With the current state of the world, it seemed strange to have been doing the AP exam. Even with all of the modifications to the format of the test to be taken at home, there was a strange sort of unease about sitting down to take a standardized test at the same time as thousandsContinue reading “AP Bio Exam Reflection”
What did I learn during Season 10?
Check out my investigation into our immune system:
The Earth is a beautiful and vibrant place that never stops moving. It is home to 8.7 million known species and is an incredibly resilient planet that has lived through extinctions and meteor showers, and has seen every coldest night and every hottest day. Today, on April 22nd, we dedicate our day to thanking everythingContinue reading “Earth Day 2020”
Take a moment to think of every plant in your household. Perhaps you have some basil in a pot on your windowsill, or a vase of flowers on your table. Think of the grass in your yard and every tree. Think of the fruits and vegetables in your refrigerator, or the lemons and bananas onContinue reading “Botany of Desire”
My teammates and I just finished reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, a novel that centers around a woman whose cells were taken from her nonconsensually. Henrietta Lacks was a black woman living in 1950s Virginia, when she developed cervical cancer. At the same time, Dr. George Gey was seeking cellsContinue reading “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
It’s World Water Day!
Come find out about protists and protozoans!
Welcome to my first “Saving the Environment” post! Check out this argument paper I submitted to the Nation Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2020 writing competition. In it I outline the many detrimental effects that the plastic industry has on both the environment and human health. The Plastic Crisis Plastic is perhaps the mostContinue reading “An Argument Against Plastic”
Read all about my Save the Bay field trip!