"Nanotechnology and Rare Earth Elements" Please respond to the following:

  • Watch the video titled "Nanotechnology Today - Fuel Cells, Buckyballs and Carbon Nanotubes - Bytesize Science" (7 min 24 sec) under the Nanotechnology terms section of the Science Corner. You can also view the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndJlgTkm0oQ. Next, use the Internet, Strayer Library, or go to this open source e-journal Website at http://link.springer.com/journal/13204 to research articles on nanotechnology. Then, select one (1) product of your interest that uses nanotechnology, and describe the overall benefits and drawbacks as well as the positive and negative impact that the product you have chosen has on human lives. Identify one (1) challenge (e.g., safety issue, ethical issue, etc.) that is related to the product in question and describe one (1) change that you think law makers should make to the current regulations over nanotechnology.

  • Watch the video titled "Why We Need Rare Earth Elements" (3 min 18 sec) under the Rare Earth Elements terms section of the Science Corner. You can also view the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqoQfN9DgNs. Next, identify at least one (1) challenge (e.g., economic impact, environmental concerns, human rights, etc.) that is associated with mining rare earth elements. Suggest one (1) way for the government to mitigate the challenge in question.

  • Fresh water is vital resource. Is it possible to use icebergs as a source of freshwater? What obstacles – technological, social, environmental & political – do you foresee for such an endeavor?

"Black-Scholes Options Pricing Model" Please respond to the following: 

  • The Black-Scholes Options Pricing Model has been criticized based on underlying assumptions related to stock price fluctuations that may not be relevant in today’s marketplace where there is more volatility in stock prices. Assess the validity of this criticism, indicating how the impact of pricing volatility may be minimized. Provide support for your rationale. 
  • Create a convincing argument that the upside financial benefits outweigh the downside risk related to options. Provide support for your argument.

Included in this module are the suggested readings regarding community partnerships, along with examples for how to incorporate partnerships with community resources and your agency.



Using at least five resources from the professional literature, respond to the following in a minimum of 400 words as it relates to the Human Services field. The literature may include the Argosy University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, and .gov):



  • Using the same position in the Human Services field that you discussed in the M1 Assignment 2 Discussion( which you did here; https://www.homeworkmarket.com/content/kate-tutor-only-learning-activity-1-research-based-needs-assessment ), assume that you are the person at your agency responsible for developing partnerships with the community. Discuss a minimum of five needs your agency has that the community can meet. Keep in mind the mission and vision of your agency.
  • In your area, find a minimum of one resource to meet each of your agency's five needs. Provide the way the community partner would meet your needs along with the title and website of the community partner.
  • Provide three ways in which you would "sell" your agency to the community. For example, what area events would you attend to inform the community about the mission and vision of your agency?

utilize the textbook to make the case for three important events that influenced America in the post-revolutionary, new republic era. Why are these events central to the story of America in this time frame? Write a good size paragraph or two and then respond to at least two other postings with your thoughts on their chosen subjects.

Using the fundamental principles of financial leverage, discuss how the ratio of debt to equity affects different stakeholders in a proposed merger.

  • Calculate the expected value of the high and low risk project to MarCher Industries’ stockholders if the firm remains unlevered. Predict which project the stockholders prefer. Justify your prediction.

  • Calculate the expected value of the high and low risk project of MarCher’s stockholders and bondholders, assuming the firm does borrow money to partially finance the purchase of the project. Predict which project the bond holders prefer. Justify your prediction. Predict which project stockholders would prefer. Justify your prediction.

First portion:   Excel Worksheet


  • Use www.msn.comto find financial statements for any "for profit" company in the computer hardware industry.
    1. enter the company symbol
    2. go to menu on left side of screen
    3. go to financial results
    4. go to financial ratios
  • Complete a ratio analysis for that company's last year's financial data. At a minimum, list and discuss the company performance vs. its industry average for these 4 ratios:
    • Profit as percent of sales
    • Current ratio
    • Debt to equity ratio
    • ROE
  • Comment on
  • how these ratios depict the financial health of this company as compared to the industry average.
  • what the company might do to get better in each area


Given the metrics your accountant told you are evaluated in nonprofits, you asked her to educate you on how to assess the health of a nonprofit. You asked her the following:

  • Find and review the financial statements of any nonprofit symphony
  • In a report of 500–600 words, comment specifically on the following:
    • What is the major source of the change in net assets that occurred in 2007 from the change that occurred in 2008? In your opinion, is this trend likely to continue? Why/why not?
    • If we assume that program expenses of the symphony should generally vary with ticket revenues, do they vary between 2007 and 2008? What could your answer indicate may be happening?
    • Is investment income a significant part of total sources of revenue in 2007 or 2008? Does this indicate a major concern about the reduction in the fair market value of investments between 2007 and 2009?
    • Based on your analysis above and any other analyses, comment on the future economic viability of this organization


Your assignment will begin with an APA-style title page followed by a formal outline that presents your thesis statement, topic sentences, and supporting information for each topic. You will need to refer to your annotated bibliography to locate appropriate sources for the claims you intend to present and cite these sources the body of your outline and on your reference page. Please check the Research Paper Guidelines if you have any questions about the assignment topics. Also, be sure to review the Model Outline before you begin constructing your own outline and utilize the Week Two Assignment Template.

You are required to format your assignment as a full-sentence outline in APA style that includes source material from at least two scholarly sources from last week’s research along with additional research, if necessary. Source material must be cited in-text in accurate APA style and must be accompanied by an accurately formatted reference list. Be sure to incorporate any useful feedback you have received from your instructor and classmates.

The outline must be 400 to 500 words in length and formatted according to APA style. For information regarding APA, including samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center.

Please it has to be original work never sold to no one and no PLAGIARISM



This assignment consists of two (2) sections: a business requirements document and a project plan. You must submit both sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.

Procuring quality business requirements is an important step toward the design of quality information systems. Completion of a quality requirements document allows user needs and expectations to be captured, so that infrastructure and information systems can be designed properly. Your company, which is a data-collection and analysis company that has been operating less than two (2) years, is seeking to create a repository for collected data beyond standard relational databases. Your ten (10) terabyte data warehouse is expected to grow by 20% each year. You are mindful of data warehousing best practices which will aid you immensely in your requirements gathering effort. Using the requirements document provided in the course shell, you are to speculate on the needs of the company. You must consider current and future requirements; however, assumptions should be realistic and carefully considered.  

Section 1: Business Requirements Document

  1. Write a four to six (4-6) page original business requirements document for the project plan using the template provided. Note: The template is provided under the Additional Resources in the Student Center tab of the online course shell.
    • Describe the project including the following:
      • Describe and define the scope of the project.
      • Speculate as to how to control the scope.
      • Identify possible risks, constraints, and assumptions.
      • Describe the relationship and integration between systems and infrastructure. Note: Database and Data Warehousing, Analytics, Interfaces and Cloud Technology, and Infrastructure and Security should be considered.
      • Speculate upon potential outsourcing or offshoring needs.
      • Identify and justify the necessary resources including staffing that are necessary.
      • Define relevant terms that will be used throughout project.
    • Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

Section 2: Revised Project Plan

Use Microsoft Project to:

  1. Update the project plan from Project Deliverable 1: Project Plan Inception, with three to five (3-5) new project tasks each consisting of five to ten (5-10) sub-tasks.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Evaluate an organization through the lens of non-IT senior management in deciding how information systems enable core and supportive business processes as well as those that interface with suppliers and customers.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in information systems.
  • Write clearly and concisely about strategic issues and practices in the information systems domain using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.
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a)      What is IRR


b)      What is payback period