The story of Roland was used to promote the importance of the Crusades. It was written around 1100 A.D, and followed the story of young Count Roland as he fought in Charlemagne’s army against the Muslims in France. Roland and his friend, Oliver are picked to lead a small group of soldiers as the rear guard… Continue reading The Military Goals of Oliver and Roland
Salmon are very unique creatures, in that they can live in both freshwater and saltwater environments. They live part of their short lives in the ocean and the rest of the time they spend in freshwater rivers and lakes. In a sense, Salmon live a double life in two very different environments. How are Salmon… Continue reading The Double Life of Salmon
Whenever you start breathing really hard or find yourself gasping for breath, what is the cause? Is it because of the shortage of oxygen in your body or an excess of carbon dioxide? Your body breathes by taking in oxygen from outside of the body and exchanging it with carbon dioxide which your body then… Continue reading The Feedback Mechanism of Breath
I have been learning American Sign Language for the past 9 months, and this is one of the signs that I learned to interpret. I hope you enjoy it!
There were many different manuscripts, letters, poems and songs written to and for the early Christians. What effect did this early literature and philosophy have on the medieval Christians? Did it encourage them to exercise political leadership, or instead persuade them stay away from that kind of role? In Augustine’s book, City of God he… Continue reading The Effects of Medieval Literature on the Society
Suppose that you stumbled across the bones of some dead animal. How could you determine what type of food that it ate during its lifetime? Is there a way to know whether a creature is a herbivore, carnivore, or omnivore just by its bone structures? Actually, there is! The first thing that you should examine… Continue reading Identifying An Animals Diet Just By the Structures of Its Bones
Saint Augustine of Hippo was a well known Christian Bishop and writer. He was made famous by his writing of the City of God and Confessions. In his early years, Augustine lived a very immoral life and rejected the teachings of the Bible; however in the year 386 A.D. he was converted. All those years that his mother had… Continue reading Christianity’s Role In History