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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! 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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Welcome to round one of my inquiry! Looking at how we define beauty has been an interesting inquiry in that there is so many resources to review. Everyone has some experience with beauty and therefor an opinion of what beauty is. There appears to be some kind of emotional attachment even if you are trying to look at it more objectively. Let’s start with an shared understanding that a beautiful person is someone that holds some combination of both inner beauty and outer beauty. Inner beauty...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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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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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...
Last Reply By Rhea Manhas (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
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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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...
Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
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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Hello butterfly effect .Am going to discuss about ozone depletion .Ozone depletion describes two related events observed. Ozone in earth’s atmosphere is much larger springtime decreases in stratospheric ozone .This ends up forming ozone hole. Ozone hole and depletion is caused by manufactured chemicals like halocarbon refrigerants and blowing agents but note there are others more .But let’s discuss only this examples .Substances that led to ozone hole and depletion are referred to as...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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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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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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A balance between photochemical production and recombination is the total amount of ozone .can you think about life here on earth without ozone layer .can we survive? -Mary Wambui This made me think of life without water Air and most essential things we do not appreciate.Ozone being our only protection from the direct sun rays ....Do you think there are ways we can survive without it???? Do you think we can try preventing the depletion??? Nice research you got ...waiting for more of your ...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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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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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 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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Disability is a part of human condition. Almost everyone will be temporarily or permanently impaired at some point in life and those who survive to old age will experience increasing difficulties in functioning. A person’s environment has a huge impact on the experience and extent of disability environments also create disability by creating barriers to participation and inclusion. These are examples of the possible negative impact of the environment; A deaf individual without a sign...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...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey awesome people! Welcome to my first round of research! Inquiry Question: How can anger be transformed to become a positive emotion? Let's start with a question for you to consider when you read this post! Comment your responses if you like too! What has anger done for you? When was the last time you got angry? Why? Has it helped you before? This round you will see the introduction and the idea of anger as well as the basic information that will build our foundation to learn about this...Read More...
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Hi everyone! My inquiry question is “How should government funding be used for the prevention of wildfires?”. For my first round of research, I want to have more background information and a good understanding of wildfires. I will be learning about what wildfires are exactly – how they work and the different types – as well as the different causes of wildfires and factors that may make the fire even more destructive. About Wildfires - Wildfires are uncontrolled blazing fires occurring in the...Read More...
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In this round I will be looking into what countries have legalized euthanasia, as well as their specific requirements for what is covered by the law( ie. what illness’s and to what degree). (1)Firstly I would like to clarify, there is euthanasia which is where the physician must deliver the substance which will end his/her life and then there is PAS (physician-assisted-suicide) where the doctor gives the patient the substance which will end his/her life but do not actually do it themselves.Read More...
Last Reply By Alison Wu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Oct 12 - Social responsibility discussion question Considering the highest level of the Social Responsibility Core Competency that states: "I can initiate positive, sustainable impact on others or the environment" Give two examples of situations where you think this has either happened or not happened (could be one of each or two of of the same). The examples can involve things you have done, but they do not have to. Just be sure to make the examples specific, such as we discussed in class.Read More...
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