Posted on: October 28, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Silver Lake Reservoir Proposal

I propose that we should enhance the Silverlake Reservoir’s environment, and help the wildlife by removing harmful structures and adding helpful and eco friendly structures. My ideas will help the lake, and meadow because of all the harmful things that can hurt wildlife and the environment. For example, we can help the meadow by removing graffiti off of benches and adding more water fountains so people can drink water without walking a far distance. Also removing the gates and adding closer bathrooms to help people. We can also help the lake by removing the concrete and adding a cheap, strong, … Read the rest “Silver Lake Reservoir Proposal”

Posted on: October 14, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Cuneiform Project

We are learning about Mesopotamia in Ms. Gardea’s history class. As part of our unit, we are learning about the Sumerian cuneiform written language. We did a project where we chose a quote that was meaningful to us about the environment. I chose “The future will either be green or not at all.” Since it spoke to me about our environment’s current state. We then translated the quote into the Sumerian language.

Posted on: September 16, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Elizabeth Blackburn Biography

Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate Australian American. She was born on November 26, 1948. Elizabeth Blackburn was a biological researcher at the University of California, San Francisco where she studied a structure called telomere, which is a region at the end of chromosomes. She also worked in medical ethics at the Bush Administration’s President’s Council on Bioethics. In 1984 she discovered telomerase, the enzyme that refreshes the telomere. For her discovery she was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. 

Elizabeth Blackburn was one out of 7 children when she was born. She was born in Harbort Read the rest “Elizabeth Blackburn Biography”

Posted on: September 16, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall changed the way humans understand other animals. Though she is famous for her work with chimpanzees, many don’t know that it all started with a stuffed chimp named Jubilee that she received as a gift from her father when she was a child.  Jane was born, Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on April 3, 1934 in London, England.  Her interest in animals sent her on a journey to Africa which lead her on a life long path of studying chimpanzees. She is a global leader in chimpanzee research and the effort to protect their habitat. This allowed her to form … Read the rest “Jane Goodall”

Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Hedy Lamarr

On November 9, 1914, in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, Hedy Lamarr was born. Only daughter of Gertrud Kiesler and Emil Kiesler. After her role in the controversial movie, ‘Extase’ (1932), she ran away from her husband to Paris. Traveling through London, she found the Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studio in other words, MGM Studio. Louis B. Mayer offered her a movie contract in Hollywood. She accepted the contract and she became a famous film star. Her performance in ‘Algiers’ (1938) was very renounced worldwide and it gave her a very good name.

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Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907. She was born in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Her parents are Maria Frazier McLean and Robert Warden Carson. Later when she was 11 years old, she won a prize because she wrote a story that got published in the St. Nicholas Magazine. Very later when she was in Parnassus, Pennsylvania High School, she graduated with honors and won a scholarship to Pennsylvania College For Women (now in the present it is called Chatham University) in Pittsburgh. What she wanted to do was to study English and she also wanted to become a teacher. When … Read the rest “Rachel Carson”

Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Alice Ball

Alice Ball was an African American chemist that made an injectable herbal extract. The treatment was most effective for a disease  that is called leprosy and it was only for the disease leprosy. Leprosy is a disease that causes you to have bumps on your skin.  Alice Ball was the first African American that obtained her master’s degree in Chemistry. The university that Alice Ball got her master’s degree was the University of Hawaii. Alice Ball was the first African American woman to be a chemistry professor. She also attended another university that is called the University of Washington to … Read the rest “Alice Ball”

Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Marie Curie

Do you know who Marie Curie is? Marie Curie is a female scientist. She was born in November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. She was the youngest in her family and had 3 older sisters and a brother. Marie Curie’s parents made sure that her and her sisters were as educated as their brother.Her parents were both teachers.

Marie was the first woman to win a Nobel prize and was the first and only woman to win two Nobel prizes. She was also the only person to get two Nobel prizes in different scientific categories. Marie Curie was also the … Read the rest “Marie Curie”

Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Marie Curie

Marie Curie was born in Poland. The whole family had 5 children and their parents would teach in schools.They really liked poetry, books and also liked to learn a lot. Marie’s parents would tell them to study very well to receive good grades to go to College. Marie’s family was lovely but sometimes were not happy. Anyways Marie was ready to be the best scientist in the world.

Marie Curie is one the most important female scientist in the world. For example she added two new elements to the periodic table. The two elements are polonium and radium. She was … Read the rest “Marie Curie”

Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Joy Crisp

Famous female scientist Joy Crisp was born on April 10, 1958 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is a geologist for NASA. She studies Mars and it’s volcanic eruptions, mineralogy and much more. Joy has been a geologist since 2004. She currently works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She is part of the Fields of Planetary Science.

When Joy was younger, she attended Carleton College where she earned a bachelors degree in 1979. She later attended Princeton University where she received her master’s degree in 1981 and a PhD in 1984. Soon after she attended UCLA as a researcher where she … Read the rest “Joy Crisp”

Posted on: September 15, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was a British chemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she received a Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1964. Dorothy discovered a lot of things during her time as a scientist. She advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography, a method used to determine the three-dimensional structures of molecules. Dorothy was born on May 12, 1910 and she passed on July 29 1994. She was born in Egypt and died in England. One of her discoveries was vitamin B12. She was the third woman to receive a Nobel Prize in chemistry.

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