What are the planes doing in The Giver?

# What are the planes doing in The Giver?

• HISTORY

What was the main work activity in ancient Rome?

As in most major economies of this period, the most common economic activity was food production. Other than that, ancient Rome was home to a wide range of different crafts and related economic…

• SCIENCE

Compare Lithosphere vs. Asthenosphere?

The lithosphere is the upper most layer of Earth. It is comprised of all of the Earth’s crust and the very upper portion of the mantle. That last upper bit of the mantle is different from the…

• SCIENCE

What is overconsumption?

Overconsumption refers to use of resources at an unsustainable pace. Simply put, if the resources are being used at a rate greater than their rate of generation (or replenishment), such a…

• SCIENCE

What is gravitational law?

The Universal Law of Gravitation states that any two bodies are attracted to each other by the force of gravity. This force can be calculated using the following formula: Fg=G⋅m1⋅m2r2Fg=G⋅m1⋅m2r2…

• SCIENCE

How would you make 100mL of a 12% glucose solution from a 20% stock solution?

10 ml of a 12% solution from a 20% stock We can use the relation: C1V1 = C2V2 where C1 and C2 are the concentrations of solutions and V1 & V2 are the volumes of respective solution. Here, C1 =…

• SCIENCE

Explain the importance of technology in science.

Technology is critical to the development of scientific ideas, scientific methods and science. Consider how the development of technical breakthrough helped human beings advance our scientific…

• SCIENCE

How does photosynthesis affect the nitrogen cycle

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants convert solar energy into usable energy. Plants use light energy from sun, water and carbon dioxide to form glucose molecules, oxygen and energy (in…

• SCIENCE

How is a mitochondria like a school

To answer the question, we must first understand the function of the mitochondria. The mitochondria is a double-membraned organelle of a eukaryotic cell. It is the site of cellular respiration….

• SCIENCE

What is the change that occurs when a liquid begins to form a solid?

There are two types of changes that can occur- chemical and physical. Chemical changes are going to produce a new product. They change the chemical composition of a substance. Examples of chemical…

• SCIENCE

What happens when ethanol reacts with O2

Ethanol is an organic compound with molecular formula C2H6OC2H6O . It consists of a carbon chain of two atoms that have an -OH group at one end. The chemical formula can be written as CH3CH2OHCH3CH2OH…

• SCIENCE

What is the process involved in the resting potential of a neuron?

The process involved in the resting potential of a neuron is that the resting potential is created by the transport protein sodium-potassium pump moving Na+ (sodium) to outside the neuron cell and…

• SCIENCE

What are the nearest planets that orbit the sun?

Our neighboring planets are Venus and Mars. In all, our solar system contains 8 planets : (in order of distance from Sun) Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The first…

• SCIENCE

What are the properties of a liquid?

There are a number of properties of liquid that are of use to us. The foremost among them is its volume, even though the shape is not fixed, volume is. Volume is a measure of space occupied by a…

• SCIENCE

What are the advantages of having cells specialized for different jobs?

Organisms can be unicellular (made of only one cell) or multicellular (made of many cells). The shape of a cell determines its function (or purpose). The way in which a unicellular lives is largely…

• LITERATURE

In ‘Piano’ by D.H. Lawrence, what aspects of the poem relate to childhood?

So, I’m guessing that by “aspect”, you mean the theme of childhood. I’ve pulled some quotations that we can analyze for that theme. “Taking me back down the vista of years, till I see / A child…

• SCIENCE

What would happen to the food web if there was a large increase in the amount of producers

A food web is composed of various food chains and includes all the producers and consumers in an ecosystem. Generally, the food web contains primary producers, consumers and predators (of…

• SCIENCE

Which animals have three chambered heart?

The vertebrates hearts have the role of pumping blood into the body. Vertebrates possess hearts having different numbers of chambers. Birds and animals possess four chambered hearts, while…

• SCIENCE

What are the disadvantages of using alternative energy?

Alternative energy sources or non-conventional energy sources are being developed as alternatives to conventional energy sources (most of which are fossil fuels). Alternative energy sources include…

• SCIENCE

Why do you think population changes?

Population changes take place due to a number of factors, such as food and resource availability, predation and environmental factors. When the availability of food reduces, population decreases….

• SCIENCE

Where do animals get most of their nitrogen?

Nitrogen is one of the elements necessary for animals to sustain life. Nitrogen is essential for all living things. Nitrogen exists in the ground and plants and animals. It is also found in the…

• HISTORY

What is the difference between Puritans and Separatists?

Ironically, the Pilgrim Separatist and Puritan shared belief in the corruption of the Church of England did not lead to a consensus on the best way to institute reforms. Convinced that the Church…

• HISTORY

What are five reasons the Declaration of Independence was written?

We can identify the five major reasons why the Declaration of Independence was written by looking at each section of the document. In the Preamble, it states that when people want to get rid of a…

• HISTORY

Are there any places named after Christopher Columbus?

I have never thought about finding all of the places named for Christopher Columbus, but there are certainly many such places. In the United States alone there are more than 30 states that have a…

• HISTORY

How effective were the muckrakers in changing American society in the early 20th century ? What…

The muckrakers were effective in making changes in American society in the early 1900s. People like Ida Tarbell, who wrote about the Standard Oil Company, helped bring about changes in business….

• HISTORY

What was the goal of Reconstruction?

Reconstruction had several goals. The main goal was to rebuild the South. After the Civil War, the South was completely destroyed. This meant several things needed to occur. First, the economy…

• HISTORY

How did the memory of the American Civil War and Reconstruction period shape American life in the…

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were largely a period of retrenchment for civil rights, meaning that civil rights did not move forward appreciably, despite the efforts of civil rights…

• HISTORY

What were Locke’s ideas concerning the divine rights of kings?

