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Ted Talk

Because I really enjoy science, choosing a singular topic to research was very difficult. When inquiring about how accurately we can sequence and interpret DNA, I got the chance to incorporate chemistry, biology, and statistics into my learning. Nonetheless, this… Continue Reading →

Independent Investigation 2

  After the war of 1812 between the Canadians, British, and Americans didn’t result in any geographical loss or gain, it is commonly concluded that there is no real “winner” in the situation- deeming the war to be pointless with… Continue Reading →

Environmentally friendly? Not Exactly

After initially using the sheet we were given to calculate my ecological footprint, I was astonished by how large the number was even though there were some sections of my lifestyle that were relatively low. For example, I am a… Continue Reading →


While we are done with writing all of the necessary In-depth blog posts, I just wanted to quickly write this one in celebration of my most recent victory. It was a really tough, sacrificial, frustrating, yet scrumptious journey. I present… Continue Reading →

Guns and Ships DOL

  I have had some trouble formatting this DOL in a way that makes sense and isn’t repetitive, so I am trying to use a new way to lay out this information.   SYNOPSIS As the 18th song in the… Continue Reading →

Last In-Depth Post

With the start of April-May-June, the past couple of weeks have been quite hectic, yet much more productive than usual. I’ve had small amounts of free time here and there, and I dedicated those segments to a larger baking project…. Continue Reading →

Hamilton- Big Ideas

Emerging ideas and ideologies profoundly influence societies and events. “The ship is in the harbour now See if you can spot him Another immigrant comin’ up from the bottom” As many places in the world put a large emphasis on hierarchical… Continue Reading →

Independent Investigation #1

The Fur-Trade of the 18th and 19th century is a very significant and controversial topic, depending on what perspective you look at it from. As a general, non-biased summary, what happened was that the early European colonization of Eastern North… Continue Reading →

In Depth post 5

The mentoring for the last couple of weeks had been less than at the beginning of this project, but nonetheless it has been just as valuable and productive as before. I have been quite busy lately, and I really appreciate… Continue Reading →

Dear Daughter

Entry 28 September 13th 1650 To my dearest Rose, Today, the weather is like always- quite bleak and chilly. My cell is as dank and dark as ever, with the light coming in through the small window becoming less and… Continue Reading →

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