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There are, however, a number of types of caves that are formed through different processes (even volcanic action). A new theory says that some caves (about 5%) are caused through the action of sulfuric acid produced by microbial life. In this theory, microbes consume materials, oils, etc. And release hydrogen sulfide gas, which then in turn rises through rocks and combines with groundwater to produce sulfuric acid, which then eats away at the surrounding rock and mineral deposits (Cave Formation, 2002).
Guided Inquiry Method on Caves-
What are caves? How are they formed?
Brief PowerPoint or video on cave formation.
http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource / ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.cavebiogeo/
Ask: How are caves formed? What are different processes? What kinds of processes act together to form caves? Why are caves near volcanos different than caves near limestone mountains?
List all the facts learned about caves. Visit some of the cave websites available to show different formations. Divide students into groups of….
Cave Formation. (20020). Nova: The Mysterious Life of Caves. Retrieved from: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.cavebiogeo/
Clouds and Currents. (2010). Life in Death Valley: Nature. Retrieved from: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/nat08.earth.meteo.var.clouds/
Mountain Weather. (2011). Teacher's Domain. Retrieved from: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.mountwea/
Virtual Cave. (2007). Life in Caves. Retrieved from: http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/ virtcave/cave_life/cave_life.html
Winds had been blowing from the south and southeast all day, but at 22:00 the wind had shifted to the northeast and had dropped to 9km/hr, accompanied by a drop in temperature and pressure and a rise in relative humidity.
Wednesday, November 23rd
Weather stayed relatively stable throughout the day on Wednesday, with temperatures ranging only from five to seven degrees Celsius throughout the day. Cloud cover was complete and consisted of nimbo-stratus clouds, and relative humidity fluctuated by only twelve percentage points between eighty-three and ninety-five percent; no precipitation was observed. Pressure also remained fairly consistent and increased slightly as temperatures dropped at the 22:00 observation, the combination of which staved off rain.
Thursday, November 24th
Wind picked up and temperatures dropped on Thursday, with the temperature starting out at three degrees Celsius at the 4:00 measurement and reaching a high f six degrees Celsius by the 16:00 reading. Pressure hovered around….
"From the beginning, slowness defined it. Tedious, plodding, grinding, unrelenting slowness…And when the storm system took an unexpected turn as it spread into the central Plains, the table was set for violent weather," (Hoedel & Gutierrez, 2012). Hoedel & Gutierrez (2012) are describing the mysterious origins of the 2011 Joplin, Missouri tornado, one of the deadliest in American history. After its tumultuous journey "down the Pacific Coast, across the California highlands, over the ocky Mountains," the weather system culminated in 200-mile-an-hour winds and a storm radius of, at times, a mile. The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri in 2011 was rated EF-5 on the Enhanced-Fujita Scale. The scale measures approximate wind estimates, based on damage incurred. In fact, the day after the tornado hit, it was rated EF-5 and was later upgraded (Dolce, 2011). In the case of the Joplin tornado, damage was extreme and extensive. More than a thousand….
Dolce, C. (2011). Joplin Tornado: Reports, Analysis and Radar. Retrieved online: http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/joplin-tornado-reports-analysis-radar_2011-05-23
Freedman, A. (2012). The Joplin tornado one year laster: where does it rank? Retrieved online: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/the-joplin-tornado-one-year-later-where-does-it-rank/
Hoedel, C. & Gutierrez, L. (2012). The gathering storm: Tracing the trail of Joplin's killer tornado. The Kansas City Star. Retrieved online: http://www.kansascity.com/2011/12/09/3309505/the-gathering-storm-tracing-the.html
"One Year Anniversary of the Joplin Mo EF-5 Tornado." (2012). Daily KOS. Retrieved online: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/05/22/1093660/-One-year-anniversary-of-the-Joplin-MO-EF-5-tornado
Weather and Construction:
Las Vegas Valley
The Las Vegas Valley, including the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas is the fastest growing region in the United States. Some reports indicate that ten thousand people move to the city every month with a mere four thousand leaving. The result is that the city is growing by six thousand people every month. The valley's permanent population currently exceeds one million people, this does not include the tourist population which can exceed a half million people in a single weekend. It is estimated that by 2015, the regional population will double.
