Glass is a favored building material for modern architecture, yet it is also very dangerous for wild birds. Because they often cannot distinguish between glass and open air, millions of birds are harmed every year when they try to fly through glass windows There are, however, several solutions that responsible businesses can use to prevent injuries to birds.
One solution is to replace the regular, clear glass with one-way glass that is transparent in only one direction. The occupants of the building can see out, but birds and others cannot see in. If birds cannot see through a window, they will understand that the glass forms a solid barrier and will not try to fly through it.
A second solution is to paint colorful lines or other designs on regular window glass. For example, a window could have a design of thin stripes painted over the glass. People would still be able to see through the openings in the design where there is no paint, while birds would see the stripes and thus avoid trying to fly through the glass Architects can be encouraged to include colorful painted patterns on glass as part of the general design of buildings.
The third solution is to create an artificial magnetic held to guide birds away from buildings. Humans use an instrument called a magnetic compass to determine directions-either north, south, east, or west. Bird research has shown that birds have a natural ability to sense Earth’s magnetic fields; this ability works just like a compass, and it helps birds navigate in the right direction when they fly. A building in a bird flight path can be equipped with powerful electromagnets that emit magnetic signals that steer birds in a direction away from the building.
The reading passage provides three solutions for the problem of birds being hurt by regular glass windows. The lecture refutes these solutions for the following reasons.
Firstly, The author suggests that regular windows can be replaced with windows that are transparent in only one direction. In other words, the windows will allow occupants to see out, but the birds can't see in. Thus, birds will realize it is a form of solid and fly away. The professor disputes this and mentions that these transparent windows act as a mirror. He goes on and emphasizes that birds don't understand mirrors. Not to mention, they will see their reflection and assume it is the sky. Thus, they will fly to it and get hit.
The writer claims that painting various designs of thin strips on the window could be a possible solution. Because birds would see the strips and realize they can't fly through them. However, the professor disagrees with this and states that birds will perceive it as open holes and thus, try to flow through them. He goes on and illustrates that avoiding this problem by making the holes between the strips extremely small will create another problem. That, it will be dark for people inside.
Lastly, the author states that creating an artificial magnetic field to guide the birds away from buildings could be a convenient solution. Meanwhile, the lecturer highlights the fact about birds that use magnetic fields as a guide for traveling. He goes on and implies that birds only use magnetic fields for long distances trips. For example, during winter migration. On the other hand, they only use their eyes when traveling for a short distance.
To sum up, the professor finds the solutions mentioned invalid and not well-founded
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 2, column 199, Rule ID: CANT
Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...low occupants to see out, but the birds cant see in. Thus, birds will realize it is ...
Line 2, column 399, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
...r. He goes on and emphasizes that birds dont understand mirrors. Not to mention, the...
Line 3, column 160, Rule ID: CANT
Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...s would see the strips and realize they cant fly through them. However, the professo...
Line 3, column 494, Rule ID: WHITESPACE_RULE
Message: Possible typo: you repeated a whitespace
...hat, it will be dark for people inside. Lastly, the author states that creating ...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, firstly, however, if, lastly, so, thus, well, while, for example, in other words, to sum up, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 8.0 10.4613686534 76% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 5.04856512141 218% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 12.0 7.30242825607 164% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 12.0772626932 91% => OK
Pronoun: 31.0 22.412803532 138% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 30.0 30.3222958057 99% => OK
Nominalization: 7.0 5.01324503311 140% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1448.0 1373.03311258 105% => OK
No of words: 293.0 270.72406181 108% => OK
Chars per words: 4.94197952218 5.08290768461 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.13729897018 4.04702891845 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.420663953 2.5805825403 94% => OK
Unique words: 155.0 145.348785872 107% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.529010238908 0.540411800872 98% => OK
syllable_count: 414.9 419.366225166 99% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.55342163355 90% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 3.25607064018 215% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 10.0 8.23620309051 121% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.25165562914 80% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 2.5761589404 155% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 20.0 13.0662251656 153% => OK
Sentence length: 14.0 21.2450331126 66% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 30.8387337613 49.2860985944 63% => OK
Chars per sentence: 72.4 110.228320801 66% => OK
Words per sentence: 14.65 21.698381199 68% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.1 7.06452816374 86% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 4.19205298013 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 4.33554083885 161% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 4.45695364238 90% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 9.0 4.27373068433 211% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.245280969896 0.272083759551 90% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0740101235594 0.0996497079465 74% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0462253754959 0.0662205650399 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.118663658489 0.162205337803 73% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0603010319894 0.0443174109184 136% => OK
automated_readability_index: 9.2 13.3589403974 69% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 74.19 53.8541721854 138% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 6.4 11.0289183223 58% => Flesch kincaid grade is low.
coleman_liau_index: 10.78 12.2367328918 88% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.67 8.42419426049 91% => OK
difficult_words: 62.0 63.6247240618 97% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.0 10.7273730684 56% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 7.6 10.498013245 72% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 11.2008830022 71% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 81.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 24.5 Out of 30
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