Monthly Archives: May 2013


My further oral activity was to used to serve the purpose of advertising  a shampoo. We were assigned to make an advertisement, promoting our product. Our learning outcomes were: knowledge of how to use persuasive language for our audience, and how to write a body copy that goes in a print ad. I made sure I met these requirements with the hand-outs that were given to us in class. Looking on that information, it provided an easier understanding of how to write and design a print advertisement. I think the overall feeling of my advertisement was mostly feminine, since my shampoo was directed to woman. The overall feeling of my presentation was  straight-forward. I presented the techniques that I used, and I think (hope) it was done properly. I did fairly well on this assignment, yet I need to work on Criterion 3: Presentation. This is to show understanding of the way language is used to create meaning and how the style is used to particular effect in the text.  Overall, most of the other criterion are stable. Yet, knowledge and understanding, criterion A is another aspect I would like to improve. I chose this text since it had good techniques and I think it advertised the product efficiently. I discussed the grammar use of: use of adjectives, slogans, simple sentences, compound sentences, and minor sentences. Furthermore, I discussed the techniques: appeals to emotional needs, appeals to fears, excitement, repetition, and weasel words. I have learned how advertising requires certains words and techniques to seem appealing. Also, this was our first presentation of the year, so the practice is helpful for the coming years FOAs and IOCs.



5.5b Classification

2a) 34 is one species that is a genus with no other species
2b) 24 – 30 and 31 – 33 are in a family with two genera
2c) 1 – 7 and 8 – 18 are in order with two families
2d)  34 and 24 – 30 and 31 – 33 are in a class with three orders
2e) species 8 are more related to 16
2f) it has it’s own genus and family, yet having different characteristics
3a) porifera have pours whereas mollusca have shells
3b) both the anneida and arthropoda have mouths
3c) cnidaria and the platyhelminthes are symmetrical, the cnidaria is more round compared to the platyhelminthes
4a) humans are placed in the kingdom animalia, chordata, mammalia, primates, hominidae, homo, and sepians
4b) written in italics, genus name and species name
4c) there are choices based on characteristics that give identification


5.5a Classification

1) the kingdom which all the species belong to is Animalia.
2a) The fish with the same genus are the fish with the wide bodies (two on the second row, two of the bottom).
2bi) the structure of the body
2bii) due to variation in species, the families and phenotypes are different
2c) – the curved tail, and large upper bodies
3) they are classified differently by the tail and wider body


5.3 Populations

4a) 1968 was the year where there was the biggest increase in biomass compared to the previous year
4b) the cormorants did not cause any decrease since there was a decrease before, and there is a lot of fluctuation in the trout caught in the decades before. Still, there is a constant low amount caught by fisherman after the cormorants were catching trout.


5.4c Examples of Evolution

1) there is no variation in pure bred species as there is in hybrids
2) the most happening time of sprouting occurs later in f6 then it does in f3
3a) the main time period of growth occurs later on
3b) a reason for this, is the region of Miyazaki, and temperatures.
4a) the f10 generation would have even later growth compared the others.
4b) there might be very little, or no growth at all with the crops


5.4b Natural Selection

1) 1100mm is the length of the Dilong paradoxus
2) three similarities are: the tail, head structure, and the bone formation in the leg
3) the purpose of the protofeather to keep the organsim heated
4) the animal would have to evolve their arms, and the general weight and size of the body
5) it is not possible to be certain if the protofeathers are homologous because we cannot see the DNA.


5.4a Evidence of Evolution

1) there is a 1,114 increase in length from the teosinte to the silver queen
2) there is a 2,633 increase in yield from the teosinte and the average world corn
3) seed color, seed texture, starchiness no starchiness of corn
4) inefficiency of  breeding slows down the improvement over generations


5.2b Greenhouse Effect

1) AIFI is the least optimistic emissions scenario
2) the minimum forecasts is around 1C, and the maximum forecasts is just below 6C
3) the difference between A2 and B2 forecasts is 2C
4) the forecasts in the Arctic is generally higher than the global temperatures
5) other than green gas emissions, melting glaciers are uncertainties that affect the global temperatures
6) the more centres, there is more accuracy and data to support
7) the uncertainty in temperature is due to inaction
8) reducing fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions can possibly aid the balance of risks


5.2a Carbon Cycle

1) plants (bushes, trees) are the “above ground” compartment of an ecosystem
2) the biome equatorial forest has the largest compartment
3) nutrients are stored above ground
4) the process is called respiration
5) in a tundra, the nutrients are stored the frozen soil
6) in a tundra, the frozen soil locks the nutrients in