Construction in the area is constant. New subdivisions are being built at a tremendous rate to keep up with those who are moving into the area. New tourist attractions and large casino resort hotels are also being built and opened on a regular basis. The city is growing at an exponential rate.
Acevedo, William. "Urban Land Use Change in the Las Vegas Valley." Las Vegas Growth from 1912. http://www.actressactor.com/las-vegas-shows/las-vegas-articles/las-vegas-growth.htm
Manning, Mary. "Monsoon Season Spawns Deluges." The Las Vegas Sun. 18 January 2000. http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/sun/2000/jun/18/510399096
Particulate Matter in Las Vegas, Nevada." Environmental Protection Agency. 20 December 2000. http://www.epa.gov/region09/air/vegaspm/factfinding.html
Climate of Las Vegas, Nevada." NOAA.
Following the introduction, the report discusses framing issues, including international policy. The social and international context of global climate change is given a great deal of emphasis in this section. The relationship between climate change and sustainable development are also discussed in the framing concepts section of this report. This concept is important in order to deal with climate change because sustainable development models are what most of the development and climate change prevention models have been based upon. In order to understand how to deal with the current situation, then, developers must understand the current paradigm (123). Energy supply, transport and its infrastructure, residential and commercial buildings, industry, agriculture, waste management, mitigation from a cross-sectoral perspective, sustainable development and mitigation, and policies, instruments, and co-operative arrangements are the following chapters of the lengthy report. The report suggests that climate change is, indeed, affected not only by humans and their….
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. (2007). Climate Change 2007: Mitigation of Climate
Change. Retrieved January 12, 2008, at http://www.ipcc.ch/links/index.htm
Stevens, William K. (2007, February 6). On the Climate Change Beat, Doubt Gives Way to Certainty.
The New York Times. Retrieved at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/06/science/earth/06clim.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print
Background- During almost every major conflict in United States history there have been protests against involvement in that conflict. However, it was not until the Vietnam "Police Action" of the 1960s and 1970s that so much popular student protests coalesced into such a popular uprising that it had a significant effect upon foreign policy. eally, though, it was not just the U.S. presence in Vietnam that caused the protests, it was more a reaction of the past twenty years of middle class growth and social change. Among these, a large surge in births, meaning more younger people during the 1960s; more permissive social mores in terms of child rearing, television and popular culture teaching this demographic that happiness was important (e.g. many of these people were the first generation that had modern television coverage as part of their childhood and adolescence); and the media allowing them to experience major….
The Weather Underground (2003). (2004). The New York Times. Retrieved from: http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/279004/The-Weather-Underground/details
Weather Underground (2008). The Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved from: http://vault.fbi.gov/Weather%20Underground%20 (Weathermen)
Brigham, R. (2006). Battlefield Vietnam: A Brief History. PBS.org. Retrieved from: http://www.pbs.org/battlefieldvietnam/history/index.html
Corcoran, M. (May 4, 2006). Why Kent State is Important Today.Boston.com. Retrieved from: http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/05/04/why_kent_state_is_important_today/
Ask students to use their notes and Venn diagrams to discuss in small groups why the primary differences exist. In particular, ask students to consider whether there is anything humans can do to improve the situation. Closing: Have students convene in an "international assembly" (similar to the United Nations), representing different nations to debate what the earth's governments can do to make the distribution of water more equitable.
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Breen, M. And K. Friestad. (2008). The Kid's Book of Weather Forecasting.
Brown, L. (2005). How to Make Your Classroom Bloom: Success on Standardized
Tests Using Bloom's Taxonomy. Performance Education Press.
Cherry, L. And G. Braasch. (2008). How We Know What We Know About Our Changing
Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming. Dawn Publications.
Clark, D. (2009). "Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Domains." Cited in:
Cosgrove, B. (2007). Weather. DK Eyewitness Books.
