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Debate Structure & Etiquette

•    Introductions should precede the debate.•    The debater should not offer emotional appeals. H/she should concentrate on the evidence.•    The debater should never falsify, create or distort evidence.•    The debater should never publicly disagree with the decision of the judge or the audience. Winners need to be congratulated by the opposition.•    Debaters should not insult,…

Common Errors in your Essay/Paragraph Writing

1.    Stylistic/Technical Mistakes a.    Italicize the title of a major work (novel, play, movie)Example: The Merchant of Venice(if you are writing it out, you underline the title)b.    Put the title of short works in quotation marks (essays, short stories, poetry) Example: “The Fall of a City”)c.    Structural Continuity•    The way your thesis is written dictates…

Factors Affecting the Activity of Catalase and Amylase Lab Answers

Introduction Proteins (or polypeptides) are organic macromolecules consisting of amino acid subunits (monomers) that are arranged in a specific order and folded into a specific shape. These monomers of amino acids are arranged in a specific sequence known as the primary structure which is determined by the DNA of the gene coding that protein. Amino…

Environmental Values and Ethics

Utilitarian Justification– conservation of nature is important because the environment, ecosystem, habitat, or species provides individuals (aka humans) with direst economic benefits. Ecological Justification– conservation of nature is based on the knowledge that a species, ecological community, ecosystem, or the Earth’s biosphere provides specific function necessary to the persistence of our life. Aesthetic Justification– conservation…

Chapter 4 LAB Activity: Eratosthenes and the Earth’s Circumference Answers

Introduction Eratosthenes, a Greek geographer (about 276 to 194 B.C.), made a surprisingly accurate estimate of the Earth’s circumference. The legend follows that Eratosthenes used a deep vertical well near Syene, in southern Egypt which was entirely lit up by the sun at noon once a year as the basis of his calculations. He reasoned…