Where Do Plastics Really Go?

A few weeks ago, I went grocery shopping to Save-On and I noticed the abundance of plastic wrapped items there was. This made me wonder where our plastic goes when we’re done using it and why we see large amounts of landfills throughout the world. Curious, I decided to research it! Aaron “tango” Tang, CC-BY-SA […]

Are carrots really orange?

A few days ago, I decided to take carrots to school as a snack. As I was munching away, I wondered if the carrots I was eating were grown and produced in the same way that their carrot ancestors had been. Wanting to learn more, I decided to research the history of carrots. A bundle of carrots […]

Machine Learning and Deep Learning in Robots

Recently, the FSL Year 2 Engineering Stream has been working on building robotic vehicles made from 3D printed parts and circuitry in conjunction with two microbit controllers. As of current, these robots utilize the positioning of the microbit controller to determine whether to go forward, backward or to stop. For example, if the user tilts […]

Is blood only red?

A few weeks back, I had stayed up until 10:00 on a Friday night working on my English Short Story Assignment. Tired from trying to read it, I closed the book, but in the process of doing so, I got a papercut with dark, red blood jutting out from my finger. After washing my finger […]

Mosquitos: Deadly or Helpful?

A few days back, I was looking through my family’s photo album of our 2010 trip to India. Alongside, the vivid memories of visiting my extended family and the bumbling city, I remembered how mosquitos were practically everywhere and the amount of itchy mosquito bites I got from my trip. Determined to find out more […]

Fawzan Hussain

Fawzan Hussain, a SHAD 2018 Fellow, enjoys volunteering his time within his school community through the Fraser Heights Student Council, IT Club, MakerSpace, Free the Children Club and the Environment Club. Fawzan Hussain enjoys competing in national and regional science fairs and participating in the Fraser Heights Model United Nations Club where he improves my […]