February 2019

Does being vegetarian help animals and is it a sustainable way to live your life? - project plan

Many of my friends who are vegetarian claim that the reason they are is because they love animals or because they want to save animals. So that got me thinking. I love animals, so for a minute I wanted to become vegetarian. But then I thought about it some more, and I asked myself what effect me being vegetarian would have on animals? And what would I be saving them from? And what effects would it have on me? I thought all of these were good questions, so I decided to base my inquiry...Read More...
Last Reply By Sophie Holland (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hey Butterfly Effect, For my first round of research this cycle, I will be introducing the concept of alternative medicine and demonstrating its purpose and derivatives. Outlining the methods of treatments and controversies that surround this practice will be the main purpose of this post, as well as indicating the various approaches and procedures performed in the different types of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine differs from conventional medicine due to its lack of standardized...Read More...
Last Reply By Kaley Stockton (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone! This is my first round of research for this cycle and I'm really excited to share this project with you guys. My inquiry question is: How can I promote stewardship of the Hoy Creek Hatchery in my community? For this round of research, I'll explain the importance and numerous functions of salmon hatcheries to contextualize my topic, talk about my involvement with the Hoy Scott Watershed Society, and go over what exactly happens at my hatchery. There are many benefits to a...Read More...
Last Reply By Jadyn Anderson (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Global warming is simply the increase in earth's average surface temperature due to rising levels of greenhouse gases. ozone hole is a region of marked thinning of ozone layer in high latitudes. Know let's look at the connection with the ozone layer it includes; Human activities Human activities cause depletion and global warming by due to both environmental problems there is pollution in the atmosphere altering is because of human activities.Global warming is caused by primary putting...Read More...
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Last Reply By Priscilla Muthoni (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone! I'm very delighted to be back to researching for my second cycle. If you can't tell from the title of this post, my inquiry question is... "What is the science behind heartbreak ?" In this round, I will be focusing on these points: Why is it called heartbreak? Does it happen to all of us? What is the relation from evolution, did humans always feel this way? Is it always something to do with love? Let's get started! Why is it called heartbreak? Nowadays, heartbreak seems to be a...Read More...
Last Reply By Mary Wambui (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Hello again. it have been long since i last posted,but it's because of a lot research and i have come along a very interesting research. Earthquake are not Just triggered by waste water or disposal. Hydraulic fracturing drives earthquakes in western Canada, according to research.The results defy the often-touted belief that the disposal of wastewater is the sole source of man-made earthquakes with fossil fuel extraction technique.The small earthquakes “were always during or right after...Read More...
Last Reply By Mary Wambui (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Hey guys !This week I am going to be tackling my first round of research on Rail transportation.Rail transportation is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on vehicles running on rails .Some of these general types are: Urban rail transit Rapid transit Elevated rail Commuter rail Light rail Tramway Funicular Rail transportation has advantages in our day to day life.The benefits of choosing rail transportation are; Dependable Better organised High speed over long distance Suitable...Read More...
Last Reply By Mary Wambui (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! Welcome to my first research round for my new cycle. My new inquiry question is: “How is education connected to intelligence and success?”. During this round, I will principally be investigating the concept of intelligence. Evidently, intelligence is challenging topic of study as it can be defined and measured in various ways. I’ve decided to cover topics such as what intelligence is, how it is measured, how it varies across the world and different types of intelligence.Read More...
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Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Thanks everyone for all of your collaborative efforts! Please post your response to the questions below by Feb 27: 1.) What is the action/charity/organization that you and your group are planning to volunteer for? Briefly describe their purpose. 2.) How do you know this will be a positive and sustainable impact? 3.) Please post when you are going to start. You should be making contact with your organization by Wed Feb 27 at the latest. Thanks! Ms. Martin and Ms. StuartRead More...
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Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone!I am back from a long delay and i am here to post my metamorphosis.For those of you who have never seen my work,i spent the last research studying the effects of HIV/AIDS among teenagers.I went deeply and researched on why many youths are affected by this disease. Personally i would like to guide the youths and tell them they choose the right friends who will not mislead their life.I would also like to show the youths that their life is very much expensive.I would also like to...Read More...
Last Reply By Maiya Callister (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hae,everyone today I have researched on effects hope you will enjoy.. Effects of child trafficking Child trafficking can have long-lasting and devastating effects. Being kept captive or living or working in poor conditions can have a serious impact on a child's mental and physical health. They also be suffering from the effects of multiple forms of abuse and neglect . Children may feel distressed and alienated if they have been separated from their families, friends, communities and...Read More...
Last Reply By Maiya Callister (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi guys! This is my fist round of research for my new cycle. My topic is: W ith this new generation, should we be changing how and what we are teaching in school? This round I will be discussing The classes we should or shouldn't have, the lack of education for the actual jobs out there and the results from the survey of what kids say they want, what is lacking and what they think needs to continue being taught. I'm really interested to see what other kids think. I could find out that other...Read More...
Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey Fellow B-Effectors! Hope you enjoy reading! This is my question down below. Points covered in this post: Meta-Research/Cognition, Research, Effective research, Single Story Power Thai Commercial. Inquiry Question : How can we use effective research and studying to build a successful life? Let us begin with something you can relate. In school, specifically English class they talk about this often, they tell us that we are to become critical thinkers. We are to think about what we think.Read More...
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Last Reply By Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello folks!!I hope things are going well, I am very sad tolerating deaths of many innocent people every year.This is because nearly 1.3 million people die in road accident every year ,on average 3,287 deaths a day .An additional 20 to 50 million injured or disabled.Can you imagine all those lives lost and others their dream going to an end?Just ask yourself this question .How many people are left suffering because of may be children who are left orphan or a member of a family being...Read More...
Last Reply By Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello guys am back again with the negative impacts of blue light . Retinal damage. sunlight contains UV and blue light. Blue light, which is part of the visible light spectrum,it reaches deeper and deeper into the eye and its progressive effect can cause damage to the retina. Sleep deprivation.... research shows that the shorter wavelengths in blue light is what causes the body to produce less melatonin because it is sensitive to this type of light. ... Other wavelengths suppress delta...Read More...
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Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! My inquiry question is: How should government funding be used for the prevention of wildfires? In my last round of research, I looked into how wildfires affect the air quality and how it wildfires are linked to climate change. This week, I will be researching how the effects of wildfires impact people in terms of health implications, both physical and mental, and lives lost. What wildfire smoke is made of: Water vapor (1) Carbon monoxide (CO) (1, 2) Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) (1)...Read More...
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Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
The Science of Beauty My Objective:This project explores the scientific notion of human beauty. Project Goals find out how your brain decides what’s beautiful. Hi everyone! I have decided to focus on the same subject but go in a different direction now They say all kinds of things about human beauty. It’s “in the eye of the beholder.” It’s “only skin deep.” “Looks don’t matter.” But cliches such as these do very little to cushion the harsh reality that how “beautiful” we think we are really...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone, This week I am going to be tackling my first round of research on the vast topic of love. Today I am going to delve a little into what love is; why we experience love; and the difference between lust, love, and infatuation. Note: I do refer to many dating sites, dating therapists, and relationship counsellors. Are these trustworthy? That's debatable. They do have credible information, but some of it may be biased or opinion-/experience-based. Let's get right into it! First,...Read More...
Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Inquiry question: Based off of technology's past, present and theorized future advances, how could it change the world around us in the future? Hello Everyone! For this round, we will be looking into the history of some different technologies such as computers and a few others and how these inventions have brought us forward. One of the major ones that we will be looking into will be computers as we have only had advanced computers come around in the past ~100 years. Little known fact...Read More...
Last Reply By Catherine Eckman (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey Butterfly Effect, For my first round of research, I am going to briefly look into how technology has evolved over time. Although my question is about how technology relates to teenagers, first I must know how both technology and teenagers evolved separately before relating my findings later on in dept. So to start off this new cycle, I have come up with some questions to help guide this research round: What is technology? What was the first piece of technology?, What we're the different...Read More...
Last Reply By Jessica Scott (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey guys! This is my very first round for my second cycle of this year. For those of you who don't know, my question this time is... How can a student lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle? As a reminder, I will be splitting each round into two segments: the first will relate to the average Canadian student and the second, the average Kenyan student. For this round, I will be looking into the academic aspect of a student's life. So let's get started! Canada: The grading system: In our school...Read More...
Last Reply By Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone! This is my first research round with my question “How does dreaming vary with age?”. For this round, I am going to look at how the sleep differentiates and changes with age. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The amount of sleep babies need does depend on their age. However, most babies sleep around 15- 18 hours a day. So about 8-9 hours during the day and around 7-8 hours at night, though they usually don’t...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello guys,In this time round research,I will be looking at the preventive measures of the blue light. PREVENTIVE MEASURES OF THE BLUE LIGHT Limit screen time when you are not working . It is impossible to avoid digital devices in the workplace, but you can minimize the amount of time you spend on electronics when you are not working. Digital devices frequently provide a passive “escape” from reality that seems enjoyable, but it can be a poor use of your time and can just increase eye...Read More...
Last Reply By Joelene Brewer (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Inquiry question: with this new generation, should we be changing how and what we are teaching in school? Teacher: Ms.Stuart This is something I have always been interested in, and that i think more kids should be interested in too. Our schooling affects our entire lives for the good or bad. The fact is, this generation of kid’s, live in a completely different time then our parents. The world has changed immensely, introducing a completely new world online. The adults controlling what and...Read More...
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Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Thanks for a great class this morning, everyone! Once you receive your private message with you are matched with, please post your response to the questions below. You will likely need to touch base with each other before posting (remember this is due by Wed Feb 13). Who are your team members? What are the values that you team has in common? What are the additional values that your team members have? Come up with a 'Value Statement' for your team. Thanks! Let us know if you have any...Read More...
Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
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