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Science

The procedure you need to follow is the scientific method. Ask a question or state a problem you want answered. Then, do research about what is known on the topic. Formulate a hypothesis--a...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2012 3:07 am UTC

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Teaching Community

I'd like to second Lois Lowry, but also Margaret Haddix.

Latest answer posted January 5, 2012 1:38 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

In at least one sense, this is a very good hypothesis. The reason that it is good is that it is relatively easily testable. It may not turn out to be correct, but a hypothesis is not good or bad...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2013 2:33 pm UTC

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The Outsiders

I would consider the answer linked below to be an appropriate response to your question. It is not titled the same way, but it does cover aspects of what you are asking.

Latest answer posted July 5, 2011 4:34 am UTC

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Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You is a fabulous story of suspense that deals with the Corrigans, a family entering the government's "witness protection program," and all their exploits forming the result. The...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2009 4:01 am UTC

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Elections

I am not entirely sure there can be a clear answer to this question because much of it is dependent on how an individual candidate perceives their position in an election. Making the assumption...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2012 1:45 pm UTC

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History

I am not sure JFK is the best choice. The most important detail about him is that he was assassinated. You'd be better off choosing someone like FDR. That would be especially intresting for kids...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2011 8:16 am UTC

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A Tale of Two Cities

This is an interesting question, the answer may be as interesting but in a different direction. Critics tend to regard Dickens' characterizations in A Tale of Two Cities as "flat" rather than as...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2010 8:15 am UTC

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Business

While this does sound like a good thing for the buyer to do, there are a number of potential problems. One potential problem is that it will not necessarily work. At this point, the economy is...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2013 12:35 am UTC

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Literature

Although the two authors are very different, Anton Chekhov was born in Russia in 1860, and Nicholas Sparks is a contemporary American author, both men do write about the complex relationships...

Latest answer posted July 15, 2009 8:45 am UTC

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To Room Nineteen

Lessing suggests Susan's suicide was difficult to avoid. One of the reasons why Lessing believes Susan's suicide could not have been avoided was because of her inability to recognize the limits of...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2015 1:57 pm UTC

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Reference

This is a good question in view of the Easter season that just passed. Christians believe that Christ rose from the dead. They believe that the death and resurrection of Christ was predicted in the...

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History

The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, proposed by Madison and Jefferson respectively, proposed a way in which states might respond to federal legislation that was contrary to their interests, and...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2012 1:35 pm UTC

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A Separate Peace

The novel is set during the 1940's, when young men would be constantly aware of the changes WWII was bringing to the country, including the looming reality of the draft. It's also important to...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2010 4:56 am UTC

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Reference

Open teaching is not a new idea. It was popular few decades ago. No Child Left Behind pretty much put an end to that. I do tnink open teaching is a valuable method. It does require teachers to...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2011 12:01 pm UTC

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History

The most obvious evidence of an informal religion is that Neanderthal man buried his dead with ceremony. Neanderthal burial sites have indicated that the deceased was actually buried there, not...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2011 4:09 am UTC

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The Joy Luck Club

June is going to China to meet her half-sisters, twins that her mother was forced to leave on the side of the road prior to her immigration to America.

Latest answer posted January 17, 2009 10:30 pm UTC

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History

Historians have speculated that if Hitler had died in 1939, he would be remembered as the greatest statesmen in the history of Germany, even more so than Otto von Bismarck. Although his efforts...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2012 7:10 am UTC

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Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury was very anti-television. In several of his stories, television or technology causes the trouble. In this story, you get the idea that the government is trying to control people by...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 4:07 am UTC

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Science

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese surgeon. The disease eventually causes hypothyroidism in people who are iodine deficient. The thyroid gland becomes inflamed...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2010 9:18 am UTC

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A Good Man Is Hard to Find

The title of this excellent short story comes from Red Sam when he discusses what is going on in the world with the grandmother, who has just called him a "good man" because he let two strangers...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 5:38 am UTC

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Social Sciences

If Japan were to devalue the yen significantly, that would mean that the yen would become much weaker when compared to the dollar. Economically speaking, this would make it easier for Americans to...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2013 11:02 pm UTC

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History

The first should start with an introductory sentence or two. Normally an entire paragraph can be dedicated to such purposes, but the above will work for this scope. After telling your audience what...

