Tag Archives: Field Experience

Bridges, bridges, and more bridges!

In my Urban Planning class, we learned about bridges. We went on a field experience to take a tour of the different bridges in Chicago. On the tour we learned about the different parts of the bridges; the trust and joints. For my project as action, I had to design and make a bridge. I Read More…

UIC Biological Science Dept.

In my the global cure class, the students took a field trip to the UIC bio lab to learn more about global health. They went to four different labs and met with four different doctors. The first lab was the Yeast Lab with Dr.David Stone.The second lab was the mouse lab with Dr. Tien. The third Read More…


Today, we went the the DNA Lab at the Field Museum in Chicago.  It was a really interesting place where we got to see DNA being analyzed.  We  asked one of the scientists about DNA and how it relates to disease.  After he told us about what he did, we got to have a Q&A Read More…

Population Podcast

For population, I created a final podcast. The purpose of this was to figure out why do we study population? I discovered that we study population to know how much we can give to the people. It’s important to know the problems we have now and lat…

Population Milestone 4

For population, we made a script for our audio podcast. I think this piece is important because this sends a message out to people to open their eyes.


Save The Mountains – Protest Song by LN & GF

The purpose of this piece was to choose a problem that is going on now in my community and to protest this problem through a poem or a song. I chose topsoil removal and conflict minerals, because they are everything: … Continue reading

Voices of Thunder – Protest Song

My friend and I wrote this protest poem to talk about teen death in Chicago.  Some of the causes we saw for these problems are poverty, students not going to school, and gangs. In our poem we touched on all of those problems. We also talked about how the deaths are so common, that people [...]


The purpose of this piece was to protest why our world is being torn apart by nation and nation, city and city, village and village, family and family… Let’s not be apart from the same blood. Let’s not make pity to our brothers and sisters and mothers and fathers. This poem also talks about Civil [...]

Birth Rate in Germany

The purpose of this piece was to find the birth rate of a country. I focused on the birth rate because it effects the population growth. In our population class, we are looking at the equation Na= Ns (e)^kt. Na … Continue reading

Poster Board

Purpose:  In my population class, we are finding birth rates in different countries. I examined polar bear birth rates in Antarctica. For example, in my class we looked at an equation Na=NsE^(kt). [Na is defined as the population after.  Ns is defined as the starting population. kt is defined as the birth rate.] So we try to base our research on that [...]