EE reflection 3

Reflecting on my EE, I was given the opportunity to investigate the current environmental crisis with the overconsumption of petroleum. Investigating algal biodiesel has provided an insight into the world of alternative fuels focusing on their societal and economic impact. In hindsight, I would have approached my methodology and data processing differently. I stuck to […]

EE Interim reflection (R2)

On completing my research into the key differences of the production and environmental implications for petroleum and algal biodiesel, One challenge faced was determining my method of data processing in order to prevent reproducing others work and create a balanced argument. After discussions, I felt applying thermodynamic theories were appropriate to utilize knowledge from class. […]

Initial Reflection 1

Given increasing concerns over global warming, I was curious to read an article discussing the production of biofuels from algae. I delved deeper into researching algal biodiesel as a substitute for petroleum and discovered with advances in technology there is often a conflict between economics and science. This will drive my interdisciplinary approach. My initial […]

EE day reflection

one thing I’ve learned Today was EE day where we were given the entire day to work on our Extended essay and have meetings with our supervisor. My goals at the start of the day were to finish my initial reflection, create a detailed outline which would only require connective words and cleaning up when […]