I enjoyed researching and writing this EE. With reference to my original plan, I was able to partially accomplish my goals. Although I hit all the required points, I was not able to analyse 2 common map projections due to the restricted word count, as my supervisor predicted. If I had done this, I would… Continue Reading Extended Essay R3
Through my services, I have been able to make a tangible impact on global communities and issues. I would like to use the SDGs to detail the aforementioned impact. SDG 4, quality education, is the foremost goal of Green Umbrella, the GC I participate in. GU specifically tackles with education in rural Cambodia. In the… Continue Reading What impact have my actions had on this global issue?
This photo shows how my communication skills have developed throughout the year. After taking up leadership roled in both of my services it was imperative that my communication skills improved to handle the logistical aspect of the service. I believe that CAS, specifically the service aspect, has impacted me for the better and has forced… Continue Reading Post a pic that best describes you your skills are developing. How do you feel about this?
Thus far, I believe that my research has strongly aided me to acquire the knowledge necessary to understand the concepts in my EE and essential background information. Some of the concepts I have had to learn were regarding conic sections, complex functions, infinitesimal geometry and basic differential equations with trivial solutions. Initially, my supervisor and… Continue Reading Extended Essay R2
My biggest challenge in CAS so far was taking part in Culturama. Dance was something that was out of my comfort zone since this was the first time I’ve ever danced on a stage. However, after practicing a ton I felt quite confident in my dancing abilities. This experience taught me that it is important… Continue Reading What has been the biggest challenge within CAS so far? What might you do to improve this?
My second FOA was on the topic of the representation of smoking put forward by cigarette producing manufacturers in the 1950s. The reason I chose this topic was that I noticed that smoking-related advertisements are quite sparse and I wanted to investigate the reason behind this (by extension the ethics of such advertising). Throughout my… Continue Reading FOA 2 Reflection
This year I decided to join preseason basketball to develop my basketball before the actual season. For preseason we largely focused on team and scrimmage drills to develop cardiovascular strength and the team plays for the season. Overall, I would say that preseason was quite successful in terms of developing some of my skills, especially… Continue Reading Basketball Reflection 1 – Preseason
In my GC Green Umbrella, we are currently working towards our first overarching goal which is to organize an awareness based event. The idea is that we have a GU Breakout and GU Pong, both of which are fun interactive games for the students but also satisfy our criteria of educating them on the issues… Continue Reading Green Umbrella – Reflection 2
Green Umbrella is a GC, or Global Concern, in our school in which we work closely with Green Umbrella NGO in Cambodia. The NGO runs a school in rural Cambodia, offering free education to children from 12 surrounding villages. Recently, GU has diversified and in addition to running a school, they also aim to educate… Continue Reading Green Umbrella – Reflection 1