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
One thing I’ve Learned I spent a huge part of the day trying to structure my essay in the clearest and most concise manner so that the reader can follow the content without being lost. Today I learned that we need to teach the readers any content that isn’t on the course. This allowed me… Continue Reading EE Day Exit Ticket
I’ve always been engrossed by maps. When I looked at airplane flight paths (as one does), I was questioned why the paths were curved and not straight lines. A little later on I started researching the cause of this distortion and learned that it was due to Gauss’ Theorema Egregium. Due to this, I was… Continue Reading Extended Essay R1