Bronfernbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory The prevalence of violent crime in North America, including Canada, can be attributed to a deadly combination of cultural values, economic conditions, and biological and environmental factors. These factors are part of Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory, which explains how the interaction of different parts of an individual’s life can shape and form who they are and how they act (text p7). Violent crime, specifically...
The Dangers of Water Pollution Non-point Water Pollution has always been a major problem throughout the world, especially the United States. The lack of suitable water used for drinking, agriculture, farming, etc. has declined through the years. With a shortage of water in most of the United States, proper methods of treating an recycling water is the key goal in sustaining our limited water resources supply. Most people believe that the largest source of water pollution comes form a pipe,...
“Engineers Make the World” -Proclaims a sticker at the rear of an automobile – Well that’s true almost. Most of the conveniences that we take for granted today are the gifts from the application of various branches of Engineering. A Bachelors degree in Engineering is considered to be one of the most flexible career options for a science student after 12th STD. Flexible – did we say – Yes!! . Flexible because it offers a great fall back option even if one were to decide to...
Significance of AIDS to Humanity In an extensive article in the Summer-Autumn 1990 issue of "Top Secret", Prof J. Segal and Dr. L. Segal outline their theory that AIDS is a man-made disease, originating at Pentagon bacteriological warfare labs at Fort Detrick, Maryland. "Top Secret" is the international edition of the German magazine Geheim and is considered by many to be a sister publication to the American Covert Action Information Bulletin (CAIB). In fact, Top Secret carries the Naming...
Understanding Characteristics of Earthquakes Earthquakes are happening almost everyday all over the world. Most of the time earthquakes are not strong enough to be felt by people, but the shaking caused by an earthquake is recorded by a seismogram. These are located all over the world at different points. Only occasionally will a larger magnitude earthquake strike and cause damage to the region. Around the world there are many faults, depending where these faults are plays a major factor in...
Acid rain occurs when polluting gases get into the rain, causing it to become more acidic. Acid rain is destroying more of our natural resources and man-made structures everyday. It pollutes our air and water, even prevents the growth of plants. This report aims to tell you about the formation, effects, causes and prevention of acid rainfalls.[/size:040f63329a] Formation Acid rain is formed by dust particles and pollution gases which can dissolve into water vapor and become rain. Acid...
Each and every species on Earth has been created with miraculous characteristics and wondrous skills. Even in one single living species, we can find abundant proof of God’s magnificent creation. According to one verse of the Qur’an: There is no creature crawling on the Earth or flying creature, flying on its wings, who are not communities just like yourselves—We have not omitted anything from the Book—then they will be gathered to their Lord. (Qur’an, 6:38) This verse draws...
Cro-Magnon report A cro-magnon is a early type of modern man named after the cro-magnon cave near Les Eyzies in the Dordogne,France, where four of the skeletons were discovered in 1868.Cro-magnons species grew in southern Europe during the last glacial age. The cro-magnons wore clothes and decorated their bodies with jewlery and ornaments of shell and bone. They were also skilled in carving and sculpturing with bone. IIn 1868 a fossil skull was discovered in the rock shelter of cro-magnon in...
Physical and Mental Effects of Consuming Alcohol Alcohol is a drug and people use it in different ways. People drink anywhere from moderately to habitually. When classifying drinkers how would you go about it? Is it in their style, how much they drink in an allotted period of time or is it the level of conversations that they use while drinking? I use all three. Regardless of the fact, I have noticed that even within a particular group of drinkers that their personalities are quite...
Geology, study of the planet earth, its rocky exterior, its history, and the processes that act upon it. Geology is also referred to as earth science and geoscience. The word geology comes from the Greek geo, “earth,” and logia, “the study of.” Geologists seek to understand how the earth formed and evolved into what it is today, as well as what made the earth capable of supporting life. Geologists study the changes that the earth has undergone as its physical, chemical,...