Tag Archives: Elements

Park-a-lot

For our action project we are asked if we had a chance to reshape a public place in Chicago to make it better in my city, what would it be and what would we do? I decided to take on an issue in my new neighborhood, the South Loop. Below is my issue and ideas Read More…

Let Them Eat Pathos!

For my second action project in my Art of Rhetoric course, I focused on pathos. My assignment was to identify a problem, create a proposal, then take action! The problem I identified was that local coffee shops are being overlooked because Starbucks is buying them all out. I used pathos to support my argument by Read More…

Wind Turbine_GL

In my Engineering and Design class, we learned about wind turbines and how they have the power to contribute a lot of natural energy. We were lucky enough to have the CEO of Windonics come in and explain more about wind turbines, how they work and their effect in our everyday lives. Windonics is a business that designs and sells wind and Read More…

Solar Panel_GL

In my design and engineering class, we learned about solar panels and its contribution to a better sustainable world. For our second action project, we created our own homemade solar panels from scratch. Next we explained our process using Prezi. Prezi is a great way of formatting projects. After doing this project I learned the Read More…

Water Station by GL

For the design and engineering class we created a water station that could be used around the world. We had four days and a twenty dollar budget to brainstorm and create a station that would be easy to use and simple to build. So we decided to recreate the water station we saw in the video below. Read More…

Power Animal Kinetic Sculpture – by GL

The purpose of this project was to create a kinetic sculpture explaining the movement of: a power animal we picked, a handmade object and a human movement. My favorite part of this project was being able to choose what animal represents me the best. Something I found interesting while doing this project was connecting my Read More…

GL Kautilya Plan on Gratitude

In the Endurance course, we are learning about an old military strategy called Kautilya. For our second Milestone Project, I created a mission plan with goals to myself and a lesson plan to teach the class about my mission. why? The purpose of my lesson plan was to teach my classmates to remember how valuable life is, as well as to realize the importance of somebody and of a moment in time. The purpose of my Read More…

Systems and Models Explanation.

In our math class we designed two concept maps to help us define and understand the terms “systems” and “models”. The top left box is the concept we are defining, then underneath that is a definition. The four boxes to the right are properties of the term, and the bottom three boxes are examples of Read More…

Island Music

Reggae By: GL on PhotoPeach For my rhythm I chose reggae, I knew a decent amount about this organic island sound and I just wanted to learn more. Reggae has a lot of natural beats and unique vocals which produces a profound sounding genre. I tried to figure out the 5 elements of Reggae and Read More…