MATHinfinty Returns!

I’m back! After a long break! And we are going to talk about impossible problems! Math problems (or other problem types) that just can’t be solved (as in having one answer)! Some could also be called paradoxes! Let’s start with a simple one: _ + 7 = _ + 7 _ = ? What is…

Why we should STOP researching space!

In class, we have been practicing writing argument essays. We got to choose a topic, and I chose space. We researched for a week and then began to write our essays. My essay shows why we should stop researching space…   Should We Really Be Investing Billions In Space? For over 50 years, mankind has explored space. Ever…

Graciously Getting Glasses! Well, sort of…

For a long time, I had known my eyesight was depleting. It had been 20/20 for a while than 20/25, but then it turned into 20/40 and 20/30. I was alarmed by this, but the realization of it all was yet to come. I had to go to an eye doctor! I thought it would be…

Atom Scramble Edition 3: Atom BONDS!

We already know that atoms form molecules but how do they do it? The answer is: They bond. Atoms share electrons with each other, to establish bonds. If you want to know more on the electron part, see my post on Valence Electrons. Anyway, atoms don’t just bond in one way. There are several different…

Four forks in the road!

A few days ago we went on a field trip that would change our lives. We were going to the middle school to check out the music program. So? Its just a Music Program. Well, there was more to it. There were four different classes, Orchestra, Band, Chorus, and a little known class called Exploring…

Atom Scramble! Edition 2: Molecules, The Helpers of Life!

Molecules are in everyday life much more than individual atoms. Even if an atom isn’t bonded with other types of atoms, most atoms enjoy bonding with there own kind. For example, H2(Two hydrogens), Dioxide(O2), and some times they bond with tons of there own kind such as a “bucky ball”(C60). Molecules, in any form are…

Miraculous Marble Mazes!

A incredibly cool thing happened about an hour ago. Our buddies came to make marble mazes with us! Wait… who are our buddies? Our buddies our some super cool 2nd graders. Since were buddies we work on projects together. And today it was marble mazes. Ms. Boyer explained the rules. We would each get one…