Royal Botanic Gardens

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  • An Excursion At The Royal Botanic Garden Essay

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    This excursion has been organised for students in Stage 2, grades 3 and 4. The excursion will be taking place at The Royal Botanic Gardens with a focus on the rich Indigenous history and culture of Australia. The main focus for this excursion brings together outcomes and content from the Australian Curriculum and New South Wales Syllabus. In accordance with the cross curriculum priority “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories” students will be provided with opportunities to deepen their

  • The Movement Of Virginia Woolf 's Kew Gardens

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    The movement of Virginia Woolf 's "Kew Gardens" is quite the mutineer towards the traditional writing format of a beginning, middle and ending. Although, the story does eventually end, Woolf creates a space in time within this story 's reality where there really is no beginning, nor a way to end it. We just become in the moment, infinitely moving through space and time, observing all tiny details around us. To analyze this story, we have to think of it as an abstract painting, and assume there will

  • Bukit Timah Essay

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    Bukit Timah located in the Central Region of Singapore. The word “bukit” and “timah” means hill and tin in Malay. It was an often mistaken belief that the area holds tin, however the place has nothing to do with tin. Some have surmised that the word “Timah” was a European blooper for Temak, the Malay name for a genus of trees growing in the tall rain forest. Bukit Timah has eight sub-zones with 1.732 hectares of total area and it is renowned for being the highest hill in Singapore which stands 163

  • Chinoiserie's Influence On American Architecture

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    House (fig.), with an advanced system to control temperature, ventilation, and moisture to simulate the environment of being 2000 feet in the air. Engagement and education with the general public, particularly children, is another priority of Kew Gardens today. In 2004, “Climbers and Creepers”, an interactive learning environment encourages children to discover botany, ecology, animals, and the environment. Further, in 2008, Marks Barfield architects, the masterminds behind the London Eye (fig),

  • The Snowies Research Paper

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    south wales popularly known as ‘The Snowies’, The Coober Peddy which is famous as the ’Opal Capital of the World’, The Great Barrier Reef etc. and along with these the man made wonders such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Shrine of Remembrance etc. Apart from the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge all other famous places which are stated above were situated within the Melbourne city, which is the second hugely populated

  • Musiology of Musium

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    specific subject, location or a notable person, categories include: fine arts, applied arts, craft, archaeology, anthropology and ethnology, history, cultural history, science, technology, children’s museums, natural history, botanical and zoological gardens. Within these categories many museums specialize further e.g. museums of modern art, folk art, local history

  • Overpopulation Of Sydney

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    Australia's largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Massive Darling Harbour and the smaller Circular Quay port are hubs of waterside life, with the arched Harbour Bridge and esteemed Royal Botanic Garden nearby. Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Sky walk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs. There are many problems in Sydney Australia but the main one which could eventually be a major problem is overpopulation. Sydney since

  • The Architecture Of Schonbrunn Palace

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    Introduction Schönbrunn Palace is a political, cultural, and artistic marvel as it stands today and during the period it was made and as it exists today. The building and all surrounding buildings are meant to be taken in as a whole, as if it were four walls of canvases each unique and significant while still being part of the room. Schönbrunn is seen as a Gesamtkunstwerks. It was meant to out shine Versailles Palace in France. (5,6) From the height of the Hapsburg Empire to the present, the

  • Tourism In London Essay

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    House in Brentford, which is originally a 15th-century monastery. It was one of the architectural jewels on the periphery of London. It was redesigned in the 18th century by architect Robert Adam. The Syon House is noted for its 54-acre park and gardens, including the magnificent Great Conservatory, which was built in the 1920s. 20- Wimbledon Just when you hear the word Wimbledon, then you are surely talking about tennis. Actually, Wimbledon is famous for being the venue of the world's most famous

  • Taking a Look at the Titan Arum

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    Titan arum are known to grow as large as 3.06 meters tall in controlled botanical gardens (Barthlott et al.). Just a single blossomed flower of the Titan arum can stretch out to be three feet across and 36 pounds. The flowers also retain a darkish-red, almost flesh colored hue (Milius). It took a staggering 11 years for the first instance of blooming to occur in this plant in 1889 at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The snail-like pace of this flowers maturity is demonstrated by the fact that