In-Depth #5

Progress Report: Admittedly, I wasn’t able to invest that much time into my In-Depth project over the past two weeks since my last blog post, but I’ve been working on expanding my vocabulary. When I had just started out on my In-Depth project, I had planned to begin with picking up vocabulary. But, During my […]

In-Depth Post #4

Progress Report: Since my last post, I have been working on learning the two counting systems of the Korean language (Sino-Korean and Pure Korean) from 1-50. Recently, I learned that the Sino-Korean counting system was created based on the Chinese counting system. Because these counting systems are quite similar, Sino-Korean counting was easier to learn […]

In-Depth Post #3

Progress Report As per the suggestion of my mentor, over the past two weeks I have been focusing on memorizing the Korean alphabet. Similar to English, Korean also has an alphabet used to spell out various words and phrases. The Korean alphabet can be split into three categories: consonants, vowels, and complex vowels. Each piece […]

In-Depth Post #2

Progress Report: For In-Depth 2021, I have decided to learn the language of Korean. Over the course of the past few weeks, I have decided which 25 commonly used Korean words I want to learn for the upcoming weeks. But, due to schoolwork, I haven’t been able to practice these new words as much as […]

In-Depth 2021 Blog Post #1

What skill have you chosen to learn? Hi, my name is Brian Cheng and for In-Depth 2021, I have chosen to learn the language of Korean. By the end of this project, my goal is to have developed a solid grasp on both Sino-Korean and pure Korean counting, accumulating a basic pool of everyday Korean […]

Developing the Leaders Around You

Session 1: The organization’s growth potential is directly related to its personnel potential. According to John C. Maxwells book The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, “To add growth, lead followers… to multiply growth, lead leaders” (2). What I gather from this statement is that a team is only as strong as the members within, because […]

Ecological Footprint

Calculation Sheets Data sheet #1 Data sheet #2 Data sheet #3 Data sheet #4   Comparison The total size of my ecological footprint was 9.40 hectares. When comparing my score to some of my peers, I believe my score is on the higher end of the spectrum.   Anya = 8.85 hectares Devon = 6.75 […]

TALON Talk – How do different levels of chlorophyll and other plant pigments affect the coloration of leaves throughout the changes of fall?

This is my TALON Talk on how different levels of chlorophyll and other plant pigments affect the coloration of leaves throughout the changes of fall. TALON Talk – How do different levels of chlorophyll and other plant pigments affect the coloration of leaves throughout the changes of fall?   Thank you for listening, and I […]

Final In-Depth Post

Welcome to Brian’s In-Depth Night Blog Post! Good evening! My name is Brian, and this is the concluding post for my first In-Depth on flip book animation. Before we get into my In-Depth project, I would really like to thank my mentor, Simon Piniel. Simon was always an incredibly supportive mentor who recommended very helpful […]