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Fresh Water

Natalie was in a happy family of four, her parents, her brother and her. But secrets and mysteries can be around. Natalie’s family was the happiest family around the neighborhood, they’re kind, helpful to each other. But is this really who they are? Dad works at a big “business only” building, he often goes out to work early and always comes late in the evening, he always works very hard for “our family”. But horrible things can come to any family, so war came to her family. It was terrifying but at the same time where’s Dad? He’s going out much more often before the war. Like he knew it will come…

Click this link to read more about my story. Fresh Water

  • One challenge that I had was to make sure the QR code works and choose a size to print out.
  • I developed my collaboration skill and my communication skill.
  • I am proud of how we are communicating and getting feedback every time because it helps our group improve, get better.


This is the design cycle.

This is our group’s first print. It only has walks and doors.

This is our group’s final print. We changed a few stuff and added some things inside.

Click this link to see our group’s flyover. Flyover

Click this link to see our process of this math TinkerCAD project.

Habitats Tinkercad Project

This is Elizabeth’s floor plan

This is what our final design look like in tinkerCAD now.

● As a collaborator, I felt that I can help my teammates and share my ideas with them. Also as a team, I think that we collaborate well because when we needed some time to catch up we don’t just interrupt them we find a time that we can all be with each other and send many times of something that our teammates need being very patient.

● I am happy with the final design because It includes all our ideas and thinkings in our group, didn’t put in one person thinking because think that which is the best so we need to do it like that.

● One thing that I noticed our group did well when working together was being very nice and patient with our teammates, helping them when they needed the help.

● One challenge that we had when working together was catching up because in different reasons we are not able to work together at first but after we are we help each other catch up and explain what we need to.

Egg In To Water & Corn syrup Investigation

My design is repeatable by another person because I have a procedure and I planned for the whole investigation. I realized that the data table is a little messed I would like to maybe change the order on the data table. It might have been an issue in my data collection because Sometimes the titles make it hard to see.  An improvement that I would make if doing this investigation again is just careful with the eggs and try not to break it so that we can have more opportunities for investigations. Additional information that I would like to collect to have me understand more about this phenomenon is Models & Data, clear.

This is the data table for this investigation

This is the procedure for this investigation

This is the lab plan for this investigation

What? So What? Now What?

What? So What?

I think a problem that we’re facing today is not enough fresh, clean water and people are also not always as aware of the use of it. And this address to my narrative because in my story there are wars because of the control over fresh, clean water and people are realizing the problem when it’s almost too late, we migrated from one place to another because of water, we are starting to move to places that have more water but in the main time it also means that there will be more likely to have war around because of the control. It’s like we see the leader as the best if they have control of clean fresh water. I hear and read before that there are only 3% of fresh water that we people can use on earth, the other 97% is water in the ocean, which are the salty water. Also, when I was researching I found that we are using fresh water so fast and so much that we might even run out of the water some day in the future so if we aren’t aware of this issue we might have a big problem in the future.

Now What?

I think that we should really be aware of how and when to use water, to truly understand the problem so that if everyone could do something to help then the problem might not get as worse later in the future. One thing that I can Collect data on is that how long do I take a shower in a month or a week. I can start to try and waste less water, and in the sometimes remind my family members to do the same as well. Or I can also tell my friends, family about how serious this issue is so that they can make a change too. This makes me realize I need to see the importance of fresh clean water to us and try to not waste water as much.

November Field Study- Collection 3

This is our data table.

This is what the big tree looks like this time. I notice that the leaves on the trees are much fewer than the last time, the percentage of leaves on the trees are distinctly different from the start.

This is the big tree. I notice that the color of the trunk of the tree. The leaves are falling off the tree easily.

This is a closer look at the trunks for the big tree.

This is a picture of the mushroom tree that we took this time.

The mushrooms look like their shrink, they seemed smaller but more mushrooms were there.

Today, I notice that the mushrooms on the mushroom tree seem to be smaller, shrank. But after counting it on the trees we found out that the numbers of mushrooms on the tree has actually increased instead of decrease. There were 59 mushrooms last time back in October and 101 mushrooms this time. I wonder why did the numbers of mushrooms has increased.

I think the purpose of this field study is to learn, practice to collect data and observe different changes throughout a period of time.

4Fs Foragers, Farmers, Factories

This blog post is icons to represent the different thing in the different times.

This Is The Link To Canva:


This Is The Link To Explanation For Icons:

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Field Study – Data Collection 2

This photo was taken when we are writing down all the data that we found today.

This time there are 95 mushrooms on the mushroom tree (44 less ) and 19 human impacts ( 13 more) around the big tree also 185 glass pieces (84 less)on the glass patch.

This time I can see a really big difference between last time, there are less glass and mushrooms but more HUMAN IMPACT on the big tree. The color of the leaves has changed and the color of the brunch too.

How Much privacy Do You Still Have?


Do you really know that much about companies that collect your data? Do you really want no privacy in your life? These days, technology is starting to cover up and control our lives. They know your plans each day, and from your data, they are aware of your daily patterns. They can take away your thinking, they replace it and do it for you, and they can even plan for the next step of your life. Is this really what you want? Throughout the years, you will just be living like a baby, technology will just do everything for you, you don’t need your brain to think because technology thinks for you, you don’t need your legs because technology knows where you’re going and carries you , you don’t need your arms because they know what you want and will also pick it up for you. And all of that is from collecting your data. Big data is everywhere. However big data can also be the sign that leads us closer to the future.   