Gardner, . And D. Webster.….
The terrorists estimated that it would be necessary to eliminate some 25 million people in this fashion, so as to advance the revolution (Bill Ayers: 1, 2). Although always numerically tiny, the cadre's members were charismatic, provocative, articulate, and intelligent. They commanded news media attention (at the expense of other leftist groups) with their brash rhetoric, violent actions, and, in the eyes of many, romantic allure.
At whom and/or does the group direct its attacks? Is this static or progressive?
In October 1969, we witness UO's early experimentation with using force to make itself heard. The first attempt is to be seen in the "Days of Rage," an anarchic march of destruction through Chicago, with windows smashed and cars destroyed, which culminated in a brawl with the local police. This was far removed from SDS's peaceful protests but as the UO leadership soon realized, indiscriminate violence of this type only served….
Works Cited List
"A Byte out of History: 1975 Terrorism Flashback State Department Bombing" (1-2). FBI.gov. January 2004. Date of access: 26 August 2011. www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2004/january/weather_012904.
"Bill Ayers." 1-6. Discoverneytworks.com. www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2169. Date of access: 29 August 2011.
"Terrorist Motivations and Behaviors." A Military Guide to Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century. 1-17. 15 August 2007. Date of access: 26 August 2011). www.au.af.mil/AU/AWC/awcgate/army/guidterr/ch02.pdf.
Ucko, David. "The Weather Underground: a different approach to political violence." 1-13.
weather acts positively Geoturisim Grand Traverse egion. I point research. First Tourism is one of the most longstanding industries within civilized society. So long as people have the means to travel, they will always desire to access new places where they can experience different cultures, sights, foods, drinks, and ultimately, a variation on the concept of beauty. Partially because of the constant desire that people have to travel and tour various locales, it is necessary to shift this industry in a way so that it is actually beneficial to the area in which people travel to frequently. The concept of "sustainability" (National Geographic, 2012) certainly applies to tourism, as without dedicated efforts to maintain and preserve the sights that people desire to see, they will (at some point) no longer be able to see them. This notion of sustainability is an important part of the concept of geotourism, which….
Dowling, R.K., Newsome, D. (2011). Geotourism. London: Taylor & Francis.
Geiger, L. (2014). Tourism degree pays a visit. www.traverseticker.com Retrieved from http://www.traverseticker.com/story/tourism-degree-pays-a-visit
Larcom, G. (2012). Unique Eastern Michigan University geotourism class taps into "Pure Michigan" campaign in visit to Grand Traverse region. www.emich.edu Retrieved from http://www.emich.edu/univcomm/releases/release.php?id=1337698409
Loeffler, W. (2012). Road trip! Destination: Michigan's Traverse City region. www.triblive.com Retrieved from http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/lifestyles/travel/s_791354.html#axzz33PhtJP7u
3. The aftermath
With the end of America's involvement in the Vietnam there was a reduction in motivational impetus of the movement. There were also a number of incidents which contributed to the decline of the organization. For example on October 20, 1981 a rinks armored truck was robbed outside New York and a number of policemen killed. This resulted in the arrests of members of the organization and the discovery of a cache of arms and explosives. (George & Wilcox, 1996, p. 135) These arrests opened up various leads which led to further arrests and to the discovery of the Weather Underground's involvement in other acts of violence and terrorism.
However only a very few of the Weathermen were captured and many of the members actually turned themselves over to the police. The most notable members who surfaced were ernardine Dohrn, and ill Ayers. They were married in 1982.
Many commentators state….
George, J., & Wilcox, L. (1996). American Extremists: Militias, Supremacists, Klansmen, Communists & Others. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.
Grigg, W.N. (2001, November 19). "Respectable" Terrorists. The New American, 17, 14.
Grigg, W.N. (2003, September 22). Terrorists among Us: The Parole of Convicted Terrorist Kathy Boudin Was a Victory for the Aging-But Still Active-Soviet-Aligned 1960s Domestic Terrorist Network. The New American, 19, 27+.
