Tag Archives: High School

Understanding medicine with frogs

For our global health cure class, we dissected frogs  to understand how their organs are similar to our organs. We did this because we want to find out ways to combat disease. By dissecting frogs, we can better understand different organs. During this process, we looked at the frogs brain, lungs and kidneys. We also measured its hind Read More…

Our Trip To Orbits Studio

On May 4, 2012 the GCE catalysts team went to a Q&A with the Orbit Media Studio team. Amanda Gant who is the marketing and relationship maneger introduced us to the CEO Todd Gettelfinger.  Todd introduced us to Orbit Media Studios and explained the history of Orbit. Todd’s role in the company is to handle Read More…

String Theory Character Profile

Name: Caroline Age: 18 Hometown: Austin Texas Current Location: Kentucky Family: Only child, very wealthy, lives with parents, has a Chihuahua Education: Still in high school, gets nerds to do her work Occupation: She will never have to work a day in her life (her dad will always support her) Hobbies: Being mean, shopping and Read More…

Field Experience to Vosges

*For our Student Enterprise course, we went to Vosges. We investigated sales/marketing at the company.  -Market: Anyone can buy this chocolate but, only adults can buy the alcohol infused ones. *One thing I learned: Make your sales target BIG. Don’t just sell to one age group if you are looking to make a lot of money.   Read More…

South America – Treatment of HBV

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. .

Soccer: Theory of Globalization

Soccer is a global phenomenon in which a major percentage of people participate all around the world. In this course, we used soccer as a way to analyze various cultures and the interactions within them. Countries that have major characteristics as seen in their society can be represented through the ways soccer allows these expressions Read More…

MML’s Audio Review of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

People should read the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian because there are moments when the book is joyful and moments when it was sad at the same time. From this podcast, I learned that the book was censored because of foul language and profanity. It was important to include different voices in this podcast Read More…

Understanding Tetanus

For my disease class, I looked at tetanus. Please read my presentation above. Milestone 1 on Prezi

Wikileaks Project

This project below recaps files that Wikileaks have found and posted on their website about minors going to Guantanamo Bay prison. The reason why you should read it is because of the simple fact that the US government is torturing  and keeping minors at the age of 13 and up in a prison where supposed terrorists are supposed to Read More…

DNA LAB

For disease class, we went to the DNA lab in the field museum located in the South Loop of Chicago. The reason why we went to this exhibit is because we wanted to find out how DNA can effect disease. We had a Q&A with a scientist that studies DNA of sharks. I asked 3 question and I got 3 Read More…