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Hello everyone! I am back again with my final round of research. Today I am going to look at an object's usability and how that impacts its price. My previous rounds of research can be found at the following sites: (Round 1) https://www.pa-mojabutterfly.c...ic-values-to-objects (Round 2) https://www.pa-mojabutterfly.c...ic-values-to-objects Sweet, now that that's out of the way, on to the research! Value and Usability Gold First smelted in 3600 BC by the ancient Egyptians, gold has continued...Read More...
Hello! This is the metamorphosis for this topic and FINAL POST of this school year! Let's right into it. Inquiry Question: What are the qualities of a leader? On a global perspective, this can have a huge effect on the world level. These can apply from small time managers at a store to a country head. The amount of change that will occur in a perfect world situation would be unimaginable. The human psyche behind leadership is what will drive the world forward and with this research to begin...Read More...
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Hello everyone! It has been a while since my last post (big sorry), but I'm back for another round of research. This week I am going to look at how companies price their goods and services. Last time I looked into the origins of currency, value, and how value impacts perception. If you would like to read about that, you can find the research here: Now, to the research! " Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." -Warren Buffett (12) How do companies place value on goods and services?Read More...
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Hi everyone! This year flew by so fast, it still amazes me that I completed 3 full cycles throughout the whole school year. Through these cycles, I have deepened my understanding and knowledge on topics that I am personally passionate about, and I feel this has allowed me to grow and connect this learning to other things in my life and school work. This is my rap up for my third and final cycle of the year! Inquiry question: “What does a healthy lifestyle consist of, and how do we maintain...Read More...
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How does recreational crabbing effect crab populations in British Columbia? This is the question I have been trying to figure out for a whole semester, and finally can say I have finished my research and have come somewhat to a conclusion. Now technically my 2nd cycle is the same question as my cycle 1, but that's because this was quite a big project, and it took me lots of time to get out and do the research. So... this metamorphosis is on the same question, but since the last one some of...Read More...
blah blah graduation yaaay So I’m putting the song I was working with on hold for a bit, as I want to focus on a variety of other song idea and drafts I have sitting around on my computer. If any of those get to a point where I can show them, then I will. They aren’t sung by me, I’m using a program to do that for me. Right now I’ve got some pretty promising stuff and I’m excited to work on them. So I’ll defintely be doing that over the summer when I’m not job hunting, saving for university,...Read More...
Throughout the course of this cycle, I researched "Why are mental health issues common in teenagers and students?". I looked into many different mental health issues and analyzed their effects on teenagers and student performance at school. I learned an incredible amount of new, interesting information, so I would like to share my wrap-up with you all. The new knowledge I acquired while researching my inquiry has a tremendous impact on my thinking now. Firstly, I am much more aware of mental...Read More...
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Hello everyone, I know its been a while since I've posted, but there's a reason. For the last few weeks I have been working on my final scientific report. This has all the results from my data collection. I'm going to put a link to the google doc since it wont let me put my graphs directly on the site. I put lots of work into it, so hope you enjoy. It is 9 pages long so I don't blame you for not reading the whole thing. However if you make it to the end there is a link to my GoPro footage of...Read More...
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Hey guys. A while back, I had a discussion on the Youtuber named Doddleoddle (https://www.youtube.com/doddleoddle) who has been having derealization disorder for so long. In this post, I`d like to summarize how she is feeling in her daily life and how she is handling it. Because I thought it would be a lot helpful to understand and define what`s happening to me by just finding common points in other` case and mine, also, unfortunately, derealization/depersonalization disorder is not as well...Read More...
Hey guys! I`m sorry for late posting..It`s almost like last week of the school, and all the teachers are trying to kill me with tons of essays.. Anyways, this time I`d like to share with you guys about my thoughts and research progress for my inquiry, more specifically than my previous post. Today`s highlight is "Do I really have a mental illness and how do you know if I have some?" As I already talked in my last post, I sometimes feel like I`m not here and see things like VR since I was...Read More...
