Student Tutor Course Date Article Analysis: Can a Playground be too safe? By Tierney John. What effect is Tierney most concerned about? Tierney is concerned with the effect that safe playgrounds can have on children. Such effects include anxiety and fears or even physical injuries which may result in emotional stunt development. What are its causes? A playground impacts the children’s personal or emotional development. The causes of the effect named in the previous answer is that playgrounds are equipped to have no harmful risks for the children not to get hurt. The cause of playgrounds being made to have no harmful equipment is because of parental concerns federal guidelines new safety standards set by manufacturers and the fear of lawsuits. What is Tierney’s claim? What is his warrant? Tierney’s claim is that having learn how to handle future challenges. Characterize three cause/effect relationships regarding necessity and sufficiency. Lack of not high enough equipment in the playground may turn out to be boring to the older children playing on such playgrounds due to sufficiency offered. Also providing playing equipment that challenges the children help them master their way through that enable them conquer phobias in future as they play over the years which is a feature that also fits in the sufficiency category. Besides due to necessity it is likely to find children playing on more risker and dangerous areas as the provided equipment are a bit shorter than them hence it is not fun playing. Work Cited Tierney John. Can a Playground be too safe? The New York Times. 18 July 2011. nytimes.com Accessed 8 3/ 2108 [...]
Read “Can a Playground Be Too Safe?,” www.nytimes.com and answer the following questions, one paragraph for each question: 1. What effect is Tierney most concerned about? 2. What are its causes? 3, What is Tierney’s claim? What is his warrant? 4. Why might someone disagree with Tierney? Why might someone agree? 5. What are the proximate and remote causes Tierney mentions? 6. Which cause/effect relationships Tierney describes are probable? Are any absolute? 7. Are the causes a web or chain or both? 8. Characterize three cause/effect relationships in terms of necessity and sufficiency.