E8 L5 – The Farthest I’ve Ever Been from Home

Our family does a lot of traveling. We go from one county to the next, and then back again, over and over again. But the farthest I’ve ever been from home is much farther. My family traveled about nine hundred twenty-five miles to reach our grandpa and grandma in Florida. The trip took almost two…

H7 W21 Review – The Travels of John Cabot and Jacques Cartier

            One Italian, one Frenchman, both influential explorers, men named John Cabot and Jacques Cartier (pronounced shock·wes car·tee·eh) each of them started a colony, both of which, though failing from new difficulties, proved the fact that the Americas could be settled in.           John Cabot, the first explorer, was the Italian who sailed to…

E7 L120 Review – Authors and Worldviews

                 In the last two years I have read many books by hundreds of different authors, and each of them has their own different worldview.  Each of these authors expresses a worldview through their novels.  The three books for this matching session are Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, Cat…

PF W25 Review – Course Improvements

               Throughout this course so far, I have done many things, completed many tasks, and seen many ways to minimize taxed, and budget money, and choose a car.  Throughout the course Mr. Terrell has had some goods, and things that I’m excited for, and some improvements that could be made.  What I liked most about…

S6 L127 – Desalinization

          In the last lesson I learned about the process of desalination water from the oceans.   The desalination processes are interesting, and one of the newest ones is extremely interesting.            Desalination is taking salt out of sea- or ground- water.  The process can be split into four main methods; Distillation, Reverse Osmosis, electrodialysis, and…

H7 W20 REVIEW – Magellan’s Journey

In the year 1480 AD in the land of Portugal, a man, who was then named Ferdinand Magellan, was born.  This man was destined to lead an expedition around the world for the first time to locate a route to India. Orphaned at age 10, he somehow made a way to be the queen’s page,…