Tongue Twisters: “Woodchuck”

Tongue Twisters: "Woodchuck"

Alliteration is the repetition of one or more consonants, or “loud syllables” at the beginning of words. Alliteration is commonly used to improve pronunciation and speed up speech. A tongue twister is a fun way to work on your enunciation and articulation. This book will help you practice this type of speaking. To help you … Read more

What Are the Rules for Assigning Oxidation Numbers?

Rules for Assigning Oxidation Numbers

The transfer of electrons is an electrochemical reaction. You should always know which atoms are oxidized and which atoms are reduced during a reaction. Oxidation numbers are used to keep track of how many electrons are lost or gained by each atom. These oxidation numbers are assigned using the following rules. Rules for Assigning Oxidation … Read more

Pro-Choice Quotes

Pro-Choice Quotes

Think and reflect on these 10 pro-choice quotes. They’ll make you think. That’s a rare and precious thing in the abortion debate, where the level of discourse is so low that having a real, meaningful conversation about the issue is usually impossible. Joycelyn Elders “We need to get over this love affair with the fetus … Read more

What Do Caterpillars Eat?

What Do Caterpillars Eat

Caterpillars eat plants to feed themselves. Larvae of certain butterflies and moths feed almost exclusively on plants. Most caterpillars munch happily on leaves, though some eat other plant parts, like seeds and flowers. Generalist Feeders vs. Specialist Feeders Generalists are the caterpillars that feed on leaves, twigs and fruits while specialists feed only on one … Read more

Simple Columnar Epithelia: Types, Functions, & Examples

Simple columnar epithelia

Simple columnar epithelia are tissues made of a single layer of long epithelial cells that are often seen in regions where absorption and secretion are important features. The cells of this epithelium are arranged in a neat row with the nuclei at the same level, near the basal end. In a cross-section of the organ, these cells appear like thin … Read more

Types of Sensory Receptors: Classification by Stimulus

types of sensory receptors

Sensory receptors are primarily classified as chemoreceptors, thermoreceptors, mechanoreceptors, or photoreceptors. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Differentiate among the types of stimuli to which receptors respond KEY TAKEAWAYS Key Points Chemoreceptors detect the presence of chemicals. Thermoreceptors detect changes in temperature. Mechanoreceptors detect mechanical forces. Photoreceptors detect light during vision. More specific examples of sensory receptors are baroreceptors, … Read more

You All in Spanish Formal: What is the Formal Way?

You All in Spanish Formal What is the Formal Way

“You” in Spanish PronounNumber and Formality vos singular and formal or informal usted singular and formal vosotros plural and informal ustedes plural and formal or informal That being so, how many different ways can you say you all in Spanish? two ways Else, what is the plural of you in Spanish? We. Vosotros/as. You (plural, informal) Ustedes. You (plural, formal) So anyway, what are … Read more

How to Find Slope from Two Points?

How to Find Slope from Two Points

Use the slope formula to find the slope of a line given the coordinates of two points on the line. The slope formula is m=(y2-y1)/(x2-x1), or the change in the y values over the change in the x values. The coordinates of the first point represent x1 and y1. The coordinates of the second points … Read more