A Menace to Society

    Plastic Pollution: A Menace to Society

    Plastic Pollution: A Menace to Society From food container and bottled water to bags and school supplies, plastic has given shaped the community in many ways that make life both easier and safer. In fact many medical and technological advances made because of it. But the synthetic material also has

    Essay Length: 444 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2015
  • Pneumonia Case Study

    Pneumonia Case Study

    Case Study Of Pneumonia Pneumonia is defined as an illness of the lungs and respiratory system in which the Alveoli (microscopic air-filled sacs of the lung responsible for absorbing oxygen from the atmosphere) become inflamed and flooded with fluid (Wikipedia, 2006). There are over 100 strains of microorganisms that can

    Essay Length: 6,261 Words / 26 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2013
  • Police Discretion Paper

    Police Discretion Paper

    In his book, "Working the Streets: Police Discretion and the Dilemmas of Reform," Michael K. Brown defines the role of a police officer as "the coercive regulation of social behavior among the members of a community in the interests of the protection of life and the preservation of order." In

    Essay Length: 1,532 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2012
  • Police Roles and Functions

    Police Roles and Functions

    Kenetta Hampton Due: May 19. 2013 CJS/210 Police Roles and Functions Paper What are the various functions of a police agency? Compare how the functions of a police agency differ at the federal, state, and local levels. What would happen if the various functions and roles of policing agencies were

    Essay Length: 992 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2013
  • Police Stress

    Police Stress

    Stress is the body's way of coping with emotional and physical change. As a positive force, stress provides motivation in order to achieve important goals. However, when stress is unrelenting and out of control, it is a negative force that causes unhappiness, sickness, and even death .Stress is a combination

    Essay Length: 898 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2012
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