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Phonons: The New Negative Gravity
Science

Phonons: The New Negative Gravity

According to a paper released July 23 with arXiv a group of scientists have now considered sound to have negative mass, and constantly drifting in all directions. This new concept has shattered the conventional way of thinking about sound as a wave. This new paper argues the fact that instead of…
Daniela Zapata
March 8, 2022
Benefits of Switching to Renewable Energy
Energy

Benefits of Switching to Renewable Energy

Solar panels and wind turbines are known to produce less carbon dioxide than power plants that burn fossil fuel. Less carbon dioxide is not the only benefit produced by these technologies and they need to be noticed. Switching to solar panels and wind turbines can create a vast amount of…
Daniela Zapata
August 13, 2018
How Boyan Slat is Changing Our Ocean
Technology

How Boyan Slat is Changing Our Ocean

Between California and Hawaii resides the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This part of the ocean is home to more than five trillion pieces of plastic, thats easily a sixth of the U.S. With so much garbage already thrown in, its a mystery as to why someone hasn't done something about…
Daniela Zapata
August 14, 2018
Community Impact Due to Climate Change
Science

Community Impact Due to Climate Change

Due to climate change, many residents of coastal communities around the world are experiencing the effects of rising sea levels, increased heatwaves and droughts, and worsened floods; the threats presented by this phenomenon are becoming increasingly obvious and threatening for all of us. Carbon concentrations in the Earth’s atmosphere stabilized…
Kaven
August 7, 2018
Signs of Bullying And Ways to Prevent It
Technology

Signs of Bullying And Ways to Prevent It

The effort to prevent bullying has increased significantly throughout the years. Many schools have adopted the anti-bullying strategies and really cracked down on the matter. Many social media influencers have spoken up about it and promoted the anti-bullying movement. Companies like Instagram and twitter have made great strides to prevent…
Daniela Zapata
July 24, 2018
Surviving Your Childs Math Class
Education

Surviving Your Childs Math Class

Math seems to be taught different these days. The simplicity of 2 oranges + 2 oranges = 4 oranges problem has been dissected and taught in what seems a much more intricate way. Now, children are most likely learning to solve real problems like figuring out how many oranges they…
Daniela Zapata
July 24, 2018
Fight For Gender Equality
Women Matter

Fight For Gender Equality

Women like Sheryl Sandberg, who have built a reputation by telling women to just “lean in” to get what we want at work has helped pave the way for gender equality. By now, many of us know that the gender pay gap is a real and ongoing issue. Women are…
Daniela Zapata
July 23, 2018
Strategies for Teaching Students With ADHD
Education

Strategies for Teaching Students With ADHD

Many parents and teachers who have and teach children with ADD/ADHD know the difficulties that come with it. Issues like distractibility, hyperactivity, frustration are issues that tend to hinder their ability to learn in the traditional way. This is why teachers and parents need to come up with new adaptive…
Daniela Zapata
July 2, 2018
Facing Education in Urban Schools
EducationTechnology

Facing Education in Urban Schools

In urban public schools, many students and their families are living with severe economic disadvantages. There is more than 68% of students receiving free or reduced lunch in high-poverty public schools. The conversations about the increased challenges facing students in these areas need to focus on the fact that these…
Daniela Zapata
July 2, 2018