The Art of Procrastination

Do It © Flickr, CC BY 2.0 I am going to be bluntly honest: I am writing this blog at 8:30 pm on Wednesday night with the deadline being in 1 and a half hours to hand it in. You may be wondering why I have left it so late? The simple answer is that […]

Beyond Acceleration

Jedimentat44 © Flickr, CC BY 2.0 My favourite subject in school this year is physics. Recently we completed a unit on Kinematics, and studied that velocity is the rate of change in position of an object, and acceleration is the rate of change in velocity of an object. The teacher did not mention anything past […]

Health Benefits of Playing Music

Music Man © Pxhere, CC0 1.0 My passion for music began at a young age when I started playing piano. This lasted for many years until I decided that I wanted to learn guitar; so in grade 7 I learned my second instrument. Two years later I began playing drums, which has so far been […]

No More Jet Lag

Just like any other teenager, I love sleeping in on weekends. On weekends, I usually go to bed at around 12:30 AM and wake up at 11:00 AM. On weeknights, I usually go to bed at 10:30 PM and wake up at 7:30 AM. In the past couple weeks, I realized that on Sunday and […]

Bee Population – What’s the Situation?

A rapid declination in the world’s population of bees began in the late 1990’s. In the United States, there was a loss of 40% of commercial honeybees since 2006. Wild bee’s (for example, Mason bees) numbers also in decline, and they are also vital t o many ecosystems and to human food production because they are […]

Aaron Schaffer

Aaron is a Grade 11 student at King David High School. His passion for science and math began at a young age and he feels fortunate to have the opportunity to be a part of Future Science Leaders so he can attain a more advanced understanding of science and be a part of a youth […]