Hewitt, C. (2002). Understanding Terrorism in America: From the Klan to Al Qaeda. New York: Routledge.
Modern industry and land development has also greatly reduced the availability of their traditional hunting prey that is necessary for their existence. Likewise, the mandatory inclusion of Inuit children in formal public education systems has made it very difficult for the Inuit to retain their cultural integrity and heritage among the new generations.
Even worse, the infusion of modern outside society into the world of the Inuit has made it impossible for many adults to secure steady employment because they are not formally educated and lack marketable skills required for professional success in the wider society. Crime, substance abuse, and alcoholism have become serious problems throughout their community, largely as a result of despair and lack of opportunity to secure gainful or rewarding employment. Even the traditional Inuit cultural practices have been diluted by the need to use them to make money from tourism. Whereas their ancestors made clothes and….
Major dvancements in Weather Forecasting
Predicting the weather has always been of utmost importance to our ancestors, who had to focus upon weather patterns in order to predict the weather and prepare themselves for various phenomena, especially since they had to take into account the fact that agriculture was their only means of sustenance often times. However, recently, our ability to predict the weather has increased substantially, due to various technological innovations. Today, with a simple click, one can know if it will be sunny or rainy in a few seconds, as well as what weather the next 10 to 15 days will bring, for instance. This paper will thus describe the advancements in weather forecasting in order to better understand how humans are now able to predict the weather.
ccording to NS, modern technology, and especially weather satellites and the computers they connect to, are vital in providing weather-related data….
As one can see from these statements, it is very important to predict the weather, as it has always been, but not, one has the benefit and the aid of technology, which can certainly help.
Future advancements also include various things, such as other improvements in, for instance, accurate seven-day forecasts. Furthermore, meteorologists hope that with better predictions, airplanes, for instance, could move flight times to avoid storms and retailers could schedule workers for nice days or utilities could prepare for surging power demands.[footnoteRef:4] [4: Smith, A.D. (2009). Tech advancements improving accuracy in predicting weather. Physorg.com. Retrieved October 30, 2011, from . ]
The advances written above are just some of the many advancements in the field. The Dr. G. Brant Foote National Center for Atmospheric Research paper, from 2001, for instance, provides many advancements, and details into these. Below are some graphics from this research.[footnoteRef:5] [5: Referenced from: Brant Foote, G. (2001). Advances in Weather Technology. National Center for Atmospheric Research. Working Paper. ]
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Connections between Global arming and extreme weather phenomena
There is much controversy regarding climate change in the recent years and the reasons for which it is happening. hile the majority lobbies with regard to global warming as being one of the principal reasons, it has recently become a trend for many scientists to argue with regard to extreme weather phenomena actually having nothing to do with climate change. Extreme weather phenomena are becoming even more severe as a result of the progress that global warming experienced in the last few years. Considering conditions in the contemporary society, it appears that there is a strong connection between global warming, human actions, and extreme weather phenomena.
Summer days are getting hotter, floods occur more frequently, hurricanes become stronger, and drought seems to be more common. Global warming plays an important role in….
Chameides, Bill, "Global Warming and Severe Weather: Is There a Link?," Retrieved November 14, 2012, from the Nicholas school of the environment Website: http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/thegreengrok/link-gwexweather/
Lakoff, George, "Global warming systemically caused Hurricane Sandy," Retrieved November 14, 2012, from the Berkley Blog Website: http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2012/11/05/global-warming-systemically-caused-hurricane-sandy/
Michaels, P.J. And Balling, R.C. Jr., "Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know," (Cato Institute, 01.01.2009)
"extreme weather and climate change in the american mind," Retrieved November 14, 2012, from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Website: http://environment.yale.edu/climate/files/Extreme-Weather-Public-Opinion-September-2012.pdf
or, on a rainy day, students could demonstrate staying inside, doing chores or crafts, catching up on homework while talking to friends over the phone or the computer, and so on.
