Summarize the points made in the lecture, being sure to explain how they challenge the specific points made in the reading passage about dinasour are endothermic.

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Summarize the points made in the lecture, being sure to explain how they challenge the specific points made in the reading passage about dinasour are endothermic.

The article states that dinosaurs were endotherms as they differ from modern reptiles in many ways and provides three reasons to support it. However, the professor explains that some scientist believes that those reasons do not prove that they are endotherms and challenges each of the author's reasons.

First, the reading states that dinosaur's fossils are discovered in Polar Regions and only endothermic animals could be active in cold climates. The professor refutes this point by stating that polar regions at that time were warm enough that non-endothermic animals could also survive. She also states that they could have migrated to some warmer place or hibernated during cold weather. As a result, fossils discovered in polar region does not prove that they were endotherms.

Second, the article claims that physiology like leg position and movement and endothermy are connected as all modern endotherms have their legs underneath the body, and so were the legs of dinosaurs. However, the speaker contends that animals need high energy for running. Additionally, she also said that leg position of dinosaur supports more weights as a result, they can grow larger. Therefore, there is no need of endothermy for running.

Third, the reading avers that Haversian canals in bone are found in fossils of dinosaur and they are strong indicator of endothermy. The lecturer accepted that they do have presence of Haversian canals, but they also have growth rings which result in thickening of skin. But during cold, growth rings stop growing or grow very slowly. Periodic growth like rapid growth followed by weak growth and again followed by rapid growth are not the characteristics of endothermic animals. They grew at a constant rate even in cold temperature. Consequently, dinosaurs are not endothermic.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, first, however, if, second, so, therefore, third, as a result

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 13.0 10.4613686534 124% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 6.0 5.04856512141 119% => OK
Conjunction : 12.0 7.30242825607 164% => OK
Relative clauses : 16.0 12.0772626932 132% => OK
Pronoun: 30.0 22.412803532 134% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 30.0 30.3222958057 99% => OK
Nominalization: 4.0 5.01324503311 80% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1530.0 1373.03311258 111% => OK
No of words: 288.0 270.72406181 106% => OK
Chars per words: 5.3125 5.08290768461 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.11953428781 4.04702891845 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.67443169226 2.5805825403 104% => OK
Unique words: 154.0 145.348785872 106% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.534722222222 0.540411800872 99% => OK
syllable_count: 465.3 419.366225166 111% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 3.25607064018 123% => OK
Article: 8.0 8.23620309051 97% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.25165562914 80% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.51434878587 198% => OK
Preposition: 0.0 2.5761589404 0% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 13.0662251656 122% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 21.2450331126 85% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 43.7399988569 49.2860985944 89% => OK
Chars per sentence: 95.625 110.228320801 87% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.0 21.698381199 83% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.375 7.06452816374 76% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 4.19205298013 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 12.0 4.33554083885 277% => Less positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 1.0 4.45695364238 22% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.27373068433 70% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0953396071699 0.272083759551 35% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0338935860956 0.0996497079465 34% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0275279623586 0.0662205650399 42% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0556289612428 0.162205337803 34% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0251600755718 0.0443174109184 57% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.6 13.3589403974 94% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 53.21 53.8541721854 99% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 11.0289183223 93% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.22 12.2367328918 108% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.81 8.42419426049 105% => OK
difficult_words: 78.0 63.6247240618 123% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 10.7273730684 98% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.498013245 88% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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It is not exactly right on the topic in the view of e-grader. Maybe there is a wrong essay topic.

Rates: 3.33333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 1.0 Out of 30
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