Tag Archives: JH

Google SketchUp Design

In my Design and Engineering (math & science), our goal was to use google sketchup to create a system that generates power, I made a solar panel.  This design helps to solve the seventh MDG (millenium development goal) environmental sustainability.  This project helped me understand how solar panels go on a house and why the placement is so Read More…

Water Station JH

For the Design & Engineering project as action, I created a water station with SM, HM, and LN. Our goal was to create a simple water station in under twenty dollars.  We did this by brainstorming and figuring out that we can hang a bucket from a tree in order to control the water flow. Read More…

JH’s Rebuilding Project on Ground Zero

The purpose of this project was to share my idea of what building should go where Ground Zero stands.  My project was inspired by a Zen Garden in Kyoto, Japan, called Ryoan-ji which was created for Buddhists by the Fujiwar family in the 11th Century.  In this Zen Garden, they used the sound of water, and the feel of Read More…

JH’s Apology Speech on SOPA

The Apology Speech project was all about conveying a topic that we are very interested in, using the Socratic method of thinking. I chose the topic of SOPA because it is a injustice to our first amendment; freedom of speech.  It is also a topic that can affect everyone that uses computers by censoring parts Read More…

Is food a public good?

A public good is something that all of the public can access, and use.  Our group had the topic of food as a public good.  I believe that food is a public good because it is something that everyone needs access to, and the government offers multiple ways of how to receive food.  We wanted to see what Americans views were Read More…

Cost of War For Iraq in Chicago

This is the amount of money that just Chicago spends since 2001. This is ridiculous how we spend upwards of millions of dollars a day just for Chicago, look through this site for yourself and see your city or how much taxpayers are spending every year.