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A Complete Chemical Analysis of Samples Taken from the Three Artesian Waters of Denton County
The purpose of this study was to determine the chemical content of Denton County's (Texas) water. Based on the analysis of the three samples, the water of Denton County is classed as poor for irrigation.
The Conflicts in the American Labor Movement During the 1929 to 1939 Depression Period
This thesis is an examination of organized labor in the United States during the 1930s. Activities of the American Federation of Labor, Industrial Workers of the World, and Congress of Industrial Workers during the decade are compared and contrasted throughout.
Consumer-buying objectives in homemaking courses in high schools of the southern region
This study is made for determining the adequacy and extent of consumer-buying teaching objectives in homemaking education in the high schools of the southern region. This study will deal with the two following aspects of the problem: to what extent do homemaking units containing consumer-buying objectives of state adopted high school courses offer consumer-buying, and how do the consumer-buying objectives of this region measure with the standard approved consumer-buying objectives.
The cooperative movement and its influence in Denton County
A study of the philosophy, history and accomplishments of the cooperative movement, its influence on the cooperative societies of Denton County, and how cooperatives can aid the current economic system.
Correlation of Humus and Water Content on Saba Clay, Denton, Texas
This study is an attempt to determine the relationship between humus and the water found in it and how both effect soil in Denton county, Texas.
A Correlation of Humus with Water Content and Crop Rotation in San Saba and Denton Clays, Denton County, Texas
A study of the humus content and the water content of San Saba clay and Denton clay. Studies show that the physical properties of soil are conducive to moisture retention and the availability of moisture to plants.
A correlation of the Edaphic Factors with the Vegetation of the Woodbine sands, Denton County, Texas
The purpose of this study was to correlate the Vegetation of the Woodbine Sands with the edaphic factors. In the laboratory an analysis of the edephic factors was made of the twenty-two soil types collected from the three formations. The results of these and other analysis are shown in tables and graphs. The results indicate that the vegetational cover of an area that is uniform in its origin and in its resident soil factors is determined by the edaphic factors present.
A Correlation of the Habitat Factors with the Quantity of Bacterial Colonies as Observed by the Direct Microscopic Method on Twenty Soils of Denton County, Texas
The aim of this study is to determine what factors are most important in controlling the number of bacterial colonies found in twent represntative Denton County (Texas) soils during the growing season.
A Critical Analysis of the Secondary Education Program at Whitewright, Texas
This thesis examines efficiency levels of the secondary school in Whitewright, Texas in order to determine the need for change in curriculum or focus.
The Denton municipal power plant
It is the purpose of this study to show how successfully electric power systems were operated by smaller units of government. One of the most notable power plants is operated in Denton, Texas. In this study, the history of this system will be presented, followed by an analysis of its social and economic significance.
Determination of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium in Various Plants
This study attempted to form some conception, through the analysis of a representative group of plants in the vicinity of Denton, of the amount of the three essential elements in the leaves as compared with the amount in the woody portions. The comparison of leaf with stem as to the quantity of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium is explained.
The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program
The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are necessary to cary out the approved and adopted program of physical education in the public school of Denton, Texas.
The Determination of the Constants in the System of Methyl Alcohol, Formic Acid, Methyl Formate and Water
Problems presented in this paper concern the chemical equilibrium of methyl alcohol, formic acid, and methyl formate when combined.
Determining Student Reaction To A Modified Activity Program In The Detroit Texas School
The purpose of this study is to determine some reaction of students from grades five through eleven of the Detroit, Texas Public School to a modified activity program. The sources of the data were educational literature, a questionaire that was adminstered to the group,and results secured from the use of the New Stanford Achievement Test.
Determining the Functional Health Content of a Health Education Course for Sixth-Grade Pupils in the DeQueen School in Port Arthur, Texas
This thesis is an examination of the material covered by a sixth - grade health education course and indicates areas requiring improvement. Data for the thesis came from DeQueen Elementary School in Port Arthur, Texas.