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In this section, I’ll continue to explain other factors which may influence the way we feel ‘be understood’. What I found: 3. The lack of accessibility and responsiveness Accessibility in relationships means that "I know that I can find you when I need it, and I also know that at the time you could be obtained by me”[1][2]. The lack of accessibility will make it impossible for us to believe that when there is a need, the other may help us. It can be said that how others deal with the...Read More...
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In my previous rounds I have gone over what benefits you get from coffee, and what drawbacks there are. In this round I will look at the addiction side of coffee and caffeine and then come to my own conclusion of whether I think that coffee is healthy or unhealthy as I'm sure you will do as well. And if you have followed my research, or decide to go back and read my previous rounds, please let me know your stance on this topic. I've loved all of the ideas and feedback I've gotten throughout...Read More...
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Hey everyone, here is my third around of research with my question "What makes a good education?". For my final round of research, I will be looking at homeschooling. Homeschooling What is home schooling? Homeschooling is the education of children done inside the home. It is generally done by the parents, a tutor or an online teacher. (1,2,3,4) Why homeschooling? Parents choose to home school their children for many different reasons such as dissatisfaction with the educational options...Read More...
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Hey everyone! I'm back for my third, and unfortunately last, round of research for this cycle's inquiry question! For those who don't know, my question is... How does consumerism in the beauty/fashion industry affect our society today? Last post, I went in detail about consumerism in the beauty and fashion industry and I mentioned my survey. In this post, I will be talking about how to avoid consumerism and I will be giving more information on my survey. So let's get started! How to avoid...Read More...
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Research Round 3 Cycle 3 - Will human civilization ever come to an end and if so what will be the cause of it?

In this round of research I looked at how artificial intelligence may one day be the end of humanity. I also looked into other potential causes that I find for the extinction of humans. So what is Artificial Intelligence? -artificial intelligence = “software built to learn or problem solve - processes typically performed in the human brain” -Digital assistants, i.e. Alexa, Siri, are powered by artificial intelligence -there are forms of AI that can write songs/create visual art -artificial...Read More...
Hi everyone! My inquiry question is “Why do some suffer more from performance anxiety than others?”. This will be my last round of research for this cycle as the year comes to an end. In my first round of research, I researched what performance anxiety/stage fright is exactly, the symptoms of it, why we humans suffer from it, and what goes on in our brain while performing. In my second round of research, I looked into the impact of the anxiety on our performance, the impact of our genetics...Read More...
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Hello! Welcome to this research! Thanks for reading my last post! Click the following numbers to navigate to my previous posts quickly. [I want to go to round... { 1 } { 2 } { 3 } ] What's on the menu is responding to some questions in comments and concluding this research! Thank you for being with me on this year's Butterfly Effect Adventure in this research! I hope you see y'all. Without delay, Round 4! Bad Qualities of a leader: (Requested by @Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best)) In short, the...Read More...
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Hey Everyone, Sadly, this school year is coming to an end which means this is my last research round. I've enjoyed all my different inquiry questions based on teen issues or awareness I've had over the course of the year and next year I hope to pick another topic to revolve my cycles around. Now let's get right into the post! Research Round 3 - Frequently Asked Questions / Stereotypes Why are teens finding the need to vape? Why are teens addicted to social media and their phones? Explain...Read More...
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HELLO! Shout out to those who commented my last post, I am grateful to read what your thoughts were on my topic Click this for my Round 2 to read their research from lifestyles, intrinsic values and societal norms! Moving on, let's get to the final content-heavy research post! Pause: Pull back to my English class this semester, we had to debate on a topic. Due to our topic restrictions we chose the topic if "leadership was innate or learned?" In short: it was a bit of both. This is a good...Read More...
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Hey everyone! I can't believe this year is coming to an end! I had an amazing time this year posting research and looking at all of your interesting topics too! This is my third and final round of research for my inquiry question: "What does a healthy lifestyle consist of, and how do we maintain one?" This round, I will be focusing on stress, ways to deal with stress, and social media and its effect on our lives. This round will focus on a mental well-being that ties into a healthy...Read More...
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inquiry question.I wonder how corruption entails one and how can we can curb it at large it at large to reduce wastage in government. Hi guys i wonder how this type of an act was welcomed by the people.This is because corruption has come to be like a disease which is more worst than even HIV/AIDS or any other disease in this whole world.Because i try to hard and hard how will us going to do because of corruption has come at large and it have started to interfere with our affairs for instant...Read More...
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Hey guys it have been long since i last posted more about earthquakes and here i came across a very interesting topic about about what is happening in Africa. Africa is Slowly splitting into two. Global media outlets have been recently about a large crack which appeared in the Kenyan Rift Valley. Many of these news pieces have tried to get to the bottom of what caused this feature, with many reports concluding that it was evidence for the African continent actively splitting into two.Read More...
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Disability has become a natural part of the human condition due to population ageing,the increase of chronic diseases and medical advances that preserve and prolong life. Through my research i noted that some people around are uncomfortable around people with disabilities this is that they are afraid that they will say the wrong thing.however that’s not a big deal to most people with disabilities what is important is that you respect the person and see them beyond their disability. Safety...Read More...
Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello Butterfly, On my last post,I was dealing with global warming and am back with the effects of global warming on wildlife.This is because I have noted with great concern that in the past I could see many butterflies but today,it is so rare to find one.last week,I came across a statement that went like this,"Even small changes can send hundreds into extinction". The key way to make the animals we have extinct is through habitat destruction.This is whereby ecosystems that animals have...Read More...
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Companies Doing The Best To stop Desertification Hi butterfly? The Uk global canopy program has launched the forest 500,a ranking of how effectively companies and organizations are working to stop global deforestation. Stopping deforestation has been identified as one of the cheapest and most effective means of lighting our current climate change trajectory,however the issue is made complicated by a number of factors such as the global demand for tropical products as well as illegal...Read More...
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Hey everyone it is a long time since i posted my work but now i am back and i have been researching atways of preventing HIV/AIDS among teenagers. Preventing HIV among young people. Young people and sexual behaviour Many young people do not believe that HIV is a menace to them. Almost two-thirds of sexually active girls aged 15-19 do not believe they run the risk of HIV infection. Some young people become sexually potent without the profit of the necessary information, skills and services to...Read More...
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Burn cycle 3

Forum: The Burn
Jackline Nyaga (Sweetwaters)
Am concerned about the research on general traits of teenagers affecting our daily lives of<Lauren Jang> at Charles best. The research its explaining more about the behaviour trait and personality trait especially on teenagers. Dealing with school pressures, emotional and also physical changes, the desire to fit in with peers can cause teenagers to adopt new general and behaviour traits and sometimes challenging personality traits. Although teenagers’ personalities vary, you need to...Read More...

Drugs

Ambrose Karani (Tigithi School)
Hi everyone it has been for a while since i posted but this is what i found i came along this drug that is know as Hashish and i dicided to have a look at it .My inquiry question being i wonder why do people us illegal drugs just for fun or self gain? HASHISH Hashish comes mainly from the flowers (as well as leaves and stems) of the cannabis plant.it is consumed by smoking a small piece, typically in a pipe, bong, vaporizer or joint, or via oral ingestion (after decarboxylation). As pure...Read More...
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Hey everyone, Because of the end of the semester rapidly approaching, I'm condensing the rest of my inquiry into this round of research. I will look into anxiety and depression: researching what they are, why they are common among students, and their impacts on performance at school. Anxiety WHAT IS IT? Anxiety disorders are mental illnesses, the feeling of an intense emotion inside of us that we cannot seem to control, our body's physical response, and they come in different forms. (1)...Read More...
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Hello Butterfly,It is quite a long time since my last post and this is because I was sitting for my mid-term exams.On my last post I talked about effects of floods. Today,I am back with reasons why floods are taking place at such a high rate and some of the things are things we can prevent.They just need some sacrifice. According to experts,the earth’s surface temperature has risen by about 1 Fahrenheit in the past 100 years with accelerated warming during the past 2 decades.There is...Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone! In this round, I want to introduce a branch of ACG cultural —— Cosplay. Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure), a contraction of the words costume play, is a hobby in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.[1] Cosplayers often interact to create a subculture, and a broader use of the term "cosplay" applies to any costumed role-playing in venues apart from the stage. Any entity that lends itself to dramatic interpretation...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey! Thanks for taking the time to read this research post! In this round I will take a look at what specific qualities makes a quality leader. I won't be mentioning all of them, and that would be because A) I don't want this end up being a list B) I will be explaining and going deeper on the qualities mentioned Let's get started! Beginning with a quote from Maxwell, "If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will be able to become the person you want on the...Read More...
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Hi everyone, it have been long since I posted but was researching and this what I got. Facts about lung cancer 1.Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer throughout the world -In 2015, there were almost 1.7 million deaths worldwide from lung cancer. 2.In 2017 there were an estimated 222,500 newly diagnosed cases of lung cancer in the United States. 3.However, the rate of new lung cancer cases has fallen an average of 2% a year over the last ten years. 4.Early lung cancer might not cause...Read More...
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Hey guys it 've been long since i posted but i suddenly came across a research about Earthquakes which have been happening around us in our continent Africa. Earthquakes in Eastern Africa. A strong earthquake rattled East Africa on December 5, 2005. Measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, the earthquake was centered under Lake Tanganyika, the oldest and deepest of the Rift Valley lakes, and was felt as far away as Nairobi, the capital of Kenya some 975 kilometers (600 miles) from the epicenter.Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
On my last post I was working on the ways to tackle flooding but today I will branch on something that will look ironic .I will start by saying that everything happens with a reason and there must be a reason for floods happening.They may have negative impacts but all in all,they must happen.We had control in the past but we can do nothing for now other than waiting and see what will happen.The global warming level has risen by far and will still continue to rise.In short,we can say we are...Read More...
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Draft Three, Scenery Pass (You know that it's long by now, right?)

Chapter One The Standing Stones “ Draw back to the corner of your mouth gently, and make sure the string touches your nose,” I instructed. “because if it doesn't—” “ It will hit my nose when I release,” my twelve-year-old sister Andrea cut me off. “Logan, you tell me that every time. Can I shoot now?” I sighed and stepped back, nodding. Andrea released the arrow. It landed with a light thunk in the center of a big oak tree we were using as a target. Come to think of it, it was probably the...Read More...
Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone! It's been a super long while since posting my inquiry progress and hey you know what, I just started working on a new inquiry (4 weeks already passed since then, but..still) which is "How does mental disorder affects your life". Before I talk about my plan, I'd like to explain for those of you don't know what "depersonalization" is. The formal name of it is "Depersonalization Disorder" which is basically a mental disorder that is marked by periods of feeling disconnected or...Read More...
Last Reply By Moses Muchiri (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hello! Thanks for taking an interest into my research topic! Lets get started. In this research round, I will be taking a look at what leadership first actually is. Then, an in depth outlook on the leadership history and how it came to be. (Yes, there is some history) Leadership is defined as, (Google) it is a noun: the action of leading a group of people or an organization. The noun and idea of leadership, can allow direction for a company if you want a specific example, Mark Z from...Read More...
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inquiry question: How can we eradicate poverty and curb corruption at large. Hi guys ,do you know that corruption is affecting many Kenyan citizens because there are the individuals who suffer the the brunt of the burden as they struggle to with a weak economy that is on the verge of collapsing. In Kenya deepening corruption is exacerbating poverty and political violence and the nation is currently at it's tipping point as there is an increase of terrorist threats and a lack of confidence in...Read More...
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ORIGIN OF SOCCER.

