iPads vs. Textbooks
What if you could have your whole backpack at the touch of your fingertips? In the first month of the Apple iPads release, 25million were sold! People all over the world use iPads for all sorts of different things, but one of their finest qualities is the ability to be a textbook.
To begin with, iPad are less expensive. Textbooks become outdated and schools have to buy new books, but with an iPad schools can update them for free. Schools don't have to spend $500 every year for iPads because they last a while and can be updated.
Students usually have multiple classes, which results in multiple textbooks. Heavy backpacks filled with books can cause back problem. A solution to that is an iPad, which only weighs 1.33 pounds and can hold all of a student's textbooks.
Third, schools should get rid of their textbooks and get iPads because they have more capabilities. Some might think all of the apps are distracting, but the apps actually make iPads more efficient. Textbooks cannot do those tasks, but iPads can easily do them with just a tap of the fingertip.
Lastly, iPads are a better choice for schools instead of textbooks because these devices allow students to access their learning anywhere at any time. With iPads, they find it easier to get their homework done.
In conclusion, schools should get rid of their clumsy textbooks and switch to iPads. iPads have allowed this generation to have their entire backpack in the palm of their hands.
These tablets are perfect for busy students.
B. Second, iPads cost less and are more popular.
C. Therefore, they can use the saved money for other programs.
D. iPads have already replaced textbooks in over 600 American counties.
E. Moreover, in high school, textbooks have an average of 4.8 pounds each.
F. Schools have every reason to do away with their school books and switch to iPads.
G. iPads absorb the need to buy calculators, dictionaries, and other items that are found within the device.
Research shows that pets help reduce stress．Do you know why and how?
For those who love animals, it's virtually impossible to stay in a bad mood when a pair of loving puppy eyes meets yours, or when a super - soft cat rubs up against your head． Research supports the mood - enhancing benefits of pets．A recent study found that men with AIDS were less likely to suffer from depression if they owned a pet． According to a study, men with AIDS who had pets were only about 50 percent more likely to report symptoms of depression, compared to men with (AIDS who didn't have pets．）
While ACE inhibiting drugs can generally reduce blood pressure, they aren't as effective on controlling spikes in blood pressure due to stress and tension．However, in a recent study, a group of patients who got dogs or cats were found to have lower blood pressure and haut rates than those having no pets．When they heard of the results, most of those in the non - pet group went out and got pets !
Whether we walk our dogs because they need it, or are more likely to enjoy a walk when we have companionship, dog owners do spend more time walking than non - pet owners, at least if we live in an urban setting．Because exercise is good for stress management and overall health, owning a dog can be credited with increasing these benefits．
When we're out walking, having a dog with us can make us more approachable and pave people a reason to stop and talk, thereby increasing the number of people we meet, giving us an pop corduroy to increase our net - work of friends and acquaintances, which also has great stress management benefits．
Peels can be there for you in ways that people can't．They can offer love and companionship, and can also enjoy comfortable silence, keep secrets and are excellent companions．And they could be the best killer to loneliness．In fact, research shows that nursing home residents reported less loneliness when visited by dogs than when they spent time with other people ! All these benefits can reduce the amount of stress people experience in response to feelings of social isolation and lack of social support from people．
William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Tu Youyou jointly won the 2015 Nobel Prize for medicine their work against parasitic diseases (寄生虫病). 85-year-old Tu was awarded this prize for her contribution to (reduce) the death rate of malaria (疟疾), minimizing patients' suffering and promoting mankind's health. This is science is all about.
As a matter of fact, Tu has won some attention when she (get) the Lasker Award in 2011. But there is no way to compare her popularity back to the attention she is receiving today. As the first Chinese mainland Nobel Prize Winner of natural science award, Tu's winning (complete) surprised Chinese people, have long been wondering when the first Chinese Nobel Laureate in natural science would appear.
Tu Youyou is the first Chinese scientist to win a Nobel Prize for work (carry) out within China. She has spent 40 years' time on scientific research. Although the Nobel Prize did not come to her until four decades later, it is definitely one of most privilege rewards that recognizes Tu's devotion and perseverance in discovering artemisinin (青蒿素). Her record-breaking winning (be) a reminder that science is never about instant success. There is no way to measure how much you spend on scientific research and compare with how much reward you get.
Swedish businessman Nile Bergqvist is delighted his new hotel, the world's first igloo(冰屋) hotel.
(build) in an small town, it has been attracting lots of visitors but soon the fun will be over. In two weeks' time Bergqvist's ice creation (be) nothing more than a pool of water. “We don't see it as a big problem, ”he says. “We just look forward to (replace)it. ”
Bergqvist built his first igloo in 1991 for an art exhibition. It was successful that he designed the present one, measures roughly 200 square meters. Six workmen spent more than eight weeks piling 1,000 tons of snow onto a (wood) base；when the snow froze, the base was removed.
After their stay, all visitors receive a survival certificate recording their success. With no windows, nowhere to hang clothes and temperatures 0°C, it may seem more like a survival test a relaxing hotel break. “It's great fun,” Bergqvist explains, “As well as a good start in survival training.''
The (popular)of the igloo is beyond doubt：it is now attracting tourists from all over the world. At least 800 people have stayed at the igloo this season even though there are only 10 rooms.
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11、This is a modern, bright and well hospital, and its is of the first level. (equip)
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14、I've met her on several o recently.
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16、The soldiers had no alternative but (obey) orders.
17、Who will you get (accompany) you on the piano at the school concert?
18、European football is played in about 80 countries, (make) it the most popular sport in the world.
19、A house (build), we must save every cent.
20、The boy (lead) the way, we had no trouble finding the hidden cave.