Tag Archives: Global Citizenship Experience

Picturing A Better Future

For my final Food For Thought Action Project of the year, my assignment was to create a mural, artfully depicting the gradual change from the ways of past agriculture, to how I picture it to look in the future, if things took a turn for the better. The purpose of this project was to gather enough Read More…

Feeding the world

For my hardest and final action project of the year in my math and science class, my project was to write a research paper discussing GMOs. GMOs are genetically modified organisms. They are manufactured by humans, meaning that the seed has been changed from it’s original genes to something that is disease resistant and grows faster. I chose Read More…

Graduation Mixtape

For our final project as action, we got the opportunity to help put together a mix-tape for our graduation. We chose our songs bases on our newfound knowledge of pitch, beat, timbre, and acoustics . I chose my two songs because they are both utopic for me in every way. They both have good beats and the timbers of both of the singers Read More…

Popcorn vs Theatre

For this action project, I did a taste test comparing organic popcorn to movie theatre popcorn, in the hopes that I would discover more about the difference between eating organic and it’s effect on me. The purpose of this experiment was to distinguish the different flavors between homemade popcorn and popcorn that is not organic Read More…

Creative Cupcakes

The purpose of our Food Action Project was to look more deeply into chemical reactions and their impact on the food we bake. We focused specifically on leavening agents, such as baking soda and baking powder. We learned that these leavening agents are what helps our food, in this case cupcakes, to rise in the Read More…

pitch song

The purpose of this project was to recreate a song using pitch of homemade instruments. I learned a lot about pitch and how you can make your own instruments. I am proud of my song and how it is very artistic and original. You can listen to my song and listen to my artist statement below.   Brandon Read More…

Hedwig’s Theme Remix

A daunting project was set before me when I was told I had to hand make two instruments and learn a song on them, but I was ready to challenge myself. The purpose of this piece was to discover the impact pitch has on music and songs. I am proud of the fact that I was able Read More…

Almond Milk

For my unit two action project, my assignment was to follow the path my almond milk took to reach the glass on my dinner table. The purpose of this project as action was to help us look at our food in a very different way, from a different perspective, and notice all the usually unnoticed details and work Read More…

Garden Plan BKJ

This project is for my food redux course. The purpose of this project was to make a blueprint of  a garden because in the future GCE is planning to cultivate a garden. In my research, I learned a lot about different plants and how they grow. In addition, I learned that plants need a sufficient amount Read More…

Bali Bliss

For my Soundtopia action project, our job was to mix eight or more sounds together in order to create the ambiance of a personal memory. The purpose of this was to help us learn more about timbre, and it’s affect on listeners and observers. I’m very happy with the fact that I learned how to use sound Read More…