One reason that we should give our data is because it will make our lives much easier than before. This data can help us in many different ways in our lives, for example, according to the article ‘This Is How Facebook Uses Your Data For Ad Targeting’, Kurt Wagner says that Facebook recommends different apps that it thinks you might like or need by using your data. He notes “No, Facebook doesn’t sell your data. But it does sell access to you, or more specifically, access to your News Feed, and uses that data to show you specific ads it thinks you’re likely to enjoy or click on.”  Sometimes you might need an App for a school project, work, etc, but you may not know the name of it. From your data, apps can recommend you some apps, maybe the one you need or maybe one that’s better. According to ‘Episode 804: Your Cell Phone’s A Snitch’ By Alisha Chang, she notes that your cell phone takes notes of where you are, where you go and where you went, where you go often like home, and even when you decide not to stay at home. Your cell phone keeps track of your whereabouts. Where ever you go they will find you. In this article, there is also an example. Alisha Chang shares, “In the winter of 2010, there was a robbery in Detroit. Two men rush into a Radio Shack on Jefferson Avenue carrying a handgun, and demand smartphones, enough smartphones to fill laundry bags. Then they flee. A few days later, they do it again at a T-Mobile store. And a few months after that, another robbery. They are criminals that need to be stopped.”  


On the other hand, giving away our data might not be safe too. For example, from ‘High-tech hall monitoring in schools makes some uneasy’ By,  he notes many schools around the world have ID cards for each of the students. The ID cards include some of their personal information such as their name, birth date, etc. The job of the parents will be just to charge money into this card. Parents put in money so that students can buy lunch and snacks in the cafeteria. But he also argues that many parents in the schools are worried about this new technology, they are afraid that the information of their child will be leaked, or maybe be given away to bad guys who could do multiple things to their child. Although leaked information is a possibility, it still makes our life in school much easier for students, teachers and the staff.  


Furthermore, giving your data away will make you safer because when needed the police officers can find you much easier and faster. This saves time, money and people. According to Alisha Chang in her article ‘Episode 804: Your Cell Phone’s A Snitch’, police officers have been able to find the bad guys with guns just in seconds, and all of that has to do with their phones. As she noted earlier, the phone can track all your data, where you went, when you went there, when you went back home, when you didn’t, etc. All of this is from your phone, so because of this information the police have found them in just a few minutes, but should the police get this information so easy?  


Then again, giving away your data can more likely make you in a  dangerous situation because the bad guys who might want to hurt you for their goods will know all the places you often go to, and where you don’t, so it helps them lock your location much more easier and faster.  By: Alisha Chang, in ‘…’she/he notes… Also giving your data away to other unknown people means that you trust them, but what you might not know is that it can really case more serious problems, to yourself. Sharing your data also means to let them lock your location in a bad way they are people you don’t know, but in a positive way if they are people helping and justice which helps the world in a good way they can be very helpful. For example, if your lost , people like police officer will be able to lock your location quickly and find you. Another example, if you‘ve been innocent involvement in a robbery or kidnapping case, people can find and help you much more faster, as soon as can they find, lock your location. 


As the world improve dramatically, us as human improves, so that means our technology fly high too. But if we don’t accept the future technology coming, the technology now improve, then how are we supposed to be ever going towards the future? If we don’t try how are we going to be better self? How are we going to be on the highest top of the mountain? Are we really still afraid of being better? How long will the not ready YET continue? Then when the “The time” for us to step the next step in our abilities? Giving away our data doesn’t mean that we don’t have any more privacy, it doesn’t mean that we lose our mind or something, it helps the world to be a better place. It helps by reducing more dangers from coming to us, you. It makes you safe, makes us safe. For you, for me and for us.   


My Music Process:

First, I went to collect sound at our school swimming pool and draw it down as graphic notation. Then, I went on to garage band and created parts and parts of music using my notes. After that, I edit the pieces, put them in a different order, trying them in different spaces. After, I went back to the swimming pool and collected found sound at the swimming pool, with the sound of students swimming, water splashing, the coach organizing the student. Finally, I check and final edit my work to see what’s missing.


Stories of the Future: Day Zero


Three most urgent problems:

  1.  World hunger.
  2. War.
  3. Global warming.

Two questions:

  1. How can we help global warming faster?
  2. When can we end wars that till on now?

One, optimistic or pessimistic:

  1. Pessimist ( 51% Pessimist/ 49% Optimist ), I think it will get better in the future.


  1. looking back on today, how do the topics of food, water, and communities connect? Or not?

I think that it is connecting because, as human we need food, we need water and we need communities to survive.

And these are connected because these are what we share.

Also because when the population of people grow than we will have fewer resources. More people, fewer resources.

2. I used to think… and now I think.

I used to think more like a pessimistic but now I think I’m more on the optimistic side.

3. How would I sum up today’s experience? What makes me say that?

I think that I had a very good experience, and it really helps me think deeper, from what I used to think to now I think.

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