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An Experiment to Determine the Relations of Students' Consumption of Carbohydrates, Protein or Fats and Their Mood
The purpose of this experiment was to determine if there is a correlation between the amounts of carbohydrates, protein and fats high school students eat and their resulting mood after consumption. For this experiment, the test subject included four literature classes of different grade levels from North Cobb High School. E...
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The Role of Microbes in the Carbon Cycle and the Effects of the Different Rainfall Patterns on the Exchange of Carbon According to Eoin Brodie
Eoin Brodie articulated solid points about microbes’ role in the carbon cycle and how different rainfall patterns would affect the exchange of carbon. As outlined by Brodie, the carbon cycle is a negative feedback loop. Microbes take plant litter and decompose it into smaller parts. Some of this is released into the atmosph...
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The Contributions of Joseph Priestly in the Field of Chemistry
Have you ever questioned the air you breathe every second? Have you ever given any thought to where the information comes from that we learn in science class? There are over 100 elements on the periodic table and yet the general public truly understands so few of them if any. Ancient Greeks identified the four basic element...
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A Study on the Effects of White Carnation Flowers in Color Dyed Water
Abstract: This experiment determined the effect of placing white carnation flowers in color dyed water. The colored water consisted of 1 cup of water and ½ tsp or 1 tsp of dye. The stems of the flowers were cut with the remain of 6 inches. Two subjects were placed in sunlight or not sunlight and different strengths of dye...
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The Amino Acid Experiments of Stanley Miller in 1953
Miller's Experiment Essay In 1953, Stanley Miller conducted an experiment that is still upheld
and praised by neo-Darwinists and evolutionists today. He heated a
combination of gases and then sparked them with an electrical current. He
let this electrical process continue for a week and the examined the
chemicals p...
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The Form and Structure of Minerals
MINERAL Any naturally formed homogeneous solid that has a definite chemical composition. It may be a single element such as copper (Cu), gold (Au), or diamond (carbon, C), or a compound such as sodium chloride (NaCl), or calcium carbonate (CaCO). Minerals are found not only in the earth’s crust but also in planetary bodies...
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An Experiment Testing the Presence of Nutrients in Food
All organisms that consume food need to obtain certain nutrients from the foods. Among the most important of these nutrients are carbohydrates and fats. In order to eat a balanced diet, it is important to know which nutrients are found in which foods. A variety of tests are used to detect the presence of certain nutrients i...
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An Observation of the Effects of PolyQ Toxicity in C Elegans and the Effects of RNAi Knockdown of Dars-1 on Proteostasis
Proteostasis is a state of homeostasis maintained by the balance of protein synthesis versus protein degradation. Malfunctions in this balance could lead to disease. Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder in humans caused by the presence of 35 repeats of the amino acid glutamine (Q) on the Huntingtin...
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A Study on the Effects of Combining Multiple Different Modes of Stimuli on Subject Reaction Time
This study seeks to determine the effects of combining multiple different modes of stimuli on subject reaction time. Visual, auditory, and somatosensory stimuli, as well as varying combinations of the stimuli thereof, will be used in order to ascertain these effects. Subject reaction time in response to the individual visua...
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A Research on Finding Lead Concentration on the Soil
Lead poisoning may cause permanent neurological damage to young children and is more prevalent in areas with coal plants and old homes with lead paint. I believe the Pilsen area of Chicago, with its coal plants and old homes, has high lead concentrations and high lead concentrations should be found closer to coal plants. I...
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