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Little Big History - Coconuts

9th Grade
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Maxim Caradonna

on 4 December 2013

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Coconuts Beginning of the Universe Cook Islands creation mythology
Universe inside a coconut
Six gods
Created humans, Earth, animals, and plants
Night gods - Stars
Day gods - Animals
Stars and gods created building blocks
Replaces Big Bang theory Adams, Mike. "Forget sports drinks." . Natural News, 06 Mar 2012. Web. 18 Apr 2013. <http://www.naturalnews.com/035158_sports_drinks_coconut_water_electrolytes.html>.
Be Healthy With Coconuts. "A Brief Look At The History Of Coconuts." The History of Coconuts: A Journey Thru Time. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2013. <http://www.be-healthy-with-coconuts.com/history-of-coconuts.html>.
Be Healthy With Coconuts. "Coconut Meat Can't Be Beat!" Coconut Meat Is Very Healthy And Useful. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2013. <http://www.be-healthy-with-coconuts.com/coconut-meat.html>.
Be Healthy With Coconuts. "Have You Had Your Coconut Milk Today?" Coconut Milk Is One Of Nature's Finest Foods. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2013. <http://www.be-healthy-with-coconuts.com/coconut-milk.html>.
CMIC. "CMIC." Trade Flow Statistics. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013. <http://www.coconutmic.com/en/market-information/export-and-import/81-trade-flow-statistics>.
Cocofina. "Cocofina Coconut Water Legend and Literature." Coconuts in Mythology. Hainuwele, an Indonesian Creation Myth. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013. <http://www.cocofina.com/cocofina-hainuwele-creation-myth.htm>.
CoconutOil.com. "Coconut Oil." Coconut Oil. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2013. <http://coconutoil.com/>.
Cook Szigetek. "Mithology." Cook-szigetek.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013. <http://www.cook-szigetek.com/mithology_intro.html>.
F., Jessica. "Coconut Tree." . N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Apr 2013. <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/coconut.htm>.
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Gibbons, Martin. "Cocos Nucifera." Palms. New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 1993. Print.
Gulick, Amy. "Tree of Life." . Dive Training. Web. 18 Apr 2013. <http://www.dtmag.com/Stories/What About/04-05-whatabout.htm>.
Jockers, David. "Coconut boosts brain function." . Natural News, 11 Jan 2011. Web. 18 Apr 2013. <http://www.naturalnews.com/030971_coconut_brain_function.html>.
NCBI, . "The chemical composition and biological properties of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) water.." . N.p., 9 Dec 2009. Web. 18 Apr 2013. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20032881>.
Plant Cultures. "Coconut - Production & Trade." PLANT CULTURES. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2013. <http://www.kew.org/plant-cultures/plants/coconut_production__trade.html>.
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Russell, Tony, Catherine Cutler, and Martin Walters. "Coconuts." Trees of the World. Print. Bibliography Modern Revolution Properties Salt- resistant husk
Composed of fiber, called coir
Shell composed of cellulose
Different layers Coconut Water potassium, vitamin, mineral, and amino acid
chemical and mineral content Coconut Oil Coconut Meat supply brain with clean source of energy contains protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and probiotics Coconut Milk protein, carbohydrate, fat, and fiber
provides energy
antimicrobial Maxim Caradonna Agricultural god Rongo Current Uses Early Uses Food
Jewlery
Resources
- leaves
- shelter
- husk
Trade
Mythologies Future ? over consumption and ultimately extinction Origin unknown
- DNA testing and Fossils
Cocos Nucifera
- Arecaceae
- Portuguese explorers
Symbolize tropics
Companies 2008 - 2009 Statistics Indonesia Philippines India Distribution Natural Mechanisms Human Trade and Farming Coconut Palm Photosynthesis
Tall and dwarf
Mature around 10 - 20 years old
4 development stages
Cultivated 3,000 years ago in India
Coconut farms Tall Dwarf Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean
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