“Some actions require split second responses–withdrawring a hand from a hot stove, for example. To relay the information necessary for such a reaction, there are large nerve fibers that can conduct impulses at speeds as high as 330 feet (100 meters) per second. 93 more words
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Today, something amazing happened. There I was, 3 hours and and 45 minutes into listening to insect presentations from my peers (I myself presented on Muscid flies, and I may share my proposed experiment with you once I have time to draw one), when my phone started blinking. 166 more words
It’s time to play catch-up. Here’s a compilation of our supplements for Classical Conversations weeks 5-10.
Weeks 5 & 6
We don’t check out very many books related to our history sentence because we also read coordinating chapters in Story of the World. 419 more words
Information and communication technologies (ICT) pervade our lives. Thus far, this pervasive influence has mainly involved devices that we use for private purposes or at the work place such as personal computers, mobile phones, laptops and the like. 182 more words