By: Nancy Seddens
The culture of a work place, a field of science, a society or individual is always subject to change and growth. The appropriation of part of a culture into another culture is acculturation. The process usually proceeds from the dominant into the minority and from...
Culture loss explained
By: Te Ora
Cultural loss can give people a sense of inadequacy, lost identity, anger and the breaking of ties that bind them to their past. Traditions and customs are linked to culture and dictate the way lives are lived based on the teachings of one's forefathers. It...
By: Alainna DePoalo
Culture loss is defined as a loss of cultural traits. An example depicting the fluidity of cultural traits over time is the change seen with word definitions. Times where culture loss is most evident are during periods of acculturation and transculturation. Acculturation is when cultural...
By: Jane Allyson
The Neolithic period is also known as the New Stone Age and occurred about 9500 BC in the Middle East. It marked the time when people stopped being nomadic hunters and started to use agriculture as a way of life. The Neolithic period is defined...
By: Michael Fassbender
The art of mummification is one of the great achievements of ancient Egyptian civilization. There was not a single, unchanging system; over the course of some three thousand years of history, the process of mummification was gradually refined, with occasional setbacks as well. Moreover, different...
By: Maureen Leung
Culture loss happens when contemporary culture replaces traditional culture. It is difficult to prevent culture loss as society continues to change. Individuals are not able to use traditional culture to adapt a new way of life. Instead, they have to learn and adapt new culture...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Underground as well as above ground pipes, arches, an accurate gradient, and inverted siphons are all important features of ancient Roman aqueducts. The aqueducts provided water for drinking as well as for fountains and bathing that later emptied into sewers. The Romans built most of...
Features of ancient Roman aqueducts
By: Nancy Seddens
The Roman aqueducts were a multi-step system for bringing water from a distance to Roman cities and from there to distribute it. The aqueducts began as stone, brick or volcanic concrete channels that carried water at a slight downward slope from their source, and from...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Japan's low birth rate and aging population is a decades old problem that started when the population achieved average life expectancy that is the longest in the world. In Japan, the life expectancy is in the eighties for both men (80 years) and women (86...
By: Maria C Collins
Demographics are a problem in many countries. Japan’s politicians are extremely worried by the country’s aging population and very low birth rates are worrying politicians, 1.37 births per woman was recorded in 2010. The Japanese government plans to offer a child allowance...

 

1 13 14 15 16
CHOOSE YOUR SCIENCES 360 TOPIC: