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Hey guys! I'm really excited to be back this week to share my second round of research with you all. As you may know already, my inquiry topic for this cycle is " Why are people being affected by drugs at music festivals ?" In my previous round of research, I covered what music festivals are and their goals, why some choose to attend these events, why they are so incredibly popular nowadays and most commonly used recreational drugs and the purpose/side effects. That was a lot! However, in...Read More...
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Reasearch Round 1 How does the criminal justice system affect children with parents who are incarcerated?

ROUND 1 What is the criminal justice system and how does it affect criminals? http://victimsofcrime.org/help-for-crime-victims/get-help-bulletins-for-crime-victims/the-criminal-justice-system What is the criminal justice system? The criminal justice system is the set of agencies and processes established by governments to control crime and impose penalties on those who violate laws. There is no single criminal justice system in the United States but rather many similar, individual systems.Read More...
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Hi Everyone! Nov 8 - For next Wednesday (Nov 14), consider our class discussion and please post a response to the following: 1). What 'Social responsibility' topic are you interested in learning more about? 2.) Why are you interested in this topic? 3.) What action could you take to support this area in a positive, sustainable way? Ms. Martin & Ms. StuartRead More...
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YOU- Have emotions. Yes. Also, catchy Crash Course Intro 🎼 below! Inquiry Question: How can anger be transformed to become a positive emotion? Hi Fellow Reader moving along today! Click [ 1 ] if you want to visit a previous round and refresh yourselves! Let's get started. The premiere of this round: I will be taking a deeper look on the health portion of anger. This is the aspects of mental and physical health, additionally the causes and results. Other portions would be the concept of...Read More...
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Hello everyone and welcome back to my Research topic, “How does sleep effect our ability to learn and retain knowledge?” I would like to start by thanking Lauren Jang, Rhea Manhas, Jessica Scott, and Ivy Hao, for there comments and recommendations, and on that note there should be a survey up at some point (hopefully next 24 hours of this being posted) asking about what time you go to sleep at and other such questions, it would be great if you could go and reply to it. Thank you to Ivy for...Read More...
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Hey everyone, this is my second research round with my question "Why do we dream?". This cycle I will be looking into the different kinds of dreams. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What are different kinds of dreams? A dream while you sleep- I’ve already defined this in my first research round but in case you need a recap, a dream is are imagery and images we receive while in certain stages of sleep(1,2,3,4,9). There are...Read More...
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Round 2: should Euthanasia be legal? Hello everyone! In this round I plan on looking at the religious aspect of things. I will be looking into the different points of view from different religions. I want to take a closer look at the most common religions, their view and their reasoning behind either being for or against euthanasia. Along with how religion could conflict with ones wishes. Death is a big part of all religions. They all have some explanation of why it happens, what to do when...Read More...
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Hey Warutumo! Nice burn summary! I definitely agree with you that as humans, we take things like water and air for granted. I mean,...
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ADDICTION - ROUND 2

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Hey everyone! This is my second round for my first cycle this year. For those of you who have read my first round, welcome back! For those who are new, welcome! Getting back to my research, my inquiry question is... Does socially accepting drug addiction affect its usage among consumers positively or negatively? In this round, I will be looking into the positive effects of socially accepting drug addiction. So, let's get started! How to reduce stigma: Last week, I talked about the stigma...Read More...
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Hey everyone, For my research round 2, I will be looking into the Physical Affects of the Foster Care System On the Children - What different types of physical abuse do some children face? - Physical abuse, or sexual abuse For each above point I'd like to answer these sub questions: - How did the abuse start/ who abused the children? - How does it effect the children? - What are the signs of the abuse? What different types of physical abuse do some children face? There are many foster care...Read More...
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Hey everyone! I am back again with Round 2 of my research on mindsets and how they impact mood, perception, and productivity. This week, I am going to be looking deeper into: Are mindsets changeable? If so, what is needed to change one? Can we change our mindsets without intending to? How does self-awareness (regarding flaws) impact ability to change? How do mindsets change as we mature? If you want to read my previous research where I investigated what a mindset is, different kinds of...Read More...
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Hi everyone! In my last round of research, I did research on what wildfires are exactly; how they work, what can cause them and factors that raise the intensity of the fire, just so I have a better understanding of them before I continue on to what kind of impact they have on the environment. For this round of research, I will investigate their impact on vegetation and wildlife, both the negative and positive effects. Negative effects of wildfires on vegetation and wildlife - Depending on...Read More...
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Hi everyone! This is my second round of research for my inquiry question: “what does it mean to be conscious?” I’ll be looking into sleeping and dreaming and how it relates to consciousness. Evidently, when we fall asleep, we don’t fall asleep all at once. Some nights, we lay in bed and will ourselves to drift off. Sometimes, our minds refuse to shut down: the longer we can’t sleep, the more we worry about it and the worst it gets. Even so, at one point, we drift off and we don’t realize...Read More...
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Hello Hannah! Great job on your burn summary! I think it's great that you are interested in the myths associated with lung cancer - I...
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Inquiry Question: Is there a relationship between depression and facial appearance? Hello, everyone. This is my first inquiry round in this semester. Recently, I realized mental health raises higher concern among the public, such as the news and magazines. I got a few friends who ever got depression but are cured now. They used to tell me about their experience so that I decide to write an inquiry about depression. And I hope, through reading my inquiry, the people with depression could be...Read More...
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Hi Perpetual! Your research is amazing! Good work on making it very detailed. Today, Ebola has disappeared from the headlines, but I...
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Re: Drugs
Hey Bruce, Gambling is like a drug that mentally drains you; however, it's not physically harming to your body which is why it's always...
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