March 2018

Hey everyone, Here is my last research round for the cycle. In this post, I will be compiling opinions from each research round and summarizing them in a paragraph while adding my own opinion. I think adding different opinions will allow my research to see a different perspective that I didn't have when I first wrote my research rounds. For the past 3 posts I looked into: What is the difference between being over dress and underdressed? Is being overdressed better than under dressed? or are...Read More...
Last Reply By Hannah Wairimu (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hey guys,I will be looking at the effects of Global Warming... Global warming is the gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, CFCs, and other pollutants Effects of global warming Each year, scientists learn more about the consequences of global warming , and many agree that environmental, economic, and health consequences are likely to occur if current trends continue:...Read More...
Last Reply By Tainoshin (Ty) Araya (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Blood enters the heart into the right atrium. Next the blood flows into the tricuspid valve, then into the right ventricle. The valves in the heart keep the blood flowing in the right direction. Next the blood goes up higher in the heart into the pulmonary valve. Then when the blood leaves the heart and goes to the lungs. Once it reaches the lungs (which are so close to the heart) the blood fills up with oxygen. Then it comes through the pulmonary vein, into the left atrium. Next it comes...Read More...
Last Reply By Anastasia (LFAS-Junior) · First Unread Post
LIST OF COMMON HIV MEDICATIONS. Introduction. -HIV infection starts when the virus is transferred through association with infected body fluids such as blood,semen or breast milk.HIV targets the immune system and conquers white blood cells called T-cells. -These are cells that fight infection. By entering the body cell,the virus hides itself from the immune system. -This process destroys the immune system's ability to fight against infection and always keeps the body from working well.Read More...
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4.5 Aging and exercise

Ben Laird (LFAS)
Last time I took a break from my exercise and the brain project and researches the effect of natural disasters on human demography. Today I am going to just touch on the positive effects of exercise pertaining to aging in a succinct and simplistic approach. Often times people's minds deteriorate slightly when they age and it is no secret that those who stay active often remain sharp until near the end. There are several factors that deter elderly people from exercising many of which are very...Read More...
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The mass of water on Earth remains fairly constant over time but the partitioning of the water into the major reservoirs is variable depending on a wide range of climatic variables.The water moves from one reservoir to another like from the ocean to the atmosphere, by the physical processes of evaporation, condensation and precipitation and subsurface flow. In doing so, the water goes through different forms like liquid and solid . The hydrological cycle involves the exchange of energy,...Read More...
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FOLDING(2)

Mary Wothaya (Sweetwaters)
Hey there, H ere it more about folding in my landforms research.... Features resulting to folding Due to this compressional forces there is formation of external features,they include; Fold mountains Soma of the highest mountain were formed through folding.Here are some theories that have put forward to explain how these mountains were formed.Some of these include; The contraction theory After the earth had formed,the surface rocks of the crust cooled and contracted faster than those of...Read More...
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Attitudes and behaviour lead to exclusion of disabled persons from social to cultural life.people fail to appreciate the potential for participation by disabled persons in normal social experiences thus do not contribute to the integration of disabled persons because of such barriers it is difficult or impossible for disabled persons to have close relationship with others. Many people with disabilities are not excluded from the normal social life of their communities but also in some...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Peter Shirazi (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Corruption is the misusing of resources by those who are in power. Corruption can have efficiency consequences through impact on government goods and services.The efficiency loss because the projects that will cause effective at the true cost are no longer cost effective once.The cost of corruption are included and hence are not done. Corrupt officials usually cannot steal cash direct because they are easily detected but we explore both of these issues in turn.One way is that corruption may...Read More...
Last Reply By Benito Maina (Tigithi) · First Unread Post

Drugs

Bruce Ambrose karani (Tigithi School)
Hi everyone today i'm going to be checking on a drug known as Methadone,my inquiry question being i wonder why people take illegal drugs just for fun or self gain? first of all what is Methadone? Methadone is an opioid that is commonly prescribed to treat heroin or morphine addicts, as this pain reliever helps the user come down from those harder substances. Even though the risk of addiction is low when used as directed by a doctor in a clinical setting, many recreational users have been...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello folks! I’ve had a lot of fun with my research throughout this last cycle. I went into this with a moderate/limited knowledge of fashion and I’m surprised by how much I learned. Just for a quick recap; I looked at fashion trends for both men and women during my time period of study, and how things changed throughout those decades. I was interested to see how the styles contrasted, especially with a great difference from the 80s to the 90s. Then, I looked at fashion around the globe as...Read More...
Last Reply By Natalya Patz (Charles Best) · First Unread Post

Dynamics of place

Alison Stuart (Teacher/Admin)
After building and seeing the long houses of First Nations peoples of the BC coast, comment on the following topic: Discuss the impact that buildings and 'place' have on family, cultural and community dynamics. Feel free to write as much as you'd like, but at least provide 2 examples to explain your thinking. Due Date: April 11Read More...
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Last Reply By Jessica Scott (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone.I was away for sometime but am back with a great research which i have researched over the week. Earthquakes in East 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. Though the region has been relatively quiet in...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post

