Monthly Archives: April 2012

Polio Vaccine In China

April 30, 2012 at 8:44 pm, by

For our global cure class we made posters about a medicine/vaccine in the country assigned to us. My country was China and I did the Polio Outbreak.  

Hepatitis C Treatments: UK

April 30, 2012 at 8:32 pm, by

The guiding question for this milestone is: why do the symbols and languages of chemistry help us find cures? For milestone 2,  we created a poster based on a treatment of a disease. I looked at Hepatitis C treatments in the UK. I had to focus on a country in Europe to find the most common Read More…

Ziduvodine in the United States

April 30, 2012 at 8:30 pm, by

In my cure class, we did a poster that helps us understand how and why do the symbols and languages of chemistry help us find cures. We did it so we can look at what type of medicine I am  working with. Please check out my poster below:    

Miracle Cure in Antarctica

April 30, 2012 at 8:24 pm, by

Why? In my cure class, I did research about how scientists found HIV treatments in Antarctica.The reason I did it is to show people what is going on in other countries and the treatments that are available. Please see my poster below:    

South America – Treatment of HBV

April 30, 2012 at 8:15 pm, by

In our global cure class, we created posters on treatments for diseases. For example, my poster is on people who have HBV (Hepatitis B) in South America. I used this poster to help find why scientists use symbols and languages in chemistry. Please see my poster below. .

Aids in Australia

April 30, 2012 at 8:11 pm, by

For the second milestone in our Cure math class, we made posters.  I made a poster about how Australia is affected by AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and how they combat AIDS.  I found out that Australia raised over 600 million dollars to combat AIDS in 2011.  You can learn more about AIDS in Australia by Read More…

BR’s Mandala Plate

April 30, 2012 at 3:27 am, by

The purpose of this project was to create a mandala, connecting to a bigger picture of the assignments we have been doing in this course, such as the books we are reading and the solos we have been realizing. The book that I read was Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer and the solos that Read More…

First Puppet – String Theory

April 30, 2012 at 2:22 am, by

In String Theory, our art course, we’ve created our first puppets and given them characteristics. The way each one is modeled reflects certain aspects of their personalities. The title image is of my puppet made out of paper. Below, you can read more about her: Name: Sara Sterling Age: 28 Hometown: Arcadia, Iowa Current Location: Read More…

Equity Country Profile and Reflection

April 28, 2012 at 12:19 am, by

For our second week of MDGs and You, we focused on two MDGs which are: 3. Promote gender equality and empower women. 5. Improve maternal health.  My assignment was to write a country profile and create a graph or chart to show what gender equality and maternal health looks like in the country chosen. For Read More…

UIC Biological Science Lab

April 27, 2012 at 10:46 pm, by

For global health cure course, students visited the UIC bio lab to extend our learning for the global health cure course. We went to the labs and asked professors some questions. Please click on the following student portfolio’s to uncover what they have learned: MY JP RJ HD MML LN JH