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 […]

My Experience at Mini Med School Vancouver

This past October and November, I participated in Mini Med School at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. It was a 6-week speaker seminar, with the theme of “Healthy Starts for a Healthy Life”. Basically, every Wednesday I went to the research institute from 7pm-9pm and listened to different speakers talk about their respective specialties. I […]

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 […]

My Experiences with STEAM Volunteering Opportunities

I’ve had the privilege of volunteering for a few organizations focused around science and engineering, and I think they have all taught me a lot about myself, and given me real life experiences! If you’re interested in learning more about STEM and gaining some experience in science-related fields, check out some of these opportunities.  I […]

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 […]

My Experiences with STEAM Opportunities

In Vancouver, there are many opportunities for youth to get involved in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math). I’ve had the privilege to take part in a few of them, so I’m going to touch on a few of the experiences I’ve had. Of course there’s Future Science Leaders, which I am super grateful to […]

The Asch Line Conformity Tests

An area of science that has always fascinated me because of its ability to provide an explanation for human behaviour and social interaction is psychology, especially the branch of social psychology.  A few weeks ago I watched a video called 10 Psychological Experiments You Would Never Believe Happened about social psychological experiments conducted mainly around […]