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Abolish Capital Punishment or Keep It?

For my last action project, I had to pick a political issue and find someone to debate  the issue with. The issue I picked was capital punishment. My question for the debate was: Should states abolish capital punishment ? I did this debate with my father. My thesis was, that capital punishment SHOULD be abolished. Read More…

Germany on Trial!

In my Argument class, we had to do an action project about a case in Germany. What was the case? In 1871 Germany started to take over colonies in Africa. This resulted in War World 1. Why did they do this? Well this is how they could of reasoned: All rich European countries have African Read More…

Student and Teacher Relationships

In my Spanish class, for our recent unit, we studied student and teacher relationships in the past, present, and future. In this unit I interviewed people to learn what were student and teacher relationships like in their day. For my final project in this unit, I made a recording of a interview between two students Read More…

Escuelas en el pasado, presente, y futuro.

    In my Spanish class, we learned about what schools were like in the past. We then visited a school to compare how schools are now. For our action project we had to write a paper, in Spanish, to tell what schools were like in the past, how they are now, and what we Read More…

The Making of Cake- The Movie

For my civic engagement unit, my group and I were assigned to use photography as our main media to make a short film with the theme purpose. So by using stop motion we created a short film. The movie we made was about a cake topper falling off a wedding cake and he goes on Read More…

Hand Washing Station-JP

  In many countries, people don’t have access to water to wash their hands. This causes many people to get sick and even die. In my design and engineering class, my group made a hand washing station to try to solve this issue. The materials we used were three pipes, a water container, water, tape, sticks, string, and Read More…

Understanding Medicine with frogs

For our global health cure course, we are examining frog organs to better understand treatments. Frog organs are very similar to human organs. For example, human and frog livers are similar. Researchers study the liver to see how humans respond to various drugs and to find cures for liver disease (Brown Med, 2012 http://med.brown.edu/gastroenterology/LiverResearchCenter). Dissecting frogs, I learned that frogs have thick skin, three lobes on Read More…

UIC Biological Science Dept.

For global heath cure course, we went to the UIC biological department to visit different labs and interview the scientists there. We learned about the experiments they do to help solve cures. Interviews: 1. Dr.Tien Wang-Mouse Lab  Q:What type of experiments do you on mice? A: We remove the mouse genes and take the heart out. 2. Read More…

WARNING! This audio review contains dangerous contents.

People should read the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian because it is very captivating and  interesting to hear a story about a Native American boy trying to get a better education for himself. From this podcast, I learned that Native Americans go through a lot difficult situations. The main character, Arnold Spirit, goes through a Read More…

Who is susceptible to arthritis?

For the milestone 2 project in my disease class,  I created a presentation on people who are susceptible to arthritis. I had to find out who was most likely to get this disease.