The Development and Growth of Sports Activities for Women in North Texas State Teachers College from 1908 to 1938
"The problem of this study is to determine the growth of sports activities for women in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas from 1908 to 1938"--1.
The development of a more effective system of transporting high school pupils in Donley County, Texas
It is the purpose of this study to show the bus transportation set up in the schools of Donley County, Texas and to show how it can be made more effective. The following factors will be considered in studying this problem: 1. Number of pupils transported, 2. Number of buses used, 3. Comfort of pupils en route to and from the school, 5. Length of bus routes, 6. Amount of time pupils spend on the bus, 7. Cost of transportation, 8. Type of equipment used, 9. Condition of roads, 10. Cooperation of home and school,11. Improvement of the above factors. Each of the above factors will be considered carefully in studying this problem.
The Development of Nature Study in the Primary Grades Through an Analysis of Available Printed Material
This thesis is the result of an examination of the biological and physical science information content included in late nineteenth and early twentieth century elementary school readers and textbooks.
The Development of the Health and Physical Education Curriculum in the North Texas State Teachers College from 1901 to 1939 with a Discussion of Certain Philosophies That Appear to Have Affected the Curriculum
"The purpose of this study is to show the development of health and physical education curriculum in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas from 1901 through 1939"--1.
Development of the Oil Industry in Texas
"The object of writing this thesis was to present a brief though fairly detailed history of the oil industry in Texas. The material and facts contained herein were gathered from various sources including books, newspapers, magazines, bulletins, radio programs, letters, and authorized conversations. The main body of this thesis is composed of seven chapters, each of which deals with a certain phase of the oil industry of its effects."--leaf iii
The Development of the Sulphur Industry in Texas.
This thesis aimed to study the historical phase of the sulphur industry in Texas and highlights the critical role of Sulphur in the future economic development of Texas.
Diffusion of Hydrocarbons Through Rubber Membranes
This thesis explores the seperation of isomeric paraffins in organic chemistry and how the resulting mixture of hydrocarbons might be examined.
The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era
It is the purpose of this thesis to define wherein the social order of the South was disrupted, --- the conditions that brought about such a sweeping transformation of social structures --- and to show the growth of new social attitudes and practices evolving from the chaotic dismemberment of the old. Although primary significance is placed upon changes in the social order, it is necessary to consider certain political and economic trends that were interwoven into the fabric of social life during Reconstruction --- factors influencing, determining, or evolving from, social changes. In the first chapter is sketched briefly the ante-bellum society of the South, and in following chapters is shown the evolution of social culture during the first twelve years following the Civil War.
The Ecology of Chlorohydra Viridissima in a Small Perennial Pond
The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of chemical, physical, and bilogical factors on th seasonal variation in population and on reproduction of Chlorohydra Viridissima (Schulze) in a small pernnial pond.
Economic Relationships Between the United States and Chile
This study examines the interdependent relationship between the United States and Chile by discussing commerce and industry between the two nations.
The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions
The purpose of this study was undertaken first, to determine, in so far as possible, the extent of the growing popularity of swimming throughout Texas; second, to discover what provisions were being made to meet the new demands for more adequate facilities and instruction; third, to reveal the extent of swimming participation in the state; fourth, to reveal data showing the extent and kind of swimming facilities in the state; and fifth, to evaluate the data found.
Educational Bases and Curricula of the Public Schools of Mexico
In this exposition, the writer has attempted to give a clear idea of the origin, organization, and curricua of the three types of schools of the Mexican public educational system. The information was gathered from first-hand knowledge, from careful study and analysis or publications of the department of Education, visits to schools, Interviews with school pen, and from various earler works on the subject of Mexican education.
The Effect of Certain Classroom Procedures Combined with Certain Factors on Pupil Growth
This thesis presents the results of standardized testing conducted on two groups of elementary school students. Test results indicated the progress and growth of traditionally educated sixth graders in Phillips, Texas when compared to newer trends.
The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the size of class in eighth grade general mathematics affects the achievemnt of pupils in the class.
