Hugh's Blog

Welcome! A blog about my learning at CDNIS

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Welcome to Hugh’s Blog. I am a student at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong, and I will periodically post my learning here. Currently, I am in Grade 8, following the IB Middle Years Program curriculum. I am rather passionate in technology, and spend most of my free time coding. I have participated in the MakeX Robotics Competition, and have represented Hong…

Simple Machines Construction Task

The above contraption is a combination of 2 simple machines – a pulley system and a a ramp/lever. When pulling the string down on the right, the left side will rise up, pulling the connected ramp/lever with it. The ramp will rotate along the fulcrum, and finally, the left side of the ramp will make contact with the ground while…

Project Genesis – Research

https://www.digitaldjtips.com/2012/03/how-to-make-a-mashup/, https://www.betterdjing.com/how-to-make-a-mashup/ Download the songs (preferably, both the instrumental and acapella version) Insert the first song into GarageBand – Find the BPM, and adjust the BPM of the project Enable Flex and enable Follow Pitch and Temp Repeat the process for all of the songs https://reddit.com/r/mashups/comments/hffxs/how_to_make_a_mashup/ Use high quality tracks Listen to other Mashups Make sure the volume is consistent…

Project Genesis – Proposal

What is the goal for your assignment and why? I am going to do a mashup since it seems pretty interesting, and is still doable for me. (I can’t play or compose music, and I can’t sing…) I have heard a few mashups before, and it seemed pretty cool that they could mix two pieces of music without making it…

Sounds of CDNIS – Final Submission

This is my final Sounds of CDNIS submission. It uses 4 “CDNIS sounds”, including the sound of a locker closing, a pen clicking, a desk bell ringing, and the voice of my friend. I also added two digital instruments, piano and electric piano, performing rhythms composed by me. Finally, I used a total of 24 Apple Loops, including themes such…

Grade 8 Science Credible Scientists Unit – Reflection

In the credible scientists unit, I conducted 3 experiments, all of which I was able to produce valid and credible data. I did repeated trials (3 trials for each increment), controlled the controlled variables, and did not fake data. For example, in the Paper Flyers unit, I had controlled all of these controlled variables: The size of the whirlybird –…

Design – Applying Laser Cutting

For Grade 7 Design, we have been designing clock faces using Adobe Illustrator, and cutting them out with a laser cutter. Below is my introduction to my clock face design. Enjoy!Please note that the music used by Apple, Inc, within their commercial “Apple – Perspective“.

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