Transcript: 12/3/2019 By: Tresa Batchelder A World Made From Plastic Overview Overview It's all about convenience for us Pollution arising from plastic, in particular is a threat to the world's oceans and the creatures living in them as well as people too We need to remove plastic from our daily routine to ensure we are not a threat to animals and ourselves anymore Guy Graney's: "Slipping Through the Cracks" Pollution By Micro Plastics What are Micro Plastics? Micro plastics refer to the general class of synthetic plastic particles ranging in size between one and five millimeters Why are they a problem? Micro Plastics Are a Problem Because... They are very tiny so most filtration systems are not able to filter them out Marine life absorbs them and ingests them which results in suffocation and starvation They absorb trace chemicals from their environment which leads to food chain poisoning They will eventually make their way back to us in fish and sushi and this is a problem because they absorb toxins, which will end up poisoning us Annie Leonard's: "The Story of Bottled Water" Pollution By Plastic Water Bottles The Problems are... What's the Problem? 80% of water bottles end up in landfills where they will sit for thousands of years or burned in incinerators which release toxic pollutants (the rest gets recycled) Cities are spending millions of dollars dealing with plastic water bottles, but those millions of dollars could have been used to better our water systems since there are 1 billion people around the world without access to clean water. That money could also help prevent pollution. Plastics or Corporations? Plastics or Corporations? Some might say corporations play a bigger role in pollution than plastics. Children and teens exposed to polluted waterways usually carry around a thousand parasitic worms This causes a child to die every twenty seconds from a water related illness Health Problems Corporations don't seem to think twice of the environmental consequences, simply because they don't care It's more convenient for them to dispose of their waste into a local waterway, then to dispose of it the proper way Yes, these corporations do get caught, but they are fined a small fee for their actions which will not put a stop to the problem at all. Corporations have money and they're not going to let a small fine stop them. They will continue their actions because that is what is convenient for them Why?
Transcript: Created by PERSON for PERSON Presentation Nature Topic 1 What is nature? Nature is the the phenomena of the physical world collectively, including plants, animals, the landscape, and other features and products of the earth, as opposed to humans or human creations. Beauty of Nature Subtopic Nature is very pretty and we should keep it clean and safe This is a pretty area Text Pictures Why it is important to protect Topic 2 ~ People need oxygen ~ Farmers plant crops ~ Very natural Nature Picture Nature Picture What does polluted plants look like Topic 3 When plants are polluted, they will start to die or turn black. Another way to know it a plant is dying is if it is slouched over in a unatural way. What a dying plant looks like What a dying plant looks like How can we save the plants? Topic 4 Should we save the plants? Well, it's on you to decide! Of course we should! Look how much it benefitted our lives!!! Yes Yes Boo hoo! We ain't savin' no plants! Dying is natural! So, better luck next time!!!! NO! NO!
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: Nature vs Nurture The main reason I choose nurture over nature was because i felt as if how we grow up and what experience has a greater effect on how we view things than through genetics. Life experiences have a greater effect on how we see things and how we react to what we go through. Throughout many years there has been a constant debate over whether nature or nurture had a bigger effect on which had a larger effect on how people see things and how we view things in the world. On one side on nature, nature has to do with genetics and along with cognitive psychology and psychoanalysis. On the other side we have nurture which has to do with how people grow up and how they experience things as they grow up which includes Humanism and behaviorism.Throughout the years researchers have debated over which one has the biggest effect on what we see in the world and how it effects us. So which one has the larger effect? Nature vs. Nurture Background In the wall Street Journal researchers have found that people react through nurture in that they react to there experiences and how they are taught to grow up and what they teach themselves to like and not to like. In the Telegraph in the UK found that environment had a huge impact such as in cities it is more environment based in how people react to certain situations. In the city people are more likely to react using their environment than their genetics. According to one article how a child reacts is based on whether his/her parents are mad, which in turn effects how that child will react to what happens in a certain manor based on what they have experienced or seen. Research One such study said that even though to twins maybe identical they will still choose different things throughout their life such as the types of friends and their mates. They will have different ambitions and that's all because of the things that influence them that are around them. Researchers have found this in multiple different sets of identical twins and they all seem to make decisions based on past experiences and how their environment effects them. Another study showed that depending on a childs environment, that will determine whether or not an actual trait will come out. Meaning that based of the surrounding environments that a child is in will determine how they act and what traits they expose. Overall they have found that the surrounding environment of child has a larger effect on what they child does and how he/she will think in certain situations as they grow up . Nurture Studies
Transcript: Why we are doing this We were enjoying the warm weather Saturday and decided to get out of the house and take a hike. My sister was scared of the forest so we heard here complain for a while. We also saw a family of deer and they left a clear path. Michael Rogers http://goo.gl/maps/5flf2 Picture What we are doing Map Where We were doing this to get out of the house and go for a hike. After that we went to throw a frisbee at the Gorge and hike there as well to so Mary Cambell's cave. We also wanted to get out of under out technology so we didn't have to hear our sister play Talking Ginger. Don't know what else to add. Facing Mother Nature We went to the park at Water Works. the Gorge and Munroe Falls metro park. Facing Mother Nature
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