Term 2 SMART Goal (Design)

January 23, 2017

Specific – target a specific area for improvement For this task, I want to improve on my Criterion B. I want to improve on Criterion B because looking at all of my previous design projects, my Criterion B grade is normally the weakest. Speficially, I sometimes do not have enough detail in Criterion B and my […]

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Design Criterion C Heart Valve Video

September 30, 2016

This is a video of my final heart valve design where I talk about how my heart valve design works and the changes that I had made from my original plan.  

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Design Day Term 1: Making an Artificial Heart Valve

August 25, 2016

Today, I had my first design day of the year. This design project was done with the subject of science where we focused on the heart. Our task is to create an artificial heart where blood can only flow one way and today we had to build a prototype in groups.  To do this, we had […]

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Economics

November 12, 2015

In the past few weeks in business class, we have been learning about economics (more specifically supply and demand). This has helped me understand the SOI better because we go into detail about the structure of the system, supply and demand and how it can be influenced by external factors or economic shocks. This relates […]

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Business: Chain of Production

November 12, 2015

In our business class,  we have been learning about chain of production. In this unit, we have learnt about the different sectors involved in a chain of production. Specifically, we learnt that a product has to go through several different processes before the product is created. This unit has given me a better understanding of the […]

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Design Day Reflection

November 2, 2015

Today was design day, The first design project of this year will be making 8-10 panels (graphic novel) from a scene from the book Empire of the Sun. Today, I learnt many things. I learnt the basics of Evernote which is where we will document our process through this task. I also learnt how to […]

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Types of Organisations

October 4, 2015

This activity helped me better understand the statement of inquiry because its helped me understand what the positives and negatives for different types of organisations.  For example, one of the positives of being a partnership is that you have a partner and that means you have a wider skill set. However, one of the negatives are […]

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Invention and Innovation

October 4, 2015

SOI: Understand that entrepreneurs must innovate in order to remain competitive over time (change) 1. How does what I have learned help me to understand the relevant SOI? What I have learnt has helped me a lot to understand the relevant statement of inquiry ( Understand that entrepreneurs must innovate in order to remain competitive over time) […]

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Industries

October 1, 2015

I have learnt that industries are a group of companies who work in the same area (e.g Sony and Nikon – Cameras). This showed me that even though companies must innovate to remain competitive, companies do help each other to reach a common goal because it benefits the both of them. For example a group of companies […]

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Entrepreneurship

September 30, 2015

SOI: Understand that entrepreneurs must innovate in order to remain competitive over time (change)   1. How does what I have learned help me to understand the relevant SOI? Over the past few weeks, we have been learning about entrepreneurship and what makes a good entrepreneur (the entrepreneurial aptitudes). In order to be a successful entrepreneur, you need […]

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