Brandon, We were recently studying weather in my 8th grade class. Through student s independent inquiry projects, we discovered that hurricanes travel from east to west, but upon watching a recent weather video, we found that weather travels typically from west to east. My students wanted me to ask why weather changes direction at the equator? Marie Gillespie, Pierre, SD Dear Ms. GillespieБs 8th Grade Class, Before we get into the reasons why weather moves in certain directions in EarthБs atmosphere, there are two general rules to discuss. First off, when it comes to the weather is that wind moves from high pressure to low pressure. The second is that of the Coriolis force, which is a result of EarthБs rotation. In the Northern Hemisphere the Coriolis force turns air to the right, while
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I make my scrambled eggs with only the eggs and water and then have spray on oil on the pan to prevent sticking. Water occurs in scrambled eggs the way you are cooking them as the eggs have started to break down, which means you are cooking them too long. Just when they start to thicken, you re supposed to turn off the heat and keep stirring until they are scrambled and then turn onto a plate straight away. If you are doing this, then the skim milk suggestion (PP) is the next plausible option I think. In an early episode of Good Eats, Alton tells us that watery eggs aren t so much because of high heat, but because of being cooked too long under high heat. ...
What makes a good leader? The answer varies widely depending on who you ask, with researchers disagreeing on the critical components that go into the most effective corporate chief. But there are traits they do agree on, including personality components and acquired skills. Some believe even the situation for leadership itself has a bearing on the effectiveness of the leader. Commitment, resolve and perseverance - driving every aspect of the organization toward a singular unified purpose. Risk-taking - breaking conventions and developing new products and services to establish marketplace dominance (and possibly even create a unique market). Planning - though a leader typically doesn't get too involved in the details, he or she must orchestrate a high-level plan that drives everyone toward
Let us count the ways. Tears well up in people s eyes for a slew of reasons. A teardrop running down the cheek is the ultimate symbol of sadness, but people may also cry because they just cut an onion, or maybe they re trying to blink out a rogue eyelash. For the most part, tears help maintain healthy eyes, experts told Live Science. For instance, basal tears flow continuously from the lacrimal glands, or the tiny almond-shaped structure in the inside corner of the eye. When you blink, basal tears clean and lubricate the eyes. This makes the eyes outer surface smooth, and, according to the. Moreover, reflex tears, or those t hat happen unconsciously, help clear the eyes of irritants, including specks of dust and the sulfur-based gas that s produced when a knife slices a raw onion, said
Teachers enter the profession for a multitude of reasons: The experience of making a difference in the lives of children, to be a lifelong learner, because it is their chosen vocation, or even because they like having the nights, weekends, and summers off. Whatever the case may be, teachers start out on a lifelong career path, but somewhere along the line, many leave the occupation. While all professions have some turnover, according to research, the teaching profession has about a higher turnover rate than any other profession. LetБs look at why. : Fast Facts First letБs examine a few facts. Research shows that about 16 percent of teachers quit their jobs each year, and around 40 percent of undergraduate students who receive a degree in teaching never even enter the classroom. Why would
It is important to noteб бconcerning eye contact. In theб б andб cultures, for example, it is considered rude to make direct eye contact with strangers, elders, and people of the opposite sex. In the West, someone who seeks out and maintains eye contact is more likely to be viewed as a leader. Doctors are perceived to be simply for looking their patients in the eye. Therefore, itБs easy to see how people with autism have been mistakenly labeled as being uncaring and lacking empathy toward others. And yet, the onus still seems to fall on the person with autism to meet people who are not on the spectrum with a confident and steady gaze, as opposed to the other way around. For many people with autism, avoiding eye contact isn't a sign that they don't care в instead, it's a response to a
The United States is said to have a mixed because privately owned businesses and government both play important roles. Indeed, some of the most enduring debates of American economic history focus on the relative roles of the public and private sectors. Private vs. Public Ownership The American system emphasizes private ownership. Private businesses produce most goods and services, and almost two-thirds of the nation s total economic output goes to individuals for personal use (the remaining one-third is bought by government and business). The consumer role is so great, in fact, that the nation is sometimes characterized as having a consumer economy. This emphasis on private ownership arises, in part, from American beliefs about personal freedom. From the time the nation was created,
If youБve attended a funeral honoring a veteran who served our country, perhaps you witnessed the folding of the flag that once covered the casket of a loved one. Each of the 13 folds of the flag holds great significance. At the ceremony of retreat, a daily observance at bases during which all personnel pay respect to the flag, Бthe flag is lowered, folded in a triangle fold and kept under watch throughout the night as a tribute to our nationБs honored dead. The next morning, it is brought out and, at the ceremony of reveille, run aloft as a symbol of our belief in the resurrection of the body. Б The first fold of our flag is a symbol of life. The second fold signifies our belief in eternal life. The third fold is made in honor and tribute of the veteran departing our ranks, and who gave
I still read through the Bible every year, but not from the King James. As grand as its language is, the vocabulary is more and more out of date, and even misleading in places. Some words in the KJV have changed in meaning and give the reader a wrong understanding; for instance, he who now letteth will let. (2 Thess. 2:7). Today let means to allow or permit ; in King James s time it meant to hinder, just the opposite. Further, older manuscripts of the Scriptures have been discovered, taking us closer to the autographs --that is, the actual writings in the original, none of which survived. Bibles currently have been published in over 450 languages. The New Testament alone has been distributed in nearly 1,400 languages, with the Gospel of Mark in over 2,300 languages. They represent the