Tag Archives: Milestone

Policy Action 4- ZF

AW and I worked together for our last Action Project in Policy to start a conversation on our streets and through the internet about sexual harassment and victim blaming in our lives. We did this using the Slutwalk movement as an example, but taking our own spin on it. We designed our own mini posters Read More…

Policy Action 2- ZF

easel.ly Monopolies are not always run by private companies. They are not always monopolizing goods or services. Sometimes ideas are monopolized. Sometimes they are monopolized in places we trust. Because states in the U.S. are given the rights to decide most of their laws, some states choose to limit what can be taught in public Read More…

Urban Planning Action 1 – ZF

For our first action project in Urban planning, we were tasked with building a bridge that could hold weight. Bridges are an important part of any urban area, especially one with water, like New York or Chicago. We had to design it within our group, decide on the materials needed to make the bridge and Read More…

Policy Action 1 – ZF

Below is my script and video for my first policy class action project. Our goal was to create a proposal to change something we didn’t like about our neighborhood. I decided to make mine about a vacant lot in the middle of two major streets. I also made a video to go along with it. Read More…

162 Action Project 1 – ZF

Our first action project for 162 was to look at injustice in sports, and I chose to look at it from a current events standpoint. In the news right now, NFL players are discussing coming out of the closet. I did some research trying to see why the players have never come out of the Read More…

Deduction on Trial, Liberia ~ ZF

For this project, we staged a trial to decide if Germany had the right to colonize in Africa. I, along with GL, played the part of Liberia, a country made up of freed American slaves. Below is our argument for the trial. In the end, the judges decided to vote in favor of the African Read More…

Printing- Textile Cultures ~ ZF

In our last project in Textile Cultures, we printed our own fabric. It was a challenging yet rewarding process, and I learned a lot. Below is a short explanation of my experience.   Zoe Friedland Growing from Each Other Screen Printing on Cotton/Spandex blend 2 yds x 45 in. My Grandmother turned 89 last week. Read More…

Light and Sound Radio ~ ZF

Making our AM radios was a challenge, but it also really helped me to understand how complicated circuitry is. We made an AM radio with a kit, using the tools they gave us, but unfortunately only two of the radios ended up working, and when they did they only made a high pitched screeching. I Read More…

Milestone 2: Poem on Women

This poem was written in response to MDGs 3 and 5, which are about women’s equality. I wanted to show my frustration with how women are treated in today’s society, which is completely out of sinc with our modern world.   Women Why is that such a loaded word? Why, when we say it, do Read More…

Milestone 2

For milestone 2, we studied the purity of water. I used a water purification detector, which looked at the parts per million in water. I measured tap water from my kitchen, toilet water in my bathroom, and Ice Mountain bottled water to see which was the purest. Below is my lab report and results.   Read More…