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Hello, I am a teacher of Chemistry, Biology and Physical Education. I am very passionate about Physical Education and I believe that through proper health and fitness the entire world will be a better place. Also that games and sports can be used to resolve most of the conflicts that are experienced world over. Scientifically, we can also help in conservation of our immediate environment which translates to better living for all and hence a better universe at large. I look forward to working...

Amber Illes

I am a teacher at Langley Fine Arts School, specializing in primary teaching and dance. My interests include early childhood education, arts integration, brain research, global learning, motivation and creativity. I am looking forward to my role as a mentor in the Butterfly Effect program. I am hoping to utilize my learning in this program to develop a similar program with elementary students. I visited Kenya in 2014 with the PA-MOJA team and look forward to connecting with students in Kenya...

I am a teacher at Langley Fine Arts School, specializing in primary teaching and dance. My interests include early childhood education, arts integration, brain research, global learning, motivation and creativity. I am looking forward to my role as a mentor in the Butterfly Effect program. I am hoping to utilize my learning in this program to develop a similar program with elementary students. I visited Kenya in 2014 with the PA-MOJA team and look forward to connecting with students in Kenya...

THEMES

Inquiry question Alluding from the River and the Source by Margaret Ogola, I would like to do a research on the relationship between cultural beliefs and the perception of women as second class citizens. Introduction ''A home without daughters is like a spring without a source.'' ''Ogola'' M.[1994].The River And The Source. Longhorn Publishers. This is a quote from “The River and The Source”. In my understanding, home without daughters is like a spring without a source. This means that...

Test post - please disregard

When you click on either the picture or the name of a group, you will be taken to another page that shows the members of that group. Pelican (Mwari) Group Hyena (Fisi) Group Elephant (Tembo) Group Cheetah (Duma) Group Monkey (Tumbili) Group Rhino (Vifaru) Group Giraffe (Twiga) Group Zebra (Pundamilia) Group Waterbuck (Kuru) Group Lion (Simba) Group

Instructions for Posting Work

To post your work on the Butterfly Effect site, please follow these instructions: Click the green ‘Post’ button on the home page. Choose ‘Post Work’, in the drop down menu. On the next page, click ‘Select Forum’. From the menu, choose the appropriate forum for your work. When you are posting your Project Plan or your Ongoing Research , choose your name . Give your post a title that describes your project. Fill in the ‘Body’ section with the work you are posting. Please follow this template...

colonialism in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is one of the most affected countries by the colonialists.They were in large numbers hence were able to dominate the whole country.They occupied all the good lands and pushed Africans into congested unproductive reserves.Africans were subjected to forced labor and heavy taxation.They were left under so much suffering.Africans tried to resent but were futile compared to them.They ended up accepting the rule which was very harsh and brutal.Finally,the were colonized by British.

METAMORPHOSIS

Inquiry question;How female genital mutilation affects people and the possible ways to eradicating it. Hey sorry i have not been active of late but i have something good to post on despite that. The Samburu Womens Trust(SWT) magazine has made me learn alot about the Samburu culture.The Samburu are one of the pastoralistic communities that we have in Kenya.I once had many questions in mind concerning the FGM practices in Kenya and the top most question was why people should still do such...

TERRORISM:WOMEN AND TERRORISM.

QUESTION OF INQUIRY What motivates terrorists to commit their acts of violence and killing other people? Hey hae sorry for the long silence, I am still continuing with my terrorism project but under a different category. I really want to research more on women and terrorism. I did a collective data in school whereby my question was “When one hears of terrorism, what strikes in his or her head?”The options were A. Women B.Men….Most of the responses I got were option A. But I came to realize...

ANTIDIURETIC HERBS

I have been hearing of cases of antidiuretic hormone diseases, and what I traced from it is that people go to hospitals to get the treatment. Well, but cant it have another way of treating the disease apart from going to hospitals?. I have tried to research on that and I got something from the internet. I got to know that these are herbs which control or reduce urination. They are used to also control water level of the body. They can also reduce the formation of urine. HOW THEY WORK; These...

METARMORPHISIS:GRAFFITTI

Inquiry question:how arts specifically graffiti can be used to convey messages Mentor:Ian I am so sorry guys for not keeping you updated on my project but am now back with a blow. Through all the research that i have carried out,i have realized that graffiti has not only been used for beauty purposes but also an easy and convenient way to convey messages.it has also come to my notice that through the pieces of created by different artists terrorism crises can be solved and curbed in a much...

ANGLO-LEASING

Hi guys, am still focusing on the corruption scandals in kenya.Know am focusing on the angloleasing scandal which is one of the most corrupt scandals. The scandal is alleged to have started when the kenyan government wanted to replaec its passport printing system in the year 1997 but came into light after revelation by government officer in 2002.This was among one of the corrupt deals in the government of KANU.The scandal sourced from France forensia science laboratories for the police were...

Hive Mind Update 26

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtT3e3exJA0 Stephen and Timothy Quay ( / ˈ k w eɪ / kway ; born June 17, 1947) are American identical twin brothers better known as the Brothers Quay or Quay Brothers . They are influential stop-motion animators . They are also the recipients of the 1998 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design for their work on the play The Chairs . A couple of weeks ago when I dropped into figure drawing I met a guy who told me about the aforementioned film makers. It...

Hive Mind Update 25 (Breakthrough/progress)

So I realized I wrote this post in a text document and never posted about it so here it is. Well the past week has finally kind of worked out for Hive Mind. I think I have finally figured out how the rest of the film should be shot. I realized in order for the scaling of everything to be as ‘perfect’ as I want it to be I have to film the majority of the characters’ scenes in front of a green screen and for wide shots shrink them so that the architecture looks a lot larger. I also realized...

SYDROME OF ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE

INQUIRY QUESTION;I wonder how the antidiuretic hormone affects the body when it is at low levels or when it is absent at all. In my own research I found that the antidiuretic hormone produced in the pituitary gland, controls how the body releases and conserves water. When the ADH is produced somewhere else other than the hypothalamus, the condition called syndrome of inappropriate. In addition to making it harder for your body to release water SIADH can result to lowered levels of...

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