Category Archives: Humanities

Capstone Movie

Introduction: For my capstone movie, I did SDG goal 7; sustainable and clean energy. My main focus is on plastic waste and how could recycle solve the plastic waste issue.

Reflection: This is the first time of me making a documentary video, even though for me it’s pretty good. But there are still few small issues I need to fix, first is video editing, I have tried my best to make my video fluence, but there are still few parts that were not good enough. Also, since this is the first time I make a documentary video. I should make people be interested, for example, the interview part is too long and too boring, I could add some image to it to support my interview or just simply make it shorter.

URL link to the Capstone movie: https://isbtube.isb.bj.edu.cn/video/Recycle-saves-the-world/

Capstone: Elevator Pitch

Introduction: For the elevator pitch, I did SDG goal 7. Sustainable and clean energy, in the video, I talk about the relationship between renewable energy and recycling and how is it an issue; also how people are making conception on recycling renewable energy.

Reflection: I did pretty well on the elevator pitch. I express my idea well, my voice is clear loud and expressive, I check my note and use filler words rarely. Even though, I still have few problems to improve on. For example, I shouldn’t put my notecard below. Because that makes my eye contact with the floor, instead of the audience.

URL link to the elevator pitch video: https://isbtube.isb.bj.edu.cn/video/Austin-elevator-pitches/d8b5951a2f444338a4f9d62b46eef588

The Syrian Revolution

This journal is a self-created Syrian revolution realistic fiction story. In the story, the main protagonist Kevin Ali was supposed to be a normal overseas student who lives in Canada. But life never goes easy on him, he failed his exam and his home country Syria was on the edge of doom; he struggles on the decision to go back to his country for his family or to stay in Canda for his own safety.

Common craft video-Syrian revolution

After the two week of close studying on the Syrian Revolution and Arab spring with Mr. Sostak, our project was to make a unbiased and a reliable Syrian revolution’s common craft video. The plot and timeline should be from 2010 to 2018(currently) and including every big event that were happened during 2010 to 2018, for example: the shooting at the peaceful protester, the attack on the public hospital, the series of airstrike on the citizen and rebel, the release of chemical weapon and the proxy war etc. We use live action and cut out to film the whole common craft video.

Connect with a theme: Our Choice

Global warming is happening currently and it’s treating the whole humanity. The book Our Choice, is about a huge crisis we are facing right now, which is global warming. Author AI Gore wants to make the younger generation  know about global warming, why it is happening and who cause it. He also want us to understand why is it a huge crisis that is threatening the whole humanity currently and want us to react on solving global warming issue; so we could build a better future for the whole society and earth itself.

All the major causes of global warming are created by us, human. According to the pollution data around the world, countries like China and USA produce approximately 1.6 billion tonnes of CO2 a year. In Our Choice AI Gore conclude and agreed“Climate change, global warming, climate crisis—-it has different names, but they all mean the same thing: the earth’s environment is changing, and we, human beings, are the primary cause.”(AI Gore). Myself, as a younger generation who is responsible for the future of humanity and earth itself. Because global warming won’t just affect a person’s life, it will affect the whole humanity’s future.

So global warming is already happening and it link to every human around the world, if we don’t act on solving global warming, it would destroy our society and environment; even the doom of humanity.

Hyperlink: https://www.carbonbrief.org/how-much-of-chinas-carbon-dioxide-emissions-is-the-rest-of-the-world-responsible-for

https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/

Consequence of abuse drug

People often cares about how other people think of them. Specially people who have different situation then other, like people who are fat. Those people often get hurt by physical or emotional, and they want to solve the problem. But some people could often get to a wrong way by doing wrong things, like taking drug; specially drug that was illegal.

For example a fat people, who is trying to loss weight. But he/she don’t like to take sports, instead he/she is been taking attention by using drug to loss weight ; drug like DHP burner, DHP burner won’t cause addictions, but it will cause lot of health issue like overheats heavy sweating shortness breath. It is also can be made to an explosive, people who take this drug could be arrested and get fine. It also could harm the emotion of their own family member, because of the terrible health issue of the drug user in family.

 

 

Resolution: Skelton Creek

 

Ryan and Sarah are the best friends during their childhood, they like to explore things; like an old factory in the middle of the frost, that’s were the nightmare start. Ryan is scared about the things he is facing after that night, “The first thing that scared me is what happened to me, the second thing that scared me is what I seen, It all scared me, and it’s all like a cloth in a dryer roll around my head.” He want to rid of this fear, but he is having more fear than what happened in that nigh. This magazine cover is presenting Ryan with his fear, and how is he going to face it. Ryan himself is stuck in the middle of deciding to let fear conquered him forever, or he is going to conquered the fear inside him and live with it. The image on the top present Fear inside Ryan, the image at the bottom present how Ryan is going to face the fear.

Hyperlink

https://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/anatomy-of-fear/

https://www.wikihow.com/Face-Your-Fears

Boxer Rebellion Map

Independent reading project #2: The dark tower:  The Gunslinger

The dark tower: The gunslinger is a story between the gunslinger who named Roland and a evil demon called “Man in Black”. Story is showing good against evil by Roland and the demon to present, and in another way the book also show a conflict of self VS self, Roland use his gun kill the people of entire town before; include child and his lover, he’s heart and mind is controlled by a demon child when a invisible female is have something with him and they made a demon child which the child controlled Roland’s mind. The rising action start when Roland chase The man in black right to another world which is New York; and he meet a boy named Jake who dreamed Roland, black tower and The man in black, which Roland found out The man in Black is hiding somewhere in Jake’s school, the climax is when Roland and Jake chase The man in black near by the dark tower and Roland are fighting The man in black.

Hyperlink: https://25mostevil.wordpress.com/

http://www.worldstopmost.com/2017-2018-2019-2020/news/top-                        10-most-peaceful-men-ever/

Independent reading project: The Last Book of the Universe (Exposition)

Letter to Spaz

Dear Spaz, my name is Austin Wu. Who live in a time when there have books, clean water and everyone live happily in a better and organize society then future. I have been read of your story, but I want to know more about your early childhood and what you have seen about the change of the society. This letter is to ask you about your future life and your early childhood, your story has given some clues about your early life and how you have seen the society, but I did not know much about it. First question, Who is your actual parent? What have you experience when you are young? Have you been in to any kind of education place? How is the world different then the way you see when you are young until you have been banded from the place? How did your life change because of that? Thank you for pay attention and read my letter.                                                                                             -Sincerely, Austin Wu

Paragraph: This letter is to ask about the question of the early life of Spaz and how did the society change when he was young and until he became a banger. Because there have not much of the flashback of Spaz and how did he think of the society, which I want to write a letter to him to ask the question about his early life and how he think the society change during the time passed.