When someone has a low self-esteem or a bad body image, some choose to change their bodies with unhealthy methods. That includes fad diets, eating disorder, surgery, steroids, and diet pills. These methods have short-term weight loss, but can have long term negative effects. For example, cancer, fatigue, death, and etc. Instead of using these methods, they can exercise for a reasonable amount of time, eat slowly, and have healthy diets.

My tech use

I think that I have an unhealthy tech use. Everyday, I have 4-5 hours of free time. 1-2 hours of snooker, 30-60 minutes of math and rest are all tv. That means that I spend about 3-4 hours of my day to watch TV. I can make my tech use healthier by take some time out of watching tv to play more pingpong, math, or snooker. This makes it healthier because it allows me to have less screen time.

PE – Source Reliability

How can you ensure your information is reliable when researching health-related topics?  

If a source’s purpose is to persuade, then it is likely to be unreliable. That’s because they would only give information that benefits heir claim. Websites that ends with “.org” is more reliable than “.com”. If a sources give opinions, than it is likely to be biased.

Express It: Final Presentation

The final product of the soft holder was made by hot pressing multiple layers of soft plastic. When heat pressing the front and back together, I have to put a layer of wax paper between them to make sure they won’t stick together. The biggest obstacle when making the soft holder is time, because there’s a 7th grade team making a bag, which requires a lot of heat pressing. I overcame it by working on hard holder when the 7th graders are here and only work on soft holder when the 7th graders are in PE. Another obstacle is the wax paper sometimes gets stuck in the card holder and I still don’t have a solution to that. During this project, I learnt how to heat press and some basics of making a plastic cake. This project is better than I thought, when signing up for this project, I didn’t have much expectations, then this turned out to be one of my favorite ignite projects.

Express It: Create & Improve

Final Product

In this project, I made a lot of ID card holders: some are made of both hard and soft plastic, some are made of just soft plastic. The soft card holder worked really well, the hardness of the holder is perfect and it is much easier to make than the hard holder. One obstacle I had is cutting plastic cake, so after a few prototypes, I decided to use laser cut. I created a few different soft holders, each is better than the one before. The first one had spiky edges, the second and third prototype are broken and are too small for the lunch card to fit. The final prototype has a stronger cover, perfect sized, and the edges are straight.