Community Map

Alison Stuart (Teacher/Admin)
Students in the Charles Best class were asked to make a map of all the areas of importance in their community. They were then tasked with finding the oldest person that they know well and talking to them about what their community map looked like when they were the same age. Students will upload the images from themselves and their elderly person. Anyone is welcome to join in putting up images and/or commenting on the images posed in this discussion area.Read More...
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Last Reply By Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone,it have been long but was researching.Today i will be looking on how poverty is related as a risk factor of lung cancer. poverty and lung cancer Poverty has a huge impact on cancer and it contributes to an increase in cancer incidence and mortality. Overcoming the combined problem of poverty and cancer has been particularly difficult and although there are fewer deaths due to advancements in medicine, early detection and better treatment, those who are in the more deprived parts...Read More...
Last Reply By Inaya Bhimani (Charles Best) · First Unread Post

WILDLIFE

Benito Maina (Tigithi)
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION Like forests, wildlife is also a national resource, which not only helps in maintaining the ecological balance but is also beneficial from economic points of view. There was a time when human interference was minimum the number of wild animals was quite high and there was no problem of their protection or conservation. But, with the expansion of agriculture, settlement, industrial and other developmental activities and mainly due to greed of man, the number of wild...Read More...
Last Reply By Bruce Ambrose karani (Tigithi School) · First Unread Post
Hello butterfly! I have been dormant since my last post which was on'Is the government doing enough to not only counter drought but to completely and effectively eradicate it without using that big mount of resources and leave the public with the knowledge to fight drought and prevent it in case there are signs of it arising'.Currently,Kenya is under attack and the government has put measures to reduce the rate at which trees are being fallen which is a number one factor that encourage...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Peter Shirazi (Tigithi) · First Unread Post

Disability

Forum: The Burn
Warutumo Moses (Alumni tigithi)
Attitudes and behaviour lead to exclusion of disabled persons from social to cultural life.people fail to appreciate the potential for participation by disabled persons in normal social experiences thus do not contribute to the integration of disabled persons because of such barriers it is difficult or impossible for disabled persons to have close relationship with others. - Triza Gatuiri This made me appreciate some parts of my research When doing the disability project it is true...Read More...
Last Reply By Roba Abduba (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hello, everyone! In this round, which is actually 5 th round, I want to introduce the manga/anime in China. Chinese animation originated in the 1920s. In 1926, it produced China's first animated cartoon studio. It unveiled a page in the history of Chinese animation in the 2040s. Wan Brothers created the first feature film of Chinese animation. "Princess Iron Fan", released to Southeast Asia and Japan, was warmly welcomed by the people and made a good foundation for Chinese animation to go...Read More...
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Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone it has been long since i posted but am back with a research.I will prattle on impacts of social class level,since i am through with the five levels of culture i have been researching on. I found out that social class has got far reaching consequences. This refer to grouping of people according to wealth,income,education social network also occupation and many factors are also considered.The hierarchy also has some impacts like; Religious believes. Family occupations. Health...Read More...
Last Reply By Priscilla Muthoni (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
How Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs Develops on teens Teen substance use can advance rapidly, from experimenting use to abuse and addiction. Experimenting Teens try alcohol, cigarettes, chemicals, and other drugs for many reasons such as, to relax or feel good. But they also have other purpose for drug use, such as curiosity, rebellion against their parents, or seeking acceptance from their peer. Commonly the first substance used by a teen is alcohol or cigarettes, and many times they are...Read More...
Last Reply By Dahabo Abdi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post

Drugs

Bruce Ambrose karani (Tigithi School)
Hi everyone?today i will be checking at illegal drugs from plants just like i had promised and i'm going to start with Penicillium mold (penicilli The mighty, moldy world changer. It was the first drug to effectively combat bacterial infections, leading to cures of an untold number of afflictions, from strep to syphilis. It was discovered accidentally by Alexander Fleming in 1928. He forgot about a petri dish filled with staph bacteria he'd left out, and he discovered blue green penicillin...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Peter Shirazi (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Throughout my research I have looked further into what makes a mental illness, how to "diagnose" it and some ways to help cope with the illness. For this round I will be looking not so much at solutions, but common outcomes that people who suffer in silence with these illnesses face. PTSD: There a long term effects for when PTSD goes untreated. Also if treated poorly there is a bigger risk that more mental illnesses will develop. "Chronic pain, autoimmune diseases, depression, anxiety,...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Peter Shirazi (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hi again everyone! In this post, I will be concluding my inquiry question... " How has society's perspective on feminism changed over the past 50 years?" I will be giving a conclusion to my four rounds of research and to finish, a brief explanation of what I've learned and my own opinion on feminism. So let's get started! My research: As some of you may know, I split up my first three rounds of research by every couple decades starting with the 1960's and 1970's to today. Then in my fourth...Read More...
Last Reply By Erica Won (LFAS) · First Unread Post
corruption is the misuse of resources by those who are in power. corruption often conjures up the images of people getting rich.it comes in a variety of form and while no two countries are alike.There are common dilemmas for all to see. corruption and poverty affect both individuals and businesses run in all direction.Thus poverty invites corruption . Corruption causes upon weaknesses in the economic ,political and social institution.It is form of self serving to a heavenly regressive tax.Read More...
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