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Teaching Community

I started to integrate flip teaching slowly a few years ago. I create my own instructional videos and post to my online learning management system. There are two issues, despite exhausted research...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2014 12:39 pm UTC

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Math

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Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 10:16 pm UTC

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Her First Ball

Many of Katherine Mansfield's narratives are characterized by what has been described as "pictorial intensity," evoking various states of happiness, longing, or despair. "Her First Ball" certainly...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2012 9:35 pm UTC

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History

One possible answer is that white Americans considered the Plains tribes as technologically inferior to whites. At a time when battles between nations were fought by thousands and tens of...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2013 6:33 am UTC

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Math

We are given the function y = x/4 + 3 and have to find the inverse. => y = x/4 + 12/4 => y = (x + 12)/4 => 4y = x +12 => x = 4y – 12 interchange x and y => y = 4x – 12 Now let the...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2010 2:06 am UTC

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Cinema

City of God, set in Brazil, helped me to realize how communal poverty can be. There is no privacy in the favela. There is no privacy because there is also no control over one's space. Everything is...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2012 8:09 am UTC

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History

The history of the suburbs in the United States has been tied very strongly to the history of transportation. The more that transportation has become available, the more that suburbs have arisen....

Latest answer posted May 5, 2013 9:31 pm UTC

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Macbeth

Macbeth and Banquo are quite different. Banquo has good morals, while Macbeth has few. When the witches give Macbeth his first prophecies in Act 1, sc. 3, Macbeth and Banquo are startled, but...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2008 8:34 pm UTC

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A Doll's House

A well-developed essay would begin with a thesis, but if we are unsure of our argument, it is best to start with brainstorming points for the argument. So first, we can start by discussing what...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2012 5:47 am UTC

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Math

1 - 4x^2 >= 0 1 >= 4x^2 x^2 <= 1/4 x <= 1/2 and x >= -1/2 which give the interval [-1/2, 1/2] The domain is [-1/2, 1/2] the range is [0, 1/2].

Latest answer posted June 22, 2011 3:38 am UTC

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Everyday Use

This question has already been asked and answered. Please see the link below and thank you for using eNotes!

Latest answer posted June 25, 2008 2:10 am UTC

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Math

As the value of `x` gets very large the value of `f(x)` also gets very large since the terms in `x` are both positive and have powers > 0 So `f(x) -> oo` as `x -> oo` Sketch the graph:...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2012 11:23 am UTC

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A Rose for Emily

We aren't sure why; the limited perspective of the collective townspeople that narrate the story doesn't give us a close look at the servant. There are only brief mentions of him, and no clues to...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2009 12:29 pm UTC

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Macbeth

Well, you are right in indicating that there are a number of conflicts in this brilliant play. You might like to consider the following: In scene 7 of Act I, Macbeth's brilliant soliloquy is a...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2011 12:17 am UTC

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Internet, The

The “cloud” is the term that is used to refer to a system in which computer users can use programs or access storage space that is not on their own computer. These programs and this storage space...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2013 12:50 am UTC

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Medieval Mystics

In myth, Merlin is a wizard, the mentor of King Arthur, and the guardian of the Holy Grail. Some feel that he was based on a real historical figure. To read more about this possibility, go to the...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2007 5:37 am UTC

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Flowers for Algernon

In this fascinating novel it is shown that Charlie's meteoric rise in intelligence is not accompanied necessarily by the maturity, wisdom and understanding that we would associate with such a...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2011 9:05 pm UTC

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Essay Lab

There is a distinct difference between a summary and an analysis whether it is in essay form or not. An analysis requires critical thinking about your topic. For example, if you believe that...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2012 7:19 am UTC

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Essay Lab

I think that there is much in way of strong thought in this section of the essay. I believe that the first sentence needs to be broken up a bit. A topic sentence to an essay like this should be...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2012 12:18 pm UTC

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Math

An administrator at a hospital claims that an average of 185 beds are occupied each day. A board member believes that the number is inflated and gets data for 16 days. The null hypothesis is the...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2016 8:05 pm UTC

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History

The Europeans came to “need” slaves because they wanted work done that they were not willing or able to do themselves. They could not hire people to do the work so they decided that they needed...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2013 3:08 am UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

The title comes from the idea that some people are targeted unfairly by society because they are different. When Scout and Jem get guns for Christmas, Atticus tells them not to shoot at...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2016 8:09 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

The primary rationale for implementing the death penalty in a broad spectrum is due to the fact that individuals believe that the death penalty deters crime and makes a statement of society's...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2010 6:57 pm UTC

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History

It is impossible to know the answer to this with any great degree of certainty. There is no way to objectively prove what caused South Africa to be more successful. First, I would note that it is...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2013 12:21 am UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

There are several salient features to the writings of Poe: Usually there is an unreliable narrator whose point of view is rather deranged, with an idee fixe. That is, he is obsessed with one issue...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2010 11:53 am UTC

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The Revolt of 'Mother'

In The Revolt Of Mother, Nanny Penn lives in an old barn-house with her parents, Adoniram and Sarah, and her little brother, Sammy. Nanny is about to be married to George Eastman, and the wedding...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2015 4:42 pm UTC

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The Cay

We already know that Stew cat wriggled his way away from Phillip during the hurricane. Cats are said to have nine lives for a reason and that is because they are very resilient animals. Stew Cat...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2007 10:51 pm UTC

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