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  • Game Of Chess
    1,281 words
    Although board games may appear to be merely a means of recreation and a trivial factor of American culture, they actually represent much more. One specific game worthy of study is chess, which serves a much more fundamental purpose than that for which it is generally given credit. Chess not only has historically formed one of the chief means employed by societies to draw its collective bonds closer, but it also conveys many truths of politics and gamesmanship, while shining a light on economic ...
  • Old Alan Parrish
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    A novelization by Todd Strasser Based on the screenplay by Jonathan Hen sleigh and Greg Taylor & Jim Strain Based on a screen story by Greg Taylor & Jim Strain and Chris Van Allsburg Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. Type of Story: Adventure The story is set in Brantford, New Hampshire, 1969. Main Theme: One day, twelve year old Alan Parrish was riding down the main street when he hears Prepare to die, Parrish! , he starts riding much faster, as Billy Jessup and four of his friends chase ...
  • Second Part Of The Game
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    Exposition: How Dating is Like Playing a Board Game Dating can be looked upon as a game, a game that requires each player assume a role. By assuming roles they must stick to their role without rearing off. Each role must be played carefully. The role of the man must be giving to the woman, and the role of the woman is to be patient with the man. All this must be followed like a board game, step by step. When you follow the game and listen carefully it will build a strong relationship. First, the...
  • Atomic Scientists
    368 words
    Laboratory Write-Up The game in which we participated simulates the early efforts of scientists because they had very little to work with. They too had to guess the size and shape of the atom. In 1911, Rutherford conducted a series of experiments in which he bombarded a piece of gold foil with positively charged alpha particles emitted by radioactive material. Most of the particles passed through the foil undisturbed, suggesting that the foil was made up mostly of empty space rather than of a sh...
  • Hasbro Board Game Monopoly
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    All I Ever Needed To Know About Microeconomics I Learned From The Board Game MonopolyTM All I ever needed to know about microeconomics I learned from the Hasbro board game Monopoly. I hope that my teacher does not find the above statement too offensive, and put the zero on my paper before he even reads this. Some people, like myself, need practical models in order to understand certain concepts and theories. In our text book The Economy Today it completely ignores the intrinsic value of business...
  • Board Game Pythagoras Ancient Hellenic Board Game
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    Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. He is an extremely important figure in the development of mathematics yet we know relatively little about his mathematical achievements. Unlike many later Greek mathematicians, where at least we have some of the books which they wrote, we have nothing of Pythagoras's writings. The society which he led, half religious and half scientific, followed a code of secrecy which certainly means that today Pythagoras is a mysterious f...

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