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09 Yousef- The Olympic Sharks

My blog topics are going to be split into 3 parts:- Swimming, The Olympics, & sharks.  These 3 topics all relate because there is a sport called swimming which is also found in the Olympics, & finally I related sharks with these 2 topics because all swimmers who go to the Olympics can swim so fast & sharks are fast swimmers so I decided to go with that. I picked this topic because swimming was at first really hard for me so I had to go to swimming lessons.  I had to repeat my second set of swimming lessons 7 TIMES.  But then I said I had to do my best & now I am an expert at swimming.

Now I will tell you about me.  I like every single subject in school & I hate no subjects.  I like to draw, swim, read, dance, listen to music, write stories, exercise, play sports & many more.  I hate to stay at home because I don't do anything at my house except to watch TV & finish my homework.  I'm a more energetic & enthusiastic guy because I play sports a lot & I don't sit & play on the computer or watch TV, I only do that sometimes when I'm bored.  My favorite color are all the colors, I hate none colors.  Nonetheless, I like to stay at school not because for studying and doing school work but, to hang out with my friends at lunchtime.  Well, that's all about me!

Depth Limit

posted Jun 14, 2014, 8:43 AM by YousefA 82

    The deepest point in Earth is located in the western Pacific Ocean.  This point is called The Mariana Trench.  This Trench is near Japan (11" 21' North latitude and 142" 12' East longitude).  It was created by ocean to ocean subduction, a phenomena in which a plate topped by oceanic crust is sub-ducted beneath another plate topped by oceanic crust.  There is another deep part in the Mariana Trench, it's called The Challenger Deep.  It's 11 km deep!!!!  This means that the Challenger Deep is in the mantle of the Earth.  

    Compared to Mt.Everest, the highest mountain in the world, located in India, The Challenger Deep is the deepest point in Earth, located near Japan at 
11" 21' North latitude and 142" 12' East longitude, by far, it's the deepest point to be found on Earth, at 11,035 metres below sea level.

Toxic Water

posted May 28, 2014, 3:33 PM by YousefA 82

Keeping the water clean is a very hard job for humans.  Back then, it was easy because there was nothing that was thrown in the water that was toxic.  They didn't throw anything because life was hard to survive without water so they kept the water in this form, until the pollutions started from factories that the humans built.  Some ways that you can keep the water clean are:-

a) You could fish out any junk from the water.
b) You could make a peaceful protest so that they can filter all the water.
c) Try to convince people to not throw things in the water.

If we won't pollute our water I'd say the human civilization would last a few centuries long.  If we keep polluting our water then there won't be anything to drink since the water is toxic & we'd all die from dehydration.

Water Plants

posted May 24, 2014, 7:42 AM by YousefA 82

Now the first thing that comes in your mind when you look at the title is seaweed.  Seaweed is the most common plant that you can find in salt water {other than algae}.

Plants that live in water are divided into 2 parts:- Salt-water plants & Fresh-water plants.  There are 5
 different types of salt-water plants which are:- Kelp, Seaweed, Sea-grass, Red algae, & Coralline algae.
These plants can only live in salt-water because they can survive all the salt they get, if you put them in fresh-water they'll die because they don't live in there and the nutrients that they used to get from salt-water.

There are over 100 different types of fresh water plants as in:- 


posted May 18, 2014, 7:01 PM by YousefA 82   [ updated May 18, 2014, 7:10 PM ]

H2O is the formula of water.  The formula stands for 2 hydrogen atoms & one oxygen atom.  Water can only form when all those 3 atoms collide at room temperature {25 degrees Celsius} making the water pure.  If the combination of those 3 atoms were at a higher temperature, then the substance (pressured air) would be lethal & hot enough to melt plastic.  But, if they combined at a lower temperature then the liquid would turn into a pressures solid [in other words, it's known as ice].  Hydrogen is the first element in The Periodic Time-Table & oxygen is the eighth.  H2O can actually be separated into two parts; hydrogen & oxygen.  If they were separated they'll have to be separated in gas form. Unless these gases are compressed then they'll be separated liquids that are:-
1:- Odorless
2:- Colorless
3:- Tasteless

That's why the formula of water is called H2O.

