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Abstract Emotion

In this drawing, I wanted to show jealousy. I used colored pencils and crayons to do this. I wanted to make it so that on one side of the picture there was a lot of bright colors and that it was very happy. Then, on the other side of the picture I wanted it to make a part that is really small and green. The green representing jealousy of how big and bright the other part of the picture is. 
Abstract Motion
Adventure Time; Jake Tile
I worked with Morgan Taylor on this. We wanted to collaborate on a tile that we'd both be happy with. So, we picked our favorite cartoon; Adventure Time with Finn and Jake. We picked Finn the Human because he is bright and happy. And he is the young hero. We were going to have him have on a happy face but, we thought that it would be cooler as a nervous face. The tile is right when you walk in the classroom and we thought that would be funny for the freshman who were nervous when they came in this year. 
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10% Project- Alchemy

For my 10% project, I decided to research alchemy because it is known as the start of chemistry and I like that there is also a lot of fantasy surrounding the topic. At first I was going to write a short story about a alchemist trying to create the Philosopher's Stone, but I could not find much information on the types of ingredients they would use and the things I found were very confusing. In the end, I decided to do a couple of drawings that I think represent alchemy and I wrote a couple paragraphs from the point of view of an alchemist; why he was questing the things he wanted.

Here's the Alchemist's POV:
"There is so much death. We, as humans, are weak and succumb to our mortal illnesses. We are kept in the dark that is our ignorance, but we need to make our path towards enlightenment. Until we reach albedo and ultimately rubedo, we shall be kept in that dark. If we don’t triumph over our ignorance, we shall stay there forever. If  panacea and prima materia are not unveiled by discovery, we will never find our way out of this abyss. 

So, now I begin my work. Many of us are unknowledgeable to the facts of life and the development of spiritual objects that will lead to the revolution of Gnostic Anthropos, the perfect being. I, however, have educated myself. I know of what needs to be done. Though it is the process that worries me. The paths that I take, the recipes I create and the decisions I make can ultimately impact mankind. I will not only improve life, but I will also rid the world of the fear of death, by illness and old age." 


(Note: Albedo and Rubedo are basically the sunrise.)
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Some of the background information I presented:
Blackness: symbolizes the initial state of chaos; prima materia.
Prima Materia: Prime matter; the Philosopher's Stone (lapis philosophorum). Everything is believed to come from prima materia.
Theory of Conjunction: the union of things, such as opposites.
Gnostic Anthropos: the divine man; considered to be Adam.
Water: everything is just water and everything is contained in water. Philosophical water is different from ordinary water, but real water can be philosophical water.
Fire: believed to play the same role as water. Resides in the Hermetic Vessel, which must be round, yet egg-shaped. The roundness is to symbolize the cosmos, so that the stars would influence a successful operation.

Prima materia or the philosopher's stone is considered a "hermaphrodite" because it can contain both philosophical gold and golden glass or malleable glass. It was also thought that prima materia contained one or two parts water and fire (theory of conjunction). These are antagonists, but many believe they are one in the same, that they were definitely in the stone and that they were needed to bring about transformation.

The following drawing is my representation of the vessel for philosophical fire.
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10% Project - Electricity

For the 10% project, I decided to focus on electric current. We use electric current daily, but most people don't understand how it works. It's easy for us because we just plug it into an outlet and magical things happen. The point of this was just to tell people the basics about electricity. Not the history behind it, but more about currents and resistance. I explained the different things like the currents and the resistance. I compared it to being water flowing in a river and there's a dam resisting the flow in order for things to settle down. 

For the presentation (speed dating) part of the project, I had an ammeter, lights, and a battery to demonstrate how things worked. There wasn't really much on my Keynote because it was easier to explain with the actual project than in words on a slide. 
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Rshaw Español Proyecto

Yo éra muy interestar, y màs o menos intelegente. Yo muy gustaba mi familia. Mi familia es muy importante, y muy intererasante. Mi amigos éran David Pratt, Sean Kennedy, y Kevin Griffin, nosotros jugámos mucho.  Yo portaba mi libros. Yo pensaba mi profesión seré científico.

Yo es muy interesante en ingeniero y en científico. Mi personalidad es muy bien, y yo es optimista. Yo asisto escuela y jugo “Ultimate”. Yo porto mi computadora y mi diario de escuela. Yo tomo ingeniero, español, biochemica, matemáticas, inglés, y historia. Mi personalidad ahora es bien, y pesimista.

Yo seré muy interesante, y muy inteligente. Yo vivé en Alaska. Yo haré profesión de ingeniero, y yo haré responsabilidad mucho. ¡Yo estaré muy contento! Mi mundo es muy mejor porque mi acciones.



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Rugeiatu Bah

This book name is House Of The Scorpion. I recommended this book to up coming freshman in high school.  It's very interesting and it allows you to think more about certain things and how others think and take thing.
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Quantum Field Theory Website (InTheMaking)

Copy and paste the link below to see my informational website about quantum field theory!

sla-soccer.sites.emr.ge/quantum-field-theory.html

My website is still in the making as I want to keep building it throughout the summer but the main essence of my project was two aspects combined into one. The two aspects are Computer Science (Coding) and Quantum Field Theory. I made this website to briefly explain these main components of quantum field theory, "Equations", "Helpful Resources", "Father's of Quantum Physics". Furthermore, even though I do not understand multivariable calculus and other concepts to comprehend quantum field theory fully, I still explained the gist of the theory.


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Art Blog Post Q4 By: Morgan Taylor

I have worked hard all year. I have made many art projects and 2 tiles that are on the wall. I love advanced art and I wish to do it next year. I work hard on all of my art projects and I can't wait to do more with photoshop. I did most of my work on photoshop this quarter and one tile. I worked really hard on all of these projects and I think they worked out really well.
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Yo soy Sarena.

De Niña

Personalidad era de niña siempre boba,loco, y divertida



De Niña

Yo jugaba tag, corríba, y luchaba con mis amigos

De Niña

Me gustaba jugar juegos con mi familia en la casa.

Ahora

Yo soy divertida,siempre bailo, y boba.

Ahora

Me gusta leer, correr, y cocinar.

Ahora

Me porto bien en la casa. Siempre hablo por telefeño.

seré

Voy a ser divertido, profesional y trabajaro muy duro

seré

Seré muy feliz.

seré

Voy a ser muy profesional y trabajo duro

seré

voy a ser doctora para ayudar a las personas.

Era yo

Esta soy yo

Yo seré

Momentos para recordar

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The universe, refreshed.

This is a refresher about the solar system because I have forgotten a bit since I came to high school. Press the maximized button if it is messed up on your screen.

Changed the media file to a PDF for convince purposes.

I posted a dropbox link in the comment

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