Every weather day must also contain a reference to a different verb or activity as well as noun. For instance, one can't just say, 'there will be sun,' one must also say, 'it is sunny, so it is a good day to take a walk outside.' These illustrations of activities should include short conversations to reinforce vocabulary like, 'it's so warm in here, but it is so cold outside!' With students with a higher level of English proficiency, they might include things like how to stay safe in very cold or icy weather, or how to stay cool in hot weather. Lastly, using the newspaper as a resource, at the end of the broadcast, students could bring up an….
These companies work with beer companies Anheuser-Busch for example to predict peak demand for their beverages in the late July and August time periods when temperatures are the highest throughout all regions of the U.S. These companies complete assessments and analysis of brand perception and also test new advertising programs that underscore the refreshing experience of drinking cold beer at events and when socializing with friends. Heineken has used these firms to plan out entirely new marketing campaigns that stress the reward aspects of their beers while consumers are engaged in fun events. The concept Heineken is trying to create is one of shared victory and reward for being at a social event when it is hot outside.
Additional examples include how General Mills relies on these companies to plan when the best time is to launch a new packaged food product. The selection of which geographic market to launch….
Sarah Dobson. (2003, February). Campbell watches the mercury. Marketing Magazine, 108(6), 1.
Schwartz, Joe. (1992, March). Climate-Controlled Customers. American Demographics, 14(3), 24.
Joel K. Sivillo, & David P. Reilly. (2004). FORECASTING CONSUMER PRODUCT DEMAND WITH WEATHER INFORMATION: A CASE STUDY. The Journal of Business Forecasting Methods & Systems, 23(4), 22-23+.
There are, however, a number of types of caves that are formed through different processes (even volcanic action). A new theory says that some caves (about 5%) are…Read Full Paper ❯
Winds had been blowing from the south and southeast all day, but at 22:00 the wind had shifted to the northeast and had dropped to 9km/hr, accompanied by…Read Full Paper ❯
Weather "From the beginning, slowness defined it. Tedious, plodding, grinding, unrelenting slowness…And when the storm system took an unexpected turn as it spread into the central Plains, the table was…Read Full Paper ❯
Weather and Construction: Las Vegas Valley The Las Vegas Valley, including the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas is the fastest growing region in the United States. Some…Read Full Paper ❯
Following the introduction, the report discusses framing issues, including international policy. The social and international context of global climate change is given a great deal of emphasis in this…Read Full Paper ❯
Weather Underground Background- During almost every major conflict in United States history there have been protests against involvement in that conflict. However, it was not until the Vietnam "Police Action"…Read Full Paper ❯
Ask students to use their notes and Venn diagrams to discuss in small groups why the primary differences exist. In particular, ask students to consider whether there is…Read Full Paper ❯
The terrorists estimated that it would be necessary to eliminate some 25 million people in this fashion, so as to advance the revolution (Bill Ayers: 1, 2). Although…Read Full Paper ❯
weather acts positively Geoturisim Grand Traverse egion. I point research. First Tourism is one of the most longstanding industries within civilized society. So long as people have the…Read Full Paper ❯
3. The aftermath With the end of America's involvement in the Vietnam there was a reduction in motivational impetus of the movement. There were also a number of incidents which…Read Full Paper ❯
Modern industry and land development has also greatly reduced the availability of their traditional hunting prey that is necessary for their existence. Likewise, the mandatory inclusion of Inuit…Read Full Paper ❯
Weather Forecasting Major dvancements in Weather Forecasting Predicting the weather has always been of utmost importance to our ancestors, who had to focus upon weather patterns in order to predict the…Read Full Paper ❯
skeptics extreme weather caused global warming show global warming fact extreme weather. Connections between Global arming and extreme weather phenomena There is much controversy regarding climate change in the recent…Read Full Paper ❯
or, on a rainy day, students could demonstrate staying inside, doing chores or crafts, catching up on homework while talking to friends over the phone or the computer,…Read Full Paper ❯
These companies work with beer companies Anheuser-Busch for example to predict peak demand for their beverages in the late July and August time periods when temperatures are the…Read Full Paper ❯