The Effect of Facism on Italian Education
This study attempts to assess the early education system of Italy (from 1870 to 1918) and shows what effect the early features had upon the lives of the Italian children.
The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School
This study attempted to ansewer, among other issue, the following questions: Did out of the home employement of the mother have any effect upon the child? If it had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions?
The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment
The purposeof this study is to determine the effect of the socio-economic status of the homes of sixth-grade pupils on their arithmatic attainment. It also aims to point out the effect of social and economic factors of home environment on each of the four arithmatical abilities through a critical analysis and interpretation of the data.
The Effect of the Specific Teaching of Mathematical Concepts in Second Year Algebra
The purpose of this study was to correlate the Vegetation of the Woodbine Sands with the edaphic factors. In the laboratory an analysis of the edephic factors was made of the twenty-two soil types collected from the three formations. The results of these and other analysis are shown in tables and graphs. The results indicate that the vegetational cover of an area that is uniform in its origin and in its resident soil factors is determined by the edaphic factors present.
The effectiveness of the conservation of human beings and of soil by the CCC camp in Denton, Texas
The organization of the Emergency Conservation Work was found to possess many faults. The Seventy-Fifth Congress, taking cognizance of some of the more glaring imperfections, approved a measure reorganizing and re-establishing the Emergency Conservation Work under the name of The Civilian Conservation Corp. The bill eliminated many of the defects of the former organization, and invested authority and defined duties and regulations in such a manner that a more efficient institution resulted.
The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas
In this study, the writer has attempted to judge the effects of different types of report cards upon the accuracy of the teachers' grades of South Park Elementary School. The data used in this study, is located in Beaumont, Texas.
Electrodeposit of Nickel
The purpose of this study is to investigate the varying conditions in types of solutions, concentrations of solutions, hydrogen-ion concentration, current densities and potentials in the electro deposition of nickel.
Electrodeposition of Cadmium
This thesis presents findings of experiments conducted to determine the most feasible method to electroplate metal.
The Electrodeposition of Zinc
This thesis examines the use of zinc for electroplating and compares its use to other metals. Experiments conducted to gather data indicated circumstances which resulted in optimal results.
Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse
This study analyzes the verse created for and about children so that it can be determined how emotions are addressed. American and English poetry from between the years 1600 and 1800 served as the study focus.
An English-French Glossary of Library Terms
The problem in this study has been to analyze the vocabulary needs in the field of Library Service and to develop a professional tool, including an English-French glossary of approximately fifteen hundred terms concerning the making, the acquisition, and the organization of books as related to Library Service.
Equalizing educational opportunities for children in Denton county
The purposes of the study are to determine the status of educational opportunities in Denton County, based on latest available data, and to make definite recommendations for needed improvements which would aid materially in equalizing educational opportunities for Denton County's children.
An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students
The purpose of this study is to determine,in a group of Texas secondary schools, the practices employed in educational guidance, and to compare these practices with those obtained in representative secondary schools of the United States.
An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas
The objective of this study are: -to list and describe activities and methods used in the junior high school libraries of Texas, -to present data regarding the administration, staff, and facilites of the libraries in junior high schools of Texas, -to determine to what extent the junir high school libraries of Texas are exceeding or falling short of meeting the standards for secondary school libraries as set forth by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and finally, -to propose certain improvements or change to be made to conform to the Standards of the Southern Association.
Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys
This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community
This study examines a change from traditional to modern teaching in the Denton, Texas public schools. Issues faced by adminitation and teachers in three examined elementary schools provide information about the implementation of a plan focused on the particular needs of children in the community.
An Evaluation of the Activity Program in the First Grade
A study to determine whether an activity program can be carried on under adverse conditions in a first grade classroom.
An Evaluation of the Chico Elementary School and Some Recommendations for Improvement.
A study to determine the status of the Chico Elementary School and compare it to established norms and standards.
An Evaluation of the Chico, Texas, Secondary School
A complete evaluation of the secondary school in Chico, Texas
An Evaluation of the Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Texas
An evaluation of Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Texas, examining the philosophy of education and rating the school according to published standards.
An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils
This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.