Science

Total Assignments: 160

Power Plant the background of the case

Activity - Environmental Injustice: Choose a local example of an environmental injustice (e.g. local sighting of a landfill, power lines, power plant). Research the background of the case, the decision to locate the facility at the site, and the impacts on the local environment and community and submit a paper. The paper must be double spaced, minimum two-pages in length, and in APA format....

Main factors of soil formation

In 1-2 paragraphs of your own words There are five main factors of soil formation. State what these are and explain how each one contributes to soil profile development....

Biomass Energy: Sustainable Solution for Greenhouse Gas Emission

Biomass Energy: Sustainable Solution for Greenhouse Gas Emission” by A. K. M. Sadrul Islam and M. Ahiduzzaman from the Unit VI Reading Assignment.Write a critique on the effectiveness of biofuels in reducing GHG emissions.Your response must be at least 800 words i...

HIV or AIDS in African-Americans

Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research and read about a health issue in specific regions in the United States. Some examples of the topics for your research could be:HIV or AIDS in African-Americans in Southern United States....

Articl on Abortion Issues

Click here for a U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health article on Howto Write a Research Proposal at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3282423/ This will serve as a good general overview.  Your proposal will need to comply with theinstructions below. By the end of Week 4 of the course term, a draft of a research study proposal is due. You will ...

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In light of your understanding of the civil and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process, consider the following scenario:Pete was seriously injured when the four-wheeled all-terrain vehicle (ATV) he was driving through the trails behind his house rolled over. As a result of his injuries, Pete is unable to work and has incurred $...

What is a satellite’s almanac

What is a satellite’s almanac? Why is it important for a GPS receiver to be able to read asatellite’s almanac? What is the difference between a satellite’s almanac and its ephemeris?...

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and horizontal drilling

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.According to the American Petroleum Institute (API), hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and horizontal drilling are unlocking vast U.S. reserves of oil and natural gas found in shale and other tight-rock formations. This fracking technology for the United States means security, economic growth, and jobs. Crit...

Transparency in Food System

What specific changes do you think would happen if there was a greater amount of transarency within our food system? What individual or collective actions are you willing to take to improve our food system, and what would be their impact?Do(s) and Don't (s)1.Do not wait until the last seconf to submit your to the initial posting. Instead leave enough time for your classmates to respond to your post.2. Make yout post relevant to ...

FINGERPRINTS ANALYSIS assignment

1) What is the scientific method, and how is this theory applied to fingerprint analysis?2)Discuss the epidermal and dermal layer of skin and how each relates to the permanence of fingerprints.3) Discuss whether the science of fingerprints has survived the scrutiny of t...

Biological/Chemical attack by ISIS in Iraq

Current Events: Current Event assignments are designed to give the student an opportunity to critically examine contemporary Homeland Security issues. Students are challenged to find news articles, press releases, industry announcements, etc. that impact some aspect of Homeland Security. National and international events may be used....

Mind and Brain

DETAIL: The strong dualism position of Descartes suggests that the mind is fully separate from the brain, and that, therefore, there may be no detectable manifestation of representations in the brain. What some note as manifestations are called traces, and their existence has been argued over time. Brain scans suggest that nothing we remember can be physically pinpointed in the brain and that there is no geometrical location for...

Science in the Media

Find a recent article published withinthe past year (2016/17), touching on a scientific issue.Complete the following worksheet. It helps to evaluate the credibility of theinformation within the article.The worksheet is in the attachment....

Solar Energy assignment

After the tsunami in March of 2011 there was proof that the earth moved on its axis by 4 inches. Discuss the implications for solar energy this may have if any. Support your assertion. Then discuss your most important factor in determining the site for a new ‘solar’ home and the potential effects of your chosen location on efficient use of solar energy.  250 words...

What is the Forensic anthropologists

Forensic anthropologists work on current criminal investigations and historical questions.  For this assignment, the student will choose one modern forensic case and the forensic anthropologist who is/was associated with the case.  The student will systematically identify the role of the forensic anthropologists in the recovery efforts, describe the laboratory techniques and analysis methods that the forensic anthropologist used to identify the victim(s) and the circumstances of their death.&nb...

Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology

You should conduct research on the topic of discussion and use this research to support your answers. You can use Internet articles, journals, text books, etc. In fact, I strongly recommend that you utilize the APUS Online Library for your research as they offer a plethora of reliable and pertinent research sources. You may access the Online Library by clicking on the “Library” link on the menu bar to the left inside the electronic c...

The Solar System formation

explain the formation of the solar system gases that were involved...

RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM THE OCEAN

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X02000453Assignment GoalsWrite an essay in an academic style, using strong topic sentences and a statement of purpose (thesis)...

Science Fiction Has Influenced Public Perception of Science

complete a thesis-driven (argumentative) paper that evaluates your topic. The paper must be eight to ten pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least eight scholarly sources, at least five of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library, and at least one of which is recommended material to support your points (the latter two can overlap). Two articles from t...