Inquiry Question

Hi! I'm so excited to be posting my first post! Since I am new to all this, any advice is appreciated. Thanks I had a lot of ideas for my inquiry question, and I just couldn't pick one. Finally, I decided to go with something more science related. I chose to research self driving cars, particularly the ethical dilemmas that they cause. Replacing regular cars with self driving cars seems like a thing of the future, but it's a lot closer than it seems. Many people are embracing the change, but...Read More...
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Inquiry Update

Alice Yang (LFAS)
Inquiry Question Hello Everyone! I know I haven't posted in a while... or in forever BUT I'll try my best to get myself going and more on top of everything more often :) So here is my super tiny update about my topic that I might still change! Please let me know if you know any interesting Inquiry Topics to help me find the right topic to work on! The Inquiry Question I thought of is: Should the involvement of violence be reduced in sports? Why I chose this topic Sports are something that...Read More...
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How does the criminal justice system affect children with parents who are incarcerated?

Inquiry Question: How does the criminal justice system affect children with parents who are incarcerated? Glass windows and metal bars holding a human soul in captivity. As the years go by the number of divorces has gone up to over 70 000 per year in Canada, showing us that separate parents and absent parents are not uncommon in our society. But switching between your mother and fathers houses per weekend is completely and utterly different than watching your own blood locked behind bars.Read More...
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Question: How does sleep effect our ability to learn and retain knowledge? The amount of sleep needed for the proper develop and functioning of a adolescent is between 9 to 9 and a half hours of sleep per night, thing is on average they only sleep somewhere between 7 to 7 and a half hours, a whole two hours less then recommended. So, I wonder what effect this has on how effectively we learn, and our ability to perform at school. An important part in the average amount of sleep we get is the...Read More...
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Drugs

Bruce Ambrose karani (Tigithi School)
Hi everyone ?as i promised on my previous post i promised to be looking at signs and symptoms of gambling which are also sot of effects to us even if the don't affects us physically the will make you regret some day if one goes on with gambling,gambling will make sure you are poor since you are addicted to it.and for those who live in countries were gambling is illegal they will end up getting in trouble with the law since the games are illegal so lets see what are sings of gambling my...Read More...
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Hello all! Welcome to reading this introductory post of my question! Inquiry Question : How can anger transform to become a positive emotion? The brief idea basically is to explore the idea of emotions that everyone experiences in life. Specifically this will be the negative emotion: Anger which can be not great at different levels. I hope to compile and discover new information to share and learn with everyone and to answer this question to the best of my ability at the end! Got thoughts,...Read More...
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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