Samuel Mwangi
WHY PEOPLE LOVE SOCCER. Hello my fellow scholars? It have been so long without having latest post. As I promised earlier, av come up with the result after interviewing my fellow students and as well getting some information from media materials. Before shooting them, I would like first of all to share with you something that. When we are watching soccer games especially when these eminence teams such as Barcelona are playing, we found that the majority who are at the arena are the fans who...Read More...
Last Reply By Ambrose Karani (Tigithi School) · First Unread Post
On my last post I was working on a way to fight flooding.I appreciated for all your contributions as you made this post a success.For the whole week,I have been researching on other ways in which we can implement to deal with this rising issue.I found ways such as; 1.Coming up with better flood warning systems. By giving people more time to take action during flood times which is a part of saving lives.this may involve creation of hotlines that would be used for help when floods...Read More...
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Drugs

Ambrose Karani (Tigithi School)
hello everyone? what i'm going to post today is a continuation of what i had posted eariel about how to help a friend who is taking drugs and also prevention of addiction my inquiry question being i wonder why do people take illegal drugs just for fun or self gain?......... by doing the various ways below will help you friend get out of drugs Encourage your friend to seek treatment Advise her to talk to a professional or give her some literature to read. Let her know that you’d be willing to...Read More...
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Solutions to Deforestation Drought, deforestation and climate change. All of these contribute to the extreme global issue known as desertification. According to the environmental campaign Clean Up the World, desertification is the degradation of land in dry-lands, which affects all continents except Antarctica. Approximately half of the people worldwide who live below the poverty line live in affected areas. Ending deforestation is our best chance to conserve wildlife and defend the rights...Read More...
Last Reply By Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey guys, I’m alive! For this time around I decided to focus on developing effective song lyrics, a thing I’ve always been bad at. In order to gain inspiration and hopefully remedy this, I decided to look into the lyrical process of one of my favourite songwriters, Breton Urie from Panic! At The Disco, especially the lyrics from his earlier work. While I can’t recommend any of the songs with a clear conscience on a schoolwork-oriented education website (as many aren’t appropriate), anyone...Read More...
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Corruption-it is the misusing of resources by those who are in power.Corruption is considered as a strong constraint on growth development.And in some researches that consider corruption helps to overcome cumbersome bureaucratic constraints in efficient provision public services and rigid laws. Especially when countries,institutions are weak and function poorly.This is due to rent seeking and increase of transactions cost and uncertainty. In efficient investment and miss allocation of...Read More...
Last Reply By Cynthia Mwahu · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, In this round, I am looking into insomnia and its effects on teen development and teen performance in school, since I have noticed that sleep deprivation seems to be a very serious problem at school. INSOMNIA "According to guidelines from a physician group, insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with insomnia can feel dissatisfied with their sleep and usually experience one or more of the following symptoms:...Read More...
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Hey everyone, here is my second round of research with my question "What makes a good education?". For this round, I will be comparing private school and public school. Public school What is public school? A public school is a no fee school, supported by public funds(such as taxes) and government funds(1). Public schools are available to everyone, free of charge.(2) Pros - Available to everyone, including people with disabilities. -Funded by the government and public funds, therefore it is...Read More...
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Research Round 2 - Cycle 3 - Will human civilization ever come to an end and if so what will be the cause of it?

In this round of research I will focus on the possibility of climate change and the environment being a cause for the extinction of humans (as well as other species). -so many possible dangers related to climate change -string of days in winter of 2017 were 60-70 degrees warmer than normal -not just as simple as rising sea levels, though that is definitely an issue -many issues come with climate change -melting permafrost is also an issue -permafrost didn’t used to be a major concern for...Read More...
Hey everyone! I'm back for my second round of research for this cycle's inquiry question! For those who don't know, my question is... How does consumerism in the beauty/fashion industry affect our society today? In this week's research, I will be going deep into how consumerism affects the beauty and fashion industry. I will also be discussing the results of the survey I posted a few days ago. So, let's get into it! The Beauty Industry: Beauty Subscription Boxes: For those who don't know, a...Read More...
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