Research paper

Poor state education in India threatens the futures of millions of children

Armal Ali lives in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, India. The family of 11 occupy a breeze-block shack with no windows. Ali works all day at a hand loom, sitting cross-legged on the ground, making embroidered saris that are highly prized across the subcontinent. But local residents know too well that such work wrecks eyesight and causes chronic backache. Ali hopes that his daughter Ousma, 9, will lead a different life. "Nothing special," he says, "but at least sitting at a desk, for instance, with plenty of light around her.

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The Art of Science : Feature Articles

Astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) have many tasks, but a consistent favorite is taking photographs of Earth. The ISS astronauts don’t just take digital images randomly. The photos they shoot are part of a well-defined program of data collection coordinated through the Crew Earth Observations team at Johnson Space Center. Current research targets include glaciers, deltas, urban areas, coral reefs, megafans (inland deltas), and long-term ecological monitoring sites. Dynamic events such as hurricanes, dust storms, volcanic eruptions, and fires are also imaged when possible.

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Road Rage

NEWS By Richard W. Colburn|March 22, 2000 A major cause of so-called road rage is the sloppy driving habits of modern drivers who do not take any pride in their driving. Their self-centered ignorance of their fellow drivers causes them to change lanes without signaling or, in many cases, without even looking to see if the change can be executed safely. These same people fail to stop at stop signs and fail to yield when the law or common sense would dictate. When easily enraged people, of whom there are a legion, see such discourtesy and lawbreaking and lack of.

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Quality Education

NEWSQuality education doesn't mean more pay and perks to those at the top By Sharon Hornberger|August 16, 1992 The late night talk show host is right. . . there are quite a few things in life that make you stop and say hum-m-m-m-m. One of the latest hum-m-m-m-m items in Carroll County has been the recent salary increases for top Carroll County school administrators. In tight economic times, such as we are facing now, it is difficult to justify a $6,000 salary increase to one individual and $3,000 to another -- no matter who those individuals are or what they do.

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Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace

Amazon employees entering the company’s offices in Seattle. It recently became the most valuable retailer in the country. Ruth Fremson/The New York Times SEATTLE — On Monday mornings, fresh recruits line up for an orientation intended to catapult them into Amazon’s singular way of working. They are told to forget the “poor habits” they learned at previous jobs, one employee recalled. When they “hit the wall” from the unrelenting pace, there is only one solution: “Climb the wall,” others reported. To be the best Amazonians they can be, they should be guided by the leadership principles, 14 rules inscribed on handy laminated cards.

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Writing an Introduction- CRLS Research Guide

CRLS Research Guide Writing an Introduction Tip Sheet 17 Ask these questions: What is it? An introduction is the first paragraph of a written research paper, or the first thing you say in an oral presentation, or the first thing people see, hear, or experience about your project. It has two parts: 1. A general introduction to the topic you will be discussing 2. Your Thesis Statement Why do it? Without an introduction it is sometimes very difficult for your audience to figure out what you are trying to say. There needs to be a thread of an idea that they will follow through your paper or presentation.

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Philippines Current Events

The Philippine government has launched a mobile phone application which can provide real-time information on rainfall and flooding to the general public As overstretched authorities in Manila grappled with rains that triggered fatal flooding, a separate man-made disaster erupted in the country's troubled south The conflict in the South China Sea may be long running, but there are several reasons why it has become much more dangerous. There can be little doubt that President Obama in his second term will find the South China Sea one of the hottest issues in East Asia In order to help survivors of deadly typhoon Bopha, which killed more than 600 people and displaced millions in southern Philippines, the United Nations launched a $65 million global appeal Several nations have pledged assistance to typhoon-ravaged Philippines.

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SAY NO TO PLASTIC ...

September 9, 2015Written by admin There was a time, not that long ago when you would see countless cigarette butts littering the landscape. But then, something happened ever so slowly, the ugly disgusting cigarette butts began disappearing from bars and restaurants, parking lots, sidewalks, beaches, ashtrays in public and private buildings. People finally got the message that smoking was not only not cool but was detrimental to health of everyone surrounded by the smoker. Read More June 16, 2015Written by admin Pharrell Williams has joined the fight to save our oceans.

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How to Format Your Research Paper

This table describes how to format your research paper using either the MLA or APA guidelines. Be sure to follow any additional instructions that your teacher provides. MLA Guidelines APA Guidelines Paper Standard size (8. 5 x 11" in the U. S. ) Page Margins 1" on all sides (top, bottom, left, right) 1" on all sides (top, bottom, left, right) Font 12-pt. easily readable (e. g. , Times Roman) 12-pt. Times Roman or Courier. For figures, however, use a sans serif font such as Arial. Spacing Double-spaced throughout, including captions and bibliography Double-spaced Alignment of Text Flush left (with an uneven right margin) Flush left (with an uneven right margin) Paragraph Indentation 1/2" (or five spaces) 5–7 spaces End of Sentence Leave one space after a period unless your teacher prefers two.

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Writing a Business Plan Archives - Bplans Blog

The fate of your business depends on how well (or poorly) you validate your business idea. Fail to validate it properly, and you run the risk of business failure. Never forget: Profits are not cash. Brush up on the crucial difference between cash and profits with this guide by Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry. Cash is the single most important resource in any business—and also one that is frequently misunderstood. Here's what you really need to know about cash flow. Deciding when the time is right to start a business is a huge challenge.

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