Benito Maina (Tigithi)
What are the causes of depletion to wildlife? Wildlife deforestation Is the lose of wild animals through over hunting. Most often loss of there natural habitat due to human expansion of urbanization.The largest –scale killing of animals for food, trade and pleasure is one of the many causes for the wildlife depletion.There are many reasons that lead to depletion or extinction of Wildlife across the world. 1. Loss of Habitat and Habitat Alteration : As the human population grows, space...Read More...
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Hello everyone! As seen in my previous post regarding my inquiry question, here is what I am wanting to research in the next following rounds. My question for this cycle is "Why are people being affected by drugs at music festivals?" Nowadays, in our society, people, especially adolescents, are being heavily influenced by the pop and musical culture. We celebrate our love for this art by attending festivals, such as concerts, to enjoy the music together. While this is a great way to bond...Read More...
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Hello everyone! I am back again with yet another cycle of research, and this one is going to be a little bit hefty. My question for this cycle is: How does your mindset impact your mood, perception, and productivity? In this research cycle, I would like to look into: What a mindset is How we can alter our mindsets (for better or for worse) How much control we have over 'uncontrollable' things related to our mind (moodswings, moods, frustration, being angry with someone, how we see someone...Read More...
Last Reply By Jim Liu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, for my very first inquiry question, I decided to ask the question Why are people being affected by drugs at music festivals? As an adolescent, a lot of kids at my school and mutual friends have started to go to music festivals to see their favourite artists or to enjoy great quality time with friends! However, we seem to forget the high risks that these type of environments potentially have on us, both mentally, emotionally and physically. The majority of guests who do go to...Read More...
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Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, I’ve decided to do my first cycle of research about dreams so I came up with my question “Why do we dream?” . I have always been fascinated by the science behind dreams, like perhaps the dreams we have could have a deeper meaning behind it. I have also talked to my friends about the dreams we have and it makes me curious as to how our brain comes up with that and the whole process behind it . If you have any ideas or suggestions of what I can look into, feel free to leave a...Read More...
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What are the modes of transport, and what could be done to improve each modes of transport? Transport is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another thus enables trade between people which essential for the development of civilization.There are five modes of transport.These are road transportation,rail transportation and pipelines,maritime transportation,air transportation and telecommunication I have chosen these inquiry questions because I am interested to know...Read More...
Last Reply By Mary Wambui (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit. Some criminal organizations, such as terrorist groups, are politically motivated. I have decided to research about the recruitment of women into illegal groups , because am curious to learn more about; What are the reasons for recruiting women in illegal groups? What is the impact of the...Read More...
Last Reply By Shantel Njeri (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
According to my inquiry question;How to preserve ozone layer I will be looking at things that really interfere the ozone layer. What really interferes with the ozone layer? The ozone layer is a naturally occuring gas found in the atmosphere where it absorbs most of the sun’s ultraviolet light invisible rays which are harmful to both plants and animals .There are major types of ozone layer include the troposphere , stratosphere, mesosphere.The aim of this research is to know how the ozone...Read More...
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Hi everyone! I hope everybody had a great summer! My new inquiry question for this cycle Is going to be, " How should government funding be used for the prevention of wildfires? ". I thought about this over summer break when I was seeing a lot of forest fires burning in the Okanagan, and it made we wonder about the kind of impact it has, both negative and positive. From that information, I will talk about how I think government funding should be used to prevent control wildfires. If you have...Read More...
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Inquiry Question: How Does the Foster Care System Affect Children Placed In It? Sadly, there were about 47,885 children within our foster care system in 2011. Many of them aged out of foster care and had no where to go. The foster care system is something I'm very curious about because I've met multiple people who were placed in it. Some were lucky to get adopted, others are still in it and some aged out. After hearing their life stories, they were very emotional and I believe doing an...Read More...
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Hello everyone!! For my first inquiry project here, I decided to look into the meaning of consciousness. This particular topic really intrigues me principally because I feel like there are many degrees of awareness. In grade 9, I was learning about the themes of reality, dreams and imagination when my class was reading "A Midsummer Night's Dream". We had to ask ourselves if the characters in the play were being delusional when they were seeing mythical creatures like fairies. These topics...Read More...
Last Reply By Shantel Njeri (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! I'm so excited to be back online and to get back into posting regularly! For my fifth cycle, I will be focusing on drug addiction and whether or not getting rid of the stigma around drug addiction affects usage. So, my question is... "Does socially accepting drug addiction affect its usage among consumers positively or negatively?" I read an article about how Portugal lifted any and all criminal penalties for drug use and how positive their outcome has been. So, I will be...Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Ebola is a contagious, often fatal condition in humans and nonhuman primates and is also believed to be a highly deadly, hemorrhagic fever virus resulting in a systemic viral infection throughout the body. Bats are believed to be the natural hosts for the virus. It is spread through close contact with an infected person or their bodily fluid or even close contact with infected animals can be a source of transmission. After entering the body, it kills cells, making some of them explode,...Read More...
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Female genital mutilation refers to all procedures involving, or total removal of an external female genital or other injury to the female genital organs for cultural or other non-medical reasons. Female genital mutilation was practiced by different the communities. In my research I want to know; What are the factors for the high prevalence of FGM ? Why there is an outcry against FGM despite the firm traditional beliefs in it in the same communities ? What the effect of FGM are upon the...Read More...
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Drugs

Bruce Ambrose karani (Tigithi School)
Hi everyone it has been for a while since i posted,but this is what i came up with. Have been thinking about gambling how it affects our health and at least this what i came up with.Its about gambling addiction.i decided to check on gambling because it is some kind of drug that does not have physical changes but will affect one in one way or the other without even realizing that you are being affected my inquiry question being i wonder why do people take illegal drugs just for fun or self...Read More...
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Evolution is the process by which different kinds of living organisms are believed to have developed from earlier form during the history of the earth. Evolution of the early man was discovered by a scientist known as Charles Darwin. He undertook a long scientific trip to South America and the Pacific Islands .As he travel he studied rocks and other geographical feature subsequently, he developed a lot of interest in fossils. Fossils refers to animal and plant remains that are found beneath...Read More...
Last Reply By Shantel Njeri (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Communication is the act of transferring information from one place to another.The person sending the message is referred to as the sender,whereas the person receiving the information is called the receiver. The information conveyed can include; facts,ideas,concepts,opinions,beliefs,attitudes,instructions or even emotions. I am interested to learn more about: What traditional methods of communication were. What the impacts of modern communication are. What can be done to improve modern...Read More...
Last Reply By Mary Wambui (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Hey, guys, it's me. I already finished my presentation on this topic last week and the school just ended. Yay! Anyways, this post` highlight is "what exactly causes depersonalization/derealization and how could it be solved". I just want to add some more details about this :) Unfortunately, the causality of the mental diseases hasn't been investigated in detail, even doctors are not aware of the precise causes of its spectrum. A lot of people including me believe that the spectrum negatively...Read More...
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