Coloured Water?

posted May 5, 2014, 12:59 PM by YousefA 82

    Everyone thought that the colour of the water is blue.  Well, whoever thinks that, it's wrong.  Water is actually transparent in other words it has NO COLOUR.  So then, everyone asks why do we see it blue.  We see it blue because the water's colour is reflected from the sky which is blue.  Why does it have to be blue?  The colour of the sky has to be blue because the colour blue has a wavelength strong enough to penetrate the Earth's sky and change it to the colour blue.  Which is then reflected to our Ocean.
Some people call it coloured water because it's in the colour blue but it actually isn't, it's just normal water {not coloured} that we see as blue except that it's transparent.  The water is blue because it's reflected from the sky.  The sky got the colour blue from the blue wavelength when the light splits into seven colours.

Water:- A lifetime Requirement

posted May 4, 2014, 2:32 PM by YousefA 82   [ updated May 5, 2014, 11:04 AM ]

Water is a lifetime requirement for everybody because:-
a) Our body is made up of 80% water
b) Without water we will all get  dehydrated
c) People think that water is a calming resource & helps the mind think more clearer

Water is a lifetime requirement because it is part of one of the most essential life-making resources. If you want to live you have to drink at least 8 pints of water everyday. Although most people follow that rule, whoever goes to the Sahara Desert MUST drink more than 10 pints a day. Water is so important to everyone because it holds our body into a moist shape, it's one of the most important elements & it covers 2/3 of the Earth's crust.

The 4 Elements

posted Apr 17, 2014, 2:30 PM by YousefA 82   [ updated Apr 21, 2014, 6:36 AM ]

    Today, I will be talking about the 4 elements which are; Water, Air, Earth, & Fire.

    These 4 elements divide the earth into 4 different ideas of how our planet looks like.  The element air is ranked the first because it can cover more ground than the rest of our planet & it is the strongest element to be found on Earth.  Water is ranked second because of how clear & destructive it can be, it also makes up 2/3 of our planet.  Earth is ranked third because it doesn't take up space as much as Water & Air, instead it has many layers that go all the way to the core of the Earth.  Fire is the weakest element of all because there is a little amount of Fire in our planet compared to the other 3 elements.  It's main source of energy relies on a ring located in the Pacific Ocean, that ring is called "The Ring Of Fire".
    The element that is most liked by humans is Water & Air because it doesn't give you a painful death & these 2 elements are rather much more relaxing & calm than the other 2 elements.  They're also the most destructive.

Life is Dangerous

posted Apr 10, 2014, 1:19 PM by YousefA 82   [ updated May 5, 2014, 10:50 AM ]

    Most people have to learn how to swim.  most people have to learn how to swim because swimming can save your life in a plane crash in the middle of the ocean.  Or you could drown when you are surfing on a surf board.  Life is dangerous so you need to adapt to it.  How do you adapt to it?  Well, first you need to know how to swim.  To learn how to swim you need to go to swimming lessons at the nearest community center.  If you don't have one then you'll have to learn it the hard way.  To learn it the hard way throw yourself in the ocean { just like my uncle } & start learning.  Once you have become a swimmer then you can teach other people how to swim.  That means you just saved their lives.

Shark Race { in size, speed, & strength}

posted Apr 8, 2014, 3:13 PM by YousefA 82

The fastest type of shark to be recorded at speed was the Mako shark.  The mako shark's speed can balloon up to 95 km an hour.

The largest type of shark is called the whale shark which can grow up to 40 ft. & weigh up to 40 tons. 

On the other hand, the smallest sharks are 6 inches long & weighs only one ounce.  Smaller, lighter sharks such as the Mako & tiger sharks swim at high velocity.  Heavier sharks such as the whale shark swim at much lower speed.  The normal cruising rate of a shark is 2 miles per hour during the day.  However, at night when the shark is more active or on the hunt its speed is greater, however, sharks can only swim short distances at high speeds.  The speeds collected from average shark's speed ranged from about 10 to nearly 30 metres per second.

Same Love

posted Mar 31, 2014, 12:38 PM by YousefA 82

What I think about Macklemore's song "Same Love", I think that his song is from a gay guy's perspective & how they aren't included in most activities because they are different.  What I would want to say/ do is to join him in any activity I join because I don't care if he's gay or has a different skin color/tone.  Some thoughts/emotions that evoked from me is that I feel sorry for him he should not be treated this way because he is still a human being.  I would stand up for him/her if they were made fun of or being teased about who they are.

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