Hence it is evident, that absolute monarchy, which by some men is counted the only government in the world, is indeed inconsistent with civil society, and so can be no form of civil-government at…

• HISTORY

Where did the Holocaust take place?

The Holocaust took place during World War II in Europe. In countries that were controlled by Germany, the Jewish people were rounded up and placed in concentration camps. They lived in horrible…

• HISTORY

How was Thomas Paine’s Crisis Essay influential to the American Revolution?

Thomas Paine wrote his Crisis essays as a way of regaining the support of the Colonists to continue fighting the British even though they had been suffering from three recent defeats. These essays…

• HISTORY

What group was known for terrorizing tax collectors to protest British rule during the American…

The British colonists in North America weren’t pleased with the British government regarding tax policies after the French and Indian War ended. The colonies were becoming more expensive to run,…

• HISTORY

What was the purpose of Proclamation Act of 1763?

The Proclamation of 1763 was passed for one specific reason. (Please note I edited this question to reflect the correct year.) After the French and Indian War ended, the British gained huge amounts…

• HISTORY

What were Alexander Hamilton’s views on federal government?

Alexander Hamilton had strong views on the role of the federal government. Alexander Hamilton believed the federal government should be strong and should play a major role in our country. Hamilton…

• HISTORY

What were the overall causes of the French and Indian War?

The French and Indian War was part of a larger, worldwide conflict known as the Seven Years’ War. The part that was fought in North America was called the French and Indian War. It lasted from…

• HISTORY

How did cultural divisions affect the political compromise made over slavery?

Cultural divisions in the United States, between the North and the South, affected compromises made over slavery. There were several compromises made over slavery. The southern states strongly…

• TO BUILD A FIRE

I’m writing a paper for school about “To Build a Fire.” How would I find details about what the…

You should not have to look anywhere for details for your paper but in the text itself. You have to read closely, but you will see many clues from which, like Sherlock Holmes, you can make…

• HAMLET

Explain how Shakespeare uses indirect characterization in Act II, Scene I as a device to develop…

What is interesting about Act 2, Scene 1 is that while Hamlet never actually appears, more than half the scene is devoted to him. This scene immediately follows Hamlet’s dramatic encounter with…

• THE TELL-TALE HEART

In The Tell-Tale Heart, the narrator says “I knew how the old man felt, and pitied him,…

In The Tell-Tale Heart, an unreliable narrator describes his hatred of the ‘evil eye’ belonging to the old man he is living with. The narrator plots the old man’s murder with all the machinations…

• HISTORY

What is the connection between women’s influence in the public sphere and the influence of…

To a degree, the answer to this varies with period. Although many twenty-first century evangelical groups seem opposed to full equality for women, that was not always the case. Various eighteenth-…

• THE GIVER

What are the planes doing in The Giver?

For the most part, the planes in The Giver are delivering supplies to the Community. We never learn exactly what supplies they provide, but while the Community seems fairly self-sufficient, it is…

• FIREGIRL

What is the conflict of Firegirl?

Tom struggles with inner conflict in “Firefly” by Tony Abbott. Tom is an ordinary middle school student in a Catholic school when Jessica joins the class. Jessica sustained burns in a fire…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

STEAL analysis of Captain Beatty in Fahrenheit 451.

Speech When Montag begins to question things, Beatty is immediately suspicious and plays mind games with Montag. He is successful at making Montag feel anxious and guilty. Beatty plays the role of…

Julie will be adopting a child in December and needs to take 10 weeks off to complete the process…

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed to provide protection for employees. Companies or businesses that have 50 or more employees are required to follow the act, but smaller companies or…

Evaluate three factors that influence employee motivation and provide one example of each.

There are several factors that influence employee motivation. One of these is compensation. Employees are motivated by the opportunity to make more money for the work they do. If salaries are…

• FAREWELL TO MANZANAR

According to the Japanese language, which member of Jeanne’s family is an Issei? A. her…

The members of Jeanne’s family who belongs to the Issei, or “first generation,” are her father and mother. These folks were born in Japan and immigrated to the US. We learn in Chapter 1 that…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, the white people look down on the black people, the Cunninghams look…

When you format your essay, think of something that includes “everyone wants someone to feel sorry for.” For example, you could say: Whites looking down on Blacks, the Cunninghams looking down…

• THE WEDNESDAY WARS

What big events happen in the end of The Wednesday Wars?

A lot happens in the final two months of The Wednesday Wars. A lot happens to Holling and the people that he knows, and some big events happen in the history of the United States as well. In…

• GO SET A WATCHMAN

How did Jem die?

The reader finds out at the beginning of Go Set a Watchman that Jem Finch “dropped dead in his tracks one day.” This sudden revelation that a beloved character is dead has left many readers of the…

• THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

Does Miss Strangeworth seem like a reasonable person?

Miss Strangeworth does not seem like a reasonable person in “The Possibility of Evil.” We see evidence of this early in the story when it is noted that she will not give any of her roses to people…

• SCIENCE

If Quartz is representative of the minerals in the rock granite, and olivine is representative of…

The crust of Earth is split into two types: continental crust, oceanic crust. The total average composition of continental crust is similar to granite, which is a felsic rock. The composition of…

• FAST FOOD NATION: THE DARK SIDE OF THE ALL-AMERICAN MEAL

What does Schlosser mean by “the architectural equivalent of fast food”?

In Chapter 3, Schlosser takes a look at the town of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He quickly realizes that the older section of the town is quaint, with diversity and personality; but the further…